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La Bosse Mine, Échassières, Ébreuil, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Francei
Regional Level Types
La Bosse MineMine
Échassières- not defined -
Ébreuil- not defined -
Allier- not defined -
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes- not defined -
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 10' 47'' North , 2° 57' 55'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.17977,2.96517
GeoHash:G#: u04neqz0t
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Nades137 (2016)2.3km
Échassières381 (2016)2.4km
Lalizolle316 (2016)3.8km
Moureuille281 (2016)4.8km
Coutansouze110 (2016)5.1km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Auvergne; Rhône-Alpes


Ancient open cut tungsten mine, working ferberite-bearing quartz veins hosted by micaceous slates. The quartz veins are accompanied by aplite veins carrying cassiterite. Located 3 km ESE of Echassières, near the La Bosse crossing.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Ferberite4.DB.30FeWO4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Lepidolite'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Lepidolite'-
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O QuartzSiO2
O FerberiteFeWO4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W FerberiteFeWO4
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

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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Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3191181
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 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]

Paleozoic - Neoproterozoic
251.902 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3130920
para-autochtonous unit

Age: Neoproterozoic to Triassic (251.902 - 1000 Ma)

Description: high grade metamorphic

Lithology: Mica schist

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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- J-J. Périchaud: Les Minéraux d'Auvergne, Vol. 1, Clermont-Ferrand (1985)


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