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L'Aber, Crozon, Crozon Peninsula, Finistère, Brittany, Francei
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L'Aber- not defined -
Crozon- not defined -
Crozon PeninsulaPeninsula
FinistèreDepartment
BrittanyRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 13' 46'' North , 4° 25' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.22972,-4.43306
GeoHash:G#: gbsf75gyq
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Crozon8,123 (2016)4.6km
Telgruc-sur-Mer1,944 (2016)6.2km
Lanvéoc2,282 (2016)6.8km
Argol842 (2016)8.8km
Saint-Nic747 (2016)11.6km


Quartz vein in Caradoc Volcanic formations, located between L'Aber island and L'Aber small harbour (5.5 kilometers west of Telgruc).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: R.PIERROT, L. CHAURIS, C. LAFORET (1973) : "Inventaire minéralogique de la France : 29- Finistère.", B.R.G.M. Paris.
Botallackite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 89.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: R.PIERROT, L. CHAURIS, C. LAFORET (1973) : "Inventaire minéralogique de la France : 29- Finistère.", B.R.G.M. Paris.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 38.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: R.PIERROT, L. CHAURIS, C. LAFORET (1973) : "Inventaire minéralogique de la France : 29- Finistère.", B.R.G.M. Paris.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 38.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 63.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: R.PIERROT, L. CHAURIS, C. LAFORET (1973) : "Inventaire minéralogique de la France : 29- Finistère.", B.R.G.M. Paris.
Idaite
Formula: Cu5FeS6
Reference: R.PIERROT, L. CHAURIS, C. LAFORET (1973) : "Inventaire minéralogique de la France : 29- Finistère.", B.R.G.M. Paris.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: R.PIERROT, L. CHAURIS, C. LAFORET (1973) : "Inventaire minéralogique de la France : 29- Finistère.", B.R.G.M. Paris.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: R.PIERROT, L. CHAURIS, C. LAFORET (1973) : "Inventaire minéralogique de la France : 29- Finistère.", B.R.G.M. Paris.
Paratacamite
Formula: Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Reference: R.PIERROT, L. CHAURIS, C. LAFORET (1973) : "Inventaire minéralogique de la France : 29- Finistère.", B.R.G.M. Paris.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: R.PIERROT, L. CHAURIS, C. LAFORET (1973) : "Inventaire minéralogique de la France : 29- Finistère.", B.R.G.M. Paris.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 150.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Idaite2.CB.15aCu5FeS6
Group 3 - Halides
Botallackite3.DA.10bCu2(OH)3Cl
Paratacamite3.DA.10cCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Idaite2.9.14.1Cu5FeS6
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Botallackite10.1.3.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Paratacamite10.1.2.1Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
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.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
H BotallackiteCu2(OH)3Cl
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
O CupriteCu2O
O BotallackiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O SideriteFeCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S CovelliteCuS
S IdaiteCu5FeS6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S DigeniteCu9S5
ClChlorine
Cl ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Cl BotallackiteCu2(OH)3Cl
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe IdaiteCu5FeS6
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu IdaiteCu5FeS6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu BotallackiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
ZnZinc
Zn ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2

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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Early Ordovician
470 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3154867
detrital deposit

Age: Early Ordovician (470 - 485.4 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]

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