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Rhine river alluvials, Kembs, Sierentz, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, Francei
Regional Level Types
Rhine river alluvialsAlluvials
Kembs- not defined -
Sierentz- not defined -
Haut-RhinDepartment
Grand EstRegion
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Name(s) in local language(s):Le Rhin, Kembs, Sierentz, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 41' 18'' North , 7° 30' 39'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.68861,7.51111
GeoHash:G#: u0mr6cmqm
Locality type:Alluvials
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kembs3,909 (2016)0.6km
Niffer691 (2018)2.8km
Petit-Landau625 (2018)4.7km
Sierentz2,559 (2018)5.4km
Bad Bellingen3,759 (2011)5.9km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Alsace


alluvials

Regions containing this locality

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: collected by François Périnet
'Apatite'
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Leucoxene
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
'Pumpellyite Group'
Formula: Ca2XZ2(Si2O7)(SiO4)A2 · H2O
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
'Xenotime'
Reference: Collected by François Périnet
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Collected by François Périnet

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Leucoxene-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Pumpellyite Group'-Ca2XZ2(Si2O7)(SiO4)A2 · H2O
'Xenotime'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
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
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3
var: Sapphire-Al2O3
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Leucoxene-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Pumpellyite Group'-Ca2XZ2(Si2O7)(SiO4)A2 · H2O
'Xenotime'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Pumpellyite GroupCa2XZ2(Si2O7)(SiO4)A2 · H2O
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O RutileTiO2
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O AnataseTiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Pumpellyite GroupCa2XZ2(Si2O7)(SiO4)A2 · H2O
O CorundumAl2O3
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al CorundumAl2O3
SiSilicon
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Pumpellyite GroupCa2XZ2(Si2O7)(SiO4)A2 · H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Pumpellyite GroupCa2XZ2(Si2O7)(SiO4)A2 · H2O
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 2614114

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: fluvial

Comments: In part, under alluvial clay [in den Alps with Pleistocene terraces and talus]

Lithology: Sand, gravel, crushed stone

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

Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 2367001
Quartre Lockergesteine

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Lithology: Alluvium

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

Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3185393
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Comments: Rhine Graben

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]

Oligocene
23.03 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 3162701
Oligocene clay

Age: Oligocene (23.03 - 33.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{clay}, Minor{sand,carbonates, consolidated,marl}

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)
DAUBREE, A., (1846) Mémoire sur la distribution de l’or dans la Plaine du Rhin et sur l’extraction de ce métal, Annales des Mines, (40) t.10, pp. 3-36.
DAUBREE, A., (1852) Description géologique et minéralogique du département du Bas-Rhin, pp. 308-325 p.408.
GACHOT, H., (1965) L`or du Rhin, Saison d'Alsace, 10, N, S16, Seite 421 - 432.
LACROIX, A., (1892) Minéralogie de la France - Tome II, p. 432, Librairie Albert Blanchard
MOSSMAN, D.J., LEYPOLD, D., The Lore and Lure of Rhine Gold, Gold Bull., 1995, 28 (3), pp. 72-78.

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