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Espartignac Quarry, Uzerche, Corrèze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Francei
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Espartignac QuarryQuarry
Uzerche- not defined -
CorrèzeDepartment
Nouvelle-AquitaineRegion
FranceCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):, Carrière d'Espartignac, Uzerche, Corrèze, Limousin, France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 25' 8'' North , 1° 34' 26'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.41889,1.57389
GeoHash:G#: u0147u604
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Uzerche3,143 (2016)0.8km
Espartignac401 (2016)1.7km
Saint-Ybard602 (2016)5.2km
Condat-sur-Ganaveix647 (2016)5.7km
Saint-Jal611 (2016)6.0km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Limousin


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: Rhomboedric
Colour: Translucid to white
Fluorescence: Certains only
Reference: Michel TREILLARD (visual identification)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Colour: Yellow copper to iricend
Fluorescence: no
Reference: Michel Treillard (identification visuelle ); Michel TREILLARD (visual identification)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Colour: white
Fluorescence: no
Reference: Michel TREILLARD (visual identification)
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Colour: dark red
Fluorescence: no
Reference: Michel TREILLARD (visual identification)
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Colour: pale blue
Reference: Michel TREILLARD (visual identification)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Colour: metalic yelow
Reference: Michel TREILLARD (visual identification)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: hexagonal
Colour: translucent to white
Reference: Michel TREILLARD (visual identification)
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Colour: white fibrous
Reference: Michel Treillard (identification visuelle ); Michel TREILLARD (visual identification)
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Colour: opaque brown
Reference: Michel TREILLARD (visual identification)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
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
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O QuartzSiO2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3141727
Amphibolite-leptynite unit

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Description: ophiolite complex

Lithology: Major:{amphibolite}, Minor{eclogite,granulite}

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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3192304
Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Massif Central

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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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