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Sparrenflue, Täsch Valley, Matt Valley, Zermatt - Saas Fee area, Valais, Switzerlandi
Regional Level Types
Sparrenflue- not defined -
Täsch ValleyValley
Matt ValleyValley
Zermatt - Saas Fee areaArea
ValaisCanton
SwitzerlandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° North , 7° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~4km
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Sparrenflue, Täschtal, Mattertal, Gebiet Zermatt - Saas Fee, Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


Manganese deposit.
Located in the middle part of the valley, south and above of the area denoted as "Grund" on the Swiss map.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alleghanyite
Formula: Mn2+5(SiO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 30-31
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 83-84
Galaxite
Formula: Mn2+Al2O4
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 30-31
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 30-31
Jacobsite
Formula: Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 30-31
Manganosite
Formula: MnO
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 267.
Piemontite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 304.
Pyroxmangite
Formula: MnSiO3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 317.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 304.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 30-31
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 349.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 83-84
Tephroite
Formula: Mn2+2SiO4
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 227.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Galaxite4.BB.05Mn2+Al2O4
Hausmannite4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Jacobsite4.BB.05Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Manganosite4.AB.25MnO
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Alleghanyite9.AF.45Mn2+5(SiO4)2(OH)2
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Piemontite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Pyroxmangite9.DO.05MnSiO3
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Tephroite9.AC.05Mn2+2SiO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Manganosite4.2.1.3MnO
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Galaxite7.2.1.2Mn2+Al2O4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Jacobsite7.2.2.2Mn2+Fe3+2O4
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Tephroite51.3.1.4Mn2+2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Alleghanyite52.3.2b.1Mn2+5(SiO4)2(OH)2
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)
Piemontite58.2.1a.11{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=7
Pyroxmangite65.6.1.1MnSiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AlleghanyiteMn52+(SiO4)2(OH)2
H Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O AlleghanyiteMn52+(SiO4)2(OH)2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O GalaxiteMn2+Al2O4
O JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O ManganositeMnO
O PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O TephroiteMn22+SiO4
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al GalaxiteMn2+Al2O4
Al Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si AlleghanyiteMn52+(SiO4)2(OH)2
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Si Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si TephroiteMn22+SiO4
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
MnManganese
Mn AlleghanyiteMn52+(SiO4)2(OH)2
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
Mn GalaxiteMn2+Al2O4
Mn JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Mn Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn ManganositeMnO
Mn PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn TephroiteMn22+SiO4
FeIron
Fe JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4

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