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Terril Rieu du Coeur slag locality, Quaregnon, Mons, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgiumi
Regional Level Types
Terril Rieu du Coeur slag localitySlag Locality
Quaregnon- not defined -
Mons- not defined -
HainautProvince
WalloniaRegion
BelgiumCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 26' 1'' North , 3° 51' 9'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.43373,3.85255
GeoHash:G#: u0fwztjmf
Locality type:Slag Locality
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Quaregnon18,491 (2009)1.2km
Colfontaine19,964 (2009)2.2km
Saint-Ghislain22,500 (2010)2.9km
Boussu20,058 (2010)4.1km
Frameries20,598 (2010)4.4km


"Terril" or slag heap

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M. & van der Meersche, E. (2002): Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Ed., 304 p.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Jean Dehaye personal finds and collection.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M. & van der Meersche, E. (2002): Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Ed., 304 p.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M. & van der Meersche, E. (2002): Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Ed., 304 p.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M. & van der Meersche, E. (2002): Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Ed., 304 p.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jean Dehaye personal finds and collection.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Jean Dehaye personal finds and collection.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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]

Carboniferous
298.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3131778
Carboniferous limestone

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{dolomite/dolostone,coal,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


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