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Christ quarry, Ploumilliau, Côtes-d'Armor, Brittany, Francei
Regional Level Types
Christ quarryQuarry (Backfilled)
Ploumilliau- not defined -
Côtes-d'ArmorDepartment
BrittanyRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 42' 40'' North , 3° 31' 56'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.71127,-3.53249
GeoHash:G#: gbtmpeeex
Locality type:Quarry (Backfilled) - last checked 2018
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Locquémeau1,311 (2016)2.7km
Trédrez-Locquémeau1,456 (2018)2.8km
Ploumilliau2,268 (2016)3.3km
Saint-Michel-en-Grève419 (2016)4.0km
Lannion21,473 (2016)5.4km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Carrière Christ


A quarry in the Hercynian granite of Le Yaudet, now abandoned and filled in.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 165.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 165.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat7.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)

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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Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3134241
calc-alkaline syn orogenic plutonism

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Lithology: Granite

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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3188480
Neoproterozoic tectonic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone-carbonate-sandstone-conglomerate

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]

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

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