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Las Salinas ravine, Remolinos, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spaini
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Las Salinas ravineRavine
Remolinos- not defined -
Zaragoza- not defined -
AragónAutonomous Community
SpainCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 50' 53'' North , 1° 10' 29'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Remolinos1,188 (2012)1.0km
Alcalá de Ebro269 (2012)4.0km
Luceni1,045 (2012)5.7km
Cabañas de Ebro523 (2012)5.7km
Boquiñeni1,026 (2012)6.4km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Barranco de Las Salinas, Remolinos, Zaragoza


Ravine near the village of Remolinos, passing through the Miocene layers, in which there are several ancient salt mining concessions. The visit to the ravine is interesting for the presence of gypsum pseudomorphs after halite and glauberite.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: - Calvo, M. (2008). Minerales de Aragón. Prames, Zaragoza, 463 pags.
Glauberite
Formula: Na2Ca(SO4)2
Reference: - Calvo, M. (2008). Minerales de Aragón. Prames, Zaragoza, 463 pags.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: - Calvo, M. (2008). Minerales de Aragón. Prames, Zaragoza, 463 pags.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: - Calvo, M. (2008). Minerales de Aragón. Prames, Zaragoza, 463 pags.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Glauberite7.AD.25Na2Ca(SO4)2
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Miscellaneous
Glauberite28.4.2.1Na2Ca(SO4)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O AnhydriteCaSO4
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
Na GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
SSulfur
S GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S AnhydriteCaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
CaCalcium
Ca GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 2502731

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: Gravel, sand, clay, and silt. Alluvial, playas, coastal spits

Lithology: Gravel, conglomerate, sand and silt

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

Miocene - Oligocene
5.333 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 3189183
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 33.9 Ma)

Comments: Ebro Basin; Ebro Basin

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]

Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3137209
continental molasse

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{marl}, Minor{conglomerate,limestone,gypsum}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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


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