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Obergesteln, Obergoms, Goms, Valais, Switzerlandi
Regional Level Types
ObergestelnVillage
ObergomsMunicipality
GomsDistrict
ValaisCanton
SwitzerlandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 30' 55'' North , 8° 19' 34'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ulrichen246 (2017)1.7km
Oberwald277 (2017)2.9km
Bellwald444 (2016)15.9km
Ponte159 (2014)17.1km
Formazza448 (2012)17.2km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Obergesteln, Goms, Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


Village and former municipality in the district of Goms. On 1 January 2009 the former municipalities of Obergesteln, Ulrichen, and Oberwald merged into the new municipality of Obergoms.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ref.: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 116
Albite var: Pericline
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ref.: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 116
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 37
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 37
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 82
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
'Mica Group'
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Ref.: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 116
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 318.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
'Sagenite'
Reference: Ref.: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 116
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Ref.: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 116

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Pericline9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Mica Group'-
'Sagenite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Pericline-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Mica Group'-
'Sagenite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AnataseTiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O RutileTiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
NaSodium
Na Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SSulfur
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
SbAntimony
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
PbLead
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11

References

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Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F. Niggli, E., Graeser, S. (1973): Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, p. 116.

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