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La Violette gallery, Saint-Beauzire, Brioude, Haute-Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Francei
Regional Level Types
La Violette gallery- not defined -
Saint-Beauzire- not defined -
Brioude- not defined -
Haute-LoireDepartment
Auvergne-Rhône-AlpesRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 17' 38'' North , 3° 17' 29'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Saint-Beauzire281 (2016)2.9km
Saint-Laurent-Chabreuges258 (2016)4.4km
Paulhac654 (2016)4.5km
Espalem241 (2016)4.8km
Lorlanges263 (2016)5.0km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Auvergne; Rhône-Alpes


Old mine gallery situated 300 meters S of road N588 (from St Beauzire to Grenier-Montgon), on left bank of La Violette brook.
Quartz and carbonates veins with berthierite and stibnite, in mylonites and breccias.

Regions containing this locality

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
Berthierite
Formula: FeSb2S4
Reference: P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Queneau Patrice collection
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
Reference: P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
Kermesite
Formula: Sb2S2O
Reference: Queneau Patrice collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
'Stibiconite'
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Reference: Queneau Patrice collection
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Queneau Patrice collection
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
Ullmannite
Formula: NiSbS
Reference: P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
Valentinite
Formula: Sb2O3
Reference: Queneau Patrice collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Berthierite2.HA.20FeSb2S4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Chalcostibite2.HA.05CuSbS2
Kermesite2.FD.05Sb2S2O
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Ullmannite2.EB.25NiSbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
'Stibiconite'4.DH.20Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Valentinite4.CB.55Sb2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Beudantite8.BL.05PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Ullmannite2.12.3.3NiSbS
Oxysulfides
Kermesite2.13.1.1Sb2S2O
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 2
Berthierite3.7.9.3FeSb2S4
Chalcostibite3.7.5.1CuSbS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Valentinite4.3.11.1Sb2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Beudantite43.4.1.1PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
'Stibiconite'44.1.1.1Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
O ValentiniteSb2O3
O KermesiteSb2S2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BerthieriteFeSb2S4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S UllmanniteNiSbS
S ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
S BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S SulphurS8
S KermesiteSb2S2O
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BerthieriteFeSb2S4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
NiNickel
Ni UllmanniteNiSbS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
SbAntimony
Sb BerthieriteFeSb2S4
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb UllmanniteNiSbS
Sb ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
Sb StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
Sb ValentiniteSb2O3
Sb KermesiteSb2S2O
PbLead
Pb BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6

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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Paleozoic - Neoproterozoic
251.902 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3149687
Upper Gneiss Unit (Massif Central)

Age: Neoproterozoic to Triassic (251.902 - 1000 Ma)

Description: high grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{gneiss}, Minor{amphibolite,migmatite/anatexite}

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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3190208
Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Massif Central

Lithology: Metasedimentary/metavolcanic schist

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]

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


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