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Gergovie, La-Roche-Blanche, Veyre-Monton, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 43' 8'' North , 3° 7' 50'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.71889,3.13056
GeoHash:G#: u04hp4zeg
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Auvergne; Rhône-Alpes


Small unauthorized workings on the eastern slope of the Gergovie plateau.

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Gergovie
Gergovie, La-Roche-Blanche, Veyre-Monton, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne, France
Gergovie, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne, France

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: Sprays of thin crystals.
Colour: White
Description: Nice crystalline sprays on a gossanny matrix, purchased from Isis Minerals, July 10th 2005. The aragonites are on puzzolana.
Reference: J.Ralph Collection S.Berger Collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: Balls of calcite.
Colour: White
Reference: Arliguie M collection S. Berger Collection
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: J.-J. Périchaud: "Les Minéraux d'Auvergne", Vol. 1, 1985
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Opal'4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Staurolite'9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
AlAluminium
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
SiSilicon
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)

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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Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3191181
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 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]

Oligocene
23.03 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 3162568
marine deposit

Age: Oligocene (23.03 - 33.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{clay}, Minor{sand,carbonates, consolidated,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]

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