SECOND PART: VEINS AND MINE WORKINGS |
This second part is an approach of all the mining works
done in Valzergues fluorite mine. This part is also devoted to crystal locations.
Mining works in the main vein
If Valzergues site is well-known over the world, it's because numerous top-class
cristals have been extracted from this vein.
4.Some points about morphology of the
5.Distribution of the different qualities of fluorite
Blue fluorite from
THIRD PART: HUMAN MEMORY
Valzergues mine of fluorite knew a history "in dotted lines". Men, women
and even kids worked there. In these pages I attempt to share some facts of their
story in order to not forget them...
1.Prospection by Victor Lassalle and works followed by the instatement
of the S.M.V.
3.The "Gagničres" company
mining company of Caspanelles
8.Yves Delmas Mining exploitation
Workers and production of the Valzergues fluorite mine.
Valzergues fluorspar and its use.
In this chapter, you will discover the greatest industrial uses of fluorspar
through the previous century.
FOURTH PART : MINERALOGY
This last part is interesting for everyone: collectors of fluorite and people
discovering crystals for the first time. A large panorama of some crystals which
are extracted from this mine and contributed to the world fame of this mine, is
of succession for mineralisations
Conclusions, Annexas and Glossary complete this book. They bring a little more
light on the works done in the various fluorite mines and the industrial uses.
Unfortunately, these data are not always well-known. Finally, an important bibliography
will bring many references to you, on the local as well as on the general point