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Les Roches quarry, Montebras, Soumans, Creuse, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

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Name(s) in local language(s):Les Roches quarry, Montebras, Soumans, Creuse, Limousin, France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 19' 17'' North , 2° 17' 48'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.32139,2.29667
GeoHash:G#: u01xs283s
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Limousin


Feldspar quarry.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


23 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Jacques VALVERDE self colleced in 2012
'Apatite'
Reference: Patureau, J., Chiappero, P-J. & Lebocey, J. (2011): Mines et minéraux de Montebras, Soumans, Creuse. Le Règne Minéral. 99, 5-33
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Patureau, J., Chiappero, P-J. & Lebocey, J. (2011): Mines et minéraux de Montebras, Soumans, Creuse. Le Règne Minéral. 99, 5-33
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Philippe Rémy collection
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Patureau, J., Chiappero, P-J. & Lebocey, J. (2011): Mines et minéraux de Montebras, Soumans, Creuse. Le Règne Minéral. 99, 5-33
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Philippe Rémy collection
Chalcophyllite ?
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Reference: Patrice Queneau Collection
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Patureau, J., Chiappero, P-J. & Lebocey, J. (2011): Mines et minéraux de Montebras, Soumans, Creuse. Le Règne Minéral. 99, 5-33
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: Queneau Patrice collection
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Patureau, J., Chiappero, P-J. & Lebocey, J. (2011): Mines et minéraux de Montebras, Soumans, Creuse. Le Règne Minéral. 99, 5-33
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Patureau, J., Chiappero, P-J. & Lebocey, J. (2011): Mines et minéraux de Montebras, Soumans, Creuse. Le Règne Minéral. 99, 5-33
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Patureau, J., Chiappero, P-J. & Lebocey, J. (2011): Mines et minéraux de Montebras, Soumans, Creuse. Le Règne Minéral. 99, 5-33
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Reference: Patureau, J., Chiappero, P-J. & Lebocey, J. (2011): Mines et minéraux de Montebras, Soumans, Creuse. Le Règne Minéral. 99, 5-33
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Patrice Queneau Collection
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Patureau, J., Chiappero, P-J. & Lebocey, J. (2011): Mines et minéraux de Montebras, Soumans, Creuse. Le Règne Minéral. 99, 5-33
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Patrice Queneau Collection
Muscovite var: Gilbertite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Patrice Queneau Collection
Parsonsite
Formula: Pb2(UO2)(PO4)2
Reference: Yannick Vessely collection
Pseudomalachite ?
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Description: It seems that pseudomalachite specimens found at Les Roches quarry came from rocks stocked near the mines (http://www.mindat.org/loc-1694.html) and which were mixed with quarry rocks after blasting.
Reference: Patureau, J., Chiappero, P-J. & Lebocey, J. (2011): Mines et minéraux de Montebras, Soumans, Creuse. Le Règne Minéral. 99, 5-33
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Queneau Patrice collection; Patureau, J., Chiappero, P-J. & Lebocey, J. (2011): Mines et minéraux de Montebras, Soumans, Creuse. Le Règne Minéral. 99, 5-33
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Patureau, J., Chiappero, P-J. & Lebocey, J. (2011): Mines et minéraux de Montebras, Soumans, Creuse. Le Règne Minéral. 99, 5-33
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Patureau, J., Chiappero, P-J. & Lebocey, J. (2011): Mines et minéraux de Montebras, Soumans, Creuse. Le Règne Minéral. 99, 5-33
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Ref: Boisson J.M., Leconte J., Analyses 2014 - MNHN-Micromonteurs. La revue des Micromonteurs n°23 - 2015
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Queneau Patrice collection
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Philippe Rémy collection
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: Philippe Rémy collection
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Patureau, J., Chiappero, P-J. & Lebocey, J. (2011): Mines et minéraux de Montebras, Soumans, Creuse. Le Règne Minéral. 99, 5-33

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Anatase'4.DD.05TiO2
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Ferberite'4.DB.30FeWO4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Autunite'8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
'Chalcophyllite' ?8.DF.30Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
'Fluorapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Meta-autunite8.EB.10Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Parsonsite8.EA.10Pb2(UO2)(PO4)2
Pseudomalachite ?8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Gilbertite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
Wolframite-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Meta-autunite40.2a.1.2Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Parsonsite40.2a.31.1Pb2(UO2)(PO4)2
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Pseudomalachite ?41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Chalcophyllite ?43.5.14.1Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
Muscovite
var: Gilbertite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
H Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ParsonsitePb2(UO2)(PO4)2
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O CassiteriteSnO2
O ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O FerberiteFeWO4
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ParsonsitePb2(UO2)(PO4)2
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
AlAluminium
Al ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P ParsonsitePb2(UO2)(PO4)2
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
AsArsenic
As ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
As LöllingiteFeAs2
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W FerberiteFeWO4
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
PbLead
Pb ParsonsitePb2(UO2)(PO4)2
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U ParsonsitePb2(UO2)(PO4)2
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U UraniniteUO2

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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Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3153820
peraluminous syn orogenic plutonism

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Granite

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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3187646
Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Massif Central

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Patureau, J., Chiappero, P-J., and Lebocey, J. (2011) Mines et minéraux de Montebras, Soumans, Creuse. Le Règne Minéral, 99, 5-33.
Malochet, A. (2013) Fluorite: de nouvelles découvertes dans la carrière des Roches, Montebras (Creuse). Le Règne Minéral, 110, 53-54.


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