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Menet, Cantal, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

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Other/historical names associated with this locality:Auvergne; Rhône-Alpes


"(Coming from Riom-ès-Montagnes). Take the N678 and the D36 northwest of the city. One can find corundum, almandine garnet, hematite, feldspar crystals and zircon in the area's altered volcanic rocks." [Belot, 1978]

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26 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
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.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Andradite var: Melanite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Anorthoclase'
Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
'Apatite'
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Biotite'
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
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.
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
'Feldspar Group'
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.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Haüyne
Formula: (Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
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.
'Hornblende'
Kaersutite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Nosean
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
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.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Corundum'4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrochlore Group4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Aegirine-augite'9.DA.20(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Andradite'9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
var: Melanite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Anorthite'9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Anorthoclase'9.FA.30(Na,K)AlSi3O8
'Augite'9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Enstatite'9.DA.05MgSiO3
'Haüyne'9.FB.10(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
'Kaersutite'9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Nosean9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Group'8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine-augite65.1.3b.2(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Kaersutite66.1.3a.18{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
'Anorthoclase'76.1.1.6(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Haüyne76.2.3.3(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Nosean76.2.3.2Na8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Albite
var: Oligoclase
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Andradite
var: Melanite
-Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
Corundum
var: Sapphire
-Al2O3
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
OOxygen
O Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O CorundumAl2O3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
O HematiteFe2O3
O Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
O RutileTiO2
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O TridymiteSiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
NaSodium
Na Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Na Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Na Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
MgMagnesium
Mg Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Al Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Si Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Si Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si TridymiteSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
S NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
ClChlorine
Cl Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
KPotassium
K Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
K Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Ca Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Ca Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z

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