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L'Avellan mine, Fréjus, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Francei
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L'Avellan mineMine
Fréjus- not defined -
VarDepartment
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
43° 30' 52'' North , 6° 46' 38'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bagnols-en-Forêt1,810 (2016)6.6km
Saint-Paul-en-Forêt1,232 (2016)8.9km
Fréjus53,098 (2016)9.7km
Saint-Raphaël34,918 (2018)10.1km
Puget-sur-Argens6,943 (2016)10.4km


Old fluorite mine, Worked from 1938 to 1971

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Gol D. (2000), Une géode de barite à l'Avellan, Fréjus, Var, France, Le Règne Minéral, n°31, pp: 37-45
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: ROSTAN, P., MARI, G. (2017) : La Mine de Fluorite de L'Avellan (Var) - Le Règne Minéral Hors-Série n° XXII - Les Editions du Piat
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Gol D. (2000), Une géode de barite à l'Avellan, Fréjus, Var, France, Le Règne Minéral, n°31, pp: 37-45
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: ROSTAN, P., MARI, G. (2017) : La Mine de Fluorite de L'Avellan (Var) - Le Règne Minéral Hors-Série n° XXII - Les Editions du Piat
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Gol D. (2000), Une géode de barite à l'Avellan, Fréjus, Var, France, Le Règne Minéral, n°31, pp: 37-45
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Gol D. (2000), Une géode de barite à l'Avellan, Fréjus, Var, France, Le Règne Minéral, n°31, pp: 37-45
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: ROSTAN, P., MARI, G. (2017) : La Mine de Fluorite de L'Avellan (Var) - Le Règne Minéral Hors-Série n° XXII - Les Editions du Piat
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: ROSTAN, P., MARI, G. (2017) : La Mine de Fluorite de L'Avellan (Var) - Le Règne Minéral Hors-Série n° XXII - Les Editions du Piat
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Gol D. (2000), Une géode de barite à l'Avellan, Fréjus, Var, France, Le Règne Minéral, n°31, pp: 37-45
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: ROSTAN, P., MARI, G. (2017) : La Mine de Fluorite de L'Avellan (Var) - Le Règne Minéral Hors-Série n° XXII - Les Editions du Piat
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: ROSTAN, P., MARI, G. (2017) : La Mine de Fluorite de L'Avellan (Var) - Le Règne Minéral Hors-Série n° XXII - Les Editions du Piat
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: ROSTAN, P., MARI, G. (2017) : La Mine de Fluorite de L'Avellan (Var) - Le Règne Minéral Hors-Série n° XXII - Les Editions du Piat
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gol D. (2000), Une géode de barite à l'Avellan, Fréjus, Var, France, Le Règne Minéral, n°31, pp: 37-45
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: Martins da Pedra collection
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: ROSTAN, P., MARI, G. (2017) : La Mine de Fluorite de L'Avellan (Var) - Le Règne Minéral Hors-Série n° XXII - Les Editions du Piat
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: ROSTAN, P., MARI, G. (2017) : La Mine de Fluorite de L'Avellan (Var) - Le Règne Minéral Hors-Série n° XXII - Les Editions du Piat
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: ROSTAN, P., MARI, G. (2017) : La Mine de Fluorite de L'Avellan (Var) - Le Règne Minéral Hors-Série n° XXII - Les Editions du Piat
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: ROSTAN, P., MARI, G. (2017) : La Mine de Fluorite de L'Avellan (Var) - Le Règne Minéral Hors-Série n° XXII - Les Editions du Piat

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Agate-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O CerussitePbCO3
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S SulphurS8
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

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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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3186387
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 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]

Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3136237
marine or continental molasse

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

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

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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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
G. MARI (1979) : Mines et minéraux de la Provence cristalline (Maures.Esterel.Tanneron). Ed. SERRES.(in French)
ROSTAN, P., MARI, G. (2017) : La Mine de Fluorite de L'Avellan (Var) - Le Règne Minéral Hors-Série n° XXII - Les Editions du Piat


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