Hillehorn northeast slope, Chummibort, Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||46° 18' 11'' North , 8° 8' 26'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||46.30306,8.14056|
|Other regions containing this locality:||The Alps, Europe|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Hillehorn Nordosthang, Chummibort, Binntal, Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)|
An area with REE and As minerals in gneisses (a microcline augengneiss, containing most of the As minerals, and a fine-grained two-mica gneiss). The mineralogy is similar to that of the nearby (1.5 km) Mätti valley.
The Hillehorn is 3170 m high peak, swiss coordinates 654´070 / 128´200.
42 valid minerals.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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|Metamorphe Gesteine, meist Metasedimente|
|Cretaceous - Jurassic|
66 - 201.3 Ma
|Bündner Schiefer (Schistes Lustrés)|
Age: Mesozoic (66 - 201.3 Ma)
Description: medium grade metamorphic
Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. 
252.17 - 358.9 Ma
|Paleozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 358.9 Ma)
Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.