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Autonomous City of Ceuta, Spain

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An 18.5 square km exclave of Spain, located on the coast of Morocco. This territory is also claimed by Morocco.

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12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Biotite'
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Coesite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ruiz-Cruz, M. D., & De Galdeano, C. S. (2012). Diamond and coesite in ultrahigh-pressure–ultrahigh-temperature granulites from Ceuta, Northern Rif, northwest Africa. Mineralogical Magazine, 76(3), 683-705.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Ruiz-Cruz, M. D., & De Galdeano, C. S. (2012). Diamond and coesite in ultrahigh-pressure–ultrahigh-temperature granulites from Ceuta, Northern Rif, northwest Africa. Mineralogical Magazine, 76(3), 683-705.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ruiz-Cruz, M. D., & De Galdeano, C. S. (2012). Diamond and coesite in ultrahigh-pressure–ultrahigh-temperature granulites from Ceuta, Northern Rif, northwest Africa. Mineralogical Magazine, 76(3), 683-705.
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Hercynite var: Picotite
Formula: (Fe,Mg)(Al,Cr)2O4
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Ruiz-Cruz, M. D., & De Galdeano, C. S. (2012). Diamond and coesite in ultrahigh-pressure–ultrahigh-temperature granulites from Ceuta, Northern Rif, northwest Africa. Mineralogical Magazine, 76(3), 683-705.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ruiz-Cruz, M. D., & De Galdeano, C. S. (2012). Diamond and coesite in ultrahigh-pressure–ultrahigh-temperature granulites from Ceuta, Northern Rif, northwest Africa. Mineralogical Magazine, 76(3), 683-705.
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Suhailite
Formula: (NH4)Fe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Ruiz Cruz M D, Sanz de Galdeano C (2009) Suhailite, a new ammonium trioctahedral mica. American Mineralogist 94, 210-221

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Diamond'1.CB.10aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Coesite'4.DA.35SiO2
'Hercynite'4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
var: Picotite4.BB.05(Fe,Mg)(Al,Cr)2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Chrysotile'9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Microcline'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Suhailite9.EC.20(NH4)Fe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Coesite75.1.4.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hercynite
var: Picotite
-(Fe,Mg)(Al,Cr)2O4
'K Feldspar'-
Suhailite-(NH4)Fe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Suhailite(NH4)Fe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DiamondC
NNitrogen
N Suhailite(NH4)Fe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O CoesiteSiO2
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Hercynite (var: Picotite)(Fe,Mg)(Al,Cr)2O4
O QuartzSiO2
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Suhailite(NH4)Fe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Hercynite (var: Picotite)(Fe,Mg)(Al,Cr)2O4
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Hercynite (var: Picotite)(Fe,Mg)(Al,Cr)2O4
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al Suhailite(NH4)Fe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si CoesiteSiO2
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Suhailite(NH4)Fe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
CrChromium
Cr Hercynite (var: Picotite)(Fe,Mg)(Al,Cr)2O4
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Fe Hercynite (var: Picotite)(Fe,Mg)(Al,Cr)2O4
Fe Suhailite(NH4)Fe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3140727
Palaeozoic undifferentiated

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 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]

Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3191069
Paleozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

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

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