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Couze de Chaudefour river alluvials, Voissière, Chambon-sur-Lac, Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Francei
Regional Level Types
Couze de Chaudefour river alluvialsAlluvials
Voissière- not defined -
Chambon-sur-Lac- not defined -
Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise- not defined -
Puy-de-DômeDepartment
Auvergne-Rhône-AlpesRegion
FranceCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Couze de Chaudefour, Voissière, Chambon-sur-Lac, Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne, France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 33' 13'' North , 2° 52' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.55361,2.87500
GeoHash:G#: u0451kv90
Locality type:Alluvials
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Chambon-sur-Lac392 (2016)2.7km
Mont-Dore1,787 (2017)4.8km
Murol585 (2016)5.7km
Saint-Victor-la-Rivière227 (2016)5.9km
Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise1,636 (2018)6.1km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Auvergne; Rhône-Alpes


alluvials

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
'Apatite'
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
'Biotite'
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
'Enstatite-Ferrosilite Series'
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
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
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Collected by François Périnet

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'-
'Enstatite-Ferrosilite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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 [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
Corundum
var: Sapphire
-Al2O3
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'-
'Enstatite-Ferrosilite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
OOxygen
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O QuartzSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O CorundumAl2O3
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al CorundumAl2O3
SiSilicon
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
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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Pliocene
2.588 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3156701
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]

Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3186847
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Comments: Massif Central

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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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