Granite quarry, Vieille-Brioude, Brioude, Haute-Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||45° 15' 10'' North , 3° 23' 40'' East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~0km|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||Auvergne; Rhône-Alpes|
A small quarry in granite, mylonitized leptynitic gneisses and biotite-sillimanite anatectic gneisses, near a contact with cordierite anatexites. In the quarry, a quartz vein is exposed, carrying arsenopyrite and bismuth ores. Located besides the D 16 road leading from Vieille-Brioude to St Ilpize on the eastern side of the Allier valley, just 50 m uphill from the Allier river bridge on the N 102 road.
P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
16 valid minerals.
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