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Pegmatite at altitude 560 m (Font Andreu), Pegmatite field, Argelès-sur-Mer, Albères massif, Pyrénées-Orientales, Occitanie, Francei
Regional Level Types
Pegmatite at altitude 560 m (Font Andreu)- not defined -
Pegmatite field- not defined -
Argelès-sur-Mer- not defined -
Albères massifMassif
Pyrénées-OrientalesDepartment
OccitanieRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 30' 5'' North , 3° 1' 52'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.50139,3.03111
GeoHash:G#: spd1ucphw
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Collioure3,171 (2016)4.9km
Argelers10,044 (2016)5.1km
Portvendres4,479 (2016)6.4km
Sorède2,941 (2016)6.9km
Sant Andreu de Sureda2,757 (2016)7.5km


Pegmatite at altitude 560 meters, half way between Roc de les Cabres and Roc del Corb, NE from Massane tower, just SW from Font Andreu.
Phosphate minerals.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: 'michel bretheau' collection
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Olivier Mével specimen

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
OOxygen
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O

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


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