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Brissago, Lago Maggiore, Ticino (Tessin), Switzerlandi
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Name(s) in local language(s):Brissago, Lago Maggiore, Ticino (Tessin), Svizzera (Schweiz; Suisse)
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Granitic pegmatites (mostly as loose boulders) containing phosphates.

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47 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Vignola, P., Diella, V., Oppizzi, P., Tiepolo, M. & Weiss, S. (2008): Phosphate assemblages from the Brissago granitic pegmatite, Western Southern Alps, Switzerland. Can. Mineral. 46, 635-650.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 31
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 196.
Beraunite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 71
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
'Biotite'
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 196.
Cheralite
Formula: CaTh(PO4)2
Habit: Minute prismatic crystals
Colour: Light green
Description: Easily confused with Xenotime.
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 110.
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 163.
Coquimbite
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 122.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Habit: Pseudohexagonal crystals to 4 cm
Colour: Brown, green
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 122.
Dumortierite
Formula: (Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Fairfieldite
Formula: Ca2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 196.
Ferrisicklerite
Formula: Li1-x(Fe3+xFe2+1-x)PO4
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Fluorapatite var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite
Formula: (Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn5+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 196.
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 175.
Graftonite
Formula: Fe2+Fe2+2(PO4)2
Heterosite
Formula: (Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 215.
Hureaulite
Formula: (Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 216.
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: Vignola, P., Diella, V., Oppizzi, P., Tiepolo, M. & Weiss, S. (2008): Phosphate assemblages from the Brissago granitic pegmatite, Western Southern Alps, Switzerland. Can. Mineral. 46, 635-650.
Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)
Formula: {Ca}{Mn2+}{Fe2+2}{Fe3+2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 226.
Kryzhanovskite
Formula: (Fe3+,Mn2+)3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)3
Reference: Vignola, P., Diella, V., Oppizzi, P., Tiepolo, M. & Weiss, S. (2008): Phosphate assemblages from the Brissago granitic pegmatite, Western Southern Alps, Switzerland. Can. Mineral. 46, 635-650.
Landesite
Formula: Mn2+3-xFe3+x(PO4)2(OH)x · (3-x)H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 249.
Lipscombite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 255.
Ludlamite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Vignola, P., Diella, V., Oppizzi, P., Tiepolo, M. & Weiss, S. (2008): Phosphate assemblages from the Brissago granitic pegmatite, Western Southern Alps, Switzerland. Can. Mineral. 46, 635-650.
Maghagendorfite
Formula: (□,Na,)(Na,Ca,Fe2+)Mn(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)3(PO4)3
Reference: Vignola, P., Diella, V., Oppizzi, P., Tiepolo, M. & Weiss, S. (2008): Phosphate assemblages from the Brissago granitic pegmatite, Western Southern Alps, Switzerland. Can. Mineral. 46, 635-650.
Messelite
Formula: Ca2Fe2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 271.
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 272.
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 273.
Mitridatite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 283.
Phosphosiderite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 303.
Pickeringite
Formula: MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 215.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 196.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 196.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 196.
Rockbridgeite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 196, 350.
Rozenite
Formula: FeSO4 · 4H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 352.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 416.
Scorzalite
Formula: Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 252.
Stanĕkite
Formula: (Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(PO4)O
Reference: Vignola, P., Diella, V., Oppizzi, P., Tiepolo, M. & Weiss, S. (2008): Phosphate assemblages from the Brissago granitic pegmatite, Western Southern Alps, Switzerland. Can. Mineral. 46, 635-650.
Strunzite
Formula: Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 303, 391-392.
Szomolnokite
Formula: FeSO4 · H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 395.
Tapiolite-(Fe)
Formula: (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 164.
Triphylite
Formula: LiFe2+PO4
Tschermigite
Formula: (NH4)Al(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 413.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 416.
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 419.
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Whitmoreite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. und Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf Verlag, Basel, 579 pp.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Nb2O6
Gahnite4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tapiolite-(Fe)4.DB.10(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Coquimbite7.CB.55Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Hexahydrite7.CB.25MgSO4 · 6H2O
Pickeringite7.CB.85MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Rozenite7.CB.15FeSO4 · 4H2O
Szomolnokite7.CB.05FeSO4 · H2O
Tschermigite7.CC.20(NH4)Al(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Beraunite8.DC.27Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Cheralite8.AD.50CaTh(PO4)2
Fairfieldite8.CG.05Ca2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Ferrisicklerite8.AB.10Li1-x(Fe3+xFe2+1-x)PO4
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite8.BN.05(Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn5+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)
Graftonite8.AB.20Fe2+Fe2+2(PO4)2
Heterosite8.AB.10(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
Hureaulite8.CB.10(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)8.DH.15{Ca}{Mn2+}{Fe2+2}{Fe3+2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
Kryzhanovskite8.CC.05(Fe3+,Mn2+)3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)3
Landesite8.CC.05Mn2+3-xFe3+x(PO4)2(OH)x · (3-x)H2O
Lipscombite8.BB.90Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Ludlamite8.CD.20Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Maghagendorfite8.AC.10(□,Na,)(Na,Ca,Fe2+)Mn(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)3(PO4)3
Messelite8.CG.05Ca2Fe2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Meta-autunite8.EB.10Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Mitridatite8.DH.30Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Phosphosiderite8.CD.05FePO4 · 2H2O
Rockbridgeite8.BC.10Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Scorzalite8.BB.40Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Stanĕkite8.BB.15(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(PO4)O
Strunzite8.DC.25Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Triphylite8.AB.10LiFe2+PO4
Vivianite8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Whitmoreite8.DC.15Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Dumortierite9.AJ.10(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'-
'Biotite'-

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 = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2Fe2+Nb2O6
Tapiolite-(Fe)8.3.1.1(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AB(XO4)2·xH2O
Tschermigite29.5.5.3(NH4)Al(SO4)2 · 12H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Hexahydrite29.6.8.1MgSO4 · 6H2O
Rozenite29.6.6.1FeSO4 · 4H2O
Szomolnokite29.6.2.2FeSO4 · H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Pickeringite29.7.3.1MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Coquimbite29.8.3.1Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
ABXO4
Ferrisicklerite38.1.4.1Li1-x(Fe3+xFe2+1-x)PO4
Triphylite38.1.1.1LiFe2+PO4
(AB)5(XO4)3
Maghagendorfite38.2.3.4(□,Na,)(Na,Ca,Fe2+)Mn(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)3(PO4)3
(AB)3(XO4)2
Graftonite38.3.3.1Fe2+Fe2+2(PO4)2
AXO4
Cheralite38.4.3.5CaTh(PO4)2
Heterosite38.4.1.1(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5[HXO4]2[XO4]2.xH2O
Hureaulite39.2.1.1(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O
Fairfieldite40.2.2.1Ca2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Messelite40.2.2.2Ca2Fe2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Meta-autunite40.2a.1.2Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Kryzhanovskite40.3.2.2(Fe3+,Mn2+)3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)3
Landesite40.3.2.4Mn2+3-xFe3+x(PO4)2(OH)x · (3-x)H2O
Ludlamite40.3.5.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Vivianite40.3.6.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Phosphosiderite40.4.3.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Stanĕkite41.6.3.4(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(PO4)O
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq
Rockbridgeite41.9.2.1Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Lipscombite41.10.2.1Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Scorzalite41.10.1.2Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Mitridatite42.8.4.1Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Beraunite42.11.16.1Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)42.11.2.2{Ca}{Mn2+}{Fe2+2}{Fe3+2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
Strunzite42.11.9.1Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Whitmoreite42.11.20.1Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with (BO3)
Dumortierite54.1.2.1(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'-
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
'Biotite'-
Fluorapatite
var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite
-(Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn5+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H WhitmoreiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
H LandesiteMn2+3-xFex3+(PO4)2(OH)x · (3-x)H2O
H BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
H CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
H Kryzhanovskite(Fe3+,Mn2+)3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)3
H LudlamiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 4H2O
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H Jahnsite-(CaMnFe){Ca}{Mn2+}{Fe22+}{Fe23+}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
H FairfielditeCa2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
H RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
H Fluorapatite (var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite)(Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn5+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)
H HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
H PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H Hureaulite(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
H ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
H LipscombiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
H MesseliteCa2Fe2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
H Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
H StrunziteMn2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
H RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
H SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
H Tschermigite(NH4)Al(SO4)2 · 12H2O
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
LiLithium
Li FerrisickleriteLi1-x(Fex3+Fe2+1-x)PO4
Li TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
BBoron
B Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
NNitrogen
N Tschermigite(NH4)Al(SO4)2 · 12H2O
OOxygen
O VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O WhitmoreiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
O LandesiteMn2+3-xFex3+(PO4)2(OH)x · (3-x)H2O
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O GraftoniteFe2+Fe22+(PO4)2
O BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O CheraliteCaTh(PO4)2
O CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
O FerrisickleriteLi1-x(Fex3+Fe2+1-x)PO4
O TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4
O Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
O Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O Kryzhanovskite(Fe3+,Mn2+)3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)3
O Stanĕkite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(PO4)O
O LudlamiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 4H2O
O Maghagendorfite(□,Na,)(Na,Ca,Fe2+)Mn(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)3(PO4)3
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O Jahnsite-(CaMnFe){Ca}{Mn2+}{Fe22+}{Fe23+}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
O FairfielditeCa2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
O RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
O Fluorapatite (var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite)(Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn5+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)
O Heterosite(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
O HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
O PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O Hureaulite(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
O ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
O LipscombiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
O MesseliteCa2Fe2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
O Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
O StrunziteMn2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
O RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
O SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
O Tschermigite(NH4)Al(SO4)2 · 12H2O
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O UraniniteUO2
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F Fluorapatite (var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite)(Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn5+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)
NaSodium
Na Maghagendorfite(□,Na,)(Na,Ca,Fe2+)Mn(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)3(PO4)3
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Stanĕkite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(PO4)O
Mg Maghagendorfite(□,Na,)(Na,Ca,Fe2+)Mn(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)3(PO4)3
Mg HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
Mg PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
AlAluminium
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Al PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Tschermigite(NH4)Al(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Dumortierite(Al,Fe3+)7(SiO4)3(BO3)O3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
PPhosphorus
P VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P WhitmoreiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
P LandesiteMn2+3-xFex3+(PO4)2(OH)x · (3-x)H2O
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P GraftoniteFe2+Fe22+(PO4)2
P BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
P CheraliteCaTh(PO4)2
P FerrisickleriteLi1-x(Fex3+Fe2+1-x)PO4
P TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4
P Kryzhanovskite(Fe3+,Mn2+)3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)3
P Stanĕkite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(PO4)O
P LudlamiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 4H2O
P Maghagendorfite(□,Na,)(Na,Ca,Fe2+)Mn(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)3(PO4)3
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
P Jahnsite-(CaMnFe){Ca}{Mn2+}{Fe22+}{Fe23+}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
P FairfielditeCa2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
P RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
P Fluorapatite (var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite)(Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn5+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)
P Heterosite(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
P Hureaulite(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
P ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
P LipscombiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
P MesseliteCa2Fe2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
P Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
P PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
P StrunziteMn2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
SSulfur
S CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
S PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
S SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
S Tschermigite(NH4)Al(SO4)2 · 12H2O
ClChlorine
Cl Fluorapatite (var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite)(Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn5+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca CheraliteCaTh(PO4)2
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca Jahnsite-(CaMnFe){Ca}{Mn2+}{Fe22+}{Fe23+}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
Ca FairfielditeCa2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca Fluorapatite (var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite)(Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn5+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)
Ca MesseliteCa2Fe2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Ca MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
MnManganese
Mn LandesiteMn2+3-xFex3+(PO4)2(OH)x · (3-x)H2O
Mn Kryzhanovskite(Fe3+,Mn2+)3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)3
Mn Stanĕkite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(PO4)O
Mn Maghagendorfite(□,Na,)(Na,Ca,Fe2+)Mn(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)3(PO4)3
Mn Jahnsite-(CaMnFe){Ca}{Mn2+}{Fe22+}{Fe23+}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
Mn FairfielditeCa2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Mn Fluorapatite (var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite)(Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn5+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)
Mn Heterosite(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
Mn Hureaulite(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
Mn StrunziteMn2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
FeIron
Fe VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Fe WhitmoreiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Fe LandesiteMn2+3-xFex3+(PO4)2(OH)x · (3-x)H2O
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe GraftoniteFe2+Fe22+(PO4)2
Fe BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Fe CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe FerrisickleriteLi1-x(Fex3+Fe2+1-x)PO4
Fe TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4
Fe Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
Fe Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe Kryzhanovskite(Fe3+,Mn2+)3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)3
Fe Stanĕkite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(PO4)O
Fe LudlamiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Fe Maghagendorfite(□,Na,)(Na,Ca,Fe2+)Mn(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)3(PO4)3
Fe Jahnsite-(CaMnFe){Ca}{Mn2+}{Fe22+}{Fe23+}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
Fe RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Heterosite(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4
Fe ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Fe LipscombiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
Fe MesseliteCa2Fe2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Fe MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Fe PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe StrunziteMn2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Fe RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
Fe SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CuCopper
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
ZnZinc
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
ThThorium
Th CheraliteCaTh(PO4)2
UUranium
U Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U UraniniteUO2
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

Regional Geology

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ID: 2351660
Metamorphe Gesteine, meist Metasedimente

Age: Anthropocene ( Ma)

Lithology: Metamorphic rocks, mostly metasedimentary

Reference: Geological Institute. Geological Map of Switzerland 1:500,000. isbn: 3906723399. University of Bern. [49]

Paleozoic - Precambrian
251.902 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3131044
Penninic basement, Penninic nappes, Austroalpine nappes, Southern Alpes

Age: Eoarchean to Triassic (251.902 - 4000 Ma)

Description: medium grade metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Cambrian - Proterozoic
485.4 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3189284
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: to Cambrian (485.4 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Alps

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Vignola, P., Diella, V., Oppizzi, P., Tiepolo, M. & Weiss, S. (2008): Phosphate assemblages from the Brissago granitic pegmatite, Western Southern Alps, Switzerland. Canadian Mineralogist 46, 635-650.
- "Brissago, Tessin: Pegmatitmineralien", Lapis 7 (7-8), 1982, 48ff
Weiss, S. (1985): Lapis 10(4), 23-24.

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