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Port conchylicole beach alluvials, Grau de Leucate, Leucate, Aude, Occitanie, Francei
Regional Level Types
Port conchylicole beach alluvialsAlluvials
Grau de Leucate- not defined -
Leucate- not defined -
AudeDepartment
OccitanieRegion
FranceCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Plage du Port conchylicole, Grau de Leucate, Leucate, Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 53' 12'' North , 3° 3' 2'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.88667,3.05083
GeoHash:G#: spd5vrm8c
Locality type:Alluvials
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Leucate3,539 (2016)3.2km
Fitou715 (2016)6.0km
Caves658 (2018)7.8km
Treilles172 (2016)9.6km
La Palme1,517 (2018)10.9km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Languedoc-Roussillon


alluvials

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
'Apatite'
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
'Garnet Supergroup'
Formula: X3Z2(TO4)3
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Leucoxene
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
'Monazite'
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Garnet Supergroup'-X3Z2(TO4)3
Leucoxene-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Monazite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
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
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Sillimanite52.2.2a.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
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
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.
'Apatite'-
'Garnet Supergroup'-X3Z2(TO4)3
Leucoxene-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Monazite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
BBoron
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O CorundumAl2O3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O AnataseTiO2
O RutileTiO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Garnet SupergroupX3Z2(TO4)3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
NaSodium
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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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Ma



ID: 3159158
submarine continental crust

Age: Anthropocene ( Ma)

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


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