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Maurice Lemaire tunnel, Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch), Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, Francei
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Maurice Lemaire tunnelTunnel
Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch)- not defined -
Haut-RhinDepartment
Grand EstRegion
FranceCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Tunnel Maurice Lemaire, Ste Marie-aux-Mines, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 15' 12'' North , 7° 11' 34'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.25348,7.19278
GeoHash:G#: u0t4e8m8u
Locality type:Tunnel
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines6,189 (2018)1.0km
Sainte-Croix-aux-Mines2,122 (2018)2.7km
Rombach-le-Franc852 (2018)6.1km
Wisembach410 (2016)6.2km
Aubure424 (2016)6.6km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Alsace


Ref.:
STEINMETZ, A. & ERNST, H. (2006): Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines. Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23 (in French).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
Pyrolusite ?
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).
Zircon ?
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: STEINMETZ A. & ERNST H. (2006) Trouvailles minéralogiques du tunnel de Sainte Marie aux Mines., Ed. Steinmetz & Ernst, Haut-Rhin, France, 23(in french).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Pyrolusite ?4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Zircon ?9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
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
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite ?4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon ?51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O BaryteBaSO4
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
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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Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3135061
calc-alkaline syn orogenic plutonism

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Lithology: Granite

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]

Early Paleozoic - Proterozoic
443.8 - 2500 Ma



ID: 2599886

Age: to Ordovician (443.8 - 2500 Ma)

Description: metamorphic

Comments: Sammel-Code for gneiss in the Odenwald, Black Forest, Vosges

Lithology: Paragneiss

Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe. [94]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3187252
Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

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


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