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La Madeleine pass, La Lauzière massif, Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Francei
Regional Level Types
La Madeleine passPass
La Lauzière massifMassif
SavoieDepartment
Auvergne-Rhône-AlpesRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 26' 5'' North , 6° 22' 32'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Saint-François-Longchamp213 (2016)4.4km
Épierre623 (2016)6.6km
Montaimont149 (2017)7.4km
Saint-Léger241 (2016)8.0km
Argentine831 (2016)8.3km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Rhône-Alpes
Name(s) in local language(s):
Col de La Madeleine, La Lauzière massif, Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France


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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:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Van King
Albite var: Pericline
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: specimen in A. Goldstein collection.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Juan Carlos Lodovichi
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: In Coll. M. Slama, ex Coll. A. Melle
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Martin Slama Coll.
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Martin Slama Coll.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Paul de Bondt and M. Arliguie collections.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Chollet Pascal photo
Gold
Formula: Au
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.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Van King
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: F. Hède;
'K Feldspar'
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.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
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.
Meneghinite
Formula: Pb13CuSb7S24
Reference: Frédéric Hède photo
Microcline ?
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Van King
'Monazite'
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.
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Van King
Orthoclase ?
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Description: Probably a mis-understanding about adularia which is about equally microcline or orthoclase. Structural state needs to be confirmed.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
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.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
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.
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Van King
Quartz var: Sceptre Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Van King
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Matteo Chinellato photo
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Frédéric Hède

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Meneghinite2.HB.05bPb13CuSb7S24
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Pericline9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Microcline ?9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase ?9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Monazite'-

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Meneghinite3.3.5.1Pb13CuSb7S24
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline ?76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase ?76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var: Pericline
-Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Monazite'-
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O QuartzSiO2
O Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
O RutileTiO2
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O HematiteFe2O3
O Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CuCopper
Cu MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
SbAntimony
Sb MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24

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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Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3185222
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

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]

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


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