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Veryac'h beach alluvials, Camaret-sur-Mer, Crozon Peninsula, Finistère, Brittany, Francei
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Veryac'h beach alluvialsAlluvials
Camaret-sur-Mer- not defined -
Crozon PeninsulaPeninsula
FinistèreDepartment
BrittanyRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 15' 42'' North , 4° 36' 44'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.26187,-4.61248
GeoHash:G#: gbsdx1c3c
Locality type:Alluvials
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Camaret-sur-Mer2,612 (2016)1.9km
Roscanvel1,027 (2016)7.5km
Crozon8,123 (2016)9.2km
Lanvéoc2,282 (2016)11.4km
Plougonvelin3,009 (2016)11.7km


"The D8 connects the city to Camaret and to the Pointe du Penhir where one will find the isles named Tas de Pois. At the bottom of the rocky cliffs of the Pointe, one can encounter striated pebbles enclosing rutile and zircon crystals." [Belot, 1978]

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.; Chauris, L. (2014) Minéraux de Bretagne. Les Editions du Piat, 218.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.; Chauris, L. (2014) Minéraux de Bretagne. Les Editions du Piat, 218.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O RutileTiO2
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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: 3136594
Palaeozoic undifferentiated

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Metamorphic

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]

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Chauris, L. (2014) Minéraux de Bretagne. Les Editions du Piat, 218.
Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.


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