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Reckingen, Goms, Goms, Valais, Switzerlandi
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ReckingenVillage
Goms- not defined -
GomsDistrict
ValaisCanton
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 28' 11'' North , 8° 14' 33'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ulrichen246 (2017)6.5km
Bellwald444 (2016)7.8km
Oberwald277 (2017)11.0km
Ernen374 (2016)11.2km
Fiesch1,003 (2015)11.3km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Reckingen, Grafschaft, Goms, Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


Village and former municipality in the district of Goms. On 1 October 2004 the former municipalities of Reckingen and Gluringen merged into the new municipality of Reckingen-Gluringen. On 1 January 2017 the former municipalities of Reckingen-Gluringen, Grafschaft, Blitzingen, Münster-Geschinen, and Niederwald merged into the new municipality of Goms.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 48
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
'Chabazite'
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde de Schweiz (1973), p. 120
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde de Schweiz (1973), p. 120
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Ref.: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 118
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Iron Rose
Formula: Fe2O3
'K Feldspar'
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Leadhillite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Ref.: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 118
Milarite
Formula: K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 275.
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Reference: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, F., Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde de Schweiz (1973), p. 120
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 336.
Quartz var: Sceptre Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Ref.: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 118
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Ref.: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 118

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Iron Rose4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Leadhillite5.BF.40Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Milarite9.CM.05K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Leadhillite17.1.2.1Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
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 63 - CYCLOSILICATES Condensed Rings
Condensed Rings (Milarite - Osumilite group)
Milarite63.2.1a.12K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Hematite
var: Iron Rose
-Fe2O3
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
BeBeryllium
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Be MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O CalciteCaCO3
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O SideriteFeCO3
O RutileTiO2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Hematite (var: Iron Rose)Fe2O3
O MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
Si MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Hematite (var: Iron Rose)Fe2O3
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2

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