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Wind Valley (Windtal), Vizze Pass (Pfitsch Pass; Pfitscher Joch), San Giacomo (Sankt Jakob), Vizze Valley (Pfitsch Valley), Bolzano-Alto Adige Autonomous Province, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italyi
Regional Level Types
Wind Valley (Windtal)Valley
Vizze Pass (Pfitsch Pass; Pfitscher Joch)Pass
San Giacomo (Sankt Jakob)- not defined -
Vizze Valley (Pfitsch Valley)Valley
Bolzano-Alto Adige Autonomous ProvinceAutonomous Province
Trentino-Alto AdigeAutonomous Region
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 59' 33'' North , 11° 39' 8'' East
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Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Windtal, Passo di Vizze (Pfitscher Joch), San Giacomo (Sankt Jakob), Val di Vizze (Pfitschtal; Pfitscher Tal), Provincia di Bolzano (Alto Adige; Sud Tirolo; Provinz Bozen; Südtirol), Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol (Trentino-Südtirol), Italia


A small depression WSW of Jochsee/Lago del Passo and Pfitsch/Vizze Pass.

Sparse outcrops of Sericitic schists of the Mesozoic cover, embedding quartz veins, both enriched in phosphate bearing minerals, mostly Lazulite.


NOTE: Not to be confused with the eastern branch of the Aurina valley having the same name.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


24 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Bearthite
Formula: Ca2Al(PO4)2(OH)
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
'Crandallite-Goyazite Series'
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Florencite-(Ce) ?
Formula: CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Goyazite ?
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Lazulite
Formula: MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Svanbergite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Bearthite8.BG.05Ca2Al(PO4)2(OH)
Florencite-(Ce) ?8.BL.13CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Goyazite ?8.BL.10SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Lazulite8.BB.40MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Meta-autunite8.EB.10Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Svanbergite8.BL.05SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Crandallite-Goyazite Series'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Meta-autunite40.2a.1.2Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Florencite-(Ce) ?41.5.10.2CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Bearthite41.10.4.2Ca2Al(PO4)2(OH)
Lazulite41.10.1.1MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Goyazite ?42.7.3.3SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Svanbergite43.4.1.6SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Crandallite-Goyazite Series'-
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
H BearthiteCa2Al(PO4)2(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
H GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
O BearthiteCa2Al(PO4)2(OH)
O CelestineSrSO4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O RutileTiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O QuartzSiO2
O Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
O GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al BearthiteCa2Al(PO4)2(OH)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Al Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Al GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
P BearthiteCa2Al(PO4)2(OH)
P LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
P Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
P GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
SSulfur
S CelestineSrSO4
S SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Ca BearthiteCa2Al(PO4)2(OH)
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Sr GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
CeCerium
Ce Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
UUranium
U Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O

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