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Grañen, Flumen-Monegros District, Huesca, Aragón, Spain

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Name(s) in local language(s):, , Huesca, Aragón, España
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 56' 22'' North , 0° 22' 10'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.93952,-0.36954
GeoHash:G#: ezrwxdfgm
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Flumen-Monegros irrigation district. Salt accumulations in soil.

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Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,601 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Burkeite
Formula: Na6(CO3)(SO4)2
Reference: Vizcayno, C., Garcia-Gonzalez, M. T., Gutierrez, M., & Rodriguez, R. (1995). Mineralogical, chemical and morphological features of salt accumulations in the Flumen-Monegros district, NE Spain. Geoderma, 68(3), 193-210.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Vizcayno, C., Garcia-Gonzalez, M. T., Gutierrez, M., & Rodriguez, R. (1995). Mineralogical, chemical and morphological features of salt accumulations in the Flumen-Monegros district, NE Spain. Geoderma, 68(3), 193-210.
Ettringite
Formula: Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Description: man-made artifact that appears in a salt efflorescence over a brick fragment
Reference: Vizcayno, C., Garcia-Gonzalez, M. T., Gutierrez, M., & Rodriguez, R. (1995). Mineralogical, chemical and morphological features of salt accumulations in the Flumen-Monegros district, NE Spain. Geoderma, 68(3), 193-210.
Gaylussite
Formula: Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Vizcayno, C., Garcia-Gonzalez, M. T., Gutierrez, M., & Rodriguez, R. (1995). Mineralogical, chemical and morphological features of salt accumulations in the Flumen-Monegros district, NE Spain. Geoderma, 68(3), 193-210.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Vizcayno, C., Garcia-Gonzalez, M. T., Gutierrez, M., & Rodriguez, R. (1995). Mineralogical, chemical and morphological features of salt accumulations in the Flumen-Monegros district, NE Spain. Geoderma, 68(3), 193-210.
Natron
Formula: Na2CO3 · 10H2O
Reference: Vizcayno, C., Garcia-Gonzalez, M. T., Gutierrez, M., & Rodriguez, R. (1995). Mineralogical, chemical and morphological features of salt accumulations in the Flumen-Monegros district, NE Spain. Geoderma, 68(3), 193-210.
Northupite
Formula: Na3Mg(CO3)2Cl
Reference: Vizcayno, C., Garcia-Gonzalez, M. T., Gutierrez, M., & Rodriguez, R. (1995). Mineralogical, chemical and morphological features of salt accumulations in the Flumen-Monegros district, NE Spain. Geoderma, 68(3), 193-210.
'Thénardite'
Formula: Na2SO4
Reference: Vizcayno, C., Garcia-Gonzalez, M. T., Gutierrez, M., & Rodriguez, R. (1995). Mineralogical, chemical and morphological features of salt accumulations in the Flumen-Monegros district, NE Spain. Geoderma, 68(3), 193-210.
Thermonatrite
Formula: Na2CO3 · H2O
Reference: Vizcayno, C., Garcia-Gonzalez, M. T., Gutierrez, M., & Rodriguez, R. (1995). Mineralogical, chemical and morphological features of salt accumulations in the Flumen-Monegros district, NE Spain. Geoderma, 68(3), 193-210.
Trona
Formula: Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Vizcayno, C., Garcia-Gonzalez, M. T., Gutierrez, M., & Rodriguez, R. (1995). Mineralogical, chemical and morphological features of salt accumulations in the Flumen-Monegros district, NE Spain. Geoderma, 68(3), 193-210.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
'Halite'3.AA.20NaCl
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Gaylussite'5.CB.35Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
'Natron'5.CB.10Na2CO3 · 10H2O
'Northupite'5.BF.05Na3Mg(CO3)2Cl
'Thermonatrite'5.CB.05Na2CO3 · H2O
'Trona'5.CB.15Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Burkeite'7.BD.25Na6(CO3)(SO4)2
'Ettringite'7.DG.15Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
'Thénardite'7.AC.25Na2SO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 13 - ACID CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Trona13.1.4.1Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)·xH2O
Natron15.1.2.1Na2CO3 · 10H2O
Thermonatrite15.1.1.1Na2CO3 · H2O
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p > 1:1
Gaylussite15.2.2.1Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Northupite16a.3.9.1Na3Mg(CO3)2Cl
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4
'Thénardite'28.2.3.1Na2SO4
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Ettringite31.10.2.1Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates
Burkeite32.1.1.1Na6(CO3)(SO4)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H EttringiteCa6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
H GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
H NatronNa2CO3 · 10H2O
H ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
H TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C BurkeiteNa6(CO3)(SO4)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
C NatronNa2CO3 · 10H2O
C NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2Cl
C ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
C TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O BurkeiteNa6(CO3)(SO4)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O EttringiteCa6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
O GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
O NatronNa2CO3 · 10H2O
O NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2Cl
O ThénarditeNa2SO4
O ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
O TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
NaSodium
Na BurkeiteNa6(CO3)(SO4)2
Na GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Na HaliteNaCl
Na NatronNa2CO3 · 10H2O
Na NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2Cl
Na ThénarditeNa2SO4
Na ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
Na TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2Cl
AlAluminium
Al EttringiteCa6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
SSulfur
S BurkeiteNa6(CO3)(SO4)2
S EttringiteCa6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
S ThénarditeNa2SO4
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2Cl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca EttringiteCa6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Ca GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O

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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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]

Langhian - Aquitanian
13.82 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 2498895

Age: Miocene (13.82 - 23.03 Ma)

Description: Reef limestone, calcarenite and conglomerate. Clay with olistolites

Lithology: Sandstone, conglomerate, clay; limestone and evaporites

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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