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Le Buisson Mine, St Etienne-du-Valdonnez, Mende, Lozère, Occitanie, Francei
Regional Level Types
Le Buisson MineMine
St Etienne-du-Valdonnez- not defined -
Mende- not defined -
LozèreDepartment
OccitanieRegion
FranceCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mine du Buisson
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° North , 3° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~53km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Languedoc-Roussillon


A quartz vein mined for lead and silver first by celts (c. 3rd century BC) then by local farmers during the Middle Age and by several companies during the 19th century. Nice baryte and galena specimens were found here in the 1990's. Adits are closed and flooded now but some dumps remain.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Cotunnite
Formula: PbCl2
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Cotunnite3.DC.85PbCl2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Cotunnite9.2.7.1PbCl2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
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

HHydrogen
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CerussitePbCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O BaryteBaSO4
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O AnglesitePbSO4
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S BaryteBaSO4
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S AnglesitePbSO4
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl CotunnitePbCl2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
CuCopper
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb CotunnitePbCl2

References

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- D. Gol (2009), Le Règne Minéral n°90
- M. Rabinovitch (1965) Thèse, Paris
- J. Bouladon (1959) Rapport BRGM a.1524
- J. Bouladon et al.(1957) Rapport BRGM a.1124
- M. Aubague et al. (1977) Bulletin BRGM


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