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Los Angeles, Guanacaste Province, Costa Ricai
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Guanacaste ProvinceProvince
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 10° 27' 54'' North , 85° 3' 2'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 10.46500,-85.05060
GeoHash:G#: d1ge89h51
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cañas20,306 (2016)6.4km
Tilarán7,301 (2016)9.1km
Juntas4,737 (2016)22.8km
Bagaces4,108 (2016)23.4km
Fortuna1,774 (2018)28.4km


Diatomite deposit.

Regions containing this locality

Central AmericaRegion
Panama PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: www.mineralmundi.com
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: www.mineralmundi.com
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: www.mineralmundi.com
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: www.mineralmundi.com

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cristobalite4.DA.15SiO2
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
OOxygen
O CristobaliteSiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si CristobaliteSiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O

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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Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3188297
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Intermediate-felsic volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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