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Cadagno di Dentro, Piora Valley, Quinto, Leventina, Ticino, Switzerlandi
Regional Level Types
Cadagno di Dentro- not defined -
Piora ValleyValley
QuintoCommune
LeventinaDistrict
TicinoCanton
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Name(s) in local language(s):
Cadagno di Dentro, Val Piora, Leventina, Ticino (Tessin), Svizzera (Schweiz; Suisse)


The mineral occurrences indicated as Cadagno di Dentro are located along the southeast slope of Pizzo Taneda, above the seasonal hamlet of Cadagno di Dentro, on the north side of Cadagno lake. The large grassy ledge at ca. 2250-2350 m is locally known as Scimfüss or Cenfüss.

It is a classic locality for quartz var. amethyst.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Taddei, C. (1937) Dalle Lepontine al Ceneri. Note di geo-mineralogia. Istituto Editoriale Ticinese, Bellinzona, 182 pp.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Taddei, C. (1937) Dalle Lepontine al Ceneri. Note di geo-mineralogia. Istituto Editoriale Ticinese, Bellinzona, 182 pp. (as garnet); Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S., and Stuker, P. (1998) Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Verlag Wepf & Co. AG, Basel, page 32.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Taddei, C. (1937) Dalle Lepontine al Ceneri. Note di geo-mineralogia. Istituto Editoriale Ticinese, Bellinzona, 182 pp.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Taddei, C. (1937) Dalle Lepontine al Ceneri. Note di geo-mineralogia. Istituto Editoriale Ticinese, Bellinzona, 182 pp.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Taddei, C. (1937) Dalle Lepontine al Ceneri. Note di geo-mineralogia. Istituto Editoriale Ticinese, Bellinzona, 182 pp.
'Ferrotschermakite-Tschermakite Series'
Description: Indicated as hornblebde by Taddei (1937) and other old authors.
Reference: Taddei, C. (1937) Dalle Lepontine al Ceneri. Note di geo-mineralogia. Istituto Editoriale Ticinese, Bellinzona, 182 pp.; Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S., and Stuker, P. (1998) Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Verlag Wepf & Co. AG, Basel, page 263.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Taddei, C. (1937) Dalle Lepontine al Ceneri. Note di geo-mineralogia. Istituto Editoriale Ticinese, Bellinzona, 182 pp.
'K Feldspar var: '
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Taddei, C. (1937) Dalle Lepontine al Ceneri. Note di geo-mineralogia. Istituto Editoriale Ticinese, Bellinzona, 182 pp.
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Taddei, C. (1937) Dalle Lepontine al Ceneri. Note di geo-mineralogia. Istituto Editoriale Ticinese, Bellinzona, 182 pp.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Taddei, C. (1937) Dalle Lepontine al Ceneri. Note di geo-mineralogia. Istituto Editoriale Ticinese, Bellinzona, 182 pp.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Taddei, C. (1937) Dalle Lepontine al Ceneri. Note di geo-mineralogia. Istituto Editoriale Ticinese, Bellinzona, 182 pp.; Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S., and Stuker, P. (1998) Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Verlag Wepf & Co. AG, Basel, page 340.
Quartz var:
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Taddei, C. (1937) Dalle Lepontine al Ceneri. Note di geo-mineralogia. Istituto Editoriale Ticinese, Bellinzona, 182 pp.; Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S., and Stuker, P. (1998) Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Verlag Wepf & Co. AG, Basel, page 340.
Quartz var:
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Taddei, C. (1937) Dalle Lepontine al Ceneri. Note di geo-mineralogia. Istituto Editoriale Ticinese, Bellinzona, 182 pp.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Taddei, C. (1937) Dalle Lepontine al Ceneri. Note di geo-mineralogia. Istituto Editoriale Ticinese, Bellinzona, 182 pp.
Rutile var:
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Taddei, C. (1937) Dalle Lepontine al Ceneri. Note di geo-mineralogia. Istituto Editoriale Ticinese, Bellinzona, 182 pp.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Taddei, C. (1937) Dalle Lepontine al Ceneri. Note di geo-mineralogia. Istituto Editoriale Ticinese, Bellinzona, 182 pp.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Taddei, C. (1937) Dalle Lepontine al Ceneri. Note di geo-mineralogia. Istituto Editoriale Ticinese, Bellinzona, 182 pp.

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
var: Sagenite (of Saussure)4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Ferrotschermakite-Tschermakite Series'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Ferrotschermakite-Tschermakite Series'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz-SiO2
Rutile
var: Sagenite (of Saussure)
-TiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Rutile (var: Sagenite (of Saussure))TiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O SideriteFeCO3
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O AnataseTiO2
O RutileTiO2
O Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SiSilicon
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti Rutile (var: Sagenite (of Saussure))TiO2
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)

References

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Taddei, C. (1937) Dalle Lepontine al Ceneri. Note di geo-mineralogia. Istituto Editoriale Ticinese, Bellinzona, 182 pp.
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S., and Stuker, P. (1998) Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Verlag Wepf & Co. AG, Basel, 579 pages.


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