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Limestone quarry, Cornaux, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 2' 20'' North , 7° 0' 29'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.03889,7.00806
GeoHash:G#: u0kgx7pj7
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Carrière de Cornaux, Cornaux, Neuchâtel, Suisse (Schweiz; Svizzera)


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Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Steinbruch Cornaux, Neuenberg, Switzerland
Steinbruch Cornaux, Neuenburg, CH
Steinbruch, Cornaux, Neuchâtel, Sveits

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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13 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: http://dav0.bgdi.admin.ch/kogis_web/downloads/geologie/geotope/geotope-CH_254.pdf
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Die Mineralien der Schweiz, M. Weibel et al.,1990
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Die Mineralien der Schweiz, M. Weibel et al.,1990
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 166.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: http://dav0.bgdi.admin.ch/kogis_web/downloads/geologie/geotope/geotope-CH_254.pdf
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: http://dav0.bgdi.admin.ch/kogis_web/downloads/geologie/geotope/geotope-CH_254.pdf
'Limestone'
Reference: Automatically generated from locality name
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Die Mineralien der Schweiz, M. Weibel et al.,1990
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 268.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://dav0.bgdi.admin.ch/kogis_web/downloads/geologie/geotope/geotope-CH_254.pdf
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: http://dav0.bgdi.admin.ch/kogis_web/downloads/geologie/geotope/geotope-CH_254.pdf
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: http://dav0.bgdi.admin.ch/kogis_web/downloads/geologie/geotope/geotope-CH_254.pdf
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: http://dav0.bgdi.admin.ch/kogis_web/downloads/geologie/geotope/geotope-CH_254.pdf
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 391.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Smithsonite'5.AB.05ZnCO3
'Strontianite'5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Celestine'7.AD.35SrSO4
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limestone'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limestone'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CelestineSrSO4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O StrontianiteSrCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S CelestineSrSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3153360
Jura mountains, Helvetic nappes, Penninic nappes

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Limestone

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]

Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma



ID: 2353150
Biogene Sedimentgesteine und Evaporite

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Biogenic carbonate rocks and evaporite

Reference: Geological Institute. Geological Map of Switzerland 1:500,000. isbn: 3906723399. University of Bern. [49]

Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3185222
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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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