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Los Genoveses, Cape Gata, Níjar, Almería, Andalusia, Spaini
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Name(s) in local language(s):Los Genoveses, Cabo de Gata, Níjar, Almería, Andalucía, España
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 44' 40'' North , 2° 7' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 36.74444,-2.12333
GeoHash:G#: eyw3p9jgf
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
San José1,012 (2014)2.2km
El Cabo de Gata500 (2014)11.4km
Retamar4,487 (2018)19.8km
Costacabana1,209 (2015)25.2km
Níjar26,516 (2018)25.8km


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Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Memoty of Geological Map Magna 50 #1060, A. Pineda Velasco et al., IGME 1981
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: José Zendrera collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Calvo, Miguel. (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.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O QuartzSiO2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
SiSilicon
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(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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Neogene - Paleogene
2.588 - 66 Ma



ID: 3141645
Palaeogene dacite

Age: Cenozoic (2.588 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{dacite}, Minor{rhyolite,andesite}

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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