Gallo river, Molina de Aragón, Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||40° 51' 1'' North , 1° 54' 20'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||40.85028,-1.90556|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Iberian Peninsula|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Hexagonal prisms, often twinned, up to several cm are found in Triassic marls and clays outcrops around the village of Molina de Aragón. Local name: 'torrecillas' (little towers).
Werner (1796) described the species with samples coming from Molina de Aragón. He wrongly attributed the village to the region of Aragón, although it actually belonged to what today is the province of Guadalajara in Castile-La Mancha (Castilla-La Mancha), Spain.
3 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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|Late Triassic - Middle Triassic|
201.3 - 247.2 Ma