|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||45° 51' 17'' North , 2° 57' 52'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||45.85472,2.96444|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Puy de Tunisset (Puy de Ténuzet)|
|Other/historical names associated with this locality:||Auvergne; Rhône-Alpes|
The "Puy de Tunisset" (or Puy de Ténuzet) cinder cone belongs to the Holocene volcanic group of the "Chaîne des Puys". It has almost been wiped out by mining activity, through a set of two quarries, now merged. A variety of fumarolized areas have been exposed, and showcase a large set of typical secondary minerals.
17 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.
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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0 - 2.588 Ma
Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)
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. 
252.17 - 358.9 Ma
|Paleozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 358.9 Ma)
Comments: Massif Central
Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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.