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Cap Cerbère, Cerbère, Albères massif, Pyrénées-Orientales, Occitanie, Francei
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Albères massifMassif
Pyrénées-OrientalesDepartment
OccitanieRegion
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 26' 23'' North , 3° 10' 32'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.44000,3.17556
GeoHash:G#: spd32mbqg
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cervera de la Marenda1,628 (2016)0.9km
Portbou1,400 (2010)2.1km
Colera702 (2012)4.5km
Banyuls de la Marenda5,006 (2016)6.2km
Llançà5,000 (2010)8.8km


Inaccessible vein of quartz in schist through the height of the cliff by the sea.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Berbain, C., Favreau, G. & Aymar, J. (2005): Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées-Orientales et des Corbières, Association Française de Microminéralogie Ed., 138.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Berbain, C., Favreau, G. & Aymar, J. (2005): Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées-Orientales et des Corbières, Association Française de Microminéralogie Ed., 138.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Berbain, C., Favreau, G. & Aymar, J. (2005): Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées-Orientales et des Corbières, Association Française de Microminéralogie Ed., 138.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Calvet M., Autran A., Wiazemsky M., Laumonier B., Guitard G.† (2015) – Carte géol. France (1/50 000), feuille Argelès-sur-Mer – Cerbère (1097). Orléans : BRGM. Notice explicative par Laumonier B., Calvet M., Barbey P., Guennoc P., Lambert J., Lenoble J.-L., Wiazemsky M. (2015), p. 105.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

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 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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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Ma



ID: 3159158
submarine continental crust

Age: Anthropocene ( Ma)

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]

Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3191956
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Comments: Pyrenees

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Cambrian-Ordovician
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 2502698

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Description: Schist and paragneiss

Lithology: Quartzite, slate, sandstone and limestone

Reference: Mapa Geológico de la Península Ibérica, Baleares y Canarias a escala 1:1.000.000. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España. [77]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Berbain, C., Favreau, G. & Aymar, J. (2005): Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées-Orientales et des Corbières, Association Française de Microminéralogie Ed., 138.
Calvet M., Autran A., Wiazemsky M., Laumonier B., Guitard G.† (2015) – Carte géol. France (1/50 000), feuille Argelès-sur-Mer – Cerbère (1097). Orléans : BRGM. Notice explicative par Laumonier B., Calvet M., Barbey P., Guennoc P., Lambert J., Lenoble J.-L., Wiazemsky M. (2015), p. 105.


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