|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||40° 19' 39'' North , 1° 20' 15'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||40.32750,-1.33750|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Iberian Peninsula|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Mina Santa Ana, Bezas, Teruel, Aragón, España|
Iron Mine next to the road between the villages of Bezas and Albarracin exploded three levels of Fe oxides in Triassic limestone of origin apparently karstic.
He worked between 1956 and 1969 by the company "Minas de Bezas S.A." with an annual production of 40.000 tons of ore with 50% of Fe
Still the remains of buildings and in the dumps, it is possible find samples of goethite in beautiful botryoidal aggregates
5 valid minerals.
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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|Middle Triassic - Late Permian|
237 - 272.3 Ma
Age: Phanerozoic (237 - 272.3 Ma)
Reference: Mapa Geológico de la Península Ibérica, Baleares y Canarias a escala 1:1.000.000. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España.