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Chaméane Uranium Deposit, Chaméane, Sauxillanges, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Francei
Regional Level Types
Chaméane Uranium DepositDeposit
Chaméane- not defined -
Sauxillanges- not defined -
Puy-de-DômeDepartment
Auvergne-Rhône-AlpesRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° North , 3° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~5km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Auvergne; Rhône-Alpes


Uranium deposit located 5 km NNE of Le Vernet-la-Varenne, near the village of Chaméane. Small workings and dumps.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


24 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Athabascaite
Formula: Cu5Se4
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Bukovite
Formula: Tl2(Cu,Fe)4Se4
Reference: P. Picot, Z. Johan : "Atlas of Ore Minerals", BRGM, Elsevier, 1982; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: J.-J. Périchaud: "Les Minéraux d'Auvergne", Vol. 1, 1985; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Chaméanite (TL)
Formula: (Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
Type Locality:
Reference: Tschermaks Min.Petr.Mitt.(1982) 29, 151-167; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Eskebornite
Formula: CuFeSe2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Eucairite
Formula: AgCuSe
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Geffroyite (TL)
Formula: (Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8
Type Locality:
Reference: Tschermaks Min.Petr.Mitt.(1982) 29, 151-167; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Giraudite (TL)
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4Se12S
Type Locality:
Reference: Tschermaks Min.Petr.Mitt.(1982) 29, 151-167; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
'Gummite'
Reference: Chollet Pascal collection
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Johannite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Chollet Pascal collection
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Reference: Chollet Pascal collection
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Chollet Pascal collection
Phosphuranylite ?
Formula: (H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Reference: Patrice Queneau Collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: J.-J. Périchaud: "Les Minéraux d'Auvergne", Vol. 1, 1985; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: J.-J. Périchaud: "Les Minéraux d'Auvergne", Vol. 1, 1985
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: J.-J. Périchaud: "Les Minéraux d'Auvergne", Vol. 1, 1985
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: J.-J. Périchaud: "Les Minéraux d'Auvergne", Vol. 1, 1985
Umangite
Formula: Cu3Se2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: Chollet Pascal collection
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Chollet Pascal collection - XRD analysed by Michel Blondieau at "Laboratoire de minéralogie, Université de Liège - Belgium"

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Athabascaite2.BA.25Cu5Se4
Bukovite2.BD.30Tl2(Cu,Fe)4Se4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Chaméanite (TL)2.LA.35(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
Clausthalite2.CD.10PbSe
Eskebornite2.CB.10aCuFeSe2
Eucairite2.BA.50AgCuSe
Geffroyite (TL)2.BB.15(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8
Giraudite (TL)2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4Se12S
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Umangite2.BA.25Cu3Se2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Johannite7.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Meta-autunite8.EB.10Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Phosphuranylite ?8.EC.10(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Gummite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Eucairite2.4.6.2AgCuSe
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bukovite2.5.5.2Tl2(Cu,Fe)4Se4
Umangite2.5.1.1Cu3Se2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Geffroyite (TL)2.7.1.6(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Clausthalite2.8.1.2PbSe
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Eskebornite2.9.1.2CuFeSe2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Miscellaneous
Athabascaite2.16.17.1Cu5Se4
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Chaméanite (TL)3.2.8.1(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
3 <ø < 4
Giraudite (TL)3.3.6.5Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4Se12S
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Johannite31.8.2.1Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
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
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Phosphuranylite ?42.4.8.1(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Gummite'-
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
H Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O UraniniteUO2
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
P Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S GirauditeCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4Se12S
S Chaméanite(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
S JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
KPotassium
K Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Ca Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
FeIron
Fe Geffroyite(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8
Fe GirauditeCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4Se12S
Fe Chaméanite(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe EskeborniteCuFeSe2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
CuCopper
Cu Geffroyite(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8
Cu GirauditeCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4Se12S
Cu Chaméanite(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
Cu AthabascaiteCu5Se4
Cu EskeborniteCuFeSe2
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu UmangiteCu3Se2
Cu BukoviteTl2(Cu,Fe)4Se4
Cu EucairiteAgCuSe
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Cu JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
ZnZinc
Zn GirauditeCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4Se12S
AsArsenic
As GirauditeCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4Se12S
As Chaméanite(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
As LöllingiteFeAs2
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SeSelenium
Se Geffroyite(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8
Se GirauditeCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4Se12S
Se Chaméanite(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
Se AthabascaiteCu5Se4
Se EskeborniteCuFeSe2
Se ClausthalitePbSe
Se UmangiteCu3Se2
Se BukoviteTl2(Cu,Fe)4Se4
Se EucairiteAgCuSe
AgSilver
Ag Geffroyite(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8
Ag EucairiteAgCuSe
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
TlThallium
Tl BukoviteTl2(Cu,Fe)4Se4
PbLead
Pb ClausthalitePbSe
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O

References

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- Johan, Z., Picot, P., Ruhlmann, F. (1982): Evolution paragénétique de la minéralisation uranifère de Chaméane (Puy-de-Dôme), France: chaméanite, geffroyite et giraudite, trois séléniures nouveaux de Cu, Fe, Ag et As. Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 29, 151-167 (in French).

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