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Maraval mine, Tanneron, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° 32' 28'' North , 6° 47' 35'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 43.54128,6.79318
GeoHash:G#: spszdw6wk
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Maraval mine, Tanneron, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France


Old fluorite mine in mylonite gneiss.

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The Alps, Europe

Mountain Range - 2,211 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Habit: Lamellar
Colour: white to pale pink
Reference: Mari G., Consorti A. (2004), Les filons de fluorite de la mine de Maraval (Var), Le Règne Minéral, 60, 20-25
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: Rhombohedral
Colour: Milky
Reference: Mari G., Consorti A. (2004), Les filons de fluorite de la mine de Maraval (Var), Le Règne Minéral, 60, 20-25
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Habit: Cube
Colour: Colourless to pale brown
Reference: Mari G., Consorti A. (2004), Les filons de fluorite de la mine de Maraval (Var), Le Règne Minéral, 60, 20-25
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: [Mari G., Consorti A. (2004), Les filons de fluorite de la mine de Maraval (Var), Le Règne Minéral, 60, 20-25]
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Habit: spheroïdal agregats
Colour: green
Reference: Self collected by S. MAURY
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Habit: Millimetric grain
Colour: Yellow
Reference: Mari G., Consorti A. (2004), Les filons de fluorite de la mine de Maraval (Var), Le Règne Minéral, 60, 20-25
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Habit: Grain
Colour: Yellowish-brown, greenish-brown, brownish-black
Reference: Mari G., Consorti A. (2004), Les filons de fluorite de la mine de Maraval (Var), Le Règne Minéral, 60, 20-25
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: Prism millimetric
Colour: Red, orange, brown
Reference: Mari G., Consorti A. (2004), Les filons de fluorite de la mine de Maraval (Var), Le Règne Minéral, 60, 20-25
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Habit: granular agregats
Colour: brown
Reference: Self collected by S. MAURY

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
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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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3186387
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 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]

Paleozoic - Neoproterozoic
251.902 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3131315
Upper Gneiss Unit (Massif Central)

Age: Neoproterozoic to Triassic (251.902 - 1000 Ma)

Description: high grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{gneiss}, Minor{amphibolite,migmatite/anatexite}

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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- Mari G., Consorti A. (2004): Les filons de fluorite de la mine de Maraval (Var). Le Règne Minéral, 60, 20-25 (in French).


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