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Les Bourrimonts Mine, Ayer, Anniviers Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 9' 53'' North , 7° 37' 5'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Name(s) in local language(s):Mine des Bourrimonts, Ayer, Val d'Anniviers, Valais (Wallis), Suisse (Schweiz; Svizzera)


Ancient Cu-Bi-Co mine.
"Fahlore" from this locality is rich in Ag, Hg and Cd.

Regions containing this locality

The Alps, Europe

Mountain Range - 2,202 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Ansermet, S. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais - II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. With contributions by N. Meisser, Ed. Porte-plumes (Ayer)
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 59
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 80
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 85
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 107.
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Ansermet, S. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais - II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. With contributions by N. Meisser, Ed. Porte-plumes (Ayer)
Crichtonite
Formula: Sr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 125.
Dessauite-(Y)
Formula: (Sr,Pb)(Y,U)(Ti,Fe3+)20O38
Reference: Ansermet, S. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais - II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. With contributions by N. Meisser, Ed. Porte-plumes (Ayer)
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Ansermet, S. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais - II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. With contributions by N. Meisser, Ed. Porte-plumes (Ayer)
Mixite
Formula: BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Ansermet, S. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais - II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. With contributions by N. Meisser, Ed. Porte-plumes (Ayer)
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Reference: Ansermet, S. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais - II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. With contributions by N. Meisser, Ed. Porte-plumes (Ayer)
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 159.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cobaltite'2.EB.25CoAsS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Crichtonite'4.CC.40Sr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
'Dessauite-(Y)'4.CC.40(Sr,Pb)(Y,U)(Ti,Fe3+)20O38
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Brochantite'7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Erythrite'8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
'Mixite'8.DL.15BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
'Pharmacosiderite'8.DK.10KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
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 = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB21O38
Crichtonite8.5.1.3Sr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Mixite42.5.1.1BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Pharmacosiderite42.8.1a.1KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Dessauite-(Y)-(Sr,Pb)(Y,U)(Ti,Fe3+)20O38
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
O Dessauite-(Y)(Sr,Pb)(Y,U)(Ti,Fe3+)20O38
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
KPotassium
K PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
TiTitanium
Ti CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Ti Dessauite-(Y)(Sr,Pb)(Y,U)(Ti,Fe3+)20O38
VVanadium
V CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
CrChromium
Cr CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
MnManganese
Mn CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Fe Dessauite-(Y)(Sr,Pb)(Y,U)(Ti,Fe3+)20O38
Fe PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
As PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
SrStrontium
Sr CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Sr Dessauite-(Y)(Sr,Pb)(Y,U)(Ti,Fe3+)20O38
YYttrium
Y CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Y Dessauite-(Y)(Sr,Pb)(Y,U)(Ti,Fe3+)20O38
PbLead
Pb Dessauite-(Y)(Sr,Pb)(Y,U)(Ti,Fe3+)20O38
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
UUranium
U CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
U Dessauite-(Y)(Sr,Pb)(Y,U)(Ti,Fe3+)20O38

References

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- Ansermet, S. with contributions of Meisser, N. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais. II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. Musée de la Nature (Sion), Musée Cantonal de Géologie (Lausanne), and Editions Porte-Plumes (Ayer), 374 pp.


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