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Trimouns Talc Mine, Luzenac, Ariège, Midi-Pyrénées, France
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Note on the mineral list: analyses have shown that most specimens of "allanite-(Ce)" from this locality are in fact dissakisite-(Ce); the crystals may also be quite zoned.

Mineral List

Aeschynite-(Y)
Albite
Allanite-(Ce)
Almandine
Anatase ?
Aragonite
Arsenopyrite
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
'Biotite'
Brookite
Calcite
Cassiterite
'Chabazite'
Chalcopyrite
Clinochlore
Clinochlore
var: Ripidolite

Clinozoisite
Dissakisite-(Ce)
Dolomite
Epidote
Fluorapatite
Gadolinite-(Y)
Galena ?
Gatelite-(Ce) (TL)
Goethite
Graphite
Gypsum
Hellandite-(Y)
Hingganite-(Y)
Iimoriite-(Y)
'Limonite'
Malachite
Monazite-(Ce)
Muscovite
Palygorskite
Parisite-(Ce)
Phlogopite
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
var: Smoky Quartz
Rutile
Scheelite
Schorl
Stellerite
Stibnite
Stilbite-Ca
Sulphur
Synchysite-(Ce)
Talc
Thortveitite
Titanite
var: Greenovite
Törnebohmite-(Ce)
Tremolite
Trimounsite-(Y) (TL)
Vesuvianite
Xenotime-(Y)


59 entries listed. 52 valid minerals. 2 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

- Favreau, G. (1994): Trimouns, Ariège, Frankreich: Seltenerden-Mineralien aus dem Dolomit. Lapis, 19 (12), 18-39; 58. (in German)
- de Parseval, P., Fontan, F., Aigouy, T. (1997): Composition chimique des minéraux de terres rares de Trimouns (Ariège, France). C. R. Acad. Sc. Paris, 234, Sér. IIa, 625-630.
- Marty, F. (2004). "The Trimouns quarry, Luzenac - Ariège - France." The Mineralogical Record, 35(3), 225-247+274.
- Gatel, P. , Parodi, G. , Parseval (De), P. , Fontan, F. and Marty, F. (2002). "Les minéraux de terres rares à Trimouns." Le Règne Minéral(Hors série 8), 29-63.
- Gatel, P. , Parodi, G. , Parseval (De), P. and Fontan, F. (2002). "Les minéraux de terres rares (T.R.)." Le Règne Minéral(Hors série 8), 20-28.
- Gatel, P. and Marty, F. (2002). "Autres espèces de Trimouns." Le Règne Minéral(Hors série 8), 64-76.
- Gatel, P. (2006). "La trimounsite-(Y) de Trimouns, Luzenac (Ariège)." Le Cahier des Micromonteurs(93), 122-123.
- Mihoko Hoshino, Mitsuyoshi Kimata, Norimasa Nishida & Masahiro Shimizu (2008): Crystal chemical significance of chemical zoning in dissakisite-(Ce). Phys. Chem. Minerals 35, 59-70.

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