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Metapelite outcrops, Stockhorn, Gorner glacier area, Zermatt, Matt Valley, Zermatt - Saas Fee area, Valais, Switzerlandi
Regional Level Types
Metapelite outcropsGroup of Outcrops
Stockhorn- not defined -
Gorner glacier areaArea
Zermatt- not defined -
Matt ValleyValley
Zermatt - Saas Fee areaArea
ValaisCanton
SwitzerlandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° North , 7° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~2km
Locality type:
Group of Outcrops
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Metapelitaufschlüsse, Stockhorn, Gornergletschergebiet, Zermatt, Mattertal, Gebiet Zermatt - Saas Fee, Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


HP-LT subducted metapelites. Eoalpine HP event.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 71
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection.
'Axinite Group'
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Bearthite (TL)
Formula: Ca2Al(PO4)2(OH)
Type Locality:
Reference: SMPM 73 (1993), 1; NM 90-94 (1997); HB4 (2000)
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Lazulite
Formula: MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Magnesiochloritoid
Formula: MgAl2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Reference: Cont. to Mineralogy and Petrology 87:388-398
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Phengite
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. , 1984, 87, pp. 388-398.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Bearthite (TL)8.BG.05Ca2Al(PO4)2(OH)
Lazulite8.BB.40MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Axinite-(Fe)9.BD.20Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Magnesiochloritoid9.AF.85MgAl2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Phengite9.EC.15KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Axinite Group'-
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Bearthite (TL)41.10.4.2Ca2Al(PO4)2(OH)
Lazulite41.10.1.1MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Magnesiochloritoid52.3.3.2MgAl2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Axinite-(Fe)56.2.2.1Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Axinite Group'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Phengite
-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BearthiteCa2Al(PO4)2(OH)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H MagnesiochloritoidMgAl2(SiO4)O(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
H Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
OOxygen
O BearthiteCa2Al(PO4)2(OH)
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O MagnesiochloritoidMgAl2(SiO4)O(OH)2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
O Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg MagnesiochloritoidMgAl2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al BearthiteCa2Al(PO4)2(OH)
Al MagnesiochloritoidMgAl2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Al Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MagnesiochloritoidMgAl2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P BearthiteCa2Al(PO4)2(OH)
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca BearthiteCa2Al(PO4)2(OH)
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
FeIron
Fe Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Fe Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH

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