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North mine, Cap Garonne Mine, Le Pradet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Francei
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North mine- not defined -
Cap Garonne MineMine
Le Pradet- not defined -
VarDepartment
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
43° 4' 53'' North , 6° 2' 7'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Le Pradet12,343 (2016)3.2km
Carqueiranne9,175 (2016)3.4km
La Garde28,257 (2016)5.1km
La Valette-du-Var23,134 (2016)7.5km
La Crau17,905 (2016)8.2km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mine nord, Mine du Cap Garonne, Le Pradet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France


The northern part of the main workings.
The museum is installed in part of this mine.

Most new species were found in this mine (11/12).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bariopharmacoalumite
Formula: Ba0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Reference: Georges Favreau collection (article in preparation)
Bayldonite
Formula: PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Reference: CLAUDE jean-marie : trouvaille et collection personnelle
Capgaronnite
Formula: AgHgClS
Reference: Trouvaille personnelle . In my collection CLAUDE. jean Marie
Chalcophyllite
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Reference: CLAUDE Jean-Marie : trouvaille et collection personnelle
Corderoite
Formula: Hg2+3S2Cl2
Habit: Tiny dodecahedral crystals (0.1 mm)
Colour: pale yellow
Description: EDS analysis AJW PAris
Reference: Cap Garonne mine museum;
Cornubite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: CLAUDE jm. Trouvaille et collection personnelle
Cyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Reference: CLAUDE Jean-Marie : trouvaille (08/1980) in collection personnelle.
Dundasite
Formula: PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Forêtite
Formula: Cu2Al2(AsO4)(OH,O,H2O)6
Reference: Jean-Marie CLAUDE trouvaille and collection (found 08/1980)
Gobelinite (TL)
Formula: CoCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Mills, S.J., Kolitsch, U., Favreau, G., Birch, W.D., Galea-Clolus, V. and Henrich, J.M. (2019) Gobelinite, IMA 2018-167. CNMNC Newsletter No. 49, June 2019, page xxx; Mineralogical Magazine, 83, 323-328.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: CLAUDE Jean-Marie : trouvaille et collection personnelle (08/1980)
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: trouvaille et collection personnelle
Parnauite
Formula: Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Reference: trouvaille 1980 _ collection personnelle
Philipsbornite
Formula: PbAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: CLAUDE Jean-Marie :trouvaille et collection personnelle
Spangolite
Formula: Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Reference: CLAUDE Jean-Marie trouvaille (08/1980) and collection personelle;

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Capgaronnite2.FC.20aAgHgClS
Corderoite2.FC.15aHg2+3S2Cl2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dundasite5.DB.10PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Cyanotrichite7.DE.10Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Spangolite7.DD.15Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Bariopharmacoalumite8.DK.12Ba0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Bayldonite8.BH.45PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Chalcophyllite8.DF.30Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Cornubite8.BD.30Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Parnauite8.DF.35Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Philipsbornite8.BL.10PbAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Forêtite-Cu2Al2(AsO4)(OH,O,H2O)6
Gobelinite (TL)-CoCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
Chlor-sulfides
Capgaronnite2.15.6.1AgHgClS
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A3(O,OH)2Xq
Corderoite10.3.3.1Hg2+3S2Cl2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Dundasite16b.2.1.1PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Spangolite31.1.5.1Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Cyanotrichite31.2.1.1Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Cornubite41.4.2.1Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Bayldonite41.5.14.1PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Philipsbornite42.7.4.2PbAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Bariopharmacoalumite42.8.1b.3Ba0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Chalcophyllite43.5.14.1Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Parnauite43.5.13.1Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Forêtite-Cu2Al2(AsO4)(OH,O,H2O)6
Gobelinite (TL)-CoCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GobeliniteCoCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
H BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
H BariopharmacoalumiteBa0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
H PhilipsbornitePbAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
H ForêtiteCu2Al2(AsO4)(OH,O,H2O)6
H CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
H ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
H SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
H DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
H CornubiteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
OOxygen
O GobeliniteCoCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
O BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
O BariopharmacoalumiteBa0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
O PhilipsbornitePbAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
O ForêtiteCu2Al2(AsO4)(OH,O,H2O)6
O CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
O ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
O SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
O DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
O CornubiteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
AlAluminium
Al BariopharmacoalumiteBa0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Al PhilipsbornitePbAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Al ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Al ForêtiteCu2Al2(AsO4)(OH,O,H2O)6
Al CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Al SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Al DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
SSulfur
S GobeliniteCoCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
S CapgaronniteAgHgClS
S ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
S CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
S ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
S SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
S CorderoiteHg32+S2Cl2
ClChlorine
Cl CapgaronniteAgHgClS
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Cl CorderoiteHg32+S2Cl2
CoCobalt
Co GobeliniteCoCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
CuCopper
Cu GobeliniteCoCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Cu BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Cu ForêtiteCu2Al2(AsO4)(OH,O,H2O)6
Cu CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Cu ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Cu SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Cu CornubiteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
AsArsenic
As BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
As BariopharmacoalumiteBa0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
As PhilipsbornitePbAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
As ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
As ForêtiteCu2Al2(AsO4)(OH,O,H2O)6
As ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
As CornubiteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
AgSilver
Ag CapgaronniteAgHgClS
BaBarium
Ba BariopharmacoalumiteBa0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
HgMercury
Hg CapgaronniteAgHgClS
Hg CorderoiteHg32+S2Cl2
PbLead
Pb BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Pb PhilipsbornitePbAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3156840
detrital and evaporitic deposit

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{gypsum, anhydrite,dolomite/dolostone,claystone}

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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