La Joie mine, Saint-Cierge-la-Serre, La Voulte-sur-Rhône, Ardèche, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||44° 47' 55'' North , 4° 39' 49'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||44.79861,4.66361|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Ancienne mine de la Joie (ou du col du Trible)|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||Rhône-Alpes|
Former lead and zinc mine started in 1888 and closed in 1909. This mine operated 3 main veins called "filon Alice", "filon Saint-Louis" and "filon Argentiol". Today, all adits are collapsed but some dumps and outcrops remain.
5 valid minerals.
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443.8 - 541 Ma
|Cambrian-Ordovician sedimentary rocks|