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Caladroy, Bélesta, Pyrénées-Orientales, Occitanie, Francei
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Caladroy- not defined -
Bélesta- not defined -
Pyrénées-OrientalesDepartment
OccitanieRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° 43' 22'' North , 2° 38' 39'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bélesta236 (2016)3.1km
Cassagnes218 (2016)3.4km
Néfiach865 (2016)3.8km
Montner267 (2016)4.0km
Latour-de-France964 (2016)5.1km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Languedoc-Roussillon


"(Coming from Latour-de-France). West of Perpignan on the N116 until Millas. Take the N612 to the right towards the Col de la Bataille. Turn left onto the D38. Muscovite, sillimanite, and quartz in the sandstone to the east (Le Mas)." [Belot, 1978]

A long known locality for garnets in a muscovite pegmatite north-east of the Caladroy Castle (a vineyard for "Côtes du Roussillon-Villages" wines).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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8 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Guitard, G. (2010): Catalogue raisonné de la collection de minéralogie régionale, C.E.R.P. de Tautavel, 23.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Guitard, G. (2010): Catalogue raisonné de la collection de minéralogie régionale, C.E.R.P. de Tautavel, 108.
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Berger, G.M. and al. (1993): Notice explicative de la feuille Rivesaltes à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 116.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Berger, G.M. and al. (1993): Notice explicative de la feuille Rivesaltes à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 116.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.; Berger, G.M. et al. (1993) Notice explicative de la feuille Rivesaltes à 1/50000. B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 116.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Berger, G.M. and al. (1993): Notice explicative de la feuille Rivesaltes à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 116.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Guitard, G. (2010): Catalogue raisonné de la collection de minéralogie régionale, C.E.R.P. de Tautavel, 23.
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
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
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
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'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O

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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Pliocene
2.588 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3147823
fluviatil

Age: Pliocene (2.588 - 5.333 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{clay}, Minor{sand,gravel}

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]

Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma



ID: 3187706
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Comments: Cantabrian Orogen

Lithology: Sedimentary 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

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Companyo, L. (1861) Histoire naturelle des Pyrénées-Orientales, Imprimerie de J.-B. Alzine, Tome I, 345.
Lacroix, A. (1910) Minéralogie de la France et de ses colonies. Librairie Polytechnique, Ch. Béranger Editeur, Tome I, 248.
Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.
Berger, G.M. et al. (1993) Notice explicative de la feuille Rivesaltes à 1/50000. B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 116.
Berbain, C., Favreau, G., and Aymar, J. (2005) Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées-Orientales et des Corbières. Association Française de Microminéralogie (Ed.), 211-213.
Guitard, G. (2010) Catalogue raisonné de la collection de minéralogie régionale, C.E.R.P. de Tautavel, 23.


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