Impact structures in Spain

 Impact structures in Spain and related topics

Azuara impact structure
Rubielos de la Cérida impact basin
Puerto Mínguez impact ejecta
Shocked Buntsandstein conglomerates
6th IMPACT workshop Granada (Spain)

location map for the Spanish impact structures Azuara and Rubielos de la Cérida

Location map for the Azuara and Rubielos de la Cérida impact structures.


The mid-Tertiary Azuara and Rubielos de la Cérida paired impact structures (Spain)    by K. Ernstson, F. Claudín, U. Schüssler and K.Hradil

The comprehensive paper on the Spanish Azuara and Rubielos de la Cérida impact structures published in 2002 may be downloaded here as a PDF file. A relatively fast download has been chosen at the expense of print quality noticeable especially with the photographs. A few Reprints of the paper are still available on request; write to: 

After the print of the paper, further geological and petrographical work has shown the Rubielos de la Cérida structure enlarges to the south to form a roughly 80 km long impact basin. A short paper on this topic that has been published by the Meteorite magazine my be clicked here.