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Slag locality, Breno, Alto Malcantone, Malcantone, Ticino, Switzerlandi
Regional Level Types
Slag locality- not defined -
Breno- not defined -
Alto Malcantone- not defined -
Malcantone- not defined -
TicinoCanton
SwitzerlandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° North , 8° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~4km
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Località di scorie, Breno, Alto Malcantone, Malcantone, Ticino (Tessin), Svizzera (Schweiz; Suisse)


Slags from arsenopyrite roasting.
Located on the slopes above Breno.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Agardite-(La)
Formula: LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 24
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 126.
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 160.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 24
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 290.
Parasymplesite
Formula: Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 297.
Strashimirite
Formula: Cu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 390.
Symplesite
Formula: Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 392-393.
Tooeleite
Formula: Fe3+6(As3+O3)4(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 409; Meisser, N., Oppizzi, P., Steiger, E., Vanini, F. (1996): L'attività siderurgica del Monte Torri (Ticino, Svizzera): ricerche mineralogiche nelle scorie. Geologia Insubrica, 1(1+2), 53-63.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cristobalite4.DA.15SiO2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Tooeleite4.JD.15Fe3+6(As3+O3)4(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Agardite-(La)8.DL.15LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Parasymplesite8.CE.40Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Strashimirite8.DC.12Cu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
Symplesite8.CE.45Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Fayalite9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Parasymplesite40.3.6.6Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Symplesite40.3.8.1Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Strashimirite42.6.5.1Cu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
(AB)4(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Tooeleite42.12.5.1Fe3+6(As3+O3)4(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Agardite-(La)-LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H StrashimiriteCu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
H TooeleiteFe63+(As3+O3)4(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
H Agardite-(La)LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H ParasymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H SymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
OOxygen
O StrashimiriteCu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
O TooeleiteFe63+(As3+O3)4(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
O Agardite-(La)LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O CristobaliteSiO2
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O ParasymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O SymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si CristobaliteSiO2
Si FayaliteFe22+SiO4
SSulfur
S TooeleiteFe63+(As3+O3)4(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
FeIron
Fe TooeleiteFe63+(As3+O3)4(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Fe ParasymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Fe SymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu StrashimiriteCu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
Cu Agardite-(La)LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
AsArsenic
As StrashimiriteCu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
As TooeleiteFe63+(As3+O3)4(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
As Agardite-(La)LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
As ParasymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As SymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
LaLanthanum
La Agardite-(La)LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O

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