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Posets Peak Crest (Espalda del Posets), Eriste valley, Sahún, Huesca, Aragón, Spaini
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Posets Peak Crest (Espalda del Posets)- not defined -
Eriste valley- not defined -
AragónAutonomous Community

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° 38' 57'' North , 0° 26' 8'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
Sahún323 (2018)8.5km
Benasque2,231 (2012)8.7km
San Juan de Plan146 (2012)10.1km
Gistaín158 (2012)10.5km
Plan311 (2012)11.1km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Cresta del Pico de Posets (Espalda del Posets), Valle de Eriste, Sahún, Valle de Benasque, Huesca

South crest, from "Diente de Llardana" pass (3.017 m) and Posets peak (3.369 m), also named "Espalda del Posets". Final leg of the classic climb to the Posets (Llardana) peak from the Eriste valley, through "Canal Fonda". Metamorphic outcrops, skarn type, with abundant grossular garnets.

Cresta sur, desde el collado del "Diente de Llardana" situado a 3.017 metros de altitud, hacia el pico de Posets (Llardana), situado a 3.369 metros. Zona también denomidada "Espalda del Posets". Tramo final de la ascensión clásica al pico de Posets, desde el valle de Eriste, a través de la "Canal Fonda". Afloramientos de rocas de metamorfismo de contacto, tipo skarn, con abundantes granates grosularia.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: - Calvo, M. (2008). Minerales de Aragón. Prames, Zaragoza, 463 pp.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination

List of minerals for each chemical element

O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3


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- Calvo, M. (2008). Minerales de Aragón. Prames, Zaragoza, 463 pp.

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