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Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Francei
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185 valid minerals. 7 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 5 erroneous literature entries.

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Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Jean-Luc Portes collection
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain, "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France : Hautes-Alpes", BRGM, 1972
Aktashite
Formula: Cu6Hg3As4S12
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Johan, Z. & Mantienne, J. (2000): Thallium-rich mineralization at Jas Roux, Hautes-Alpes, France: a complex epithermal, sediment-hosted, ore-forming system. J. Czech Geol. Soc. 45, 63-77.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Description: In lherzolite.
Reference: http://wwwpsvt.free.fr/svt/geol/alpes/chenaillet.htm
Alloclasite
Formula: Co1-xFexAsS
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Description: In bornite.
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain, "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France : Hautes-Alpes", BRGM, 1972
Aluminocopiapite
Formula: Al2/3Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Bourgoin, V., Favreau, G., Boulliard, J.-C. (2011): Jas Roux: un gisement exceptionnel à minéraux de thallium. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 3-2011, 2-91.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Amphibole Supergroup var: Byssolite'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
'Andorite'
Formula: AgPbSb3S6
Andorite IV (TL)
Formula: Pb18Ag15Sb47S96
Reference: American Mineralogist, 70, 219 (1985)
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Ankerite-Dolomite Series'
Reference: Self colected S. Maury 2015
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain, "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France : Hautes-Alpes", BRGM, 1972
'Apatite Group'
Reference: Self collected S. Maury
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Argentopyrite
Formula: AgFe2S3
Reference: Moëlo, Y., Picot, Pierrot, R. (1975): L'indice à sulfoantimoniures de plomb des Cougnasses (commune d'Orpierre, Hautes Alpes). Partie I : minéralogie du minerai. Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie 98, 299-307.; Le Cahier des Micromonteurs,(2), 3-13
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS