|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||36° 45' 7'' North , 3° 6' 17'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||36.75194,-3.10472|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Iberian Peninsula|
|Köppen climate type:||Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Afloramientos de La Alcazaba (Autopista Adra-Motril), Adra, Almería, Andalucía, España|
Extensive field of alpine-type veins in schists, discovered in roadcuts during construction of the Adra-Motril highway.
Although most of the first specimens were found at time of the works of the highway, still today can be found some samples in some places of this Adra neighborhood.
The minerals present are similar to those found in the nearby outcrops of Guainos Bajos: http://www.mindat.org/loc-132515.html
14 valid minerals.
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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201.3 - 252.17 Ma
Age: Triassic (201.3 - 252.17 Ma)
Comments: Alboran block
Reference: Mapa Geológico de la Península Ibérica, Baleares y Canarias a escala 1:1.000.000. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España.