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Joli Valley, Raron, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° North , 8° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~14km
Locality type:Valley
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Jolital, Raron, Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


Located northwest of Raron.

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The Alps, Europe

Mountain Range - 2,210 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aeschynite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 55
'Bastnäsite'
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 280.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Woodtli, R., Jaffé, F., and von Raumer, J. (1987) Prospection minère en Valais: le projet Uromine. Matériaux pour la géologie de la Suisse, série géotechnique 72. Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique, Projet 4.277.0.78.07.
Synchysite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe(CO3)2F
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 393.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Woodtli, R., Jaffé, F., and von Raumer, J. (1987) Prospection minère en Valais: le projet Uromine. Matériaux pour la géologie de la Suisse, série géotechnique 72. Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique, Projet 4.277.0.78.07.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Aeschynite-(Y)'4.DF.05(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Synchysite-(Ce)'5.BD.20cCaCe(CO3)2F
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Monazite-(Ce)'8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bastnäsite'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Aeschynite-(Y)8.3.6.3(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Synchysite-(Ce)16a.1.3.1CaCe(CO3)2F
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bastnäsite'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
CCarbon
C Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
OOxygen
O Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FFluorine
F Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
CaCalcium
Ca Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
TiTitanium
Ti Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
YYttrium
Y Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
NbNiobium
Nb Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
Ce Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
ThThorium
Th Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6

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Woodtli, R., Jaffé, F., and von Raumer, J. (1987) Prospection minère en Valais: le projet Uromine. Matériaux pour la géologie de la Suisse, série géotechnique 72. Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique, Projet 4.277.0.78.07.

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