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Hematite from
Puy de Tunisset, Saint-Ours-les-Roches, Pontgibaud, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Classification
Species:Hematite
Habit:Specular
Colour:Silver
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Mboungou-Kongo J.B. (2002), L'hématite spéculaire du puy de Tunisset, Chaîne des Puys (Puy de Dôme), Le Régne Minéral, n°46, pp: 51-55
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Fluorophlogopite2 photos of Hematite associated with Fluorophlogopite at this locality.
Enstatite2 photos of Hematite associated with Enstatite at this locality.
Pyroxene Group1 photo of Hematite associated with Pyroxene Group at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Hematite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Puy de Tunisset, Saint-Ours-les-Roches, Pontgibaud, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Nearest other occurrences of Hematite
7.7km (4.8 miles) A Parray river alluvials, Les Arbres, Chapdes-Beaufort, Pontgibaud, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
8.1km (5.0 miles) B Les Châtelaunoux quarry, Mazaye, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
9.1km (5.6 miles) C Morge river alluvials, Manzat, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
15.7km (9.8 miles) D Sioulot river alluvials, Olby, Pontgibaud, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
17.4km (10.8 miles) E Gigeole river alluvials, Olmont, Nébouzat, Rochefort-Montagne, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
20.8km (12.9 miles) F Chevalard river alluvials, Vernines, Rochefort-Montagne, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
23.2km (14.4 miles) G Plane river alluvials, Rochefort-Montagne, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
23.9km (14.8 miles) H Veyre river alluvials, Saulzet-le-Froid, Saint-Amant-Tallende, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
24.7km (15.3 miles) I Buges river alluvials, Perpezat, Rochefort-Montagne, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
24.8km (15.4 miles) J Rioupéroux river alluvials, Jollère, Perpezat, Rochefort-Montagne, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
25.3km (15.7 miles) K Fontsalade river alluvials, La Gratade, Rochefort-Montagne, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
25.4km (15.8 miles) L Monne river alluvials, Saint-Saturnin, Orcines, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
25.5km (15.9 miles) M Monne river alluvials, Les Arnats, Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite, Saint-Amant-Tallende, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
25.8km (16.0 miles) N Plane river alluvials, Le Barry, Rochefort-Montagne, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
27.7km (17.2 miles) O Puy de Vivanson quarry, Perpezat, Rochefort-Montagne, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
27.9km (17.3 miles) P Fondain river alluvials, Laqueuille, Rochefort-Montagne, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
29.5km (18.3 miles) Q Ricolas river alluvials, Laqueuille, Rochefort-Montagne, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
29.5km (18.3 miles) R Frédet river alluvials, Boissières, Murol, Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
30.7km (19.1 miles) S Puy de la Tache, Mont-Dore, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
31.0km (19.2 miles) T Val Blanc river alluvials, Mont-Dore, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
31.1km (19.4 miles) U Groire, Murol, Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
31.7km (19.7 miles) V Tennis court outcrop, Murol, Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
34.2km (21.2 miles) W Couze de Chaudefour river alluvials, Voissière, Chambon-sur-Lac, Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
34.8km (21.6 miles) X Malvoissière river alluvials, Saint-Victor-la-Rivière, Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
35.0km (21.7 miles) Y Le Capucin, Mont-Dore, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
36.1km (22.4 miles) Z Beauvoir quarry, Échassières, Ébreuil, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
36.2km (22.5 miles) 0 L'Eperon mine, Beauvoir quarry, Échassières, Ébreuil, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
38.2km (23.8 miles) 1 Les Montmins Mine (Ste Barbe vein), Échassières, Ébreuil, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
38.3km (23.8 miles) 2 Le Mazet vein, Échassières, Ébreuil, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
39.6km (24.6 miles) 3 Dore river alluvials, Dorat, Thiers, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
40.2km (25.0 miles) 4 Dordogne river alluvials, Avèze, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
40.6km (25.3 miles) 5 Mortagne river alluvials, La Tour d'Auvergne, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
40.8km (25.3 miles) 6 Neuffonds river alluvials, Besse-en-Chandesse, Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
41.5km (25.8 miles) 7 Chareire river alluvials, Chareire, Picherande, La Tour d'Auvergne, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
42.8km (26.6 miles) 8 Gagne river alluvials, La Tour d'Auvergne, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
44.7km (27.8 miles) 9 Burande river alluvials, Pontvieux, Tauves, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
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