Marcognac Quarry, Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
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|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||Limousin|
The first site where was found Kaolinite in France, by Jean Baptiste Darnet in 1765: the beginning of "Porcelaine de Limoges".
2 valid minerals.
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- Gilg, H.A., and Frei, R. (1997): Isotope Dating of Residual Kaolin Deposits in Europe (Tirschenreuth, Germany and St. Yrieix, France). In: Pei Rongfu (ed.): Proceedings of the 30th International Geological Congress, Vol.9, VSP (Utrecht, Tokyo), pp. 123-132.