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Barrachin quarry, Saint Crépin, Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Francei
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Barrachin quarryQuarry
Saint Crépin- not defined -
Hautes-AlpesDepartment
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 42' 51'' North , 6° 35' 17'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Saint-Crépin576 (2016)1.7km
La Roche-de-Rame733 (2016)3.9km
Réotier182 (2016)5.5km
Guillestre2,409 (2016)7.8km
Risoul673 (2016)8.4km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Carrière de Barrachin, Saint Crépin, Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France


Active quarry in the Anisian - Ladinian calcareous rock with calcite veins

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Ankerite-Dolomite Series'
Reference: Stephane Maury Collection
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Habit: Crusts on calcite
Colour: light blue
Reference: Self collected S. MAURY 2013
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: Common in scalenohedron, rare in trigonal prisms
Colour: white, yellow, orange, red, pink, grey
Reference: Self collected S. MAURY 2013
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Habit: Massive
Colour: brass yellow
Reference: Self collected S. MAURY 2013
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Habit: Spherules or crusts on calcite
Colour: green, light green
Reference: Self collected S. MAURY 2013
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Habit: Nodules partially altered in the limestone
Reference: Self collected S. MAURY 2013
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Habit: Rhomboedrons on calcite
Colour: Light brown
Reference: Self collected S. MAURY 2013
'Tetrahedrite Group'
Formula: M2(A6)M1(D4C2)X3(E4)S1(Y12)S2(Z)
Habit: Tetrahedron crystals in calcite cavities
Colour: Black
Reference: Self collected S. MAURY 2013

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Ankerite-Dolomite Series'-
'Tetrahedrite Group'-M2(A6)M1(D4C2)X3(E4)S1(Y12)S2(Z)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Ankerite-Dolomite Series'-
'Tetrahedrite Group'-M2(A6)M1(D4C2)X3(E4)S1(Y12)S2(Z)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C Tetrahedrite GroupM2(A6)M1(D4C2)X3(E4)S1(Y12)S2(Z)
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
SSulfur
S Tetrahedrite GroupM2(A6)M1(D4C2)X3(E4)S1(Y12)S2(Z)
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
YYttrium
Y Tetrahedrite GroupM2(A6)M1(D4C2)X3(E4)S1(Y12)S2(Z)

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