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L'Argentiere vein, Sigottier mines, Sigottier, Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Francei
Regional Level Types
L'Argentiere veinVein
Sigottier minesGroup of Mines
Sigottier- not defined -
Hautes-AlpesDepartment
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurRegion
FranceCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Filon de L'Argentière, Sigottier mines, Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 27' 36'' North , 5° 40' 8'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.46000,5.66889
GeoHash:G#: spuhbvxyq
Locality type:Vein
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Serres1,291 (2016)5.1km
Aspremont254 (2016)5.8km
La Bâtie-Montsaléon154 (2016)6.6km
Le Bersac158 (2016)8.4km
Valdrôme129 (2016)9.1km


Important working area stopped in 1907. Several galleries at the top of the mountain

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain, "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France : Hautes-Alpes", BRGM, 1972
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain, "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France : Hautes-Alpes", BRGM, 1972
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Reference: Jean-Luc Portes collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain, "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France : Hautes-Alpes", BRGM, 1972
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain, "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France : Hautes-Alpes", BRGM, 1972
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain, "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France : Hautes-Alpes", BRGM, 1972
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain, "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France : Hautes-Alpes", BRGM, 1972
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain, "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France : Hautes-Alpes", BRGM, 1972
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain, "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France : Hautes-Alpes", BRGM, 1972
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain, "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France : Hautes-Alpes", BRGM, 1972

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Coronadite4.DK.05aPb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB8X16
Coronadite7.9.1.4Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O CalciteCaCO3
O CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
MnManganese
Mn CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16

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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Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma



ID: 3149318
detrital and biogenic deposit

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{claystone,sandstone,marlstone}

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]

Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3185222
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

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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R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain, "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France : Hautes-Alpes", BRGM, 1972


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