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Appietto quarry, Appietto, Corse-du-Sud, Corsica, Francei
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Name(s) in local language(s):Carrière d'Appietto, Appietto, Corse-du-Sud, Corse, France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 59' 48'' North , 8° 44' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.99672,8.74183
GeoHash:G#: spqnyvm8e
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Alata2,584 (2016)2.1km
Appietto1,218 (2016)2.9km
Calcatoggio522 (2018)4.2km
Afa2,157 (2016)4.6km
Valle-di-Mezzana227 (2016)7.2km


Quarry exploited for road materials.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Gold ?
Formula: Au
Reference: POGGIONOVO, J.-P. (2005): Les miaroles à wulfenite d'Appietto (Corse). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 89(3), 82-87.
'Mica Group'
Reference: POGGIONOVO, J.-P. (2005): Les miaroles à wulfenite d'Appietto (Corse). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 89(3), 82-87.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: POGGIONOVO, J.-P. (2005): Les miaroles à wulfenite d'Appietto (Corse). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 89(3), 82-87.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: POGGIONOVO, J.-P. (2005): Les miaroles à wulfenite d'Appietto (Corse). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 89(3), 82-87.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: POGGIONOVO, J.-P. (2005): Les miaroles à wulfenite d'Appietto (Corse). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 89(3), 82-87.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: POGGIONOVO, J.-P. (2005): Les miaroles à wulfenite d'Appietto (Corse). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 89(3), 82-87.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Colour: grey, pale yellow, colorless
Reference: POGGIONOVO, J.-P. (2005): Les miaroles à wulfenite d'Appietto (Corse). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 89(3), 82-87.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold ?1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold ?1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
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
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

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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Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3185810
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

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]

Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3156255
calc-alkaline syn orogenic plutonism

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 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]

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

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