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N122 road cut, La Grange de Ganilh, Laveissière, Murat, Cantal, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Francei
Regional Level Types
N122 road cutRoad Cutting
La Grange de Ganilh- not defined -
Laveissière- not defined -
Murat- not defined -
CantalDepartment
Auvergne-Rhône-AlpesRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 6' 32'' North , 2° 50' 39'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Murat2,316 (2016)1.8km
Laveissière598 (2016)3.0km
Albepierre-Bredons242 (2016)3.7km
Laveissenet106 (2016)4.6km
Virargues143 (2016)5.5km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Auvergne; Rhône-Alpes
Name(s) in local language(s):
N122, La Grange de Ganilh, Laveissière, Murat, Cantal, Auvergne, France


Large road cut along N122 about 2 km west of Murat, 500 m before the small road to "La Grange de Ganilh" farm.

Cavities in a basaltic lava flow.

This road cut was interesting in two spots (10 meters between each other). Only one spot gave some rare phacolite samples.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: P & E Médard collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: P & E Médard collection
'Chabazite'
Reference: P & E Médard collection
'Chabazite var: Phacolite'
Reference: Robin Fialip collection
Offretite
Formula: KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Reference: P & E Médard collection
'Phillipsite'
Reference: P & E Médard collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Offretite9.GD.25KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'var: Phacolite'-
'Phillipsite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Offretite77.1.2.4KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Chabazite'-
'var: Phacolite'-
'Phillipsite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
AlAluminium
Al OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
SiSilicon
Si OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
KPotassium
K OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3193233
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Comments: Massif Central

Lithology: Mafic volcanic 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]

Pliocene
2.588 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3137315
hot spot

Age: Pliocene (2.588 - 5.333 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{alkali basalt}, Minor{hawaiite,nephelinic, leucitic and analcitic rocks}

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]

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


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