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Grand Château, La Lauzière massif, Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 28' 9'' North , 6° 22' 37'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.46942,6.37703
GeoHash:G#: u0hd9j7we
Köppen climate type:Cfc : Subpolar oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Grand Château, Massif de La Lauzière, Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Rhône-Alpes


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The Alps, Europe

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: DE ASCENCAO GUEDES R.. (2000). La Lauzière : les espèces minérales, Savoie, France. Le Règne Minéral hors-série n°6, pp. 24-39. Editions du Piat.
Crichtonite
Formula: Sr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Reference: DE ASCENCAO GUEDES R. (2003). Les nouveaux minéraux de La Lauzière (Savoie). Le Règne Minéral n°50, pp.56-57. Editions du Piat.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Anatase'4.DD.05TiO2
'Crichtonite'4.CC.40Sr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB21O38
Crichtonite8.5.1.3Sr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
O CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
VVanadium
V CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
CrChromium
Cr CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
MnManganese
Mn CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
FeIron
Fe CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
SrStrontium
Sr CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
YYttrium
Y CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
UUranium
U CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38

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: 3162189
peraluminous syn orogenic plutonism

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Lithology: Granite

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]

Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3192647
Paleozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)

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]

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