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Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Corrèze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° North , 2° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~32km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Mine des Farges, Ussel, Corrèze, Limousin, France
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Limousin


A mine known for its nice pyromorphite specimens. Closed in 1981.

Alternative Label Names

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Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Corrèze, Limousin, France

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


44 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: [MinRec 13:267]
'Andorite'
Formula: AgPbSb3S6
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Arsenic
Formula: As
Reference: [MinRec 13:267]
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: [MinRec 13:267]
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
'Chlorite Group'
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Dyscrasite
Formula: Ag3Sb
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Famatinite
Formula: Cu3SbS4
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Fizélyite
Formula: Ag5Pb14Sb21S48
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Colour: White or honey-yellow
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Freieslebenite
Formula: AgPbSbS3
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Geocronite
Formula: Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Description: With Marcasite, after Pyrrhotite
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pearceite
Formula: [Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Phosgenite
Formula: Pb2CO3Cl2
Reference: [MinRec 13:267]
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: [MinRec 13:267]
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Brousse, A. (1982): Famous Mineral Localities. Les Farges mine. Mineralogical Record 13 (5), 261-68
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Semseyite
Formula: Pb9Sb8S21
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Reference: [MinRec 13:267]
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: [MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Arsenic'1.CA.05As
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Boulangerite'2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
'Bournonite'2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Digenite'2.BA.10Cu9S5
'Dyscrasite'2.AA.35Ag3Sb
'Enargite'2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
'Famatinite'2.KA.10Cu3SbS4
'Fizélyite'2.JB.40aAg5Pb14Sb21S48
'Freibergite'2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
'Freieslebenite'2.JB.15AgPbSbS3
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Geocronite'2.JB.30aPb14(Sb,As)6S23
'Gersdorffite'2.EB.25NiAsS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pearceite2.GB.15[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Semseyite2.HC.10dPb9Sb8S21
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
Phosgenite5.BE.20Pb2CO3Cl2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Descloizite'8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Andorite'-AgPbSb3S6
'Chlorite Group'-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Arsenic1.3.1.1As
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Dyscrasite2.2.1.1Ag3Sb
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
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
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Pearceite3.1.8.1[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Famatinite3.2.2.2Cu3SbS4
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Geocronite3.3.1.2Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Fizélyite3.4.15.8Ag5Pb14Sb21S48
Freieslebenite3.4.6.2AgPbSbS3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
2 < ø < 2.49
Semseyite3.6.20.4Pb9Sb8S21
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Phosgenite16a.3.4.1Pb2CO3Cl2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Descloizite41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Andorite'-AgPbSb3S6
'Chlorite Group'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C PhosgenitePb2CO3Cl2
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PhosgenitePb2CO3Cl2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S FamatiniteCu3SbS4
S FizélyiteAg5Pb14Sb21S48
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S FreieslebeniteAgPbSbS3
S GalenaPbS
S GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
S SphaleriteZnS
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl PhosgenitePb2CO3Cl2
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
VVanadium
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
CuCopper
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu FamatiniteCu3SbS4
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Cu Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenicAs
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
As Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
Ag DyscrasiteAg3Sb
Ag FizélyiteAg5Pb14Sb21S48
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Ag FreieslebeniteAgPbSbS3
Ag Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb DyscrasiteAg3Sb
Sb FamatiniteCu3SbS4
Sb FizélyiteAg5Pb14Sb21S48
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Sb FreieslebeniteAgPbSbS3
Sb GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
Sb Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb FizélyiteAg5Pb14Sb21S48
Pb FreieslebeniteAgPbSbS3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb PhosgenitePb2CO3Cl2
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Brousse, A. (1982): Famous Mineral Localities. Les Farges mine. The Mineralogical Record, 13 (5), 261-68
-Collectif (2009): Les minéraux de la mine des Farges, Ussel (Corrèze), Le Règne Minéral hors-série, 15.


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