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Saint-Maime mines, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Francei
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Saint-Maime minesGroup of Mines
Alpes-de-Haute-ProvenceDepartment
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurRegion
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Pyrometamorphic rocks around the coal mines in Saint-Maime.

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14 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Habit: Diamond prism
Colour: Colorless
Reference: Favreau G., Meisser N., Chiappero P.J. (2004), Saint-Maime (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence): un exemple de pyrométamorphisme en région provençale, n°3, pp: 59-92
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: Acicular
Colour: White to colorless
Reference: Favreau G., Meisser N., Chiappero P.J. (2004), Saint-Maime (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence): un exemple de pyrométamorphisme en région provençale, n°3, pp: 59-92
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: Rhombohedron
Colour: Colorless to white
Reference: Favreau G., Meisser N., Chiappero P.J. (2004), Saint-Maime (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence): un exemple de pyrométamorphisme en région provençale, n°3, pp: 59-92
Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Habit: Tabular prism
Colour: White
Reference: Favreau G., Meisser N., Chiappero P.J. (2004), Saint-Maime (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence): un exemple de pyrométamorphisme en région provençale, n°3, pp: 59-92
Esseneite
Formula: CaFe3+[AlSiO6]
Habit: Prim
Colour: Green brown to black
Reference: Favreau G., Meisser N., Chiappero P.J. (2004), Saint-Maime (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence): un exemple de pyrométamorphisme en région provençale, n°3, pp: 59-92
'Gismondine'
Habit: pseudo-octaedral
Colour: Colorless
Reference: Favreau G., Meisser N., Chiappero P.J. (2004), Saint-Maime (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence): un exemple de pyrométamorphisme en région provençale, n°3, pp: 59-92
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Habit: Trapezohedron
Colour: Brown
Reference: Favreau G., Meisser N., Chiappero P.J. (2004), Saint-Maime (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence): un exemple de pyrométamorphisme en région provençale, n°3, pp: 59-92
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Habit: Elongated prism
Colour: Colorless
Reference: Favreau G., Meisser N., Chiappero P.J. (2004), Saint-Maime (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence): un exemple de pyrométamorphisme en région provençale, n°3, pp: 59-92
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Habit: Acicular
Colour: Grey
Reference: Favreau G., Meisser N., Chiappero P.J. (2004), Saint-Maime (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence): un exemple de pyrométamorphisme en région provençale, n°3, pp: 59-92
Hydroxylellestadite
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(OH)
Habit: Acicular
Colour: Colorless / pale brown-green to dark brown
Reference: Favreau G., Meisser N., Chiappero P.J. (2004), Saint-Maime (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence): un exemple de pyrométamorphisme en région provençale, n°3, pp: 59-92
Leucite
Formula: K(AlSi2O6)
Habit: Trapezohedron
Colour: Colorless
Reference: Favreau G., Meisser N., Chiappero P.J. (2004), Saint-Maime (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence): un exemple de pyrométamorphisme en région provençale, n°3, pp: 59-92
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Habit: Grain
Colour: Black
Reference: Favreau G., Meisser N., Chiappero P.J. (2004), Saint-Maime (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence): un exemple de pyrométamorphisme en région provençale, n°3, pp: 59-92
'Melilite Group'
Formula: Ca2M(XSiO7)
Habit: Cube
Colour: Brown to pale yellow
Reference: Favreau G., Meisser N., Chiappero P.J. (2004), Saint-Maime (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence): un exemple de pyrométamorphisme en région provençale, n°3, pp: 59-92
Thaumasite
Formula: Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Habit: Hexagonal prism
Colour: Colorless
Reference: Favreau G., Meisser N., Chiappero P.J. (2004), Saint-Maime (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence): un exemple de pyrométamorphisme en région provençale, n°3, pp: 59-92
Tobermorite
Formula: [Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Habit: Flake
Colour: White
Reference: Favreau G., Meisser N., Chiappero P.J. (2004), Saint-Maime (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence): un exemple de pyrométamorphisme en région provençale, n°3, pp: 59-92
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Habit: Tabular prism
Colour: Orange
Reference: Favreau G., Meisser N., Chiappero P.J. (2004), Saint-Maime (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence): un exemple de pyrométamorphisme en région provençale, n°3, pp: 59-92

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Thaumasite7.DG.15Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Danburite9.FA.65CaB2Si2O8
Esseneite9.DA.15CaFe3+[AlSiO6]
'Gismondine'9..
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Hydroxylellestadite9.AH.25Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(OH)
Leucite9.GB.05K(AlSi2O6)
Tobermorite9.DG.10[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Hydrated Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Thaumasite32.4.4.4Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Hydroxylellestadite52.4.9.4Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(OH)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with[Si2O7] with borate groups
Danburite56.3.1.1CaB2Si2O8
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Esseneite65.1.3a.6CaFe3+[AlSiO6]
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Tobermorite72.3.2.1[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Leucite76.2.2.1K(AlSi2O6)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
'Gismondine'77.1.3.1
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
H Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
H HydroxylellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(OH)
BBoron
B DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
OOxygen
O EsseneiteCaFe3+[AlSiO6]
O HematiteFe2O3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
O ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
O Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HydroxylellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(OH)
O LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
AlAluminium
Al EsseneiteCaFe3+[AlSiO6]
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
SiSilicon
Si EsseneiteCaFe3+[AlSiO6]
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Si ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Si Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si HydroxylellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(OH)
Si LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
S HydroxylellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(OH)
KPotassium
K LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
CaCalcium
Ca EsseneiteCaFe3+[AlSiO6]
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Ca ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Ca Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca HydroxylellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(OH)
FeIron
Fe EsseneiteCaFe3+[AlSiO6]
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

References

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Favreau, G., Meisser, N., and Chiappero, P.J. (2004) Saint-Maime (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence): un exemple de pyrométamorphisme en région provençale. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 85, 59-92.
Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.


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