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Serpentinite quarry, Chämleten (Kemmleten), Hospental, Urseren, Uri, Switzerlandi
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Serpentinite quarryQuarry
Chämleten (Kemmleten)- not defined -
Hospental- not defined -
Urseren- not defined -
UriCanton
SwitzerlandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 36' 50'' North , 8° 33' 59'' East
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Andermatt1,258 (2013)3.2km
Göschenen464 (2013)6.2km
Airolo1,559 (2016)10.1km
Wassen464 (2013)10.6km
Gurtnellen666 (2017)14.6km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Serpentinitbruch, Chämleten (Kemmleten), Hospental, Urseren, Uri, Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


A small abandoned quarry in serpentinite.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 131
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 46
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 131
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 131
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 131
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 131
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 131
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 131
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 131

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O MagnesiteMgCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
AlAluminium
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
PPhosphorus
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)

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- Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, S. (1973): Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, p. 131

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