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Les Trois Termes Mine, Les Adrets, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Francei
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Les Trois Termes MineMine
Les Adrets- not defined -
VarDepartment
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° 30' 28'' North , 6° 52' 53'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 43.50802,6.88153
GeoHash:G#: spszs86ux
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Théoule-sur-Mer1,347 (2016)4.8km
Mandelieu-la-Napoule19,292 (2016)6.3km
Tanneron1,410 (2016)9.2km
Pégomas6,052 (2016)10.8km
Auribeau-sur-Siagne2,736 (2016)10.9km


A old fluorite mine, worked first in 1925, and after between 1964 and 1971.
French Lambert coordinates : x=967,120 - y=144,280 - z=320

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: G. MARI (1979) : Mines et minéraux de la Provence cristalline (Maures.Esterel.Tanneron). Ed. SERRES MAURY (S), 2016 - Les indices minéralogiques de l'Estérel, 2ème partie. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°132 (2-2016), pp 5-27
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: MAURY (S), 2016 - Les indices minéralogiques de l'Estérel, 2ème partie. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°132 (2-2016), pp 5-27
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: G. MARI (1979) : Mines et minéraux de la Provence cristalline (Maures.Esterel.Tanneron). Ed. SERRES.(in French) MAURY (S), 2016 - Les indices minéralogiques de l'Estérel, 2ème partie. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°132 (2-2016), pp 5-27

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3

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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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3186387
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 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]

Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3136237
marine or continental molasse

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{siltstone,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

References

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- G. MARI (1979) : Mines et minéraux de la Provence cristalline (Maures.Esterel.Tanneron). Ed. SERRES.(in French)
- MAURY (S), 2016 - Les indices minéralogiques de l'Estérel, 2ème partie. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°132 (2-2016), pp 5-27


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