Corundum deposit, discovered in 1992.
Located about 200 m below the historic occurrence at Venett.
Regions containing this locality
|Eurasian Plate||Tectonic Plate|
|The Alps, Europe||Mountain Range|
Select Mineral List TypeStandard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Corundum|
Habit: Elongated crystals to 6 cm
Colour: Pink to bluish red
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 242.
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES|
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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|Cretaceous - Jurassic|
66 - 201.3 Ma
|Bündner Schiefer (Schistes Lustrés)|
Age: Mesozoic (66 - 201.3 Ma)
Description: medium grade metamorphic
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. 
201.3 - 251.902 Ma
|Metamorphe Gesteine, meist Metasedimente|
251.902 - 358.9 Ma
|Paleozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)
Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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.