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Lime Quarry, Altenberg, Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch), Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, Francei
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Lime QuarryQuarry
Altenberg- not defined -
Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch)- not defined -
Haut-RhinDepartment
Grand EstRegion
FranceCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Carrière à Chaux ou Carrière St Philippe
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 14' 35'' North , 7° 10' 58'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Alsace


Lime quarry, also called carrière St Philippe, exploited from the 14th untill the 17th century and probably occasionally later too. Nature has reclaimed the site. It lies in the St Philippe slope.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Les minéraux de Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Editions du Piat 2013, Editor Alain Martaud
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Les minéraux de Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Editions du Piat 2013, Editor Alain Martaud
Chondrodite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Reference: Les minéraux de Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Editions du Piat 2013, Editor Alain Martaud
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Les minéraux de Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Editions du Piat 2013, Editor Alain Martaud
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Les minéraux de Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Editions du Piat 2013, Editor Alain Martaud
'Hornblende'
Reference: Les minéraux de Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Editions du Piat 2013, Editor Alain Martaud
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Les minéraux de Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Editions du Piat 2013, Editor Alain Martaud
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Colour: golden yellow
Description: Extremely small golden specks in the cipolin limestome together with augite, diopside, pink spinel, phlogopite and steatite talc. Found only one speck.
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Les minéraux de Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Editions du Piat 2013, Editor Alain Martaud
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Les minéraux de Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Editions du Piat 2013, Editor Alain Martaud
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Les minéraux de Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Editions du Piat 2013, Editor Alain Martaud
Talc var: Steatite
Formula: Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: Les minéraux de Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Editions du Piat 2013, Editor Alain Martaud
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Les minéraux de Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Editions du Piat 2013, Editor Alain Martaud

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Chondrodite9.AF.45(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
var: Steatite9.EC.05Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Chondrodite52.3.2b.2(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Talc
var: Steatite
-Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
FFluorine
F Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe PyriteFeS2
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

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