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La Chapelle du Mur, Plouigneau, Finistère, Brittany, Francei
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Plouigneau- not defined -
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 34' 33'' North , 3° 45' 57'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.57590,-3.76606
GeoHash:G#: gbtk66cxh
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Garlan906 (2016)3.0km
Plourin-lès-Morlaix4,815 (2016)4.9km
Plouigneau4,311 (2016)5.0km
Saint-Martin-des-Champs5,033 (2016)5.0km
Morlaix17,516 (2016)5.0km


Silurian metamorphized schists.
Located near Le Mur chapel and Les Forges Neuves, South of road N 12.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: 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.
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1910) Minéralogie de la France et de ses colonies. Librairie Polytechnique, Ch. Béranger Editeur, Tome I, 44.; 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.
Andalusite var: Chiastolite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Graphite
Formula: C
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: 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.
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: 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.; Chauris, L. (2014) Minéraux de Bretagne. Les Editions du Piat, 240.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
var: Chiastolite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Andalusite
var: Chiastolite
-Al2(SiO4)O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O Andalusite (var: Chiastolite)Al2(SiO4)O
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
AlAluminium
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Andalusite (var: Chiastolite)Al2(SiO4)O
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Andalusite (var: Chiastolite)Al2(SiO4)O
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)

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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Devonian - Silurian
358.9 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3184835
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 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]

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3131482
detrital deposit

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Quartzite

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.
Lacroix, A. (1910) Minéralogie de la France et de ses colonies. Librairie Polytechnique, Ch. Béranger Editeur, Tome I, 44.
Chauris, L. (2014) Minéraux de Bretagne. Les Editions du Piat, 240.


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