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South Mine, Cap Garonne Mine, Le Pradet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Francei
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Cap Garonne MineMine
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VarDepartment
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Name(s) in local language(s):Mine sud, Mine du Cap Garonne, Le Pradet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° 4' 50'' North , 6° 2' 5'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 43.08044,6.03481
GeoHash:G#: spsm16d3t
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Le Pradet12,343 (2016)3.2km
Carqueiranne9,175 (2016)3.5km
La Garde28,257 (2016)5.2km
La Valette-du-Var23,134 (2016)7.6km
La Crau17,905 (2016)8.3km


The southern part of the main workings, at a higher elevation than the north mine.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


22 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: jean marie.claude collection. trouvaille personnelle
Agardite-(Y)
Formula: YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Trouvaille et collection personnelle .CLAUDE Jean Marie
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Personal find ,Years 1980 , South Mine, room G . CLAUDE jean-marie Collection
Arsenocrandallite
Formula: CaAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Description: EDX analysis AJW Paris
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: ie Note de Mr. F. Pisani (1860) Sur les minéraux trouvés dans la mine de cuivre du Cap-Garonne, présenté par Mr Des Cloizeaux. CR1870 1er (T.LXX, n°18)
Bariopharmacoalumite
Formula: Ba0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Habit: cubes
Colour: colorless, white, pale yellow
Description: EDX analysis AJW Paris + S.Mills Melbourne
Reference: Georges Favreau collection (article in preparation)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Pierre Monniot specimen
Bismoclite
Formula: BiOCl
Description: XRD analysis S. MILLS + EDX analysis AJW Paris
Reference: Cap Garonne mine museum and CLAUDE jm collection
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Habit: Tiny (<0.5 mm) octahedral or facet-rich xls
Colour: yellow
Description: Associated with parnauite
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: CLAUDE Jean Marie Collection and trouvaille personnelle
Capgaronnite
Formula: AgHgClS
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Cornubite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: CLAUDE Jean-Marie trouvaille et collection personnelle
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: CLAUDE Jean Marie Collection and trouvaille personnelle
Iltisite
Formula: HgAgSCl
Habit: hexagonal plates
Colour: dark red, black
Description: EDX analysis AJW Paris + B. Devouard OPGC Clermont Ferrand (F)
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Lavendulan
Formula: NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Reference: Georges FAVREAU and CLAUDE Jean-Marie collection
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: collection et trouvaille personnelle
'Mansfieldite-Scorodite Series'
Formula: AlAsO4 . 2H2O - Fe2+AsO4 . 2H2O
Reference: trouvaille et collection personnelle 1978. CLAUDE Jean Marie
Mixite
Formula: BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: CLAUDE Jean Marie Collection and trouvaille personnelle
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Pierre Monniot specimen
Perroudite
Formula: Hg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Reference: CLAUDE Jean Marie Collection and trouvaille personnelle
Spangolite
Formula: Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Zeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: CLAUDE Jean-Marie trouvaille et collection personnelle.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Capgaronnite2.FC.20aAgHgClS
Iltisite2.FC.20bHgAgSCl
Perroudite2.FC.20cHg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
Group 3 - Halides
Bismoclite3.DC.25BiOCl
Bromargyrite3.AA.15AgBr
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Spangolite7.DD.15Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Adamite8.BB.30Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Agardite-(Y)8.DL.15YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Arsenocrandallite8.BL.10CaAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Bariopharmacoalumite8.DK.12Ba0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Cornubite8.BD.30Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cornwallite8.BD.05Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Lavendulan8.DG.05NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Mixite8.DL.15BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Pharmacosiderite8.DK.10KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Zeunerite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Mansfieldite-Scorodite Series'-AlAsO4 . 2H2O - Fe2+AsO4 . 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
Chlor-sulfides
Capgaronnite2.15.6.1AgHgClS
Perroudite2.15.5.1Hg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Bromargyrite9.1.4.2AgBr
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A(O,OH)Xq
Bismoclite10.2.1.2BiOCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
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
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Zeunerite40.2a.14.1Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Cornubite41.4.2.1Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cornwallite41.4.2.2Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
A2(XO4)Zq
Adamite41.6.6.3Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Agardite-(Y)42.5.1.2YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Mixite42.5.1.1BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Arsenocrandallite42.7.4.1CaAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Bariopharmacoalumite42.8.1b.3Ba0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Pharmacosiderite42.8.1a.1KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Lavendulan42.9.4.2NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Iltisite-HgAgSCl
'Mansfieldite-Scorodite Series'-AlAsO4 . 2H2O - Fe2+AsO4 . 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BariopharmacoalumiteBa0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
H ArsenocrandalliteCaAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
H SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
H ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
H CornubiteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
H AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
H PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
H MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
H Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O BariopharmacoalumiteBa0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
O BismocliteBiOCl
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O BaryteBaSO4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
O ArsenocrandalliteCaAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
O SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
O ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
O CornubiteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
O AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
O PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
O MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O AnataseTiO2
NaSodium
Na LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
AlAluminium
Al BariopharmacoalumiteBa0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Al ArsenocrandalliteCaAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Al SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S IltisiteHgAgSCl
S PerrouditeHg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
S CapgaronniteAgHgClS
S SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
ClChlorine
Cl BismocliteBiOCl
Cl IltisiteHgAgSCl
Cl PerrouditeHg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
Cl CapgaronniteAgHgClS
Cl LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Cl SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
KPotassium
K PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
CaCalcium
Ca LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Ca ArsenocrandalliteCaAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
CuCopper
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Cu SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Cu ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu CornubiteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
ZnZinc
Zn AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
AsArsenic
As BariopharmacoalumiteBa0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
As LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
As ArsenocrandalliteCaAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
As ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
As CornubiteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
As AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
As PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
As MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
As CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
As Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
BrBromine
Br PerrouditeHg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
Br BromargyriteAgBr
YYttrium
Y Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
AgSilver
Ag IltisiteHgAgSCl
Ag PerrouditeHg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
Ag CapgaronniteAgHgClS
Ag BromargyriteAgBr
IIodine
I PerrouditeHg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
BaBarium
Ba BariopharmacoalumiteBa0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg IltisiteHgAgSCl
Hg PerrouditeHg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
Hg CapgaronniteAgHgClS
BiBismuth
Bi BismocliteBiOCl
Bi MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
UUranium
U ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O

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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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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