Gebiet Zermatt - Saas Fee, Wallis, Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)
The Zermatt - Saas Fee ophiolite complex is a fragment of the Tethys oceanic lithosphere.
Pillows are frequent within deformed metabasalt (eclogite and blueschist association).
Greenschist facies overprints parts of the ophiolite.
Coeval blueschist-eclogite facies is characterized by omphacite-garnet-glaucophane-clinozoisite-dolomite-Mg chloritoid-talc-paragonite-phengite-chlorite assemblage.
Notable is the presence of margarite, paragonite, barroisite and preiswerkite.
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125 entries listed. 98 valid minerals. 2 type localities (valid minerals).
Localities in this Region
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