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Lissac/Couze quarry, Larche, Corrèze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Francei
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Lissac/Couze quarryQuarry
Larche- not defined -
CorrèzeDepartment
Nouvelle-AquitaineRegion
FranceCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s): Carrière de Lissac/Couze, Corrèze, Limousin, France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 6' 2'' North , 1° 28' 20'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.10056,1.47250
GeoHash:G#: u0109d21z
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Lissac-sur-Couze538 (2016)0.7km
Chasteaux510 (2016)1.0km
Chartrier-Ferrière276 (2016)3.6km
Noailles743 (2016)4.0km
Saint-Cernin-de-Larche462 (2016)4.5km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Limousin


Quarry opened in sub-lithographic limestones. Active in 2010

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Colour: White, black, red, tranluscid
Fluorescence: no
Reference: suspected; Van King; Michel TREILLARD Collection
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Van King
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Van King

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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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Middle Jurassic
163.5 - 174.1 Ma



ID: 3158117
mostly biogenic deposit

Age: Middle Jurassic (163.5 - 174.1 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{marlstone,sandstone,dolomite/dolostone}

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]

Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3189352
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

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]

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