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Lete Quarry, Lete, Iza, Navarre, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 51' 53'' North , 1° 48' 19'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.86485,-1.80538
GeoHash:G#: ezweygm3g
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Cantera Lete, Lete, Iza, Navarra (Nafarroa), España


Diabase (ophite) quarry 600 m W from Lete.

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Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,540 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Calvo, M. (2018) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol IX, Silicatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 767 pp. (in Spanish).
'Apatite'
Reference: Calvo, M. (2018) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol IX, Silicatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 767 pp. (in Spanish).
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Calvo, M. (2018) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol IX, Silicatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 767 pp. (in Spanish).
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Calvo, M. (2018) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol IX, Silicatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 767 pp. (in Spanish).
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Calvo, M. (2018) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol IX, Silicatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 767 pp. (in Spanish).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Prehnite'9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
'Titanite'9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Apatite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe HematiteFe2O3

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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Eocene
33.9 - 56 Ma



ID: 3149912
flysch (sediments)

Age: Eocene (33.9 - 56 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{mud,limestone,conglomerate}

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]

Eocene
33.9 - 56 Ma



ID: 2509106

Age: Eocene (33.9 - 56 Ma)

Description: Siliceous sandstone and clay

Lithology: Conglomerate, sandstone, clay and limestone. evaporites

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

Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma



ID: 3187706
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Comments: Cantabrian Orogen

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]

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

References

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Calvo, M. (2018) Minerales y Minas de España. Vol IX, Silicatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 767 pp. (in Spanish).


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