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Le Séchier, Saint-Jacques-en-Valgodemard, Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Francei
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Hautes-AlpesDepartment
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurRegion
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 46' 50'' North , 6° 4' 8'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.78057,6.06899
GeoHash:G#: spuqf0539
Köppen climate type:Cfc : Subpolar oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Saint-Jacques-en-Valgodemard166 (2016)2.0km
Saint-Firmin457 (2016)3.3km
Saint-Maurice-en-Valgodemard158 (2016)3.3km
Les Costes148 (2016)4.7km
La Motte-en-Champsaur188 (2016)5.4km


Very old talc quarry located 250 meters South of Le Séchier hamlet, at the foot of a hill, 300 meters from the D16 road.

"(Coming from Saint-Firmin-en-V.) North of Gap on the Route Napoléon. South on the D16 at Saint-Firmin. At the place called 'Le Séchier', there is an operation with talc and various minerals." [Belot, 1978]

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Description: Dark green needles, up to 30 centimeters long.
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 5, Hautes- Alpes ", BRGM, 1972
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
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 9 - Silicates
Anthophyllite9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Anthophyllite66.1.2.1☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
OOxygen
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2

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 Jurassic
145 - 163.5 Ma



ID: 3155549
mostly biogenic deposit

Age: Jurassic (145 - 163.5 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{marlstone,dolomite/dolostone,sandstone}

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

References

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Pierrot, R., Picot, P., and Poulain, P.A. (1972) Inventaire Minéralogique de la France : Hautes-Alpes. Editions du BRGM, 184 pp.
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.


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