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Salt mine, Bex, Vaud (Waadt), Switzerlandi
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Main enrance/exit. October 2014

Salt mine, Bex, Vaud, Switzerland
Entrance to the schaft and tourist train arriving to the final destination of the excursion

Salt mine, Bex, Vaud, Switzerland
Main enrance/exit. October 2014

Salt mine, Bex, Vaud, Switzerland
Entrance to the schaft and tourist train arriving to the final destination of the excursion

Salt mine, Bex, Vaud, Switzerland
Main enrance/exit. October 2014

Salt mine, Bex, Vaud, Switzerland
Entrance to the schaft and tourist train arriving to the final destination of the excursion

Salt mine, Bex, Vaud, Switzerland
Name(s) in local language(s):Mine de Sel, Bex, Vaud (Waadt), Suisse (Schweiz; Svizzera)
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° North , 7° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~10km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


A huge salt mine, started in 1684.
Now open to visitors.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasia Plate

Plate - 7,321 mineral species & varietal names listed

The Alps, Europe

Mountain Range - 2,256 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


41 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 40
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 427; Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 41
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 133.
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 55-56
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 378.
Chalconatronite
Formula: Na2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
Colour: Greenish blue
Description: Crystals to 1 mm, formed by action of salt-rich solutions on brass objects.
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 106.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 55-56
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Habit: Crusts
Colour: Bluish green
Description: Reported from level 11.
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 133.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 214.
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 153.
Eugsterite
Formula: Na4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
Reference: Musée Cantonale de Géologie de Lausanne - Bulletin d'Activité 2005
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 40
Gaylussite
Formula: Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 179.
Gunningite
Formula: ZnSO4 · H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 202.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 485.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Seventh edition, Volume II, John Wiley & Sons, New York: 5.
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 219.
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 215.
Hydroglauberite
Formula: Na10Ca3(SO4)8 · 6H2O
Reference: Musée Cantonale de Géologie de Lausanne - Bulletin d'activité 2005
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 219.
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 219.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 228.
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 228.
Metasideronatrite
Formula: Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 272.
Mirabilite
Formula: Na2SO4 · 10H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 277.
Nahcolite
Formula: NaHCO3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 287.
Natrojarosite
Formula: NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 228.
Natron
Formula: Na2CO3 · 10H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 288.
Paratacamite
Formula: Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 55-56
Posnjakite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 133.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 219.
Salammoniac
Formula: NH4Cl
Description: Possibly of anthropogenic origin.
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 359.
Sideronatrite
Formula: Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 228.
Simonkolleite
Formula: Zn5Cl2(OH)8 · H2O
Description: Formed by interaction of brines with brass items.
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 372.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 219.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 219.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 391.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 41
Tamarugite
Formula: NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 400.
'Thénardite'
Formula: Na2SO4
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 401.
Thermonatrite
Formula: Na2CO3 · H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 402.
Trona
Formula: Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 413.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Sulphur'1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
'Atacamite'3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
'Halite'3.AA.20NaCl
'Paratacamite'3.DA.10cCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
'Salammoniac'3.AA.25NH4Cl
'Simonkolleite'3.DA.20Zn5Cl2(OH)8 · H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Chalconatronite'5.CB.40Na2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Gaylussite'5.CB.35Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
'Hydromagnesite'5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
'Hydrozincite'5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
'Nahcolite'5.AA.15NaHCO3
'Natron'5.CB.10Na2CO3 · 10H2O
'Smithsonite'5.AB.05ZnCO3
'Strontianite'5.AB.15SrCO3
'Thermonatrite'5.CB.05Na2CO3 · H2O
'Trona'5.CB.15Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anglesite'7.AD.35PbSO4
'Anhydrite'7.AD.30CaSO4
'Celestine'7.AD.35SrSO4
'Devilline'7.DD.30CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
'Epsomite'7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
'Eugsterite'7.CD.25Na4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
'Gunningite'7.CB.05ZnSO4 · H2O
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Hexahydrite'7.CB.25MgSO4 · 6H2O
'Hydroglauberite'7.CD.20Na10Ca3(SO4)8 · 6H2O
'Jarosite'7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Melanterite'7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
'Metasideronatrite'7.DF.20Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
'Mirabilite'7.CD.10Na2SO4 · 10H2O
'Natrojarosite'7.BC.10NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Posnjakite'7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
'Sideronatrite'7.DF.20Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
'Tamarugite'7.CC.10NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
'Thénardite'7.AC.25Na2SO4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Hemimorphite'9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Salammoniac9.1.3.1NH4Cl
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Paratacamite10.1.2.1Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Am(O,OH)pXq
Simonkolleite10.5.8.1Zn5Cl2(OH)8 · H2O
Group 13 - ACID CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Nahcolite13.1.1.1NaHCO3
Trona13.1.4.1Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)·xH2O
Natron15.1.2.1Na2CO3 · 10H2O
Thermonatrite15.1.1.1Na2CO3 · H2O
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p > 1:1
Chalconatronite15.2.3.1Na2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
Gaylussite15.2.2.1Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydromagnesite16b.7.1.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4
'Thénardite'28.2.3.1Na2SO4
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4·xH2O
Mirabilite29.2.2.1Na2SO4 · 10H2O
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Eugsterite29.4.2.1Na4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
Hydroglauberite29.4.1.1Na10Ca3(SO4)8 · 6H2O
AB(XO4)2·xH2O
Tamarugite29.5.3.1NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gunningite29.6.2.5ZnSO4 · H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite29.6.8.1MgSO4 · 6H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Posnjakite31.4.1.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Devilline31.6.1.1CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Metasideronatrite31.8.4.1Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
Sideronatrite31.8.3.1Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Natrojarosite-NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H ChalconatroniteNa2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
H DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H EugsteriteNa4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
H GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
H GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
H HydroglauberiteNa10Ca3(SO4)8 · 6H2O
H HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H MetasideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
H MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
H NahcoliteNaHCO3
H NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
H NatronNa2CO3 · 10H2O
H ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
H PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
H SalammoniacNH4Cl
H SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
H SimonkolleiteZn5Cl2(OH)8 · H2O
H TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
H ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
H TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C ChalconatroniteNa2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
C HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C NahcoliteNaHCO3
C NatronNa2CO3 · 10H2O
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C StrontianiteSrCO3
C ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
C TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
NNitrogen
N SalammoniacNH4Cl
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O AragoniteCaCO3
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O CelestineSrSO4
O ChalconatroniteNa2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
O DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O EugsteriteNa4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
O GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
O GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
O HydroglauberiteNa10Ca3(SO4)8 · 6H2O
O HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O MetasideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
O MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
O NahcoliteNaHCO3
O NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
O NatronNa2CO3 · 10H2O
O ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
O PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
O SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
O SimonkolleiteZn5Cl2(OH)8 · H2O
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
O ThénarditeNa2SO4
O ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
O TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
NaSodium
Na ChalconatroniteNa2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
Na EugsteriteNa4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
Na GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Na HaliteNaCl
Na HydroglauberiteNa10Ca3(SO4)8 · 6H2O
Na MetasideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
Na MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
Na NahcoliteNaHCO3
Na NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Na NatronNa2CO3 · 10H2O
Na SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Na TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Na ThénarditeNa2SO4
Na ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
Na TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
Mg HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
AlAluminium
Al TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S CelestineSrSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S EugsteriteNa4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
S GalenaPbS
S GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
S HydroglauberiteNa10Ca3(SO4)8 · 6H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S MetasideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
S MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
S NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
S PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S SulphurS8
S TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
S ThénarditeNa2SO4
ClChlorine
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Cl SalammoniacNH4Cl
Cl SimonkolleiteZn5Cl2(OH)8 · H2O
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca EugsteriteNa4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
Ca GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca HydroglauberiteNa10Ca3(SO4)8 · 6H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe MetasideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · H2O
Fe NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
CuCopper
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu ChalconatroniteNa2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Cu PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
ZnZinc
Zn GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Zn SimonkolleiteZn5Cl2(OH)8 · H2O
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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- Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. und Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf Verlag, Basel, 579 pp.
- Wanner, B. (2005): Der Kristallsaal in der Mine von Bex. Schweizer Strahler 4, 15-20.

External Links

- http://www.mines.ch/
- The short report from one of the visitors http://chl-fomin.blogspot.ru/2016/05/bex-salzbergwerk.html (in Russian and English)


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