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Carnoulès mine, Saint-Sébastien-d'Aigrefeuille, Gard, Occitanie, Francei
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Carnoulès mineMine
Saint-Sébastien-d'Aigrefeuille- not defined -
GardDepartment
OccitanieRegion
FranceCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° North , 3° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~4km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Languedoc-Roussillon



Ancient lead and silver mine.
Tooeleite occurs as the main constituent of stromatolite-like deposits resulting from acid mine drainage from this mine.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 104
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 104
Tooeleite
Formula: Fe3+6(As3+O3)4(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
Reference: Morin, G., Rousse, G. and Elkaim, E. (2007): Crystal structure of tooeleite, Fe6(AsO3)4SO4(OH)4•4H2O, a new iron arsenite oxyhydroxysulfate mineral relevant to acid mine drainage. Am. Mineral. 92, 193-197; Morin, G. et al. (2003): Bacterial formation of tooeleite and mixed As3+/(V)-Fe3+ gels in the Carnoules acid mine drainage, France. A XANES, XRD, and SEM study: Environmental Sciences and Technology 37, 1705-1712.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Tooeleite4.JD.15Fe3+6(As3+O3)4(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Tooeleite42.12.5.1Fe3+6(As3+O3)4(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TooeleiteFe63+(As3+O3)4(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
OOxygen
O TooeleiteFe63+(As3+O3)4(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S TooeleiteFe63+(As3+O3)4(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
S GalenaPbS
FeIron
Fe TooeleiteFe63+(As3+O3)4(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
AsArsenic
As TooeleiteFe63+(As3+O3)4(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
PbLead
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
Pb GalenaPbS

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Henwood, W.J. (1871): Observations on Metalliferous Deposits. Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 104.
Morin, G. et al. (2003): Bacterial formation of tooeleite and mixed As3+/(V)-Fe3+ gels in the Carnoules acid mine drainage, France. A XANES, XRD, and SEM study: Environmental Sciences and Technology 37, 1705-1712.
Morin, G., Rousse, G. and Elkaim, E. (2007): Crystal structure of tooeleite, Fe6(AsO3)4SO4(OH)4•4H2O, a new iron arsenite oxyhydroxysulfate mineral relevant to acid mine drainage. Am. Mineral. 92, 193-197.


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