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Les Salesses, Estables, Saint-Amans, Lozère, Occitanie, Francei
Regional Level Types
Les Salesses- not defined -
Estables- not defined -
Saint-Amans- not defined -
LozèreDepartment
OccitanieRegion
FranceCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° North , 3° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~53km
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Languedoc-Roussillon


A fluorite vein, mined in the 1920's but the production was low. Some wells were executed in 1978 but ore stocks are too low to resume operation. Today, only some dumps around the backfilled shaft are still accessible.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: AUBAGUE.M ET AL.(1979) RAP.BRGM.79RDR016FE
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: AUBAGUE.M ET AL.(1979) RAP.BRGM.79RDR016FE
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: AUBAGUE.M ET AL.(1979) RAP.BRGM.79RDR016FE
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: AUBAGUE.M ET AL.(1979) RAP.BRGM.79RDR016FE
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: AUBAGUE.M ET AL.(1979) RAP.BRGM.79RDR016FE
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: AUBAGUE.M ET AL.(1979) RAP.BRGM.79RDR016FE
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: AUBAGUE.M ET AL.(1979) RAP.BRGM.79RDR016FE
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: AUBAGUE.M ET AL.(1979) RAP.BRGM.79RDR016FE
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: AUBAGUE.M ET AL.(1979) RAP.BRGM.79RDR016FE

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O QuartzSiO2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O CerussitePbCO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb CerussitePbCO3

References

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- AUBAGUE.M ET AL.(1979) RAP.BRGM.79RDR016FE
- GRANDPRAT.M (1978) THESE, CLERMONT-FERRAND

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