Donate now to keep alive!Help|Log In|Register|
Home PageMindat NewsThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusManagement TeamContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatSponsor a PageSponsored PagesTop Available PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
The most common minerals on earthMineral PhotographyThe Elements and their Minerals
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralSearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsThe ElementsMember ListBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

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

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° North , 15° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~12km

Ignimbrite flows of the Mogan formation.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

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

Localities in this Region

This page contains all mineral locality references listed on This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.


- 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

Mineral and/or Locality is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2017, except where stated. relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: November 21, 2017 19:18:16 Page generated: October 12, 2017 13:01:46
Go to top of page