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Champonger quarry, Rochechouart - Chassenon meteoritic impact crater (Rochechouart crater), Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Francei
Regional Level Types
Champonger quarryQuarry
Rochechouart - Chassenon meteoritic impact crater (Rochechouart crater)Crater
Haute-VienneDepartment
Nouvelle-AquitaineRegion
FranceCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° North , 1° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~58km
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Limousin


Crater floor basement rock: gneisses with shatter cones.
The gneisses rock-forming minerals have been injected by metal (microveinlets and rounded microparticles) of meteoritic origin.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Description: 70% Almandine - 20% Spessartite.
Reference: W. Horn and A. El Goresy : "Discovery of Metallic Residues of the Rochechouart meteorite in basement rocks" , Bull. Minéral, 1981, 104, pp. 587-593, France.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Arliguie M collection
'Biotite'
Reference: W. Horn and A. El Goresy : "Discovery of Metallic Residues of the Rochechouart meteorite in basement rocks" , Bull. Minéral, 1981, 104, pp. 587-593, France.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Arliguie M collection
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Arliguie M collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Arliguie M collection
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: W. Horn and A. El Goresy : "Discovery of Metallic Residues of the Rochechouart meteorite in basement rocks" , Bull. Minéral, 1981, 104, pp. 587-593, France.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: W. Horn and A. El Goresy : "Discovery of Metallic Residues of the Rochechouart meteorite in basement rocks" , Bull. Minéral, 1981, 104, pp. 587-593, France.
Iron
Formula: Fe
Description: Iron-Chromium alloy (75 wt% Iron, 17 wt% Chromium, 8 wt% Nickel).
Reference: W. Horn and A. El Goresy : "Discovery of Metallic Residues of the Rochechouart meteorite in basement rocks" , Bull. Minéral, 1981, 104, pp. 587-593, France.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Arliguie M collection
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: W. Horn and A. El Goresy : "Discovery of Metallic Residues of the Rochechouart meteorite in basement rocks" , Bull. Minéral, 1981, 104, pp. 587-593, France.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Arliguie M collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: W. Horn and A. El Goresy : "Discovery of Metallic Residues of the Rochechouart meteorite in basement rocks" , Bull. Minéral, 1981, 104, pp. 587-593, France.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: W. Horn and A. El Goresy : "Discovery of Metallic Residues of the Rochechouart meteorite in basement rocks" , Bull. Minéral, 1981, 104, pp. 587-593, France.
'Rutilohematite'
Reference: W. Horn and A. El Goresy : "Discovery of Metallic Residues of the Rochechouart meteorite in basement rocks" , Bull. Minéral, 1981, 104, pp. 587-593, France.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Arliguie M collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Iron1.AE.05Fe
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Rutilohematite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-
Iron-Fe
'Rutilohematite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O RutileTiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S MarcasiteFeS2
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IronFe
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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