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Mogán, Gran Canaria (Grand Canary), Las Palmas Province, Canary Islands, Spain

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° North , 15° West (est.)
Neighbouring regions:

Ignimbrite flows of the Mogan formation.

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20 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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- Flörke, O. W., Jones, J. B. and Schmincke, H. U.; (1976) "A new microcrystalline silica from Gran Canaria;" Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 143, pp. 156-165;
- Flörke, O. W., Flörke, U. and Giese, U.; (1984) "Moganite, a new microcrystalline silica-mineral:" Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Abhandlungen, 149, pp. 325-336; 1984
- Barrera Morate, J.L., Gomez Sainz de Aja,J.A. y Cueto Pascual, L.A. (1986) Mpa Geológico de España 1:50.000 - MAGNA 50, Hoja 1113 - Mogán. IGME. Madrid.
- Götze, J., Nardala, L.,Keeberg,R. and Wenzel, M.(1998).Occurrence and distribution of “moganite” in agate/chalcedony: a combined micro-Raman, Rietveld, and cathodoluminescence study. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. Volume 133,1-2, pp 96-105
- Heaney P J , Post J E , American Mineralogist , 86 (2001) p.1358-1366

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