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Singuerlín outcrops, Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Barcelonès, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 27' 54'' North , 2° 12' 34'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.46500,-2.20944
Other regions containing this locality:Iberian Peninsula
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Afloramientos de Singuerlín, Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Barcelonès, Barcelona, Catalunya (Cataluña), España


Group of small hydrothermal veins that cross several porphidic rock areas and in some cases Paleozoic slates. That veins are mainly composed of globular fluorite, calcite, and sometimes by pyrite altered to goethite and massive galena. Historically, the first finds took place during the construction of some buildings at Singuerlín neighborhood, in the town of Santa Coloma de Gramenet. Recently, these outcrops have been confirmed to continue to the north, reaching the southeast slope of Puig Castellar (Serra de Marina), what has provided new specimens over the last years.

Although in the first finds people mentioned the existence of gearksutite, all the attempts to confirm this species using modern analytical techniques have been unsuccessful.


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9 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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Messinian - Langhian
5.333 - 15.97 Ma



ID: 2507317

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 15.97 Ma)

Description: Conglomerate, sandstone, arkosic sand, clay, limestone and gypsum

Lithology: Sandstone, conglomerate, clay; limestone and evaporites

Reference: Mapa Geológico de la Península Ibérica, Baleares y Canarias a escala 1:1.000.000. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España. [77]

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Localities in this Region

Spain
  • Catalonia
    • Barcelona
      • Barcelonès

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References

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- Bareche, E. (1996) Revista de Minerales 1(5)
- Bareche, E. (2005) Els minerals de Catalunya: segle XX. Institucio Catalana d'Historia Natural-Grup Mineralògic Català.
- Calvo, M. (2006) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. III. Halogenuros. Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Álava
- Herrando, J. (1982) Mineralogistes de Catalunya, 2, 44-56
- Mata i Perelló, J.M. (1990). Els minerals de Catalunya. Institut d'Estudis Catalans

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