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Nägelisgrätli, Grimsel pass, Grimsel area, Hasli Valley, Bern, Switzerlandi
Regional Level Types
Nägelisgrätli- not defined -
Grimsel passPass
Grimsel areaArea
Hasli ValleyValley
BernCanton
SwitzerlandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 34' 48'' North , 8° 21' 45'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Oberwald277 (2017)5.4km
Ulrichen246 (2017)9.3km
Andermatt1,258 (2013)18.7km
Göschenen464 (2013)19.7km
Airolo1,559 (2016)19.9km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Nägelisgrätli, Grimselpass, Grimsel, Haslital, Bern, Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


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Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 253.
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Description: Pseudomorphs after Pyrite.
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 253.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 253.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Lepidocrocite6.1.2.2γ-Fe3+O(OH)
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 Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3142600
Palaeozoic granite

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Granite

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]

Carboniferous
298.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2353703
Magmatische Gesteine, Plutonite

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Granite in tonalite and Quartz syenite

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

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]

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