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Trèves mine, Fournels valley, Trèves, Gard, Occitanie, Francei
Regional Level Types
Trèves mineMine
Fournels valleyValley
Trèves- not defined -
GardDepartment
OccitanieRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 7' 21'' North , 3° 26' 21'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Lanuéjols220 (2016)4.8km
Meyrueis1,084 (2016)6.1km
Saint-Jean-du-Bruel665 (2016)12.8km
Veyreau111 (2016)13.1km
Saint-André-de-Vézines123 (2016)14.9km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Languedoc-Roussillon
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mine de Trèves, Valat des Fournels, Trèves, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, France


Zinc and Lead mine, closed since 1975.
The exploitation was concentrated near the town of Villemagne.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Mari D. et G. (1979) Le gisement de zinc et de plomb de Trèves (Gard), Minéraux et Fossiles, n°54, pp16-25.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Mari D. et G. (1979) Le gisement de zinc et de plomb de Trèves (Gard), Minéraux et Fossiles, n°54, pp16-25.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Chollet Pascal collection
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Mari D. et G. (1979) Le gisement de zinc et de plomb de Trèves (Gard), Minéraux et Fossiles, n°54, pp16-25.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Patrice Queneau Collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Mari D. et G. (1979) Le gisement de zinc et de plomb de Trèves (Gard), Minéraux et Fossiles, n°54, pp16-25.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Patrice Queneau Collection
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Chollet Pascal collection
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Mari D. et G. (1979) Le gisement de zinc et de plomb de Trèves (Gard), Minéraux et Fossiles, n°54, pp16-25.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Mari D. et G. (1979) Le gisement de zinc et de plomb de Trèves (Gard), Minéraux et Fossiles, n°54, pp16-25.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Chollet Pascal collection
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Mari D. et G. (1979) Le gisement de zinc et de plomb de Trèves (Gard), Minéraux et Fossiles, n°54, pp16-25.
Sphalerite var: Schalenblende
Reference: Philip Bluemner Collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Schalenblende2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Sphalerite
var: Schalenblende
-ZnS

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3186266
Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Massif Central

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3137015
marine molasse

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{phyllite}, Minor{quartzite,marble}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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