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Riou Beyrou, La Motte-en-Champsaur, Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Francei
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Riou Beyrou- not defined -
La Motte-en-Champsaur- not defined -
Hautes-AlpesDepartment
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 43' 11'' North , 6° 9' 31'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.71981,6.15866
GeoHash:G#: spuqkhuxg
Köppen climate type:Cfc : Subpolar oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Saint-Michel-de-Chaillol323 (2016)5.6km
Champoléon122 (2016)6.1km
Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur293 (2016)7.1km
Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur1,608 (2016)7.2km
La Motte-en-Champsaur188 (2016)7.3km


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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Pierrot, R., Picot, P., and Poulain, P.A. (1972) Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 5, Hautes-Alpes. BRGM.; 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.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 5, Hautes- Alpes ", BRGM, 1972
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 5, Hautes- Alpes ", BRGM, 1972
Plagionite
Formula: Pb5Sb8S17
Description: Millimetric crystals
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 5, Hautes- Alpes ", BRGM, 1972; Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Description: Automorph crystals and Melnicovite facies (spherules).
Reference: Pierrot, R., Picot, P., and Poulain, P.A. (1972) Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 5, Hautes-Alpes. BRGM.; 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.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 5, Hautes- Alpes ", BRGM, 1972
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 5, Hautes- Alpes ", BRGM, 1972
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Pierrot, R., Picot, P., and Poulain, P.A. (1972) Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 5, Hautes-Alpes. BRGM.; 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 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Plagionite2.HC.10bPb5Sb8S17
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
2 < ø < 2.49
Plagionite3.6.20.2Pb5Sb8S17
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
OOxygen
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PlagionitePb5Sb8S17
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
SbAntimony
Sb PlagionitePb5Sb8S17
PbLead
Pb PlagionitePb5Sb8S17

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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Eocene
33.9 - 56 Ma



ID: 3142567
transgressive deposit

Age: Eocene (33.9 - 56 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{siltstone}, Minor{marlstone,claystone}

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]

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]

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

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