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Le Rhun Mine, Plélauff, Côtes-d'Armor, Brittany, Francei
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Name(s) in local language(s):Mine du Rhun, Plélauff, Côtes-d'Armor, Bretagne, France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 12' 52'' North , 3° 12' 12'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.21472,-3.20361
GeoHash:G#: gbtdr15pn
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Plélauff719 (2016)1.0km
Gouarec1,081 (2016)2.2km
Plouguernével2,343 (2016)4.4km
Perret196 (2017)5.5km
Laniscat820 (2016)6.7km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Le Run, Pont Névez


Old BRGM works.


Regions containing this locality

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


26 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Inventaire minéralogique de la France No5, Côtes-d'Armor, Pierrot/Chauris/Laforet 1975 Chauris, L. (2014) Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 74.
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Germain C. (1995), Les haldes de la mine abandonnée du Rhun en Plélauff (Côtes d'Armor), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, 8-13
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Pierrot R., Chauris L., Laforêt C. (1975), Inventaire minéralogique de la France, Ed. BRGM, n°5, Côtes du Nord, pp: 104-107
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Reference: Germain C. (1995), Les haldes de la mine abandonnée du Rhun en Plélauff (Côtes d'Armor), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, 8-13
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Germain C. (1995), Les haldes de la mine abandonnée du Rhun en Plélauff (Côtes d'Armor), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, 8-13
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: PIERROT R., CHAURIS L. et LAFORET C. (1975)- Inventaire minéralogique de la France n°5 (Côtes d'Armor)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Germain C. (1995), Les haldes de la mine abandonnée du Rhun en Plélauff (Côtes d'Armor), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, 8-13
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Germain C. (1995), Les haldes de la mine abandonnée du Rhun en Plélauff (Côtes d'Armor), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, 8-13
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Reference: Pierrot R., Chauris L., Laforêt C. (1975), Inventaire minéralogique de la France, Ed. BRGM, n°5, Côtes du Nord, pp: 104-107
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: inventaire minéralogique de la france No5, côtes-d'armor, Pierrot/Chauris/Laforet 1975
Hydrocerussite
Formula: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: inventaire minéralogique de la france No5, côtes-d'armor, Pierrot/Chauris/Laforet 1975
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Germain C. (1995), Les haldes de la mine abandonnée du Rhun en Plélauff (Côtes d'Armor), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, 8-13
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Habit: Pyramidal
Colour: Red-brown
Reference: Germain C. (1995), Les haldes de la mine abandonnée du Rhun en Plélauff (Côtes d'Armor), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, 8-13
Leadhillite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: inventaire minéralogique de la france No5, côtes-d'armor, Pierrot/Chauris/Laforet 1975 Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 162.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: PIERROT R., CHAURIS L. et LAFORET C. (1975)- Inventaire minéralogique de la France n°5 (Côtes d'Armor)
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Germain C. (1995), Les haldes de la mine abandonnée du Rhun en Plélauff (Côtes d'Armor), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, 8-13
Plumbogummite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Habit: Rhomboedric xls
Colour: Yellow
Reference: Germain C. (1995), Les haldes de la mine abandonnée du Rhun en Plélauff (Côtes d'Armor), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, 8-13
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Germain C. (1995), Les haldes de la mine abandonnée du Rhun en Plélauff (Côtes d'Armor), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, 8-13
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: inventaire minéralogique de la france No5, côtes-d'armor, Pierrot/Chauris/Laforet 1975
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Germain C. (1995), Les haldes de la mine abandonnée du Rhun en Plélauff (Côtes d'Armor), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, 8-13
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Pierrot R., Chauris L., Laforêt C. (1975), Inventaire minéralogique de la France, Ed. BRGM, n°5, Côtes du Nord, pp: 104-107
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Germain C. (1995), Les haldes de la mine abandonnée du Rhun en Plélauff (Côtes d'Armor), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, 8-13
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Germain C. (1995), Les haldes de la mine abandonnée du Rhun en Plélauff (Côtes d'Armor), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, 8-13
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Germain C. (1995), Les haldes de la mine abandonnée du Rhun en Plélauff (Côtes d'Armor), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, 8-13
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: Pierrot R., Chauris L., Laforêt C. (1975), Inventaire minéralogique de la France, Ed. BRGM, n°5, Côtes du Nord, pp: 104-107
Ullmannite
Formula: NiSbS
Reference: Pierrot R., Chauris L., Laforêt C. (1975), Inventaire minéralogique de la France, Ed. BRGM, n°5, Côtes du Nord, pp: 104-107
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Habit: Spheroidal
Colour: Blue
Reference: Germain C. (1995), Les haldes de la mine abandonnée du Rhun en Plélauff (Côtes d'Armor), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, 8-13

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Ullmannite2.EB.25NiSbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Hydrocerussite5.BE.10Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Leadhillite5.BF.40Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Plumbojarosite7.BC.10Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Cacoxenite8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Plumbogummite8.BL.10PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Vivianite8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Ullmannite2.12.3.3NiSbS
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrocerussite16a.2.2.1Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Leadhillite17.1.2.1Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Plumbojarosite30.2.5.6Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Vivianite40.3.6.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Plumbogummite42.7.3.5PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Chalcedony-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
H HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
C HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O CerussitePbCO3
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O AnglesitePbSO4
O PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
O HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
AlAluminium
Al PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
PPhosphorus
P VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
SSulfur
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S GreenockiteCdS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S UllmanniteNiSbS
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S AnglesitePbSO4
S PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
S AcanthiteAg2S
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
NiNickel
Ni UllmanniteNiSbS
CuCopper
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
SnTin
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
SbAntimony
Sb UllmanniteNiSbS
PbLead
Pb PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Pb HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2

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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Devonian - Silurian
358.9 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3184835
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3131119
detrital deposit

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Quartzite

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

References

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Pierrot, R., Chauris, L., and Laforêt, C. (1975) Inventaire minéralogique de la France, Ed. BRGM, n°5, Côtes du Nord, 104-107.
Germain, C. (1995) Les haldes de la mine abandonnée du Rhun en Plélauff (Côtes d'Armor). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 3, 8-13.
Guigues, J. (1960) Conclusions sur les prospections à Plélauff (Côtes-du-Nord) et propositions de travaux miniers, BRGM.


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