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Törbel, Stalden, Matt Valley, Zermatt - Saas Fee area, Valais, Switzerlandi
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Törbel- not defined -
Stalden- not defined -
Matt ValleyValley
Zermatt - Saas Fee areaArea
ValaisCanton
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 14' 14'' North , 7° 51' 7'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Törbel511 (2016)0.1km
Stalden1,232 (2013)1.6km
Staldenried589 (2013)2.5km
Embd349 (2015)3.2km
Zeneggen259 (2013)4.1km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Törbel, Stalden, Mattertal, Gebiet Zermatt - Saas Fee, Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


A small deposit with Fe-Co-As-U-V mineralization.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 186.
Berlinite
Formula: AlPO4
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 72
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 77
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 419.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 419.
Glaucodot ?
Formula: (Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 186.
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.
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.
Metazeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 273.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 186.
Roscoelite
Formula: K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 352
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 419.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 419.
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 352
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.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Glaucodot ?2.EB.10c(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Berlinite8.AA.05AlPO4
Beudantite8.BL.05PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Meta-autunite8.EB.10Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Metazeunerite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Roscoelite9.EC.15K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Glaucodot ?2.12.6.1(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Berlinite38.4.2.1AlPO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Meta-autunite40.2a.1.2Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Metazeunerite40.2a.14.2Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Beudantite43.4.1.1PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
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 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Roscoelite71.2.2a.4K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
OOxygen
O BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O BerliniteAlPO4
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
AlAluminium
Al BerliniteAlPO4
Al RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
PPhosphorus
P BerliniteAlPO4
P Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Glaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
KPotassium
K RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
VVanadium
V RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Glaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
CoCobalt
Co Glaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
CuCopper
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As Glaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
PbLead
Pb BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
UUranium
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
U UraniniteUO2
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Unknown
Ma



ID: 2347063
Metamorphe Gesteine, meist Metasedimente

Age: Anthropocene ( Ma)

Lithology: Gneiss and mica schist

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

Permian - Carboniferous
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3148711
Penninic basement, Penninic nappes, Austroalpine nappes, Southern Alpes

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: basement

Lithology: Meta-sandstone

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: 3192233
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


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