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Ballaury pass, Banyuls-sur-Mer, Albères massif, Pyrénées-Orientales, Occitanie, Francei
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Ballaury passPass
Banyuls-sur-Mer- not defined -
Albères massifMassif
Pyrénées-OrientalesDepartment
OccitanieRegion
FranceCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Coll de Vallauria
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 28' 59'' North , 3° 4' 10'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.48306,3.06972
GeoHash:G#: spd1tvg39
Locality type:Pass
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Collioure3,171 (2016)4.7km
Banyuls de la Marenda5,006 (2016)4.9km
Portvendres4,479 (2016)4.9km
Argelers10,044 (2016)8.1km
Cervera de la Marenda1,628 (2016)9.1km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Col de Ballaury


A schist shaped mountain pass between the Ravaner river valley (Collioure-Argelès-sur-Mer) and the Ballaury river and Banyuls-sur-Mer valleys.
The pass is at the geographical intersection between those three villages districts.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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1 valid mineral.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Olivier Mével specimen

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3

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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Neoproterozoic - Ectasian
541 - 1400 Ma



ID: 3186090
Mesoproterozoic-Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1400 Ma)

Comments: Pyrenees

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3150302
marine molasse

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{phyllite}, Minor{quartzite,marble}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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CALVET M., AUTRAN A., WIAZEMSKY M., LAUMONIER B., GUITARD G.† (2015) – Carte géol. France (1/50 000), feuille Argelès-sur-Mer – Cerbère (1097). Orléans : BRGM. Notice explicative par Laumonier B., Calvet M., Barbey P., Guennoc P., Lambert J., Lenoble J.-L., Wiazemsky M. (2015), p. 21.


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