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Monte Rosa massif, Zermatt - Saas Fee area, Valais, Switzerlandi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 56' 13'' North , 7° 52' 3'' East
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Monte Rosa-Massiv, Gebiet Zermatt - Saas Fee, Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


Huge granite and granite-gneiss massif on the border between Switzerland and Italy.

Localities in this massif are - presently - listed as sublocalities of 'Zermatt - Saas Fee area' (https://www.mindat.org/loc-7686.html).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Woodtli, R., Jaffé, F., and von Raumer, J. (1987) Prospection minère en Valais: le projet Uromine. Matériaux pour la géologie de la Suisse, série géotechnique 72. Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique, Projet 4.277.0.78.07.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)

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Woodtli, R., Jaffé, F., and von Raumer, J. (1987) Prospection minère en Valais: le projet Uromine. Matériaux pour la géologie de la Suisse, série géotechnique 72. Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique, Projet 4.277.0.78.07.

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