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Lompret quarry, Lompret, Chimay, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgiumi
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Lompret quarryQuarry
Lompret- not defined -
Chimay- not defined -
HainautProvince
WalloniaRegion
BelgiumCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 4' 9'' North , 4° 23' 15'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Chimay9,720 (2012)5.5km
Couvin13,518 (2011)7.9km
Froidchapelle3,579 (2011)10.0km
Cerfontaine4,500 (2012)11.3km
Regniowez390 (2016)14.9km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Carrière de Lompret, Lompret, Chimay, Hainaut Province (Henegouwen; Hennegau), Belgium


Active limestone quarry. The old section of the quarry is being backfilled with construction waste.
The quarry is famous for fossils from the Frasnian period, the mineral finds came afterwards.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Rhenish Massif, EuropeMassif

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Harjo Neutkens collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Harjo Neutkens collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Harjo Neutkens collection
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Harjo Neutkens collection
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Harjo Neutkens collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Erik Vercammen field observation and collection
'Pyrobitumen'
Reference: Erik Vercammen field observation and collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Pyrobitumen'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Pyrobitumen'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S MarcasiteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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