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Puech de Compolibat, Compolibat, Aveyron, Occitanie, France

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° North , 2° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~73km
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Puech de Compolibat, Compolibat, Aveyron, Midi-Pyrénées, France
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Midi-Pyrénées


North part of La Capelle Bleys leucogranite : Leucogranite apical zone with silicified and muscovitized, with syn-/postcrystalline deformations.
This part of the granite is rich in numerous microgranite, aplite, pegmatite veins and quartz-scheelite veins.
Three mineralization phases are known :
- Intragranitic scheelite with secondary muscovite
- Scheelite-ferberite-cassiterite-quartz veins
- Scheelite in diaclases

While searching for those old works during 2010, one quartz vein delivered an interesting suite of tungsten minerals like wulfenite, stolzite & raspite (Gayraud et al., 2011).


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22 valid minerals.

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References

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- Pulou, R. (1974) – Notes de minéralogie aveyronnaise. Minéraux filoniens de la région de Compolibat. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat., Toulouse, 110, 335-339.
- Pierrot, R. ,Pulou, R. & Picot, P.(1977) - Inventaire minéralogique de la France n°7, Aveyron, BRGM Ed., 58.
- Hygen, S. (1983) – Le Leucogranite de la Capelle Bleys (Aveyron) et ses minéralisations en étain-tungstène. Thèse 3eme cycle, UPS, Toulouse.
- Gayraud, L., Gineste, C., Bernadi, G. & Johannet, J.-M. (2011) - Bleys et Puech de Compolibat: deux localités minéralogiques remarquables du massif de leucogranite de La Capelle-Bleys (Aveyron), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 111(1), 7-23
-Mills, S.J., Ferraris, G., Kampf, A.R. & Favreau, G. (2012) Twinning in pyromorphite: The first documented occurrence of twinning by merohedry in the apatite supergroup. American Mineralogist, 97, 415–418.

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