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Escaro Sud, Escaro, Pyrénées-Orientales, Occitanie, Francei
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Escaro Sud- not defined -
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Pyrénées-OrientalesDepartment
OccitanieRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 32' 9'' North , 2° 18' 15'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.53583,2.30417
GeoHash:G#: sp99urmv4
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Nyer119 (2016)2.5km
Olette415 (2016)3.5km
Serdinya257 (2016)3.7km
Sahorre382 (2016)4.6km
Fuilla357 (2016)5.3km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Languedoc-Roussillon


Concerning very old iron mining exploitations mainly in galleries, West and South-West above Escaro village. Works for iron (from 1875 to 1954) were "healthier" than in Escaro-Nord but ore was harder to extract .

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1910): Minéralogie de la France et de ses colonies, Librairie Polytechnique, Ch. Béranger Editeur, Tome III, 686.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Olivier Mével spécimen
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Guitard, G. (2010): Catalogue raisonné de la collection de minéralogie régionale, C.E.R.P. de Tautavel, 138.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Olivier Mével spécimen

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
O CalciteCaCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3152806
Granitic Orthogneissic Unit

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Description: tholeiitic to alkaline plutoniccs

Lithology: Gneiss

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]

Ordovician - Cambrian
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 3189976
Paleozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Comments: Pyrenees

Lithology: Orthogneiss/paragneiss

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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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Berbain, C., Favreau, G. & Aymar, J. (2005): Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées-Orientales et des Corbières, Association Française de Microminéralogie Ed., 81-85.

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