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La Ortichola, Turís, Valencia, Valencian Community, Spain

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Name(s) in local language(s): Paraje La Ortichola, Turís, Provincia de Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana, España
 
Only 200 meters east of the town is located a place called "The Ortichola" lands belonging to the Upper Triassic and more specifically to the Keuper facies.

Aragonite at this site is presented in individual crystals of pseudohexagonal prismatic habit, size ranges from approximately 2-3 cm to 10-12 and have no gloss and badly eroded. Are scattered between Keuper clays and possibly belonging to the decomposition of the rock has been the source of finding them loose on the land currently devoted to the crop.

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References

Calvo, M. (2012). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. V, Carbonatos y Nitratos. Boratos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 711 pp.

Calvo, M. (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.

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