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Aiguille de Pierre Joseph, Talèfre glacier, Mont Blanc Massif (Monte Bianco Massif), Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Francei
Regional Level Types
Aiguille de Pierre Joseph- not defined -
Talèfre glacierGlacier
Mont Blanc Massif (Monte Bianco Massif)Massif
Chamonix- not defined -
Haute-Savoie- not defined -
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes- not defined -
FranceCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Aiguille de Pierre Joseph, Glacier de Talèfre, Massif du Mont-Blanc, Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 54' 5'' North , 6° 59' 39'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.90140,6.99422
GeoHash:G#: u0hvphj51
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Rhône-Alpes


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Hède frédéric
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Hède frédéric
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Hède frédéric
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Hède frédéric
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hède frédéric
Quartz var: Gwindel
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hède frédéric
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hède frédéric
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Hède frédéric

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Anatase'4.DD.05TiO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Gwindel4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
K Feldspar-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Quartz
var: Gwindel
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O AnataseTiO2
O Quartz (var: Gwindel)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
SiSilicon
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si Quartz (var: Gwindel)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3189152
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Comments: Mont Blanc

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. [154]

Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3142327
calc-alkaline syn orogenic plutonism

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 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: 2367566
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]

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