Grezolette Mine, Saint-Martin-la-Sauveté, Saint-Germain-Laval, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||45° 50' 39'' North , 3° 56' 36'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||45.84417,3.94333|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Ancienne mine de Grezolette|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||Rhône-Alpes|
Old lead mine closed in 1826. Two parallel veins were exploited up to 60 m depth and 600 m length. 450 tons of lead were worked out during the exploitation. Today, only few dumps remain near the Dubost farm.
8 valid minerals.
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 - Carboniferous|
252.17 - 358.9 Ma
|Carboniferous-Permian plutonic rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 358.9 Ma)
Comments: Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.
Lithology: Plutonic rocks
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.