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Cransac, Decazeville coal basin, Decazeville, Aveyron, Occitanie, Francei
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Decazeville coal basinBasin
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 31' 30'' North , 2° 17' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.52521,2.28337
GeoHash:G#: spct7cwdn
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Midi-Pyrénées


"(Coming from Aubin). South of Decazeville on the D221 until Aubin. Take the D5. Basalt, rhyolite, and sulphur on the slopes of 'la Montagne qui Brûle' ['the Burning Mountain']." [Belot, 1978]

Old burning coal mines and dumps.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Reference: R. Pierrot, R. Pulou, P. Picot : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 7 : Aveyron", BRGM, 1977
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: R. Pierrot, R. Pulou, P. Picot : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 7 : Aveyron", BRGM, 1977
'Anthracite'
Reference: R. Pierrot, R. Pulou, P. Picot : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 7 : Aveyron", BRGM, 1977
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: R. Pierrot, R. Pulou, P. Picot : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 7 : Aveyron", BRGM, 1977
'Basalt'
Reference: 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.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: R. Pierrot, R. Pulou, P. Picot : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 7 : Aveyron", BRGM, 1977
'Coal'
Reference: R. Pierrot, R. Pulou, P. Picot : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 7 : Aveyron", BRGM, 1977
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: R. Pierrot, R. Pulou, P. Picot : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 7 : Aveyron", BRGM, 1977
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: R. Pierrot, R. Pulou, P. Picot : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 7 : Aveyron", BRGM, 1977
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: R. Pierrot, R. Pulou, P. Picot : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 7 : Aveyron", BRGM, 1977
Kalinite
Formula: KAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: http://membres.lycos.fr/cgineste/aveyron/h_embrasee.html
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: R. Pierrot, R. Pulou, P. Picot : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 7 : Aveyron", BRGM, 1977
'Rhyolite'
Reference: 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.
Salammoniac
Formula: NH4Cl
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Reference: R. Pierrot, R. Pulou, P. Picot : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 7 : Aveyron", BRGM, 1977
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: R. Pierrot, R. Pulou, P. Picot : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 7 : Aveyron", BRGM, 1977
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Pierrot, R., Pulou, R., and Picot, P. (1977) Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 7: Aveyron. BRGM.; 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.
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Description: Occurs in burning coal measures.
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 745; R. Pierrot, R. Pulou, P. Picot : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 7 : Aveyron", BRGM, 1977

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC
'Schreibersite'1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
'Sulphur'1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bournonite'2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Group 3 - Halides
'Salammoniac'3.AA.25NH4Cl
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alunogen'7.CB.45Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Kalinite'7.CC.15KAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Vivianite'8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Anorthite'9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Augite'9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Kaolinite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Anthracite'-
'Basalt'-
'Coal'-
'Rhyolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Salammoniac9.1.3.1NH4Cl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AB(XO4)2·xH2O
Kalinite29.5.4.2KAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Alunogen29.8.6.1Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Vivianite40.3.6.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Anthracite'-
'Basalt'-
'Coal'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Rhyolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H KaliniteKAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H SalammoniacNH4Cl
H VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C SideriteFeCO3
NNitrogen
N SalammoniacNH4Cl
OOxygen
O AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O KaliniteKAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O SideriteFeCO3
O VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
AlAluminium
Al AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al KaliniteKAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
PPhosphorus
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
P VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S KaliniteKAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
S SulphurS8
ClChlorine
Cl SalammoniacNH4Cl
KPotassium
K KaliniteKAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
NiNickel
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
CuCopper
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
SbAntimony
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
PbLead
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3

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 Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3158197
continental molasse

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{conglomerate,siltstone}

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: 3192304
Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Massif Central

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

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

References

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Pierrot, R., Pulou, R., and Picot, P. (1977) Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 7: Aveyron. BRGM.
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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