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Dolerite sill, Kerdreux, Crozon, Crozon Peninsula, Finistère, Brittany, Francei
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Dolerite sillSill
Kerdreux- not defined -
Crozon- not defined -
Crozon PeninsulaPeninsula
FinistèreDepartment
BrittanyRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 10' 4'' North , 4° 33' 14'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.16794,-4.55406
GeoHash:G#: gbsf02eyd
Locality type:Sill
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Crozon8,123 (2016)9.9km
Beuzec-Cap-Sizun1,097 (2016)10.7km
Camaret-sur-Mer2,612 (2016)12.3km
Goulien450 (2016)12.8km
Poullan-sur-Mer1,769 (2016)13.9km


Doleritic sill (Caradoc volcanism) with a dense stockwork of hydrothermal iron sulphides.
Located in the cliffs of Cap de La Chèvre, SW of Kerdreux village.

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'Melnikovite'
Reference: R.PIERROT, L. CHAURIS, C. LAFORET (1973) : "Inventaire minéralogique de la France : 29- Finistère.", B.R.G.M. Paris.

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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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3136594
Palaeozoic undifferentiated

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Metamorphic

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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Lukas, Yann (1978) Roches et minéraux de Bretagne. Editions Ouest-France, 33 pp. [p. 30.]


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