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Bel Air Mine, La Chapelle Largeau, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Francei
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 56' 56'' North , 0° 50' 26'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.94889,-0.84056
GeoHash:G#: gbr7hfgcj
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Treize-Vents956 (2016)3.1km
Saint-Laurent-sur-Sèvre4,799 (2016)4.2km
Mallièvre242 (2016)4.5km
Saint-Malô-du-Bois1,291 (2016)4.8km
La Tessoualle3,128 (2016)6.3km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Poitou-Charentes


"(Coming from Mauléon). Northwest of Bressuire on the N148 bis and past Mauléon. At the intersection, take the D202 west. Uranium minerals in a mine a short distance before reaching the locality." [Belot, 1978]

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


32 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Bassetite
Formula: Fe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Dufrénite
Formula: Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25 / Johannet J.-M. (2006) Belles découvertes de dufrénite en Deux-Sèvres. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 93, 72-76. (in French)
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Greigite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2S4
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
'Gummite'
Reference: AFM 1-2002
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Ianthinite
Formula: U4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Metauranocircite-I
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Phosphuranylite
Formula: (H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Rutherfordine
Formula: (UO2)CO3
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Sabugalite
Formula: HAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Saléeite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: AFM 1-2002
Schoepite
Formula: (UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Studtite
Formula: [(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2] · H2O
Reference: Le Règne Minéral, Hors Série IV, 1998 & Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25
Uranopilite
Formula: (UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Reference: Le Cahier des micromonteurs, 2002, N°75, pp 8-25

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Greigite2.DA.05Fe2+Fe3+2S4
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cryptomelane4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ianthinite4.GA.10U4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Schoepite4.GA.05(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
Studtite4.GA.15[(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2] · H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Rutherfordine5.EB.05(UO2)CO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Uranopilite7.EA.05(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Bassetite8.EB.10Fe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Cacoxenite8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Dufrénite8.DK.15Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Metauranocircite-I8.EB.10Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
Phosphuranylite8.EC.10(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Sabugalite8.EB.55HAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
Saléeite8.EB.05Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Coffinite9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Gummite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Greigite2.10.1.10Fe2+Fe3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
AXO3·xH2O
Schoepite5.2.1.3(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Studtite5.3.1.1[(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2] · H2O
AX6O17·xH2O
Ianthinite5.6.1.1U4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB8X16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rutherfordine14.1.4.1(UO2)CO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Uranopilite31.2.6.1(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Bassetite40.2a.16.1Fe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Metauranocircite-I40.2a.3.2Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
Sabugalite40.2a.24.1HAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
Saléeite40.2a.11.1Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Phosphuranylite42.4.8.1(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Dufrénite42.9.1.2Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
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'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BassetiteFe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
H Studtite[(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2] · H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H IanthiniteU4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
H Schoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H Metauranocircite-IBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
H Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
H SabugaliteHAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
CCarbon
C Rutherfordine(UO2)CO3
OOxygen
O BassetiteFe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
O Studtite[(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2] · H2O
O CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O IanthiniteU4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
O Schoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O Rutherfordine(UO2)CO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O Metauranocircite-IBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
O Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
O SabugaliteHAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
AlAluminium
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Al SabugaliteHAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
SiSilicon
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
PPhosphorus
P BassetiteFe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
P DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P Metauranocircite-IBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
P Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
P SabugaliteHAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
P SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
SSulfur
S SulphurS8
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S GreigiteFe2+Fe23+S4
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
KPotassium
K CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
K Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Ca Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
MnManganese
Mn CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
FeIron
Fe BassetiteFe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe GreigiteFe2+Fe23+S4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BaBarium
Ba Metauranocircite-IBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
UUranium
U BassetiteFe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
U Studtite[(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2] · H2O
U IanthiniteU4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
U Schoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
U UraniniteUO2
U Rutherfordine(UO2)CO3
U Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U Metauranocircite-IBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
U Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
U SabugaliteHAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O

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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Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3147222
peraluminous syn orogenic plutonism

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Granite

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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3192570
Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Paragneiss

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

References

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Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.
Chapot, G., Couprie, R., Dumas, J., Leblanc, P., and Kerouanton, J.-L. (1996) L'uranium vendéen. Cahiers du Patrimoine, ADIG Ed., Nantes, France, 149-154 (in French).
Lièvre, J.-M. and Johannet, J.-M. (2002) Les gisements uranifères de la bordure deux-sèvrienne du massif de Mortagne-sur-Sèvre (85). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 75, 8-25 (in French).
Johannet, J.-M. (2006) Belles découvertes de dufrénite en Deux-Sèvres. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 93, 72-76 (in French).

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