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Rhône Glacier, Furka, Furka pass area, Oberwald, Obergoms, Goms, Valais, Switzerlandi
Regional Level Types
Rhône GlacierGlacier
Furka- not defined -
Furka pass areaMountain Area
OberwaldMunicipality (Former)
Obergoms- not defined -
GomsDistrict
ValaisCanton
SwitzerlandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 36' 48'' North , 8° 23' 46'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Rhonegletscher, Furka, Furkapassgebiet, Goms, Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rob Lavinsky photo
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Ref.: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 116
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 68
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Van King
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 885; Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 45
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Ref.: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 116
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Ref.: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 116
Milarite
Formula: K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Reference: Stalder, H.A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., and Graeser, S. (1973) Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, p. 127.; Kipfer, A. (1974) Ein neues Hobby: Kleinmineralien sammeln und präparieren. Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, W. Keller & Co., Stuttgart, 64 pp.
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde de Schweiz (1973), p. 120/121
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ref.: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 116
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 45
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Ref.: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 116
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz (1973) p. 127

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Bavenite9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Milarite9.CM.05K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 63 - CYCLOSILICATES Condensed Rings
Condensed Rings (Milarite - Osumilite group)
Milarite63.2.1a.12K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with chains linked by Be
Bavenite70.5.3.1Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(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.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Be MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O AnataseTiO2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O

References

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Palache, C., Berman, H., Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 885.
Stalder, H.A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, S. (1973) Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, 116.
Kipfer, A. (1974) Ein neues Hobby: Kleinmineralien sammeln und präparieren. Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, W. Keller & Co., Stuttgart, 64 pages [photo of milarite crystal group from the locality on page 51] (in German).

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rh%C3%B4ne_Glacier
Wikidata ID:Q659044

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