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Éperon quarry, Échassières, Ébreuil, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° North , 2° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~2km
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Carrière de l'Éperon, Échassières, Ébreuil, Allier, Auvergne, France
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Auvergne; Rhône-Alpes

Abandoned quarry in Colettes granite.
Located E of the Beauvoir quarry.

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6 valid minerals.

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- Nicolas, J. & de Rosen, A. (1963): Le massif granitique des Colettes (Allier) et ses mineralizations. Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie 86, 126-128.
- NICOLAS, J. & de ROSEN, A. (1963): Phosphates hydrothermaux de basse température et kaolinisation: la gorceixite du massif des Colettes (Allier) et les minéraux associes (hinsdalite). Bull. Soc. Franç. Minér. Cristallogr., 86, 379-385.
- DE ROSEN, A. (1965): Évolution continue d'un massif granitique et succession minérale : le massif des Colettes (Échassieres, Allier). Première partie : Granites et micaschistes. Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 88, 678-687.
- de ROSEN, A. (1966): Évolution continue d'un massif granitique et succession minérale: le massif des Colettes (Échassières, Allier). Deuxième partie: filons, altérations et minéralisations. – Bull. Minéral. Franç. Minéral. Cristallogr., 89, 155-176.

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