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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||36° North , 4° West (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~26km|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Iberian Peninsula|
In situ ophite outcrop (conical body with deep roots) included in Triassic gypsiferous sequence which was quarried in the past (1980-1990), by forming aggregates and subbase on local roads (road pavement) and ballast for railways track. Currently the quarry is abandoned and seldom specimen are interesting for collectors. Greenish grey ophite rock is moderately weathered (GM II) developing frequently iron mineralization (hematites-iron roses). Iron roses were typically found with white calcite, quartz (dipyramidal), albite and pumpellyite.
7 valid minerals.
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Romero Silva JC (2003) Minerales y Rocas de la provincia de Malaga. 318pp. I map. Edited by CEDMA, Malaga County council