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Le Croustet (Mont Croustet), Ceyssac, Le Puy-en-Velay, Haute-Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 1' 42'' North , 3° 50' 58'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.02833,3.84944
GeoHash:G#: u048pt5j4
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Le Croustet (Mont Croustet), Ceyssac, Le Puy-en-Velay, Haute-Loire, Auvergne, France
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Auvergne; Rhône-Alpes


Basaltic slag strombolian cone with many crustal xenoliths. Corundum, zircon, nepheline are present in colluvium formed on the slopes of the cone.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: LACROIX A. (1892) - Minéralogie de la France
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: LACROIX A. (1892) - Minéralogie de la France
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: LACROIX A. (1892) - Minéralogie de la France
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: GIROD, M., BOUILLER, R., Notice de la carte géologique du Puy-en-Velay
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: GIROD, M., BOUILLER, R., Notice de la carte géologique du Puy-en-Velay
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: LACROIX A. (1892) - Minéralogie de la France
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Collected by Stéphane Jamon
'Hornblende'
Reference: LACROIX A. (1892) - Minéralogie de la France
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: LACROIX A. (1892) - Minéralogie de la France
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: François Périnet collection
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Collected by Stéphane Jamon
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Reference: LACROIX A. (1892) - Minéralogie de la France
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: GIROD, M., BOUILLER, R., Notice de la carte géologique du Puy-en-Velay
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Collected by Stéphane Jamon
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Collected by Stéphane Jamon
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: LACROIX A. (1892) - Minéralogie de la France
Siderite var: Sphärosiderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: LACROIX A. (1892) - Minéralogie de la France
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: LACROIX A. (1892) - Minéralogie de la France
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: LACROIX A. (1892) - Minéralogie de la France
Spinel var: Ferropicotite
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: LACROIX A. (1892) - Minéralogie de la France
Spinel var: Pleonaste
Formula: (Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Reference: LACROIX A. (1892) - Minéralogie de la France
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: LACROIX A. (1892) - Minéralogie de la France
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: GIROD, M., BOUILLER, R., Notice de la carte géologique du Puy-en-Velay

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Corundum'4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
var: Ferropicotite4.BB.05MgAl2O4
var: Pleonaste4.BB.05(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
var: Sphärosiderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Augite'9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Hornblende-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
Aragonite-CaCO3
Corundum
var: Sapphire
-Al2O3
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
Siderite
var: Sphärosiderite
-FeCO3
Spinel
var: Ferropicotite
-MgAl2O4
var: Pleonaste-(Mg,Fe)Al2O4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C Siderite (var: Sphärosiderite)FeCO3
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O CorundumAl2O3
O Spinel (var: Ferropicotite)MgAl2O4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O SideriteFeCO3
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Siderite (var: Sphärosiderite)FeCO3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
NaSodium
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Spinel (var: Ferropicotite)MgAl2O4
Mg Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Spinel (var: Ferropicotite)MgAl2O4
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
KPotassium
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Siderite (var: Sphärosiderite)FeCO3
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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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Pliocene
2.588 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3155968
hot spot

Age: Pliocene (2.588 - 5.333 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{alkali basalt}, Minor{hawaiite,nephelinic, leucitic and analcitic rocks}

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]

Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3191665
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Comments: Massif Central

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- BOUT, P., Observations sur le Villafranchien d'Auvergne et du Velay (Compte rendu de l'excursion de l'A.F.E.Q. du 19 au 22 mai 1966) Bulletin de l'Association française pour l'étude du quaternaire, Année 1967, Volume 4, Numéro 4-1, pp31-33
- GIROD, M., BOUILLER, R., Notice de la carte géologique du Puy-en-Velay
- LACROIX A. (1892) - Minéralogie de la France - Tome I, p.56 (sillimanite), p. 179 (olivine), p. 593 (augite), p. 678 (hornblende) - Tome II, p. 249 (titanite) - Tome III, p. 210-212 (zircon), p. 241-243 (corindon), p. 291 (ilménite), p. 615 (sphérosidérite), p. 691 (aragonite) – Tome IV, p. 305 (pléonaste), p. 309 (ferropicotite), p. 317-324 (titanomagnétite), p. 390 (apatite) - Librairie Albert Blanchard.

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