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Goldswil, Interlaken, Bern, Switzerlandi
Regional Level Types
Goldswil- not defined -
Interlaken- not defined -
BernCanton
SwitzerlandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 41' 43'' North , 7° 52' 40'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ringgenberg2,514 (2013)1.4km
Bönigen2,233 (2013)1.5km
Interlaken5,067 (2013)1.6km
Matten3,676 (2017)2.0km
Unterseen5,150 (2015)2.6km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Goldswil, Interlaken, Bern, Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


A quarry in siliceous slates.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 391.
Quartz var: Oil Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 391.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 391.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Oil Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Oil Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Oil Quartz)SiO2
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Oil Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SrStrontium
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3

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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Miocene - Oligocene
5.333 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 3146755
Jura mountains, Helvetic nappes

Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 33.9 Ma)

Description: molasse

Lithology: Major:{sand}, Minor{gravel,marl}

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]

Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma



ID: 2365232
Biogene Sedimentgesteine und Evaporite

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Biogenic carbonate rocks and evaporite

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

Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3185222
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Stalder, H.A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S., and Stuker, P. (1998) Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 391.


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