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Sur les Roches quarry, Bastogne, Luxembourg, Wallonia, Belgiumi
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Sur les Roches quarryQuarry
Bastogne- not defined -
LuxembourgProvince
WalloniaRegion
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Name(s) in local language(s):Carrière Sur les Roches
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 0' 23'' North , 5° 44' 2'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.00639,5.73389
GeoHash:G#: u0uh6rrk3
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bastogne14,395 (2013)1.2km
Tarchamps294 (2017)7.6km
Doncols232 (2017)8.4km
Oberwampach183 (2017)9.1km
Harlange378 (2017)9.3km


Active quarry.

It is not allowed to enter the quarry without permission. Permits can be obtained by contacting the quarry management.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Rhenish Massif, EuropeMassif

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


31 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Albite var: Andesine
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
'Bastonite'
Formula: near K3(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)5.5(Si,Al)8O22(OH)4 · 1.5H2O
'Biotite'
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gold
Formula: Au
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Ottrélite ?
Formula: (Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Silver
Formula: Ag
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Wroewolfeite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Cryptomelane4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Wroewolfeite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Andesine9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Chamosite9.EC.55(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Ottrélite ?9.AF.85(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Bastonite'-near K3(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)5.5(Si,Al)8O22(OH)4 · 1.5H2O
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB8X16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Wroewolfeite31.4.2.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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
Ottrélite ?52.3.3.3(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Chamosite71.4.1.7(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Andesine-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Bastonite'-near K3(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)5.5(Si,Al)8O22(OH)4 · 1.5H2O
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Bastonitenear K3(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)5.5(Si,Al)8O22(OH)4 · 1.5H2O
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Bastonitenear K3(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)5.5(Si,Al)8O22(OH)4 · 1.5H2O
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O AnataseTiO2
O RutileTiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O CalciteCaCO3
O CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O CerussitePbCO3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
MgMagnesium
Mg Bastonitenear K3(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)5.5(Si,Al)8O22(OH)4 · 1.5H2O
Mg Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Mg Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Bastonitenear K3(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)5.5(Si,Al)8O22(OH)4 · 1.5H2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Al Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Bastonitenear K3(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)5.5(Si,Al)8O22(OH)4 · 1.5H2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S AcanthiteAg2S
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S MarcasiteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K Bastonitenear K3(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)5.5(Si,Al)8O22(OH)4 · 1.5H2O
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
MnManganese
Mn CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
Mn Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
FeIron
Fe Bastonitenear K3(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)5.5(Si,Al)8O22(OH)4 · 1.5H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
CuCopper
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
YYttrium
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb CerussitePbCO3

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]

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3131497
Eisleck Schist

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{schist group}, Minor{quartzite,sandstone}

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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Corin, F. (1931) Sur la présence de xénotime et d'autres minéraux contenant des terres rares dans les veines à bastonite de Bastogne. Bulletin de la Société belge de Géologie, XLI, 109-111.
Buttgenbach, H. (1947) Les minéraux de Belgique et du Congo belge. Edition Vaillant-Cannanne, Liège (Belgique), 573 pp.
Mélon, J., Bourguignon, P., and Fransolet, A.M. (1976) Les minéraux de Belgique. Edition G. Lelotte, Dison (Belgium), 283 pp.
Hatert, F., Fransolet, A.-M., and Houssa, M. (1996) La titanite de Bastogne (Belgique) et les minéraux associés. Bulletin de la Société Royale des Sciences de Liège, 65(6), 387-397.
Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Houssa, M., and Coune, F. (2000) Native gold, native silver and secondary minerals in the quartz veins from Bastogne, Belgium. Bulletin de l'Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre, 70, 223-229 [http://biblio.naturalsciences.be/rbins-publications/bulletin-of-the-royal-belgian-institute-of-natural-sciences-earth-sciences/70-2000/irscnb_p4087_01d8d4x_70-1_bulletin-12-red.pdf].
Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., and van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Ed., 304 pp.


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