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Monte San Pedrone, Castagniccia, Corte, Haute-Corse, Corsica, Francei
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Monte San PedroneMountain
Castagniccia- not defined -
Corte- not defined -
Haute-CorseDepartment
CorsicaRegion
FranceCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Monte San Pedrone, Castagniccia, Haute-Corse, Corse, France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 23' 46'' North , 9° 19' 37'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.39611,9.32694
GeoHash:G#: spw9hjzxj
Locality type:Mountain
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
La Porta215 (2016)3.0km
San-Lorenzo115 (2016)3.4km
Morosaglia1,105 (2016)4.7km
Ortiporio123 (2016)6.8km
Vignale180 (2016)8.3km


Occurrence of lawsonitites in the Monte San Pedrone area. These rocks predominantly consist of lawsonite (>70%!) and have formed under eclogite-facies conditions.

Part of the national park "Parc naturel régional de Corse".

Regions containing this locality

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Beyssac, O. & Brovarone, A. V. (2014): A visit to the subduction factory of Alpine Corsica, France. Elements 10, 475-476.
Lawsonite
Formula: CaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Beyssac, O. & Brovarone, A. V. (2014): A visit to the subduction factory of Alpine Corsica, France. Elements 10, 475-476.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Beyssac, O. & Brovarone, A. V. (2014): A visit to the subduction factory of Alpine Corsica, France. Elements 10, 475-476.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Lawsonite9.BE.05CaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Lawsonite56.2.3.1CaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2O
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

HHydrogen
H LawsoniteCaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2O
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O LawsoniteCaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2O
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al LawsoniteCaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2O
SiSilicon
Si LawsoniteCaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca LawsoniteCaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2O

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Mesozoic
66 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3148412
Ophiolites Piemontaises

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 251.902 Ma)

Description: ophiolite complex

Lithology: Major:{amphibolite}, Minor{eclogite,serpentinite}

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]

Cretaceous - Jurassic
66 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3189249
Mesozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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

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Beyssac, O. & Brovarone, A. V. (2014): A visit to the subduction factory of Alpine Corsica, France. Elements 10, 475-476.


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