Gran Canaria: Iron Inclusions
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Las Casas de Veneguera
Barranco de la Aldea
|At several places in the mountainous center of the island, one can find such colorful inclusions of iron ore. The red and green color is caused by two different oxidation states of iron.
Date: Nov 22, 2004
Longitude: -15° 43.59'
Latitude: 27° 55.39'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy Cicar, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08