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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.





Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

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



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References

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- 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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