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Allenbourn (Allenburn), Bitschwiller-les-Thann, Thur valley (Thann valley), Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, Francei
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Name(s) in local language(s):Allenbourn (Allenburn), Bitschwiller-les-Thann, Vallée de la Thur (Vallée de Thann), Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 49' 35'' North , 7° 3' 12'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.82639,7.05333
GeoHash:G#: u0t00d80f
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bitschwiller-lès-Thann2,213 (2018)2.0km
Willer-sur-Thur315 (2018)2.4km
Thann8,429 (2017)2.5km
Moosch1,995 (2018)3.8km
Bourbach-le-Haut338 (2016)3.9km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Alsace


Ancient workings on an iron- and manganese-bearing quartz vein, of which some dumps remain. Another outcrop in the vicinity of this locality has produced siderite, galena and sphalerite.
Located 3 km WSW of Bitschwiller-les-Thann.

Ref.:
- J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Ranciéite
Formula: (Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Romanèchite
Formula: (Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cryptomelane4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Ranciéite4.FL.40(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Romanèchite4.DK.10(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB8X16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Romanèchite7.9.2.1(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
AB4X9
Ranciéite7.10.1.1(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
H Ranciéite(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
H Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O QuartzSiO2
O Ranciéite(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
O Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
O SideriteFeCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
KPotassium
K CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Ranciéite(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
MnManganese
Mn CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn Ranciéite(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Mn Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 2350098
Magmatische Gesteine, Plutonite

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Granite in tonalite and Quartz syenite

Reference: Geological Institute. Geological Map of Switzerland 1:500,000. isbn: 3906723399. University of Bern. [49]

Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3191396
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 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]

Guadalupian - Late Carboniferous
259.1 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 2608834

Age: Paleozoic (259.1 - 323.2 Ma)

Description: volcanic

Comments: Rhyolitic lava predominant; also tuffs, dikes and subvolcanic intrusion

Lithology: Rhyolite (quartz porphyry)

Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe. [94]

Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3146151
flysch (sediments)

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{siltstone}, Minor{limestone,sandstone}

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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