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Gletscher Alp, Längflue (Längfluh), Spielboden area, Saas-Fee, Saas Valley, Zermatt - Saas Fee area, Valais, Switzerlandi
Regional Level Types
Gletscher AlpMountain
Längflue (Längfluh)- not defined -
Spielboden areaArea
Saas-Fee- not defined -
Saas ValleyValley
Zermatt - Saas Fee areaArea
ValaisCanton
SwitzerlandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° North , 7° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Gletscheralp, Längflue (Längfluh) - Spielboden, Saas-Fee, Saastal, Gebiet Zermatt - Saas Fee, Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


Located just below (northeast of) the Spielboden cable car station (2448 m asl).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p 321
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p 321
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p 321
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p 321
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p 321
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 321
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p 321
Grossular var: Hessonite
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p 321
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p 321
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p 321
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p 321
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p 321

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
var: Hessonite9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
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)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Grossular
var: Hessonite
-Ca3Al2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O CupriteCu2O
O TenoriteCuO
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
CaCalcium
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2

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