Plougasnou beach alluvials, Plougasnou, Finistère, Brittany, France
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||48° 42' 6'' North , 3° 47' 3'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||48.7019444444, -3.78444444444|
West side of the Saint-Jean-du-Doigt / Plougasnou beach.
The average content of ilmenite (by weight) in the heavy sands of the Plougasnou district is about 80%. Such grades are clearly related to the gabbro of Saint-Jean-du-Doigt, as attested by the alluvial surveys of the BRGM (Louis Chauris).
1 valid mineral.
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Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 134-135.