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Monsul Beach, Cape Gata, Níjar, Almería, Andalusia, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 43' 51'' North , 2° 8' 39'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 36.73111,-2.14444
GeoHash:G#: eyw2znwqn
Other regions containing this locality:Iberian Peninsula
Locality type:Beach
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Playa de Mónsul, Cabo de Gata, Níjar, Almería, Andalucía, España


A beach looking to south in Cape Gata Natural Park.
Rocks are pyroxenic andesites and pyroclastic breccias.


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2 valid minerals.

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



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References

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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.

 
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