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Le Bourneix Mines, Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° North , 1° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~16km
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Limousin

An ancient gold mining area. Le Bourneix is part of the name 'Société des Mines du Bourneix' (Bourneix Mines Company) that worked this district from 1982 to 2001. Three deposits were exploited in the district: Laurièras, Cros-Gallet, and Mas-Vieux.
Gautier et al. (2006) also describe undefined sulphsalts (see refs. therein).

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- Guiollard P.C. (1991): Les Mines d'or du district de Saint-Yrieix-La-Perche (Haute-Vienne). PC Guiollard Ed., 140 p.
- Gautier, J, Grosbois, C., Courtin-Nomade, A., Floc'h, J. P. and Martin, F. (2006): Transformation of natural As-associated ferrihydrite downstream of a remediated mining site. European Journal of Mineralogy 18, 187-195.

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