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Stinkal quarry, Ferques, Pas-de-Calais, Hauts-de-France, Francei
Regional Level Types
Stinkal quarryQuarry
Ferques- not defined -
Pas-de-CalaisDepartment
Hauts-de-FranceRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 49' 42'' North , 1° 47' 22'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ferques1,834 (2016)2.1km
Landrethun-le-Nord922 (2016)2.1km
Fiennes829 (2016)2.5km
Hardinghen1,030 (2016)3.5km
Rety1,957 (2016)3.5km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Name(s) in local language(s):
Carrière de Stinkal, Ferques


The quarry of Stinkal is worked in partnership with Eiffage. The limestone extracted from this quarry is destined to:
Road market with (Eiffage)
Concrete industry, prefabrication and trading(GSM)

Shipments are made by train and bus routes.

The name of the quarry is probably derived from the Dutch word "stinkkalk", meaning "fetid limestone".

Access to the quarry is forbidden, and now protected by barbed wire and camera.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Maxime Tomljanovic
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Maxime Tomljanovic collection
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Maxime Tomljanovic collection
'Ozocerite'
Reference: Maxime Tomljanovic
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Maxime Tomljanovic

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Ozocerite'-

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 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Ozocerite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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