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Bancherelle Mine, Lachaux, Puy-Guillaume, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Francei
Regional Level Types
Bancherelle MineMine
Lachaux- not defined -
Puy-Guillaume- not defined -
Puy-de-DômeDepartment
Auvergne-Rhône-AlpesRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 0' 35'' North , 3° 32' 4'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ris719 (2016)2.5km
Mariol671 (2016)2.9km
Châteldon775 (2016)3.8km
Arronnes336 (2016)6.2km
Busset878 (2016)6.2km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Auvergne; Rhône-Alpes


Quartz vein including uranium ores. Located 500 m WNW of the Etang de Reliez vein, about 4 km NW of Lachaux.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


25 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Description: Blue opal Fire opal
Parsonsite
Formula: Pb2(UO2)(PO4)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Description: Red microcrystalline quartz (hematite) Smoky quartz
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Aikinite2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Coronadite4.DK.05aPb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Parsonsite8.EA.10Pb2(UO2)(PO4)2
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Coffinite9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB8X16
Coronadite7.9.1.4Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Parsonsite40.2a.31.1Pb2(UO2)(PO4)2
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
H ParsonsitePb2(UO2)(PO4)2
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
O HematiteFe2O3
O ParsonsitePb2(UO2)(PO4)2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O UraniniteUO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SiSilicon
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P ParsonsitePb2(UO2)(PO4)2
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S AikinitePbCuBiS3
S AnglesitePbSO4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S CovelliteCuS
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S GalenaPbS
S GreenockiteCdS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
MnManganese
Mn CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu AikinitePbCuBiS3
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
PbLead
Pb AikinitePbCuBiS3
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb ParsonsitePb2(UO2)(PO4)2
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
BiBismuth
Bi AikinitePbCuBiS3
Bi BismuthBi
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
U ParsonsitePb2(UO2)(PO4)2
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U UraniniteUO2

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 Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3191665
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 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. [154]

Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3150424
peraluminous 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]

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

References

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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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