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Berghin, Roure, Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Francei
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Berghin- not defined -
Roure- not defined -
Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée- not defined -
Alpes-MaritimesDepartment
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 5' 31'' North , 7° 6' 4'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.09209,7.10134
GeoHash:G#: spv4cdep1
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée474 (2016)1.0km
Roure201 (2016)1.7km
Rimplas112 (2016)3.8km
Roubion117 (2016)4.2km
Ilonse117 (2016)7.0km


Rancels-Saint-Sauveur claim.
Lenticular mineralizations in gneisses near Granges de Berghin.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Féraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 4 : Alpes-Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Féraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 4 : Alpes-Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Cuprosklodowskite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Reference: Le Règne Minéral, Hors Série IV, 1998
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Féraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 4 : Alpes-Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Kasolite
Formula: Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Reference: Le Règne Minéral, Hors Série IV, 1998
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Féraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 4 : Alpes-Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Féraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 4 : Alpes-Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Féraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 4 : Alpes-Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Féraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 4 : Alpes-Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Féraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 4 : Alpes-Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Féraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 4 : Alpes-Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Féraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 4 : Alpes-Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Uranophane-β
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Féraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 4 : Alpes-Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Zeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Le Règne Minéral, Hors Série IV, 1998

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Zeunerite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Cuprosklodowskite9.AK.10Cu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Kasolite9.AK.15Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Zeunerite40.2a.14.1Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Cuprosklodowskite53.3.1.4Cu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Kasolite53.3.1.1Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β53.3.1.9Ca(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.
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CuprosklodowskiteCu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
H KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
H ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
OOxygen
O CuprosklodowskiteCu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
O KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
O ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O QuartzSiO2
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O UraniniteUO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SiSilicon
Si CuprosklodowskiteCu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Si KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu CuprosklodowskiteCu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Cu ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
PbLead
Pb KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
UUranium
U CuprosklodowskiteCu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
U KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
U ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U UraniniteUO2

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.

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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3146074
marine or continental molasse

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{siltstone,conglomerate}

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]

Early Paleozoic
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 3189522
Paleozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Orthogneiss

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]

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


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