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Calcite from
Gralex Quarry (Pont-à-Nôle quarry), Mont-sur-Marchienne, Charleroi, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:superb cristals of calcite , up to 25 cm...
Nice honey colour
Habit:Hubert, F. (2001): La carrière de Mont-sur-Marchienne, Hainaut, Belgique: La calcite dans tous ces états, Association des Micromonteurs de Minéraux de Montigny-le-Tilleul
Colour:Yellow, brown, colourless, white, amber
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Extremely common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Hubert, F. (2001): La carrière de Mont-sur-Marchienne, Hainaut, Belgique: La calcite dans tous ces états, Association des Micromonteurs de Minéraux de Montigny-le-Tilleul
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pyrite10 photos of Calcite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Fluorite9 photos of Calcite associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Baryte1 photo of Calcite associated with Baryte at this locality.
Goethite1 photo of Calcite associated with Goethite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Gralex Quarry (Pont-à-Nôle quarry), Mont-sur-Marchienne, Charleroi, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
2.9km (1.8 miles) A La Sambre Quarry, Landelies, Montigny-le-Tilleul, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium
6.1km (3.8 miles) B Solvay quarry, Couillet, Charleroi, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium
8.8km (5.5 miles) C Bouffioulx, Châtelet, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium
9.8km (6.1 miles) D Terril de la cokerie slag locality, Anderlues, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium
12.6km (7.8 miles) E Morlanwelz (Mariemont), Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium
18.8km (11.7 miles) F Aisemont 2 quarry, Aisemont, Fosses-la-Ville, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
18.9km (11.7 miles) G Les Petons quarry, Yves-Gomezée, Walcourt, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
22.7km (14.1 miles) H Lepoivre quarry, Biesmerée, Mettet, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
23.5km (14.6 miles) I Mazy, Gembloux, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
23.9km (14.8 miles) J Marche-lez-Écausinnes, Écaussinnes, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium
25.7km (16.0 miles) K Denée, Anhée, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
26.4km (16.4 miles) L Écaussinnes, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium
26.9km (16.7 miles) M Sautour, Philippeville, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
27.0km (16.8 miles) N Maredret, Anhée, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
27.7km (17.2 miles) O Tellier-des-Prés, Soignies, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium
28.1km (17.4 miles) P Maredsous, Denée, Anhée, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
29.4km (18.3 miles) Q Roly, Philippeville, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
29.5km (18.3 miles) R Villers-en-Fagne, Philippeville, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
29.7km (18.5 miles) S Bioul, Anhée, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
30.1km (18.7 miles) T Gauthier-Wincqz, Soignies, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium
31.3km (19.4 miles) U Rhisnes, Namur, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
32.0km (19.9 miles) V Warnant quarry, Salet, Warnant, Anhée, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
32.1km (19.9 miles) W Le Hainaut Quarry, Soignies, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium
32.2km (20.0 miles) X Moulin de Floye quarry, Haut-le-Wastia, Anhée, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
34.4km (21.4 miles) Y Frasnes quarry, Frasnes, Couvin, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
34.6km (21.5 miles) Z Lustin, Profondeville, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
34.7km (21.6 miles) 0 Lompret quarry, Lompret, Chimay, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium
35.0km (21.8 miles) 1 Clypot Quarry, Neufvilles, Soignies, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium
35.4km (22.0 miles) 2 Onhaye, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
35.5km (22.1 miles) 3 Savena Mine, Vedrin, Namur, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
35.7km (22.2 miles) 4 Porphyry quarries, Quenast, Rebecq, Walloon Brabant, Wallonia, Belgium
36.4km (22.6 miles) 5 La Couvinoise quarry, Couvin, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
36.8km (22.9 miles) 6 Baryte mine, Doische, Philippeville, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
36.8km (22.9 miles) 7 Vedrin, Namur, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
37.7km (23.4 miles) 8 Vierves-sur-Viroin, Nismes, Viroinval, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium
37.9km (23.5 miles) 9 Monts de Baileux quarry, Baileux, Chimay, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium
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