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Cimescaut Quarry, Antoing, Tournai (Doornik), Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgiumi
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Cimescaut QuarryQuarry
Antoing- not defined -
Tournai (Doornik)- not defined -
HainautProvince
WalloniaRegion
BelgiumCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Carrière Cimescaut, Antoing, Tournai (Doornik), Hainaut Province (Henegouwen; Hennegau), Belgium
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 34' 47'' North , 3° 27' 17'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.58000,3.45472
GeoHash:G#: u0frwxg9u
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Antoing7,507 (2017)1.4km
Tournai67,721 (2013)5.5km
Mortagne-du-Nord1,646 (2016)8.5km
Flines-lès-Mortagne1,559 (2016)8.6km
Maulde902 (2016)8.8km


Quarry.
UTM coordinates: 31U 532009E 5603025N

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: Crystals up to 3 cm in vugs, massive in association with fluorite.
Colour: transparent, yellow to orange
Reference: Mikael Gonzales collection
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Yannick Verbelen Collection
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Habit: Cubic loose crystals in massive calcite, rarely as crystals on matrix.
Colour: purple to greenish
Reference: Yannick Verbelen Collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Habit: Coating of fine grains in vugs. Associated with calcite and fluorite.
Colour: metallic yellow
Reference: Yannick Verbelen Collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2

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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Cenozoic
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 3185279
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 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]

Paleocene
56 - 66 Ma



ID: 3130573
Palaeocene sand

Age: Paleocene (56 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sand}, Minor{clay,marl}

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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