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Benesse les Dax Mine, Pouillon, Landes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Francei
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Benesse les Dax MineMine
Pouillon- not defined -
LandesDepartment
Nouvelle-AquitaineRegion
FranceCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Benesse les Dax Mine , Pouillon , Landes , Aquitaine , France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° 38' 35'' North , 1° 2' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 43.64333,-1.03361
GeoHash:G#: ezz223p2g
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bénesse-lès-Dax500 (2016)0.7km
Saint-Pandelon801 (2016)3.1km
Gaas396 (2016)3.3km
Heugas1,236 (2016)3.8km
Saugnac-et-Cambran1,416 (2016)4.4km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Aquitaine


Gypsum quarry and mine.

"(Coming from Saint-Paul-lès-Dax). South of the town on the D29. The Monpeyroux quarries are located left of the D22. Multicoloured gypsum crystals, black dolomite, aragonite crystals, and halite." [Belot, 1978]

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.; Patrice Queneau collection.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Queneau Patrice collection
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Patrice Queneau Collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Queneau Patrice collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Queneau Patrice collection
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Queneau Patrice collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3

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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Pliocene
2.588 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3160687
fluviatil

Age: Pliocene (2.588 - 5.333 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{clay}, Minor{sand,gravel}

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]

Paleogene
23.03 - 66 Ma



ID: 3186272
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 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]

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

References

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Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.

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