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Le Cristillan ravine, Ceillac, Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Francei
Regional Level Types
Le Cristillan ravineRavine
Ceillac- not defined -
Hautes-AlpesDepartment
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 39' 42'' North , 6° 52' 16'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.66192,6.87117
GeoHash:G#: spuyh67qt
Area:1.0 km2
Locality type:Ravine
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Saint-Véran286 (2016)4.2km
Ceillac303 (2016)7.3km
Molines-en-Queyras347 (2016)7.8km
Château-Ville-Vieille340 (2016)12.9km
Maddalena120 (2014)13.2km


Serpentinites in Queyras green rocks.
At the top of a cliff, near Prés Bergers torrent, on right bank of Le Cristillan torrent.
Ancient french Lambert III coordinates :
X = 958.30 , Y = 272.40, Z = 2 500

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(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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Cretaceous - Jurassic
66 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3184337
Mesozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 201.3 Ma)

Comments: Schistes Lustres; Alps

Lithology: Blueschist grade metasedimentary/metavolcanic schist

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]

Mesozoic
66 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3130583
Schistes Lustrés Piémontais (Bündener Schiefer)

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 251.902 Ma)

Description: medium grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{mica schist}, Minor{quartzite,marble}

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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