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Chobelwand-Dürrschrennen caves, Alpstein Massif (Säntis Massif), Appenzell-Innerrhoden, Switzerlandi
Regional Level Types
Chobelwand-Dürrschrennen cavesGroup of Caves
Alpstein Massif (Säntis Massif)Massif
Appenzell-InnerrhodenCanton
SwitzerlandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° North , 9° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~21km
Locality type:
Group of Caves
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Chobelwand-Dürrschrennen-Höhlen, Alpstein (Säntismassiv), Appenzell-Innerrhoden, Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


Caves in cliffs above the Seealp lake (Seealpsee).
The area is part of a nature reserve; collecting is strictly prohibited.

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:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 99
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Habit: Cubes, modified by octahedron and rhomb dodecahedron faces, to 11.5 cm along the edges
Colour: Green, blue-green, rarely pale violet to wine-red
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 167.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3

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