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Santiago (Santiago de Puriscal; Puriscal), San José, San José Province, Costa Ricai
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Santiago (Santiago de Puriscal; Puriscal)- not defined -
San José- not defined -
San José ProvinceProvince
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 9° 50' 59'' North , 84° 18' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 9.84988,-84.31645
GeoHash:G#: d1u0134es
Köppen climate type:Am : Tropical monsoon climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Santiago8,292 (2016)0.5km
San Rafael Abajo27,419 (2016)3.6km
Colón9,687 (2016)10.9km
Palmichal1,545 (2018)12.3km
Tejar22,433 (2018)14.7km


Located SW of San José.

Note: This entry in Dana is in error. It should be Pedernal (Rudy Tschernich).

Regions containing this locality

Central AmericaRegion
Panama PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Tschernichite
Formula: (Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12] · 4-8H2O
Reference: Dana VIII

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Tschernichite9.GF.30(Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12] · 4-8H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Tschernichite77.1.8.2(Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12] · 4-8H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Tschernichite(Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12] · 4-8H2O
OOxygen
O Tschernichite(Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12] · 4-8H2O
NaSodium
Na Tschernichite(Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12] · 4-8H2O
AlAluminium
Al Tschernichite(Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12] · 4-8H2O
SiSilicon
Si Tschernichite(Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12] · 4-8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Tschernichite(Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12] · 4-8H2O

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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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3190896
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

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Dana VIII.


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