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Engis, Liège, Wallonia, Belgiumi
Regional Level Types
EngisMunicipality
LiègeProvince
WalloniaRegion
BelgiumCountry

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Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Engis5,737 (2012)
Other Languages:
Dutch:
Engis, Luik, Wallonië, België
French:
Engis, Province de Liège, Région wallonne, Belgique
German:
Engis, Provinz Lüttich, Wallonische Region, Belgien
Italian:
Engis, Provincia di Liegi, Vallonia, Belgio
Russian:
Энжи, Льеж, Валлония, Бельгия
Simplified Chinese:
昂日, 列日省, 瓦隆大区, 比利时
Spanish:
Engis, Provincia de Lieja, Región Valona, Bélgica
Walloon:
Indji, Province di Lidje, Walonreye, Beldjike
Basque:
Engis, Liejako probintzia, Valonia, Belgika
Breton:
Engis, Liège, Wallonia, Belgia
Bulgarian:
Анжис, Лиеж, Валония, Белгия
Catalan:
Engis, Província de Lieja, Valònia, Bèlgica
Cebuano:
Engis , Province de Liège, Wallonia, Belhika
Esperanto:
Engis, Lieĝo, Valonio, Belgio
Farsi/Persian:
آنژی, استان لیژ, والونی, بلژیک
Hungarian:
Engis, Liège, Vallónia, Belgium
Japanese:
アンジス, リエージュ州, ワロン地域, ベルギー
Limburgian:
Engis, Luuk, Wallonië, Belsj
Luxembourgish:
Engis, Provënz Léck, Wallounesch Regioun, Belsch
Norwegian:
Engis, Liège, Vallonia, Belgia
Occitan:
Engis, Província de Lièja, Valonia, Belgica
Polish:
Engis, Liège, Region Waloński, Belgia
Portuguese:
Engis, Liège, Valônia, Bélgica
Romanian:
Engis, Liège, Valonia, Belgia
Slovak:
Engis, Lutyšsko, Valónsky región, Belgicko
Swedish:
Engis, Liège, Vallonien, Belgien
Traditional Chinese:
昂日, 華隆, 比利時
Vietnamese:
Engis, Liège, Wallonie, Bỉ
Volapük:
Engis, Liège, Belgän
Waray:
Engis, Liège, Wallonie, Belhika


Part of the Meuse-Vesdre lead-zinc district.

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33 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: H. Kucha et al., European Journal of Mineralogy, 1996, Vol. 8, N°1, pp. 93-102.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: H. Kucha et al., European Journal of Mineralogy, 1996, Vol. 8, N°1, pp. 93-102.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Habit: small crystals showing {001} {110} {102} (Buttgenbach, 1898)
Reference: Buttgenbach, H. (1898) Cuprite, malachite et azurite d'Engihoul. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique, 25, CXXIX.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: H. Kucha et al., European Journal of Mineralogy, 1996, Vol. 8, N°1, pp. 93-102.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Buttgenbach, H. (1898) Cuprite, malachite et azurite d'Engihoul. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique, 25, CXXIX.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Delvauxite
Formula: CaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Ed., 304 pages (in French).
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: H. Kucha et al., European Journal of Mineralogy, 1996, Vol. 8, N°1, pp. 93-102.
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Reference: H. Kucha et al., European Journal of Mineralogy, 1996, Vol. 8, N°1, pp. 93-102.
Dundasite
Formula: PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Ed., 304 pages (in French).
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Habit: combinations of {100} {113}
Colour: violet (on baryte), green, yellow
Description: "Trace elements in the Engihoul fluorites are Ba, Sr, Y, Ce, La, and Mg (Smith & Hirst, 1974)." (Hatert et al., 2002)
Reference: L. Bernard collection.; Smith, F., Hirst, D. (1974) Analysis of trace elements and fluid inclusions in fluorite from the Ardennes massif. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique, 97, 281.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Galena
Formula: PbS
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: H. Kucha et al., European Journal of Mineralogy, 1996, Vol. 8, N°1, pp. 93-102.
Greigite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2S4
Reference: H. Kucha et al., European Journal of Mineralogy, 1996, Vol. 8, N°1, pp. 93-102.
Gunningite
Formula: ZnSO4 · H2O
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Ed., 304 pages (in French).
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Ed., 304 pages (in French).
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Ed., 304 pages (in French).
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Hawleyite
Formula: CdS
Habit: powdery
Colour: yellow
Description: "According to Jedwab & Van Tassel (1977), the powder diagram of the coatings at Engis corresponds to that of hawleyite. The presence of sulphur and cadmium was checked by electronic microprobe. At the other localities cited, röntgenographic studies were not able to distinguish hawleyite or greenockite." (Hatert et al., 2002)
Reference: Jedwab, J., Van Tassel, R. (1977) Greenockite de Belgique = hawleyite. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique, 100, 9.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Ed., 304 pages (in French).
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Ed., 304 pages (in French).
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Van Der Meersche, E. (1992) Argent, Hermalle-sous-Huy. Mineralcolor, 1992, 33.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Buttgenbach, H. (1898) Cuprite, malachite et azurite d'Engihoul. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique, 25, CXXIX.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
'Melnikovite'
Reference: H. Kucha et al., European Journal of Mineralogy, 1996, Vol. 8, N°1, pp. 93-102.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Ed., 304 pages (in French).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Siderite var: Zincian Siderite
Formula: (Fe,Zn)CO3
Reference: H. Kucha et al., European Journal of Mineralogy, 1996, Vol. 8, N°1, pp. 93-102.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Van Der Meersche, E. (1992) Argent, Hermalle-sous-Huy. Mineralcolor, 1992, 33.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Sphalerite var: Schalenblende
Reference: Paul deBondt
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
'UM1995-34-SO:Fe'
Formula: FeS2O3
Reference: Kucha, H., Viaene, W. (1992): Compounds with mixed and intermediate sulfur valences as precursors of banded sulfides in carbonate-hosted Zn-Pb deposits in Belgium and Poland. Mineralium Deposita: 28(1): 13-21
'Unnamed (Fe Sulphoxylane)'
Formula: ~Fe(S2+,As)O2
Reference: Kucha, H., Viaene, W. (1992): Compounds with mixed and intermediate sulfur valences as precursors of banded sulfides in carbonate-hosted Zn-Pb deposits in Belgium and Poland. Mineralium Deposita: 28(1): 13-21
'Unnamed (Zn Sulphite)'
Formula: ~(Zn,Fe)SO3
Reference: Kucha, H., Viaene, W. (1992): Compounds with mixed and intermediate sulfur valences as precursors of banded sulfides in carbonate-hosted Zn-Pb deposits in Belgium and Poland. Mineralium Deposita: 28(1): 13-21
Viaeneite (TL)
Formula: (Fe,Pb)4S8O
Type Locality:
Habit: aggregates up to 4 mm; tiny tabular crystals
Colour: yellowish to brownish (reflected light), orange to greenish (anisotropy)
Description: Associated with pyrite, marcasite, sphalerite, and galena. Microprobe analysis gave (Fe3.91Pb0.10Ni0.02)(S8.00As0.01)O1.16.
Reference: Kucha, H., Osuch, W., Elsen, J. (1996) Viaeneite, (Fe,Pb)4S8O, a new mineral with mixed sulphur valencies from Engis, Belgium. European Journal of Mineralogy, 8(1), 93-102.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Ed., 304 pages (in French).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Greigite2.DA.05Fe2+Fe3+2S4
Hawleyite2.CB.05aCdS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Schalenblende2.CB.05aZnS
Viaeneite (TL)2.FD.10(Fe,Pb)4S8O
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Ferroan Dolomite5.AB.10Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Dundasite5.DB.10PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
var: Zincian Siderite5.AB.05(Fe,Zn)CO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gunningite7.CB.05ZnSO4 · H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halotrichite7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Delvauxite8.DM.35CaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Melnikovite'-
'UM1995-34-SO:Fe'-FeS2O3
'Unnamed (Fe Sulphoxylane)'-~Fe(S2+,As)O2
'Unnamed (Zn Sulphite)'-~(Zn,Fe)SO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Hawleyite2.8.2.6CdS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Greigite2.10.1.10Fe2+Fe3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Dundasite16b.2.1.1PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gunningite29.6.2.5ZnSO4 · H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Delvauxite42.6.6.1CaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
-Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Melnikovite'-
Siderite
var: Zincian Siderite
-(Fe,Zn)CO3
Sphalerite
var: Schalenblende
-ZnS
'UM1995-34-SO:Fe'-FeS2O3
'Unnamed (Fe Sulphoxylane)'-~Fe(S2+,As)O2
'Unnamed (Zn Sulphite)'-~(Zn,Fe)SO3
Viaeneite (TL)-(Fe,Pb)4S8O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H DelvauxiteCaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed
H DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
H GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C Siderite (var: Zincian Siderite)(Fe,Zn)CO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Viaeneite(Fe,Pb)4S8O
O BaryteBaSO4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Siderite (var: Zincian Siderite)(Fe,Zn)CO3
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O CerussitePbCO3
O AnglesitePbSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Unnamed (Fe Sulphoxylane)~Fe(S2+,As)O2
O Unnamed (Zn Sulphite)~(Zn,Fe)SO3
O UM1995-34-SO:FeFeS2O3
O SideriteFeCO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O DelvauxiteCaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed
O DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
O GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CupriteCu2O
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
PPhosphorus
P DelvauxiteCaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S Viaeneite(Fe,Pb)4S8O
S BaryteBaSO4
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S AnglesitePbSO4
S GreigiteFe2+Fe23+S4
S Unnamed (Fe Sulphoxylane)~Fe(S2+,As)O2
S Unnamed (Zn Sulphite)~(Zn,Fe)SO3
S UM1995-34-SO:FeFeS2O3
S SulphurS8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S DelvauxiteCaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed
S GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HawleyiteCdS
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca DelvauxiteCaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe Viaeneite(Fe,Pb)4S8O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Siderite (var: Zincian Siderite)(Fe,Zn)CO3
Fe Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe GreigiteFe2+Fe23+S4
Fe Unnamed (Fe Sulphoxylane)~Fe(S2+,As)O2
Fe Unnamed (Zn Sulphite)~(Zn,Fe)SO3
Fe UM1995-34-SO:FeFeS2O3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe DelvauxiteCaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Siderite (var: Zincian Siderite)(Fe,Zn)CO3
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn Unnamed (Zn Sulphite)~(Zn,Fe)SO3
Zn GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn WillemiteZn2SiO4
AsArsenic
As Unnamed (Fe Sulphoxylane)~Fe(S2+,As)O2
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
CdCadmium
Cd HawleyiteCdS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb Viaeneite(Fe,Pb)4S8O
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl

Fossils

There are 1 fossil localities from the PaleoBioDB database within this region.

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Occurrences16
Youngest Fossil Listed339 Ma (Carboniferous)
Oldest Fossil Listed343 Ma (Carboniferous)
Stratigraphic Units
UnitNo. OccurrencesAge
Lives - Awirs6342.8 - 339.4 Ma (Carboniferous)
Lives - Corphalie10342.8 - 339.4 Ma (Carboniferous)
Fossils from RegionClick here to show the list.
Accepted NameHierarchy Age
Anthozoa
class
Animalia : Cnidaria : Anthozoa342.8 - 339.4 Ma
Carboniferous
Syringopora
genus
Animalia : Cnidaria : Anthozoa : Favositidae : Syringopora342.8 - 339.4 Ma
Carboniferous
Composita
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Athyridida : Athyrididae : Composita342.8 - 339.4 Ma
Carboniferous
Echinodermata
phylum
Animalia : Echinodermata342.8 - 339.4 Ma
Carboniferous
Chaetetidae
family
Animalia : Porifera : Demospongea : Chaetetida : Chaetetidae342.8 - 339.4 Ma
Carboniferous
Vermetidae
family
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Vermetidae342.8 - 339.4 Ma
Carboniferous
Rhabdomesida
order
Animalia : Bryozoa : Stenolaemata : Rhabdomesida342.8 - 339.4 Ma
Carboniferous
Fenestellida
order
Animalia : Bryozoa : Fenestellida342.8 - 339.4 Ma
Carboniferous
Porostromata
class
Cyanobacteria : Porostromata342.8 - 339.4 Ma
Carboniferous
Aphralysia
genus
Bacteria : Cyanobacteria : Cyanophyceae : Aphralysiaceae : Aphralysia342.8 - 339.4 Ma
Carboniferous
Koninckopora
genus
Plantae : Chlorophyta : Ulvophyceae : Dasycladales : Koninckopora342.8 - 339.4 Ma
Carboniferous
Palaeoberesellidae
family
Plantae : Chlorophyta : Palaeoberesellidae342.8 - 339.4 Ma
Carboniferous
Ungdarellaceae
family
Plantae : Rhodophyta : Rhodophyceae : Ungdarellaceae342.8 - 339.4 Ma
Carboniferous
Osagia
genus
Osagia342.8 - 339.4 Ma
Carboniferous
Siphonodendron martini
species
Animalia : Cnidaria : Anthozoa : Stauriida : Lithostrotionidae : Siphonodendron : Siphonodendron martini342.8 - 339.4 Ma
Carboniferous
Fossil LocalitiesClick to show 1 fossil locality

References

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Paul De Bondt.
Cesàro, G. (1886) Description de quelques cristaux de calcite belge. Mémoire de l'Académie royale de Belgique, 38, 44.
Cesàro, G. (1886) Description de trois cristaux de calcite. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique, 13, 14.
Jorissen, A. (1887) Présentation de blende cadmifère et thallifère d'Engis. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique, 14, CXVII.
Cesàro, G. (1897) Description des minéraux phosphatés, carbonatés et sulfatés du sol belge. Mémoires de l'Académie royale de Belgique, in 4°, 53, 136 pages.
Buttgenbach, H. (1902) Forme e5 sur des cristaux de calcite d'Engis. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique, 29, B104.
Buttgenbach, H. (1920) Contribution à l'étude des calcites belges. Mémoires de l'Académie royale de Belgique, in 8°, 2e série, 4, 50 pages.
Evrard, P. (1943) Premiers résultats d'une étude spectrographique des sulfures de Moresnet, Engis et Vedrin. Bulletin de l'Académie royale de Belgique, Classe des Sciences, 5e série, XXIX, 37.
Jedwab, J., Van Tassel, R. (1977) Greenockite de Belgique = hawleyite. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique, 100, 9.
Kucha, H., Osuch, W., Elsen, J. (1996) Viaeneite, (Fe,Pb)4S8O, a new mineral with mixed sulphur valencies from Engis, Belgium. European Journal of Mineralogy, 8(1), 93-102.
Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engis
Wikidata ID:Q682223
GeoNames ID:2798744

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