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Pointe du Raz, Plogoff, Cape Sizun, Finistère, Brittany, Francei
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
48° 2' 23'' North , 4° 44' 11'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Plogoff1,649 (2016)5.2km
Cléden-Cap-Sizun978 (2016)6.7km
Primelin744 (2016)9.6km
Goulien450 (2016)10.8km
Esquibien1,707 (2016)13.1km


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21 valid minerals.

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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. 10.
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. 10.
'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. 9.
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. 8.
Antimony
Formula: Sb
Reference: Y. Moëlo, Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/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. 10.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Description: In quartz vein or in disseminated in granite.
Reference: Y. Moëlo, Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)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. 9.
'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. 8.; 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. 9.
'Feldspar 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. 9.
Fülöppite
Formula: Pb3Sb8S15
Reference: Y. Moëlo, Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Description: Small globules in chalcedony, rich in Sb.
Reference: Y. Moëlo, Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France.
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Y. Moëlo, Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Y. Moëlo, Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France.
'Melnikovite'
Reference: Y. Moëlo, Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France.
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. 10.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Plagionite
Formula: Pb5Sb8S17
Reference: Y. Moëlo, Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Description: - Automorph crystals in quartz, rich in As. - After pyrrhotite, with marcasite - Framboids in chalcedony
Reference: Y. Moëlo, Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Description: Altered in pyrite-marcasite.
Reference: Y. Moëlo, Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Y. Moëlo, Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France. ; Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 82.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
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. 9.
Semseyite
Formula: Pb9Sb8S21
Reference: Y. Moëlo, Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France.
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. 8.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Y. Moëlo, Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 70.
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. 10.
Zinkenite
Formula: Pb9Sb22S42
Reference: Y. Moëlo, Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Antimony1.CA.05Sb
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Fülöppite2.HC.10aPb3Sb8S15
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Plagionite2.HC.10bPb5Sb8S17
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Semseyite2.HC.10dPb9Sb8S21
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Zinkenite2.JB.35aPb9Sb22S42
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Melnikovite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Antimony1.3.1.2Sb
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
2 < ø < 2.49
Fülöppite3.6.20.1Pb3Sb8S15
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Plagionite3.6.20.2Pb5Sb8S17
Semseyite3.6.20.4Pb9Sb8S21
1 < ø < 2
Zinkenite3.8.1.1Pb9Sb22S42
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
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
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var: Oligoclase
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Melnikovite'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O RutileTiO2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
S FülöppitePb3Sb8S15
S PlagionitePb5Sb8S17
S SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S StibniteSb2S3
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SbAntimony
Sb AntimonySb
Sb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
Sb FülöppitePb3Sb8S15
Sb PlagionitePb5Sb8S17
Sb SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb StibniteSb2S3
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
Pb FülöppitePb3Sb8S15
Pb PlagionitePb5Sb8S17
Pb SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14

Regional Geology

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Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3146652
continental molasse

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{conglomerate,siltstone}

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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