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Caillau (Caillaou-Jasse; Jasse de Caillau; Calhau; La Roqueta; Col de Jau), Mosset, Pyrénées-Orientales, Occitanie, Francei
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Caillau (Caillaou-Jasse; Jasse de Caillau; Calhau; La Roqueta; Col de Jau)- not defined -
Mosset- not defined -
Pyrénées-OrientalesDepartment
OccitanieRegion
FranceCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Col de Jau
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 40' 4'' North , 2° 14' 38'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.66778,2.24389
GeoHash:G#: sp9dep3vy
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mosset310 (2016)8.4km
Roquefort-de-Sault111 (2016)8.5km
Campôme119 (2016)10.9km
Molitg-les-Bains225 (2016)11.6km
Quérigut123 (2016)12.4km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Languedoc-Roussillon


Talc quarry, near the refuge of Callau (Cailhau).
Works ended in 1972.
Known by collectors as the "Col de Jau".

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: Aranitis, S. (1967): Gisement de Caillaou Jasse. Bull BRGM, 1, 33-38.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Berbain, C., Favreau, G. & Aymar, J. (2005): Mines et Minéraux des Pyrénées-Orientales et des Corbières. Association Française de Microminéralogie Ed., 68.; Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 68
'Chabazite'
Reference: Berbain, C., Favreau, G. & Aymar, J. (2005): Mines et Minéraux des Pyrénées-Orientales et des Corbières. Association Française de Microminéralogie Ed., 68.; Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 68
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 68
Clinochlore var: Leuchtenbergite
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Fortuné, J.-P. (1966): Le gisement de Talc de Caillau (Pyrénées-Orientales). Bull. Soc. Hist. nat. Toulouse, t.102, 367-370.
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Fortuné, J.-P. (1966): Le gisement de Talc de Caillau (Pyrénées-Orientales). Bull. Soc. Hist. nat. Toulouse, t.102, 367-370.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Fortuné, J.-P. (1966): Le gisement de Talc de Caillau (Pyrénées-Orientales). Bull. Soc. Hist. nat. Toulouse, t.102, 367-370.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Aranitis, S. (1967): Gisement de Caillaou Jasse. Bull BRGM, 1, 33-38.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Fortuné, J.-P. (1966): Le gisement de Talc de Caillau (Pyrénées-Orientales). Bull. Soc. Hist. nat. Toulouse, t.102, 367-370.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Berbain, C., Favreau, G. & Aymar, J. (2005): Mines et Minéraux des Pyrénées-Orientales et des Corbières. Association Française de Microminéralogie Ed., 68.; Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 68
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Berbain, C., Favreau, G. & Aymar, J. (2005): Mines et Minéraux des Pyrénées-Orientales et des Corbières. Association Française de Microminéralogie Ed., 68.; Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 68
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Berbain, C., Favreau, G. & Aymar, J. (2005): Mines et Minéraux des Pyrénées-Orientales et des Corbières. Association Française de Microminéralogie Ed., 68.; Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 68
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Berbain, C., Favreau, G. & Aymar, J. (2005): Mines et Minéraux des Pyrénées-Orientales et des Corbières. Association Française de Microminéralogie Ed., 68.; Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 68
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Aranitis, S. (1967): Gisement de Caillaou Jasse. Bull BRGM, 1, 33-38.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Fortuné, J.-P. (1966): Le gisement de Talc de Caillau (Pyrénées-Orientales). Bull. Soc. Hist. nat. Toulouse, t.102, 367-370.
Zoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Fortuné, J.-P. (1966): Le gisement de Talc de Caillau (Pyrénées-Orientales). Bull. Soc. Hist. nat. Toulouse, t.102, 367-370.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Leuchtenbergite9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Zoisite9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chabazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chabazite'-
Clinochlore
var: Leuchtenbergite
-Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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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Ordovician - Cambrian
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 3189976
Paleozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Comments: Pyrenees

Lithology: Orthogneiss/paragneiss

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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3134838
marine molasse

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{phyllite}, Minor{quartzite,marble}

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

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Fortuné, J.-P. (1966): Le gisement de Talc de Caillau (Pyrénées-Orientales). Bull. Soc. Hist. nat. Toulouse, 102, 367-370.
- Aranitis, S. (1967): Gisement de Caillaou Jasse. Bull BRGM, 1, 33-38.
- Berbain, C., Favreau, G. & Aymar, J. (2005): Mines et Minéraux des Pyrénées-Orientales et des Corbières. Association Française de Microminéralogie Ed., 68.
- Lacroix, A. (1910): Minéralogie de la France et de ses colonies, Librairie Polytechnique, Ch. Béranger Editeur, Tome I, 450-451.


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