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Rhône-Alpes, France

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° North , 5° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~68km
Name(s) in local language(s):Région Rhône-Alpes, France


This region comprises the departments 'Ain', 'Ardèche', 'Drôme', 'Haute-Savoie', 'Isère', 'Loire', 'Rhône' and 'Savoie'.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Actinolite

'Actinolite-Tremolite Series'

Adamite

var: Cuprian Adamite

'Aeschynite'

Aeschynite-(Y)

Agardite-(Nd)

Agardite-(Y)

Aikinite

Alabandite

Albite

var: Andesine

var: Oligoclase

var: Pericline

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Allanite-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

'Allevardite'

Allophane

Almandine

'Almandine-Pyrope Series'

'Almandine-Spessartine Series'

Aluminocopiapite

Alunite

Alunogen

'Amphibole Supergroup'

'var: Byssolite'

Analcime

Anatase (TL)

Andalusite

Andradite

var: Demantoid

var: Melanite

'Andradite-Grossular Series'

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

Annabergite

Anorthite

var: Bytownite

var: Labradorite

'Anorthoclase'

Antigorite

Antimony

Antlerite

'Apatite'

'Apatite Group'

Aragonite

var: Flos Ferri

Ardennite-(As)

Argentojarosite

Arsenbrackebuschite

Arsenic

Arseniosiderite

Arsenogorceixite

Arsenogoyazite

Arsenolite

Arsenopyrite

Arsentsumebite

'Asbestos'

Asbolane

Augite

'Augite-Bronzite'

Aurichalcite

Autunite

Axinite-(Fe) (TL)

'Axinite Group'

Axinite-(Mn)

Azurite (TL)

Baryte

Bayldonite

Bazzite

'Beaverite-(Cu)'

Becquerelite

Beidellite

Berthierite

Bertrandite

Beryl

var: Aquamarine

Beudantite

'Beudantite Group'

Bieberite

Billietite

Bindheimite

'Biotite'

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

'Bitumen'

Bonazziite

Boothite

Bornite

Boulangerite

Bournonite

Brannerite

Breithauptite

'Brewsterite'

Brewsterite-Ba

Brochantite

Brookite

Cacoxenite

'Calcareous Tufa'

Calcite

var: Lublinite

var: Manganoan Calcite

Caledonite

Cannizzarite

Carminite

Cassiterite

'Cathedral Quartz'

Celestine

Cerussite

Cervantite

'Chabazite'

Chabazite-Na

Chabazite-Sr

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcophyllite

Chalcopyrite

Chamosite

Chenite

Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chloritoid

Chromite

Chrysocolla

Chrysotile

Cinnabar

Claudetite

Clinochlore

var: Ripidolite

Clinoenstatite

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

'Clinotyrolite'

Cobaltite

Coffinite

Conichalcite

Connellite

Copiapite

Copper

Cordierite

Cornwallite

Coronadite

Corundum

var: Sapphire

Cosalite

Covellite

Crichtonite (TL)

'Crichtonite Group'

Cubanite

Cuprite

var: Chalcotrichite

Curienite

Daubréelite

Deerite

Descloizite

Dessauite-(Y)

Devilline

var: Zincian Devilline

Dewindtite

Diaboleite

Diadochite

Diaspore

Dickite

Digenite

Diopside

Dolomite

var: Ferroan Dolomite

Dravite

Duftite

var: Calcio-duftite

Dumortierite (TL)

Dyscrasite

Elyite

Enstatite

Epidote (TL)

Epsomite

'Erionite'

Erythrite

Ettringite

'Feldspar Group'

Ferro-actinolite

Fluorapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

Fluorite

var: Stink-Fluss

Forsterite

var: Peridot

Fougèrite

'Friedel's Salt'

Friedrichite

Gahnite

Galena

var: Argentiferous Galena

'Garnet'

Gismondine-Ca

Glaucocerinite

Glauconite

Glaucophane

Goethite

Gold

var: Electrum

Goslarite

Goudeyite

Graphite

Greenockite

Grossular

'Gummite'

Gypsum

var: Selenite

Halite

'Halloysite'

Haüyne

Hematite

var: Iron Rose

var: Specularite

Hemimorphite

Heulandite-Ca

'Hingganite-(Y)'

'Hornblende'

Hydrocerussite

Hydroxylapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite

Hydrozincite

Ianthinite

'Iddingsite'

Ilmenite

Iron

var: Kamacite

Jamesonite

Jarosite

Johannite

Jurbanite

Kainosite-(Y)

Kaolinite

Kasolite

Kermesite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Kyanite

Lanarkite

Langite

Lead

Leadhillite

Lepidocrocite

Leucoxene

Libethenite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Litharge

Löllingite

Mackinawite

Magnesiocarpholite (TL)

Magnesite

Magnetite

var: Titaniferous Magnetite

Malachite

Manganite

Marcasite

Massicot

Mazzite-Mg (TL)

Melanterite

var: Cuprian Melanterite

'Melilite Group'

Meneghinite

Mercury

Merrillite

Metanováčekite

Metazeunerite

'Meteoritic Iron'

'Mica Group'

Microcline

Mimetite

var: Campylite

'Mimetite-M'

'Mimetite-Pyromorphite Series'

Minium

Mogánite

Molybdenite

'Monazite'

Monazite-(Ce)

Montmorillonite

Mordenite

Moschellandsbergite

Muscovite

var: Leverrierite

var: Sericite

Natrolite

Nepheline

Nesquehonite

Nickeline

Nontronite

Nosean

'Nováčekite'

Nováčekite-I

Nuffieldite

Offretite (TL)

Oldhamite

'Oligoclase-Andesine'

Olivenite

'Olivine'

Opal

var: Opal-AN

Orpiment

Orthoclase

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

Orthoserpierite (TL)

Paragonite

Paralaurionite

'Parisite'

Parnauite

Parsonsite

Pearceite

Perovskite

Perryite

Pharmacosiderite

Phenakite

'Phillipsite'

Phosphohedyphane

Phosphuranylite

Pigeonite

'Pinite'

Plagionite

Plancheite

Plattnerite

Plumbogummite

Plumbojarosite

Polybasite

Portlandite

Posnjakite

Prehnite

Proustite

Pseudoboleite

Pseudomalachite

'Psilomelane'

'Pumpellyite'

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

var: Nussièrite

Pyrophyllite

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

var: Ferruginous Quartz

var: Gwindel

var: Rock Crystal

var: Sceptre Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz

Realgar

Rectorite

Rhönite

Richetite

Rosasite

Roscoelite

Rutile

Safflorite

'Sagenite'

Salammoniac

Sanidine

Saponite

Sauconite

Schachnerite

Scheelite

Schoepite

Schorl

Schreibersite

Schulenbergite

Scolecite

Scorodite

Scotlandite

Segnitite

Sellaite (TL)

Semseyite

Senaite

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Serpierite

Siderite

'Silica'

Sillimanite

Silver

var: Amalgam

Skutterudite

'Smectite Group'

Smithsonite

var: Cuprian Smithsonite

Sodalite

Spangolite

Spertiniite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

Spinel

Stannite

Staurolite

Stellerite

Stephanite

Stibarsen

'Stibiconite'

Stibnite

'Stilbite'

Stilbite-Ca

Stolzite

Strashimirite

Strontianite

Strontiodresserite

Sulphur

Susannite

'Synchysite'

Synchysite-(Ce)

'Synchysite Group'

Szomolnokite

Talc

Tellurite

Tennantite

'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'

Tenorite

Tetrahedrite

'Thomsonite'

Thomsonite-Ca

Thorite

var: Uranothorite

Thortveitite

Titanite

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Tridymite

Troilite

Tschermigite

Tučekite

Tunisite

Turquoise

Tyrolite

Tyuyamunite

Ullmannite

'Unnamed (Pb-Cu Oxide)'

Uraninite

var: Pitchblende

Uranophane

Uranophane-β

Uranopilite

Valentinite (TL)

Valleriite

Vanadinite

Vandendriesscheite

Vesuvianite

Vivianite

'Wad'

Wallkilldellite

'Wellsite'

Whewellite

Witherite

Wroewolfeite

Wulfenite

'Wurtzite-2H'

Wyartite

Xenotime-(Y)

Zálesíite

Zeunerite

Zincowoodwardite

Zircon


349 valid minerals. 12 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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Localities in this Region

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References

Lebocey, J. & De Ascençao Guedes, R. (2011) - Rhône-Alpes, In zéolites de France, Le Règne Minéral hors-série 17, 69-92

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