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Espira-de-l'Agly, Pyrénées-Orientales, Occitanie, Francei
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Name(s) in local language(s):Espira-de-l'Agly
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PlacePopulation
Espira-de-Conflent136 (2016)
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Languedoc-Roussillon


Active quarry since years 70's.
There, one is exploiting a silico-carbonate rock wich has been modified by low metamorphism.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 215- 217
'Chabazite'
Reference: Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 215- 217
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 215- 217
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 215- 217
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 215- 217
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 215- 217
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 215- 217
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 215- 217
Ranciéite
Formula: (Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Reference: Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 215- 217
Rutile ?
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 215- 217
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 215- 217
Wollastonite ?
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Berbain. C, Favreau. G, Aymar. J, 2005 Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées Orientales Ed. Association Française de Microminéralogie, p 215- 217

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Ranciéite4.FL.40(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Rutile ?4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Wollastonite ?9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile ?4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB4X9
Ranciéite7.10.1.1(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite ?65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Ranciéite(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Ranciéite(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
O RutileTiO2
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
NaSodium
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Ranciéite(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn Ranciéite(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2

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