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Burg - Fiesch Glacier area, Fiesch, Goms, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° North , 8° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~3km
Locality type:Area
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Located north-northeast of Fiesch

Ref.:
- Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, S. (1973): Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, p. 124-125.

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The Alps, Europe

Mountain Range - 2,240 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Albite var: Pericline
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p.124/5
'Amphibole Supergroup var: Byssolite'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p.124/5
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p.124/5
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p.124/5
'Chabazite'
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 105.
'Chlorite Group'
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p.124/5
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 45
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p.124/5
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection.
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p.124/5
'K Feldspar'
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Milarite
Formula: K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p.124/5
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 301.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p.124/5
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection.
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection.
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p.124/5
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p.124/5
Synchysite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe(CO3)2F
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p.124/5

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Synchysite-(Ce)5.BD.20cCaCe(CO3)2F
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Fluorapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Pericline9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Bavenite9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Milarite'9.CM.05K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Amphibole Supergroup-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'var: Byssolite'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Stilbite subgroup-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Synchysite-(Ce)16a.1.3.1CaCe(CO3)2F
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 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
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)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Albite
var: Pericline
-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'var: Byssolite'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
H Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
BeBeryllium
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Be MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
OOxygen
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O AnataseTiO2
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O HematiteFe2O3
O MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
O Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Al Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Al Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
SiSilicon
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Si Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cl Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
CaCalcium
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Ca Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
CeCerium
Ce Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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