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Pointe de Castel, Primelin, Cape Sizun, Finistère, Brittany, Francei
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Pointe de Castel- not defined -
Primelin- not defined -
Cape Sizun- not defined -
FinistèreDepartment
BrittanyRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 1' 4'' North , 4° 37' 21'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.01799,-4.62265
GeoHash:G#: gbs9nv3vh
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Primelin744 (2016)1.5km
Cléden-Cap-Sizun978 (2016)3.8km
Plogoff1,649 (2016)3.9km
Esquibien1,707 (2016)4.6km
Goulien450 (2016)4.7km


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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Antimony
Formula: Sb
Reference: Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 78.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 61.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 52.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Y. Fouquet, C. Laforêt, L. Chauris, Bull. Minéral., 1978, 101, pp. 363-367, France.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Antimony1.CA.05Sb
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Antimony1.3.1.2Sb
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
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

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S StibniteSb2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb AntimonySb

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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Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3146652
continental molasse

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{conglomerate,siltstone}

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


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