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Los Escullos, Níjar, Almería, Andalusia, Spaini
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Los Escullos- not defined -
Níjar- not defined -
Almería- not defined -
AndalusiaAutonomous Community
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 47' 56'' North , 2° 3' 47'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
San José1,012 (2014)5.9km
El Cabo de Gata500 (2014)16.0km
Níjar26,516 (2018)22.5km
Retamar4,487 (2018)22.8km
Carboneras7,199 (2012)26.5km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Los Escullos, Níjar, Almería, Andalucía, España


Outcrop of anphibolic andesites breccia in the road El Pozo de Los Frailes - Los Escullos

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Clinoptilolite-Ca
Formula: Ca3(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Reference: Calvo, M. (2018). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IX. Silicatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 767 págs.
Clinoptilolite-K
Formula: K6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Reference: Calvo, M. (2018). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IX. Silicatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 767 págs.
Clinoptilolite-Na
Formula: Na6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Reference: Calvo, M. (2018). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IX. Silicatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 767 págs.
Ferrierite-Mg
Formula: (Mg,Na2,K2,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2O
Reference: Calvo, M. (2018). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IX. Silicatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 767 págs.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: José Zendrera collection
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: José Zendrera collection
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Calvo, Miguel. (2016). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. VIII. Cuarzo y otros minerales de la sílice. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 399 págs.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Clinoptilolite-Ca9.GE.05Ca3(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Clinoptilolite-K9.GE.05K6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Clinoptilolite-Na9.GE.05Na6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Ferrierite-Mg9.GD.50(Mg,Na2,K2,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Clinoptilolite-Ca-Ca3(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Clinoptilolite-K-K6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Clinoptilolite-Na-Na6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Ferrierite-Mg-(Mg,Na2,K2,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2O
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Clinoptilolite-NaNa6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
H Ferrierite-Mg(Mg,Na2,K2,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2O
H Clinoptilolite-KK6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
H Clinoptilolite-CaCa3(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
OOxygen
O Clinoptilolite-NaNa6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
O Ferrierite-Mg(Mg,Na2,K2,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Clinoptilolite-KK6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
O Clinoptilolite-CaCa3(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
NaSodium
Na Clinoptilolite-NaNa6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Na Ferrierite-Mg(Mg,Na2,K2,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Ferrierite-Mg(Mg,Na2,K2,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2O
AlAluminium
Al Clinoptilolite-NaNa6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Al Ferrierite-Mg(Mg,Na2,K2,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2O
Al Clinoptilolite-KK6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Al Clinoptilolite-CaCa3(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
SiSilicon
Si Clinoptilolite-NaNa6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Si Ferrierite-Mg(Mg,Na2,K2,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Clinoptilolite-KK6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Si Clinoptilolite-CaCa3(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
KPotassium
K Ferrierite-Mg(Mg,Na2,K2,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2O
K Clinoptilolite-KK6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Ferrierite-Mg(Mg,Na2,K2,Ca)3-5Mg[Al5-7Si27.5-31O72] · 18H2O
Ca Clinoptilolite-CaCa3(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Ma



ID: 3159158
submarine continental crust

Age: Anthropocene ( Ma)

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Messinian - Serravallian
5.333 - 13.82 Ma



ID: 2506204

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 13.82 Ma)

Description: Calc-alkaline volcanic rocks (andesite, dacite, rhyolite, shoshonite, lamproite)

Lithology: Volcanics and volcaniclastic rocks

Reference: Mapa Geológico de la Península Ibérica, Baleares y Canarias a escala 1:1.000.000. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España. [77]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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