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Limites quarry, Ave-et-Auffe, Rochefort, Namur Province, Belgium

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 5' 52'' North , 5° 8' 39'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.09778,5.14417
GeoHash:G#: u0gtj01be
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Carrière des Limites, Ave-et-Auffe, Rochefort, Namur Province, Belgium


South border of Dinant synclinorium.
Mesodevonian (Givetian-Frasnian) carbonate series.
Mineralization in normal longitudinal EW fractures.
Deposition due to fracture reopening and pressure fall (general distension).

It is not allowed to enter the quarry, and the quarry management does not give any permits.



Regions containing this locality

Rhenish Massif, Europe

Massif - 1,163 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Neutkens, H. & Orinx, M. (2007): Neu und Schön: Calcit und Fluorit aus Belgien. LAPIS 32 (2), 13-18
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Neutkens, H. & Orinx, M. (2007): Neu und Schön: Calcit und Fluorit aus Belgien. LAPIS 32 (2), 13-18
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Recherches Miniers, mines et carrieres de Famenne, Blondieau, M. 1997
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Recherches Miniers, mines et carrieres de Famenne, Blondieau, M. 1997
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Recherches Miniers, mines et carrieres de Famenne, Blondieau, M. 1997
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Recherches Miniers, mines et carrieres de Famenne, Blondieau, M. 1997
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Fluorescence: Purple, yellow
Reference: Neutkens, H. & Orinx, M. (2007): Neu und Schön: Calcit und Fluorit aus Belgien. LAPIS 32 (2), 13-18
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Recherches Miniers, mines et carrieres de Famenne, Blondieau, M. 1997
Hydrozincite ?
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Recherches Miniers, mines et carrieres de Famenne, Blondieau, M. 1997
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Recherches Miniers, mines et carrieres de Famenne, Blondieau, M. 1997
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Recherches Miniers, mines et carrieres de Famenne, Blondieau, M. 1997
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Neutkens, H. & Orinx, M. (2007): Neu und Schön: Calcit und Fluorit aus Belgien. LAPIS 32 (2), 13-18
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Recherches Miniers, mines et carrieres de Famenne, Blondieau, M. 1997
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Recherches Miniers, mines et carrieres de Famenne, Blondieau, M. 1997
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Recherches Miniers, mines et carrieres de Famenne, Blondieau, M. 1997
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Recherches Miniers, mines et carrieres de Famenne, Blondieau, M. 1997

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Hydrozincite' ?5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Smithsonite'5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Celestine'7.AD.35SrSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Kaolinite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

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 = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
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
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Hydrozincite ?16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CelestineSrSO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S CelestineSrSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3186341
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3160747
Early Devonian sandstone

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{claystone,shale/slate,conglomerate}

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

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Bull. Minéral., 1984, 107, 227-232.
- Neutkens, H. & Orinx, M. (2007): Neu und Schön: Calcit und Fluorit aus Belgien. LAPIS 32 (2), 13-18.
- Recherches Miniers, mines et carrieres de Famenne, Blondieau, M. 1997

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