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Cransac, Decazeville coal basin, Decazeville, Aveyron, Occitanie, France

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° North , 2° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~73km
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Midi-Pyrénées


Old burning coal mines and dumps

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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14 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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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
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
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: R. Pierrot, R. Pulou, P. Picot : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 7 : Aveyron", BRGM, 1977
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'-
'Coal'-

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'-
'Coal'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

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

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