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Auvergne, France
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This region consists of the departments 'Allier', 'Cantal', 'Haute-Loire' and 'Puy-de-Dôme'.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Acanthite
Actinolite
Aegirine
Aegirine-augite
Afwillite
Aikinite
Albite
var: Andesine
var: Oligoclase
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Allanite'
Almandine
Alunite
Amblygonite
Amesite
Amphibole Supergroup
Analcime
Anatase
Andalusite
'Andorite'
Andorite IV
Andradite
var: Melanite
Anglesite
Ankerite
Anorthite
var: Labradorite
'Anorthoclase'
Anthophyllite
Antigorite
Antimony
'Antimony Ochre'
Antlerite
'Apatite'
'Apophyllite'
Aragonite
Arfvedsonite
Argyrodite
Arsenbrackebuschite
Arseniosiderite
Arsenogoyazite
Arsenopyrite
Arsentsumebite
'Asbestos'
Asbolane
'Asphaltum'
Athabascaite
Augite
Autunite
Awaruite
Azurite
Bariopharmacosiderite
Baryte
'Basaltic Hornblende'
Bayldonite
Becquerelite
Beidellite
Beraunite
Bergenite
Berthierine
Berthierite (TL)
Beryl
Beryllonite
β-Uranophane
Beudantite
'Beudantite-Segnitite Series'
'Bindheimite'
'var: Argentian Bindheimite'
'Biotite'
'var: Anomite'
Bismite
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Bismutite
'Bitumen'
Bornite
Boulangerite
'Bourboulite'
Bournonite
'Bravaisite'
Brazilianite
Brianyoungite
Brochantite
Bromargyrite
Brookite
Bukovite
Cacoxenite
Calcite
var: Ferroan Calcite
Caledonite
Canfieldite
Carminite
Carnotite
Cassiterite
Celadonite
Celestine
Cerussite
'Chabazite'
'var: Phacolite'
Chabazite-Ca
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcomenite
Chalcophyllite
Chalcopyrite
Chalcosiderite
Chalcostibite
Chaméanite (TL)
Chapmanite
Chayesite
Childrenite
'Chlorite Group'
'var: Brunsvigite'
Chromite
'Chromite-Hercynite Series'
Chrysocolla
Chrysotile
Churchite-(Y)
Clausthalite
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
var: Pennine
var: Ripidolite
Clinoenstatite
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Cobaltite
Coffinite
Columbite-(Fe)
Columbite-(Mn)
Copiapite
Copper
Cordierite
Corkite
Coronadite
Corrensite
Corundum
var: Ruby
var: Sapphire
Covellite
Crandallite
Cristobalite
Crocoite
Cryptomelane
var: Thallian Cryptomelane
Cubanite
Cuprite
Curienite
Curite
Cyanotrichite
Cyrilovite
Dervillite
Dewindtite
Diaphorite
Diaspore
Digenite
Diopside
var: Diallage
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'
Direnzoite (TL)
Dolomite
Domeykite
Donbassite
Dufrénite
Dumontite
Dussertite
Dypingite
'Elsmoreite Group
var: Jixianite'

Elyite
Emplectite
Enargite
Enstatite
var: Bronzite
'Enstatite-Ferrosilite Series'
Eosphorite
Epidote
Epsomite
'Erionite'
Erionite-Ca
Eskebornite
Ettringite
Eucairite
Famatinite
Fayalite
'Feldspar Group'
Ferberite
Ferro-pargasite
'Ferropargasite-Pargasite Series'
Fizélyite
Fluellite
Fluorapatite
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Fluorcalciopyrochlore
Fluorite
Fluoro-edenite
Fluorophlogopite
'Fornacite-Vauquelinite Series'
Forsterite
var: Peridot
Fougèrite
Francevillite
Franckeite
Freibergite
Freieslebenite
Fülöppite
Gahnite
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
Galenobismutite
'Garnet'
'Garnet Structural Group'
Garronite
Gartrellite
Gedrite
Geffroyite (TL)
Geocronite
Gersdorffite
var: Antimonian Gersdorffite
Giraudite (TL)
'Gismondine'
'Glass'
Goethite
Gold
var: Electrum
Gonnardite (TL)
Gorceixite
Goyazite
Graphite
Greenockite
Grossular
var: Hibschite
Gudmundite
Guilleminite
'Gummite'
Gustavite
Gypsum
var: Selenite
'Hallimondite-Parsonsite Series'
'Halloysite'
Halotrichite
Haüyne
Hawleyite
Heazlewoodite
Heinrichite
Hematite
Hemimorphite
Hentschelite
Hercynite
var: Picotite

'Hercynite-Spinel Series'
Hexahydrite
Hinsdalite
Hocartite
Hollandite
'Hornblende'
Hübnerite
Hügelite
Hydrobiotite
Hydrocalumite
Hydroxylapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite

Hydroxylherderite
Hydrozincite
'Hypersthene'
Ianthinite
Idaite
Ilmenite
Iodargyrite
Jalpaite
Jamesonite
Jarosite
Jennite
Kaersutite
Kamarizaite
Kaolinite
Kasolite
Kermesite
'Kerstenite'
'K Feldspar'
'var: Adularia'
Kidwellite
Kintoreite
Klebelsbergite
Kulkeite
Kyanite
Lacroixite
Laforêtite (TL)
Laihunite
Langite
Leadhillite
Lepidocrocite
Lepidolite
'Lepidomelane'
Leucophosphite
'Leucoxene'
'Limonite'
Linarite
Linnaeite
Lizardite
Löllingite
Luzonite
Mackinawite
Magnesio-hornblende
Magnesite
var: Ferroan Magnesite
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Malachite
Maldonite
'Manganese Oxides'
Marcasite
Margarite
Mascagnite
Masuyite
Matildite
Mawbyite
Mawsonite
Melanterite
'Melnikovite'
Meneghinite
Merlinoite
Mesolite
'Metahalloysite'
Metastibnite
Metatorbernite
Metazeunerite
Meurigite-K
Miargyrite
Microcline
Microlite Group
Microsommite
Millerite
Mimetite
var: Campylite
'Mimetite-Pyromorphite Series'
Minium
Mitridatite
Molybdenite
Molybdofornacite
'Monazite'
Montdorite (TL)
Montebrasite
Montmorillonite
Mordenite
Mullite
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
var: Illite
var: Phengite
var: Sericite
Nahcolite
Natrodufrénite
Natrojarosite
Natrolite
Nepheline
Nesquehonite
Nickeline
Nosean
Offretite
'Olivine'
Olsacherite
Opal
var: Forcherite
var: Opal-AG
var: Opal-AN
var: Opal-CT
var: Wood Opal
Oregonite
Orpiment
Orthoclase
Osumilite-(Mg)
Pargasite
Parsonsite
Pearceite
Pentlandite
Perhamite
'Petrified Wood'
Pharmacosiderite
'Phillipsite'
Phillipsite-Ca
Phlogopite
Phosphosiderite
Pickeringite
Pigeonite
'Pinite'
Plagionite
Planerite
Plumbogummite
'Plumbogummite Group'
Plumbojarosite
Polybasite
Portlandite
Prehnite
Proustite
Pseudobrookite
'Psilomelane'
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
var: Bravoite
Pyrochlore Group
Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
Pyrope
Pyrophanite
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Agate
var: Amethyst
var: Chalcedony
var: Jasper
var: Prase
var: Rock Crystal
var: Smoky Quartz
'Quartz-beta'
Ramdohrite
Raspite
Reichenbachite
Rhabdophane-(Ce)
Rhönite
Robertsite
Roedderite
'Roméite Group'
'var: Stibiconite'
Röntgenite-(Ce)
Roquesite (TL)
Rozenite
Rutherfordine
Rutile
'Sagenite'
Salammoniac
Sanidine
Sapphirine
'Saussurite'
'Scapolite'
'var: Wernerite'
'Schalenblende'
Scheelite
Schoepite
Schorl
Schreibersite
Scorodite
Scorzalite
Segnitite
Selenium
Seligmannite
Semseyite
Sénarmontite
Sepiolite
'Serpentine Group
var: Bastite'

Siderite
var: Sphärosiderite
Siegenite
Sillimanite
Silver
'Smectite Group'
Smithsonite
Smythite
Sodalite
Spessartine
Sphalerite
var: Marmatite
Spinel
var: Ferropicotite
var: Pleonaste
Stannite
Staurolite
Stephanite
Stibnite
Stolzite
Strätlingite
Strengite
Stromeyerite
Strontianite
Sulphur
Synchysite-(Ce)
Szomolnokite
Talc
'Tantalite'
Tantalite-(Mn)
Tellurobismuthite
Tennantite
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Tetradymite
Tetrahedrite
Thometzekite
'Thomsonite'
Thomsonite-Ca
Titanite
Tobermorite
Topaz
Torbernite
Tosudite
var: Lithium Tosudite

'Tourmaline'
Tremolite
Tridymite
Triplite
Tsumebite
Tungstenite
Tungstite
Turquoise
Tyuyamunite
Ullmannite
Umangite
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
Uranocircite
Uranophane
Uranopilite
Uranotungstite
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'
Uvarovite
Valentinite
Vanadinite
Variscite
'Varlamoffite'
Vauquelinite
Vermiculite
Violarite
Vivianite
'Wad'
Wairakite
Wavellite
Witherite
Wittichenite
'Wolframite'
Wulfenite
Wurtzite
var: Voltzite (TL)
Xanthoconite
'Xenotime'
Xenotime-(Y)
Zavaritskite
Zeunerite
Zinkenite
Zippeite
Zircon
Zoisite


551 entries listed. 409 valid minerals. 9 type localities (valid minerals). 1 type locality (other).

Localities in this Region

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References

- Gonnard, F. (1873): Mémoire sur les Zéolithes de l'Auvergne. Ducros, Clermont-Ferrand, 96 pp.
- Rudel, A. (1966): Richesses minéralogiques en Auvergne. Collection "Auvergne de tous les temps", Editions Volcans, 176 pp.
- Laureys, J. (1971): Gites Minéraux en Auvergne. Clermont-Ferrand, xx pp.
- Perichaud, J.-J. (1985): Où trouver les minéraux d'Auvergne. Tome I. Puy-de-Dome - Allier. Ed. L'Instant durable, 100 pp.
- Perichaud, J.-J. (1986): Où trouver les minéraux d'Auvergne. Tome II. Cantal - Haute-Loire. Ed. L'Instant durable, 100 pp.
- Cattermole, P. (2001): Auvergne (Classic Geology in Europe 2). Terra Publishing, 176 pp.
- Lebocey, J. (2011) - Auvergne, In zéolites de France, Le Règne Minéral hors-série 17, 21-40.


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