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Port au Loup, Piriac-sur-Mer, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, Francei
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Piriac-sur-Mer- not defined -
Loire-AtlantiqueDepartment
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 23' 14'' North , 2° 31' 33'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.38730,-2.52605
GeoHash:G#: gbqjwd8e4
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Piriac-sur-Mer2,046 (2016)1.8km
La Turballe4,356 (2016)4.7km
Mesquer1,585 (2016)5.2km
Saint-Molf1,617 (2016)7.7km
Guérande16,523 (2016)9.8km


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13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Chauris L. (1982), Les sables lourds des plages du Mor Bras – Introduction à l’étude des placers littoraux en Bretagne Méridionale, Bull. Soc. Sc.nat.Ouest de la France, nouvelle série, tome 4, (1), p. 9.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Chauris L. (1982), Les sables lourds des plages du Mor Bras – Introduction à l’étude des placers littoraux en Bretagne Méridionale, Bull. Soc. Sc.nat.Ouest de la France, nouvelle série, tome 4, (1), p. 9.
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Chauris L. (1982), Les sables lourds des plages du Mor Bras – Introduction à l’étude des placers littoraux en Bretagne Méridionale, Bull. Soc. Sc.nat.Ouest de la France, nouvelle série, tome 4, (1), p. 9.
'Apatite'
Reference: Chauris L. (1982), Les sables lourds des plages du Mor Bras – Introduction à l’étude des placers littoraux en Bretagne Méridionale, Bull. Soc. Sc.nat.Ouest de la France, nouvelle série, tome 4, (1), p. 9.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Chauris L. (1982), Les sables lourds des plages du Mor Bras – Introduction à l’étude des placers littoraux en Bretagne Méridionale, Bull. Soc. Sc.nat.Ouest de la France, nouvelle série, tome 4, (1), p. 9.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Chauris L. (1982), Les sables lourds des plages du Mor Bras – Introduction à l’étude des placers littoraux en Bretagne Méridionale, Bull. Soc. Sc.nat.Ouest de la France, nouvelle série, tome 4, (1), p. 9.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Chauris L. (1982), Les sables lourds des plages du Mor Bras – Introduction à l’étude des placers littoraux en Bretagne Méridionale, Bull. Soc. Sc.nat.Ouest de la France, nouvelle série, tome 4, (1), p. 9.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Chauris L. (1982), Les sables lourds des plages du Mor Bras – Introduction à l’étude des placers littoraux en Bretagne Méridionale, Bull. Soc. Sc.nat.Ouest de la France, nouvelle série, tome 4, (1), p. 9.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Chauris L. (1982), Les sables lourds des plages du Mor Bras – Introduction à l’étude des placers littoraux en Bretagne Méridionale, Bull. Soc. Sc.nat.Ouest de la France, nouvelle série, tome 4, (1), p. 9.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Chauris L. (1982), Les sables lourds des plages du Mor Bras – Introduction à l’étude des placers littoraux en Bretagne Méridionale, Bull. Soc. Sc.nat.Ouest de la France, nouvelle série, tome 4, (1), p. 9.
'Monazite'
Reference: Chauris L. (1982), Les sables lourds des plages du Mor Bras – Introduction à l’étude des placers littoraux en Bretagne Méridionale, Bull. Soc. Sc.nat.Ouest de la France, nouvelle série, tome 4, (1), p. 9.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Chauris L. (1982), Les sables lourds des plages du Mor Bras – Introduction à l’étude des placers littoraux en Bretagne Méridionale, Bull. Soc. Sc.nat.Ouest de la France, nouvelle série, tome 4, (1), p. 9.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Chauris L. (1982), Les sables lourds des plages du Mor Bras – Introduction à l’étude des placers littoraux en Bretagne Méridionale, Bull. Soc. Sc.nat.Ouest de la France, nouvelle série, tome 4, (1), p. 9.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Baret, Ch. (1905): Catalogue de la Collection de Minéralogie de la Loire-Inférieure, Muséum de Nantes, 92.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Chauris L. (1982), Les sables lourds des plages du Mor Bras – Introduction à l’étude des placers littoraux en Bretagne Méridionale, Bull. Soc. Sc.nat.Ouest de la France, nouvelle série, tome 4, (1), p. 9.
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Chauris L. (1982), Les sables lourds des plages du Mor Bras – Introduction à l’étude des placers littoraux en Bretagne Méridionale, Bull. Soc. Sc.nat.Ouest de la France, nouvelle série, tome 4, (1), p. 9.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Chauris L. (1982), Les sables lourds des plages du Mor Bras – Introduction à l’étude des placers littoraux en Bretagne Méridionale, Bull. Soc. Sc.nat.Ouest de la France, nouvelle série, tome 4, (1), p. 9.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Chauris L. (1982), Les sables lourds des plages du Mor Bras – Introduction à l’étude des placers littoraux en Bretagne Méridionale, Bull. Soc. Sc.nat.Ouest de la France, nouvelle série, tome 4, (1), p. 9.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Monazite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Monazite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O RutileTiO2
O AnataseTiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O CorundumAl2O3
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
AlAluminium
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2

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: 3154179
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]

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