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Tende Pb-Bi-S-Te occurrence (Les Chanels), Tende, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Francei
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Tende Pb-Bi-S-Te occurrence (Les Chanels)Occurrence
Tende- not defined -
Alpes-MaritimesDepartment
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurRegion
FranceCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Indice de Pb-Bi-S-Te de Tende (Les Chanels), Tende, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 4' 29'' North , 7° 35' 14'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.07472,7.58722
GeoHash:G#: spv6sxscg
Locality type:Occurrence
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Tende1,953 (2016)1.3km
Fontan311 (2016)8.3km
Saorge411 (2016)10.1km
Limone Piemonte1,054 (2014)14.0km
Buggio130 (2014)14.7km


Vertical tension fractures, filled with quartz, in the rubefied upper horizon of Permian green pelites, just under basal Trias white sandstones.
Located on Spegi track, halfway between Tende and Spegi, near a parking place.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: P. Picot, Z. Johan : "Atlas of Ore Minerals", BRGM, Elsevier, 1982
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Feraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 4, Alpes Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Feraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 4, Alpes Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Feraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 4, Alpes Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Feraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 4, Alpes Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Feraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 4, Alpes Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Feraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 4, Alpes Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Feraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 4, Alpes Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Kobellite
Formula: Pb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Feraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 4, Alpes Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Feraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 4, Alpes Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Feraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 4, Alpes Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Feraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 4, Alpes Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Feraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 4, Alpes Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Feraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 4, Alpes Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Feraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 4, Alpes Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Feraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 4, Alpes Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Feraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 4, Alpes Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Feraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 4, Alpes Maritimes", BRGM, 1974

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Aikinite2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Kobellite2.HB.10aPb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Tellurobismuthite2.11.7.2Bi2Te3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
2 < ø < 2.49
Kobellite3.6.19.1Pb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite6.1.2.2γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O CerussitePbCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AikinitePbCuBiS3
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
S PyriteFeS2
S KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
S GalenaPbS
S CovelliteCuS
S CosalitePb2Bi2S5
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu AikinitePbCuBiS3
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SbAntimony
Sb KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
TeTellurium
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb AikinitePbCuBiS3
Pb KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Pb CerussitePbCO3
BiBismuth
Bi AikinitePbCuBiS3
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Bi KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Bi CosalitePb2Bi2S5

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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Paleogene - Late Cretaceous
23.03 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 3160265
Late Cretaceous limestone

Age: Phanerozoic (23.03 - 100.5 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{claystone,sandstone,marlstone}

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]

Paleogene
23.03 - 66 Ma



ID: 3191035
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone-carbonate-sandstone-conglomerate

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., Picot, P., Feraud, J., Vernet, J. (1974): Inventaire minéralogique de la France n°4. Alpes Maritimes. Editions B.R.G.M, Paris, 168 pp.
Mari, D., and Mari, G. (1982) : Mines et minéraux des Alpes Maritimes. Editions Serre, Nice, 304 pp.


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