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Orb river alluvials, Tarassac, Mons-la-Trivalle, Hérault, Occitanie, Francei
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Orb river alluvialsAlluvials
Tarassac- not defined -
Mons-la-Trivalle- not defined -
HéraultDepartment
OccitanieRegion
FranceCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):L'Orb, Tarassac, Mons, Hérault, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° 33' 30'' North , 2° 58' 42'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 43.55861,2.97861
GeoHash:G#: spdpgc8gq
Locality type:Alluvials
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Vieussan242 (2016)2.2km
Mons576 (2016)2.2km
Saint-Julien216 (2016)5.1km
Olargues644 (2016)5.2km
Le Poujol-sur-Orb1,003 (2016)7.1km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Languedoc-Roussillon


Alluvials.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Biotite'
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
'Monazite'
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Collected by François Périnet

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Monazite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Monazite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O QuartzSiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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: 3133549
flysch (sediments)

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

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

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]

Cambrian
485.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187425
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 Ma)

Comments: Massif Central

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

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


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