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Polles valley, Ötz valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austriai
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Ötz valleyValley
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46° 58' 36'' North , 10° 56' 28'' East
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Name(s) in local language(s):
Pollestal, Ötztal, Nordtirol, Tirol, Österreich


A side valley of the Ötz valley.

Minerals in marbles, amphibolites and eclogites.

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20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: Purtscheller, F. & Tessadri, R. (1985): Zirconolite and baddeleyite from metacarbonates of the Oetztal-Stubai complex (northern Tyrol, Austria). Mineral. Mag. 49, 523-529.; Gasteiger, P., Tropper, P., Haefeker, U. & Tessadri, R. (2013): Petrographie und Mineralchemie von Betafit aus dem Pollestal (Ötztal-Stubai Kristallin). Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 159, 55 (abs.).
Baddeleyite
Formula: ZrO2
Reference: Purtscheller, F. & Tessadri, R. (1985): Zirconolite and baddeleyite from metacarbonates of the Oetztal-Stubai complex (northern Tyrol, Austria). Mineral. Mag. 49, 523-529.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Purtscheller, F. & Tessadri, R. (1985): Zirconolite and baddeleyite from metacarbonates of the Oetztal-Stubai complex (northern Tyrol, Austria). Mineral. Mag. 49, 523-529.; Gasteiger, P., Tropper, P., Haefeker, U. & Tessadri, R. (2013): Petrographie und Mineralchemie von Betafit aus dem Pollestal (Ötztal-Stubai Kristallin). Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 159, 55 (abs.).
'Chlorite Group'
Chondrodite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Reference: Purtscheller, F. & Tessadri, R. (1985): Zirconolite and baddeleyite from metacarbonates of the Oetztal-Stubai complex (northern Tyrol, Austria). Mineral. Mag. 49, 523-529.
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Clinohumite var: Titanclinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Reference: Purtscheller, F. & Tessadri, R. (1985): Zirconolite and baddeleyite from metacarbonates of the Oetztal-Stubai complex (northern Tyrol, Austria). Mineral. Mag. 49, 523-529.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Purtscheller, F. & Tessadri, R. (1985): Zirconolite and baddeleyite from metacarbonates of the Oetztal-Stubai complex (northern Tyrol, Austria). Mineral. Mag. 49, 523-529.; Gasteiger, P., Tropper, P., Haefeker, U. & Tessadri, R. (2013): Petrographie und Mineralchemie von Betafit aus dem Pollestal (Ötztal-Stubai Kristallin). Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 159, 55 (abs.).
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Hoernes S., Miller Ch., Purtscheller F. (1971): Neue Mineralfunde aus den westlichen Tiroler Zentralalpen. Veröff. Mus. Ferdinandeum 51, 79-86.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Hoernes S., Miller Ch., Purtscheller F. (1971): Neue Mineralfunde aus den westlichen Tiroler Zentralalpen. Veröff. Mus. Ferdinandeum 51, 79-86.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Stephan Hoernes and Edgar Hoffer (1973): Der Amphibolitzug des mittleren Ötztales (Tirol). Veröffentlichungen des Tiroler Landesmuseums Ferdinandeum 53, 159-180.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Geikielite
Formula: MgTiO3
Reference: Gasteiger, P., Tropper, P., Haefeker, U. & Tessadri, R. (2013): Petrographie und Mineralchemie von Betafit aus dem Pollestal (Ötztal-Stubai Kristallin). Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 159, 55 (abs.).
'Hornblende'
Reference: Hoernes S., Miller Ch., Purtscheller F. (1971): Neue Mineralfunde aus den westlichen Tiroler Zentralalpen. Veröff. Mus. Ferdinandeum 51, 79-86.
Humite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Reference: Stephan Hoernes and Edgar Hoffer (1973): Der Amphibolitzug des mittleren Ötztales (Tirol). Veröffentlichungen des Tiroler Landesmuseums Ferdinandeum 53, 159-180.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Purtscheller, F. & Tessadri, R. (1985): Zirconolite and baddeleyite from metacarbonates of the Oetztal-Stubai complex (northern Tyrol, Austria). Mineral. Mag. 49, 523-529.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Stephan Hoernes and Edgar Hoffer (1973): Der Amphibolitzug des mittleren Ötztales (Tirol). Veröffentlichungen des Tiroler Landesmuseums Ferdinandeum 53, 159-180.
'Oxycalciobetafite'
Formula: Ca2(Ti,Nb)2O6O
Reference: Gasteiger, P., Tropper, P., Haefeker, U. & Tessadri, R. (2013): Petrographie und Mineralchemie von Betafit aus dem Pollestal (Ötztal-Stubai Kristallin). Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 159, 55 (abs.).
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Gasteiger, P., Tropper, P., Haefeker, U. & Tessadri, R. (2013): Petrographie und Mineralchemie von Betafit aus dem Pollestal (Ötztal-Stubai Kristallin). Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 159, 55 (abs.).
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Purtscheller, F. & Tessadri, R. (1985): Zirconolite and baddeleyite from metacarbonates of the Oetztal-Stubai complex (northern Tyrol, Austria). Mineral. Mag. 49, 523-529.
'Scapolite'
Reference: Hoernes S., Miller Ch., Purtscheller F. (1971): Neue Mineralfunde aus den westlichen Tiroler Zentralalpen. Veröff. Mus. Ferdinandeum 51, 79-86.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Purtscheller, F. & Tessadri, R. (1985): Zirconolite and baddeleyite from metacarbonates of the Oetztal-Stubai complex (northern Tyrol, Austria). Mineral. Mag. 49, 523-529.; Gasteiger, P., Tropper, P., Haefeker, U. & Tessadri, R. (2013): Petrographie und Mineralchemie von Betafit aus dem Pollestal (Ötztal-Stubai Kristallin). Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 159, 55 (abs.).
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Gasteiger, P., Tropper, P., Haefeker, U. & Tessadri, R. (2013): Petrographie und Mineralchemie von Betafit aus dem Pollestal (Ötztal-Stubai Kristallin). Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 159, 55 (abs.).
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Purtscheller, F. & Tessadri, R. (1985): Zirconolite and baddeleyite from metacarbonates of the Oetztal-Stubai complex (northern Tyrol, Austria). Mineral. Mag. 49, 523-529.; Gasteiger, P., Tropper, P., Haefeker, U. & Tessadri, R. (2013): Petrographie und Mineralchemie von Betafit aus dem Pollestal (Ötztal-Stubai Kristallin). Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 159, 55 (abs.).
Zirconolite
Formula: CaZrTi2O7
Reference: Purtscheller, F. & Tessadri, R. (1985): Zirconolite and baddeleyite from metacarbonates of the Oetztal-Stubai complex (northern Tyrol, Austria). Mineral. Mag. 49, 523-529.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Baddeleyite4.DE.35ZrO2
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Geikielite4.CB.05MgTiO3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Zirconolite4.DH.30CaZrTi2O7
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Chondrodite9.AF.45(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Clinohumite9.AF.55Mg9(SiO4)4F2
var: Titanclinohumite9.AF.55Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Humite9.AF.50(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Oxycalciobetafite'-Ca2(Ti,Nb)2O6O
'Scapolite'-

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
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Geikielite4.3.5.2MgTiO3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Baddeleyite4.4.14.1ZrO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
Zirconolite8.2.5.5CaZrTi2O7
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
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 [6] coordination only
Chondrodite52.3.2b.2(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Clinohumite52.3.2d.1Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Humite52.3.2c.1(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Clinohumite
var: Titanclinohumite
-Mg9(SiO4)4F2
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Oxycalciobetafite'-Ca2(Ti,Nb)2O6O
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CorundumAl2O3
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
O ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O RutileTiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O BaddeleyiteZrO2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O Clinohumite (var: Titanclinohumite)Mg9(SiO4)4F2
O Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O GeikieliteMgTiO3
O OxycalciobetafiteCa2(Ti,Nb)2O6O
FFluorine
F ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
F Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
F Clinohumite (var: Titanclinohumite)Mg9(SiO4)4F2
F Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Mg Clinohumite (var: Titanclinohumite)Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Mg Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg GeikieliteMgTiO3
AlAluminium
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Clinohumite (var: Titanclinohumite)Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Si Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca OxycalciobetafiteCa2(Ti,Nb)2O6O
TiTitanium
Ti ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti GeikieliteMgTiO3
Ti OxycalciobetafiteCa2(Ti,Nb)2O6O
FeIron
Fe Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
Zr BaddeleyiteZrO2
NbNiobium
Nb OxycalciobetafiteCa2(Ti,Nb)2O6O

References

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Stephan Hoernes and Edgar Hoffer (1973): Der Amphibolitzug des mittleren Ötztales (Tirol). Veröffentlichungen des Tiroler Landesmuseums Ferdinandeum 53, 159-180.
Purtscheller, F. & Tessadri, R. (1985): Zirconolite and baddeleyite from metacarbonates of the Oetztal-Stubai complex (northern Tyrol, Austria). Mineral. Mag. 49, 523-529.
Gasteiger, P., Tropper, P., Haefeker, U. & Tessadri, R. (2013): Petrographie und Mineralchemie von Betafit aus dem Pollestal (Ötztal-Stubai Kristallin). Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 159, 55 (abs.).

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