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Les Achards, Bréziers, Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Francei
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Les Achards- not defined -
Bréziers- not defined -
Hautes-AlpesDepartment
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 26' 10'' North , 6° 12' 44'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.43635,6.21224
GeoHash:G#: spukv37se
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bréziers134 (2016)1.5km
Bellaffaire151 (2016)2.9km
Théus166 (2016)3.5km
Espinasses633 (2017)3.6km
Rochebrune136 (2016)3.7km


Three mineralized zones near Les Achards farm:

Les Achards South: located 150 meters South of the farm.

Les Achards North: located 150 meters North of the farm.

Les Achards East: located on a crest perpendicular to La Scie mountain, 300 meters NE of the farm.

Veins, lenses, and crusts in diaclases of Lower Domerian.

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:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(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.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Description: Crystals up to one centimeter.
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.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 5, Hautes- Alpes ", BRGM, 1972
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 5, Hautes- Alpes ", BRGM, 1972; 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.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 5, Hautes- Alpes ", BRGM, 1972
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.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 5, Hautes- Alpes ", BRGM, 1972
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 5, Hautes- Alpes ", BRGM, 1972
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 5, Hautes- Alpes ", BRGM, 1972
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
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.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Description: Crtystals up to one centimeter.
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.
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 5, Hautes- Alpes ", BRGM, 1972
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(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.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Description: Framboids in bournonite.
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
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.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
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
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Luzonite2.KA.10Cu3AsS4
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Ferroan Dolomite5.AB.10Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Luzonite3.2.2.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
-Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CerussitePbCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S GalenaPbS
S LuzoniteCu3AsS4
S PyriteFeS2
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu LuzoniteCu3AsS4
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As LuzoniteCu3AsS4
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
SbAntimony
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
PbLead
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

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]

Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3153496
detrital and evaporitic deposit

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{gypsum, anhydrite,dolomite/dolostone,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]

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

References

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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.
Pierrot, R., Picot, P., and Poulain, P.A. (1972) Inventaire Minéralogique de la France, N° 5, Hautes-Alpes. BRGM.


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