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Kerservant, Ploërdut, Morbihan, Brittany, Francei
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MorbihanDepartment
BrittanyRegion
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 7' 41'' North , 3° 15' 44'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.12807,-3.26240
GeoHash:G#: gbt9vc2qk
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Langoëlan399 (2016)2.3km
Lescouët-Gouarec197 (2016)3.8km
Ploërdut1,400 (2016)4.8km
Mellionnec463 (2016)5.7km
Séglien764 (2016)8.0km


"(Coming from Guéméné-sur-Scorff). From Pontivy west on the D764. Take the D782 left of Kerbédic and follow the D1. After 2 km turn left onto the D132. At the place called Kerservant, graphite in the granite." [Belot, 1978]

Graphitic banks 500 m SE from Kerservant farm.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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3 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 42.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 42.
Graphite
Formula: C
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, 42.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 9 - Silicates
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O

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 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
AlAluminium
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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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Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3156724
peraluminous syn orogenic plutonism

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Lithology: Granite

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]

Carboniferous
298.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3185926
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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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Chauris, L. (2014) Minéraux de Bretagne. Les Editions du Piat, 42.
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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