La Bombarde, Saint-Romain-d'Urfé, Saint-Just-en-Chevalet, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||45° 53' 46'' North , 3° 48' 43'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||45.89611,3.81194|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||Rhône-Alpes|
A mineralized "vein-layer" situated between a cipolin layer and anthracifer tuffs (Visean rocks).
It was operated in two quarries then underground by adits and shafts during the late 19th century. Only one quarry and some few dumps remain today.
12 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.