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Gibelbach (Gibelsbach; Giebelsbach), Fiesch, Goms, Valais, Switzerlandi
Regional Level Types
Gibelbach (Gibelsbach; Giebelsbach)- not defined -
Fiesch- not defined -
Goms- not defined -
ValaisCanton
SwitzerlandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° North , 8° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~3km
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Gibelbach (Gibelsbach; Giebelsbach), Fiesch, Goms, Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


Steep ravine with creek.
"Gibelsbach" and "Giebelsbach" are frequent misnomers. The correct spelling is "Gibelbach".

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
'Chabazite'
Description: Crystals to 2 cm across.
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 104.
Epistilbite
Formula: CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 104.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: American Mineralogist (1968), 53:1120-1138
Galena
Formula: PbS
Heulandite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 214.; American Mineralogist (1968), 53:1120-1138
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 250.
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 277.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 104.
Stellerite
Formula: Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 104.
'Stilbite subgroup'
Description: The "stilbites" reported in older references turned out to be stellerites upon systematic studies.
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 385.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 277.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Epistilbite9.GD.45CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Heulandite-Ca9.GE.05(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Stellerite9.GE.15Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Stilbite subgroup' ?-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Epistilbite77.1.6.2CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Heulandite-Ca77.1.4.1(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Stellerite77.1.4.4Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Stilbite subgroup' ?-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
H EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
AlAluminium
Al StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Al EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Ca EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl

References

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- Armbruster, T., Kohler, T., Meisel, T., Nägler, T. F., Götzinger, M. A. and Stalder, H. A. (1996): The zeolite-fluorite-quartz assemblage of the fissures at Gibelsbach, Fiesch (Valais, Switzerland): crystal chemistry, REE patterns, and genetic speculations. Schweiz. Mineral. Petrogr. Mitt. 76, 131-146.

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