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Pointe du Van, Cléden-Cap-Sizun, Cape Sizun, Finistère, Brittany, Francei
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Pointe du Van- not defined -
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 3' 46'' North , 4° 42' 44'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.06278,-4.71250
GeoHash:G#: gbs9kv83y
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Plogoff1,649 (2016)4.5km
Cléden-Cap-Sizun978 (2016)5.1km
Primelin744 (2016)8.6km
Goulien450 (2016)8.9km
Esquibien1,707 (2016)12.0km


Geological complex with crystllophyllian (two micas micaschist, micaceous quartzite and amphibolite) and granitic (orthogneissic trondhjemite, tonalite and leucogranite) formations.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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13 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 8.
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 8.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 7.
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 6.
'Apatite'
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 8.
'Biotite'
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 6.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 7.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 7.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 7.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 7.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 7.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 8.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 6.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 8.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 8.
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 6.
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 6.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 7.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Barrière, M., Chauris, L., Fouquet, Y., Guilcher, A., Lefort, J.-P., Pelhate, A. (1985): Notice explicative de la feuille Pointe du Raz à 1/50000, B.R.G.M., Editions du Service géologique national, p. 8.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
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
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var: Oligoclase
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
OOxygen
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
NaSodium
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3143372
Granitic Orthogneissic Unit

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Description: tholeiitic to alkaline plutoniccs

Lithology: Gneiss

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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