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Mas Sever Quarry (Massabè; Massabé; Mas Ceber; Mas Sober; Mas Sabé), Massabè, Sils, La Selva, Girona (Gerona), Catalonia, Spaini
Regional Level Types
Mas Sever Quarry (Massabè; Massabé; Mas Ceber; Mas Sober; Mas Sabé)Quarry
Massabè- not defined -
Sils- not defined -
La Selva- not defined -
Girona (Gerona)- not defined -
CataloniaAutonomous Community
SpainCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 48' 5'' North , 2° 42' 55'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sils3,869 (2012)2.6km
Santa Coloma de Farners11,739 (2012)8.3km
Hostalric3,442 (2012)8.9km
Tordera15,345 (2012)11.4km
Riudellots de la Selva1,770 (2012)12.6km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Pedrera Mas Sever (Massabè, Massabé, Mas Ceber, Mas Sober, Mas Sabé), Massabè, Sils, La Selva, Girona (Gerona), Catalunya (Cataluña), España


Quarry in Hercynian granite with granite pegmatite dikes and Miocene basaltic neck.


Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals. 3 erroneous literature entries.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
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 págs.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Van King
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Carles Curto et al. (2007) Amethyst and smoky quartz in the Massabe quarry. Mineral Up, June 2007.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)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 págs.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Carles Curto et al. (2007) Amethyst and smoky quartz in the Massabe quarry. Mineral Up, June 2007.
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: Van King
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
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 págs.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
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 págs.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Joaquim Mollfulleda, Minerales, Omega, 1996
Opal var: Hydrophane
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Joaquim Mollfulleda, Minerales, Omega, 1996
Opal var: Precious Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Joaquim Mollfulleda, Minerales, Omega, 1996
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Description: Orthoclase is incorrect. This locality produces microcline.
Reference: http://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=118729#118729
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Description: No pyrolusite has been validated from a granite pegmatite anywhere in the world.
Reference: Calvo, M. (2009): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IV, Óxidos e Hidróxidos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 752 pp.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Description: Large crystals of amethyst and smoky quartz
Reference: Calvo, M. (2016). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. VIII. Cuarzo y otros minerales de la sílice. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 399 págs.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Calvo, M. (2016). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. VIII. Cuarzo y otros minerales de la sílice. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 399 págs.
Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Carles Curto et al. (2007) Amethyst and smoky quartz in the Massabe quarry. Mineral Up, June 2007.
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Calvo, M. (2016). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. VIII. Cuarzo y otros minerales de la sílice. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 399 págs.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
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 págs.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Hydrophane4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Precious Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrolusite ?4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Andradite ?9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Orthoclase ?9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Manganese Oxides'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Pyrolusite ?4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Andradite ?51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase ?76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Manganese Oxides'-
Opal
var: Hydrophane
-SiO2 · nH2O
var: Precious Opal-SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Milky Quartz-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Opal (var: Precious Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Opal (var: Hydrophane)SiO2 · nH2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O Opal (var: Precious Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Opal (var: Hydrophane)SiO2 · nH2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Opal (var: Precious Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Opal (var: Hydrophane)SiO2 · nH2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3

References

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- Bareche, E. (2005). Els minerals de Catalunya: segle XX. Institucio Catalana d'Historia Natural-Grup Mineralògic Català.
- Curto, C.; Mérida, J.C.; Evangelio, S. (2007): Las amatistas de la cantera Massabé, Sils, Girona. Revista de Minerales vol. III nº 3.
- Calvo, M. (2016). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol VIII.Cuarzo y otros minerales de la sílice. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 399 págs

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