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Les Châtelaunoux quarry, Mazaye, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 48' 22'' North , 2° 53' 13'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.80611,2.88694
GeoHash:G#: u04h9dwpy
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Auvergne; Rhône-Alpes


Quarry in activity exploited by "Les Granites d'Auvergne" company.
2000 t per year of basalt rocks are crushed in situ.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cordierite ?
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: FX Kapfer
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Philippe Rémy collection
Fluoro-edenite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(F,OH)2
Reference: Michel Bretheau' collection
Fluorophlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Reference: Philippe Rémy collection
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: FX Kappfer Collection
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Philippe Rémy collection
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Chollet Pascal collection
Pseudobrookite
Formula: Fe2TiO5
Reference: Philippe Rémy collection
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Philippe Rémy collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Pseudobrookite'4.CB.15Fe2TiO5
Group 9 - Silicates
'Cordierite' ?9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Enstatite'9.DA.05MgSiO3
'Fluoro-edenite'9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(F,OH)2
'Fluorophlogopite'9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
'Zircon'9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
AB2X5
Pseudobrookite7.7.1.1Fe2TiO5
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite ?61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Fluoro-edenite-{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(F,OH)2
Fluorophlogopite-KMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Fluoro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(F,OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
OOxygen
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O Fluoro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(F,OH)2
O FluorophlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F Fluoro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(F,OH)2
F FluorophlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na Fluoro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(F,OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg Fluoro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(F,OH)2
Mg FluorophlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al Fluoro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(F,OH)2
Al FluorophlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si Fluoro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(F,OH)2
Si FluorophlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
KPotassium
K FluorophlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Fluoro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(F,OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
FeIron
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3155580
hot spot

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{alkali basalt}, Minor{hawaiite,nephelinic, leucitic and analcitic rocks}

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]

Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3186847
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Comments: Massif Central

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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