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Rahier, Stoumont, Lienne valley, Stavelot Massif, Liège, Wallonia, Belgiumi
Regional Level Types
Rahier- not defined -
Stoumont- not defined -
Lienne valleyValley
Stavelot MassifMassif
LiègeProvince
WalloniaRegion
BelgiumCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 23' 45'' North , 5° 45' 35'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Stoumont2,970 (2012)3.7km
Trois-Ponts2,533 (2011)8.4km
Aywaille10,636 (2011)10.5km
Ferrières4,434 (2011)10.6km
Stavelot6,646 (2011)12.2km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Rahier, Stoumont, Vallee de la Lienne, Massif de Stavelot, Liège, Belgique


Several small ancient manganese mines. Several sites to the east (2 km; site named 'Meuville' and 'Rouge Thier') and to the west (1 km) of the principal road in the 'Vallée de la Lienne'. Another old mine 800 m to the south.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Rhenish Massif, EuropeMassif
Stavelot Massif, BelgiumMassif

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Carpholite
Formula: Mn2+Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Schreyer et al (1986), Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology: 94: 333-342.
Chloritoid
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Kutnohorite
Formula: CaMn2+(CO3)2
Lithiophorite
Formula: (Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Nsutite
Formula: (Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
Ottrélite
Formula: (Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Alan Backaert Collection
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Sursassite
Formula: Mn2+2Al3(SiO4)(Si2O7)(OH)3
Reference: Blondieau Michel, 2005 - Les gisements minéraux du Salmien dans le massif de Stavelot, 90 pages

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Cryptomelane4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Lithiophorite4.FE.25(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Nsutite4.DB.15c(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Kutnohorite5.AB.10CaMn2+(CO3)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Carpholite9.DB.05Mn2+Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4
Chloritoid9.AF.85(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Ottrélite9.AF.85(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Sursassite9.BG.15Mn2+2Al3(SiO4)(Si2O7)(OH)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Nsutite4.4.8.1(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
Miscellaneous
Lithiophorite6.4.1.1(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB8X16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Kutnohorite14.2.1.3CaMn2+(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Chloritoid52.3.3.1(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Ottrélite52.3.3.3(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Sursassite58.2.3.1Mn2+2Al3(SiO4)(Si2O7)(OH)3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Carpholite65.1.5.1Mn2+Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CarpholiteMn2+Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4
H Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
H Nsutite(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
H Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
H Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
H SursassiteMn22+Al3(SiO4)(Si2O7)(OH)3
LiLithium
Li Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
CCarbon
C KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O CarpholiteMn2+Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4
O AnataseTiO2
O CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
O KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
O Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O Nsutite(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
O Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O SursassiteMn22+Al3(SiO4)(Si2O7)(OH)3
O SideriteFeCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al CarpholiteMn2+Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4
Al Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Al Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Al SursassiteMn22+Al3(SiO4)(Si2O7)(OH)3
SiSilicon
Si CarpholiteMn2+Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4
Si Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Si SursassiteMn22+Al3(SiO4)(Si2O7)(OH)3
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
KPotassium
K CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
CaCalcium
Ca KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
MnManganese
Mn CarpholiteMn2+Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4
Mn CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
Mn KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
Mn Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn Nsutite(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
Mn Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn SursassiteMn22+Al3(SiO4)(Si2O7)(OH)3
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Fe Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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]

Cambrian
485.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 3131236
Cambrian quartzite

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 Ma)

Description: high grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{shale/slate,meta-granite group}

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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- Schreyer, W., Franslet, A.M., and Abraham, K. (1986) A miscibility gap in trioctahedral Mn-Mg-Fe chlorites: evidence from the Lienne Valley manganese deposit, Ardennes, Belgium. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology: 94: 333-342.

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