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Grisighorn, Belalp, Naters, Brig, Valais, Switzerlandi
Regional Level Types
Grisighorn- not defined -
Belalp- not defined -
Naters- not defined -
Brig- not defined -
ValaisCanton
SwitzerlandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 23' 15'' North , 7° 56' 23'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bitsch802 (2013)7.8km
Naters7,552 (2017)7.9km
Mund580 (2014)8.1km
Brig5,000 (2013)8.6km
Mörel477 (2016)8.7km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Grisighorn, Belalp, Naters, Brig, Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


Chalcopyrite-Pyrrhotite mineralization in the contact zone of the central Aare granite. The Grisighorn (3177 m; Swiss coordinates 638´540 / 137´460) is one of the mountains in the chain that separates the valley of Chelch brook from the Gredetsch valley.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz, Wepf Verlag, 1998, ISBN 3-85977-200-7
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 107.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz, Wepf Verlag, 1998, ISBN 3-85977-200-7
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz, Wepf Verlag, 1998, ISBN 3-85977-200-7
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz, Wepf Verlag, 1998, ISBN 3-85977-200-7
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz, Wepf Verlag, 1998, ISBN 3-85977-200-7
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz, Wepf Verlag, 1998, ISBN 3-85977-200-7
Hematite var: Iron Rose
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz, Wepf Verlag, 1998, ISBN 3-85977-200-7
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz, Wepf Verlag, 1998, ISBN 3-85977-200-7
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz, Wepf Verlag, 1998, ISBN 3-85977-200-7
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 278.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 107.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz, Wepf Verlag, 1998, ISBN 3-85977-200-7
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz, Wepf Verlag, 1998, ISBN 3-85977-200-7
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz, Wepf Verlag, 1998, ISBN 3-85977-200-7

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Iron Rose4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hematite
var: Iron Rose
-Fe2O3
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
OOxygen
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O AnataseTiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Hematite (var: Iron Rose)Fe2O3
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Hematite (var: Iron Rose)Fe2O3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2

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