Chitry les Mines, Nièvre, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France
|Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||47° 15' 37'' North , 3° 39' 2'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||47.26028,3.65083|
|Name(s) in local language(s):|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||Chitry les Mines; Burgandy; Franche-Comté|
Pb, Zn, Ag, F and Ba ore deposits contained in a siliciie upper triasic dolomitic rock leaving directly on the hercynian rocks and located at the border of the "Bassin de Paris".
Lead and silver had been extracted mainly between 1400 and 1600 and perhaps before, a main romain road passed through Chitry les Mines. Minning works has been near the groundfloor less than 20 meteres deep with hole and little galeries in a very large area.
Mineralized rocks extracted during work road around the village in 2012. These works have also rediscovered an old gallery.
Mineral ListMineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
12 valid minerals.
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.
Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org
145 - 201.3 Ma
|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. 
174.1 - 201.3 Ma
|mostly detrital deposit|