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Les Essarts mine (Les Issarts mine), Malons-et-Elze, Gard, Occitanie, Francei
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Les Essarts mine (Les Issarts mine)Mine
Malons-et-Elze- not defined -
GardDepartment
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 27' 14'' North , 4° 0' 38'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Malarce-sur-la-Thines246 (2016)5.3km
Ponteils-et-Brésis300 (2016)6.2km
Villefort664 (2016)6.4km
Saint-André-Capcèze151 (2016)6.4km
Gravières393 (2016)7.4km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Languedoc-Roussillon
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mine des Essarts (Mine des Issarts)


Old Pb-Zn mine located on the south side of the Chassezac river and situated on the same vein as La Rouvière Mine.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


22 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite ?
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Vincent Schneider Collection
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Several AFM members collection
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Several AFM members collection
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Vincent Schneider Collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Several AFM members collection
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Several AFM members collection
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Vincent Schneider Collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Several AFM members collection
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Vincent Schneider Collection
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Several AFM members collection
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Several AFM members collection
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Several AFM members collection
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Several AFM members collection
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Several AFM members collection
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Several AFM members collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Several AFM members collection
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Vincent Schneider Collection
Silver ?
Formula: Ag
Reference: Vincent Schneider Collection
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Vincent Schneider Collection
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Several AFM members collection
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Several AFM members collection
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Several AFM members collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver ?1.AA.05Ag
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite ?2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rosasite5.BA.10(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver ?1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite ?2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rosasite16a.3.1.2(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
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

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O BaryteBaSO4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S SulphurS8
S SphaleriteZnS
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S AcanthiteAg2S
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag SilverAg
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

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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Paleozoic - Neoproterozoic
251.902 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3130489
para-autochtonous unit

Age: Neoproterozoic to Triassic (251.902 - 1000 Ma)

Description: high grade metamorphic

Lithology: Mica schist

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]

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]

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

References

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- Schnetzler, J. (1991): Les mines métalliques du Chassezac in "Le pays des Vans à travers les âges". Largentière, Rev.Vivarais, 2, 381-387.


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