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Dunas de Liencres

Material name: Redeposited chert from Dunas de Liencres
Synonyms: N/A
Material (geologic): Redeposited chert probably of Cretaceous origin

Redeposited chert from Dunas de Liencres
Photo: John Rissetto, 2007

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Dunas de Liencres
Locality: Parque Nacional Dunas de Liencres, Cantabria, Spain
Synonyms: N/A
Geographical description: Secondary deposit in coastal dunes (37 m asl)
Topographical map 1:25 000 35-I Santander.
Geological map 1:50 000 34 Torrelavega (1976) 18-4.

Length of identified source area: N/A
Thickness of chert bearing layers: N/A
Type of source: Secondary - loose cobbles.

Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 43° 27' N
Long. 003° 58' W
(Mapdatum WGS 84)
Co-ordinate precision: The coordinates are given to the nearest minute. If you need more detailed information about this location, please contact the author.
  redeposited chert nodule
Photo: John Rissetto, 2007
Small flake of typical rolled nodule.
length: 27 mm
Sample description: Host Rock according to the 1:50 000 map from the Instituto Geologico Y Minero de España (IGME) (Spanish - English)

N/A (holocene sandy deposits)

Chert quality: medium.
Form of nodules: amorphous.
Maximum dimensions of nodules: N/A
Fracture pattern: conchoidal.


Last modified on:
December 13, 2007
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