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Kriegalp water tunnel, Kriegalp Valley (Chriegalp Valley), Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerlandi
Regional Level Types
Kriegalp water tunnelTunnel
Kriegalp Valley (Chriegalp Valley)Valley
Binn ValleyValley
Wallis (Valais)- not defined -
SwitzerlandCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Kriegalp-Wasserstollen, Kriegalptal (Chriegalptal), Binntal, Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° North , 8° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~2km
Locality type:Tunnel
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Minerals found in material excavated during the construction of the tunnel.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: found by myself
'Chabazite'
Description: Crystals to 1 cm along the edges.
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 104.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Hematite var: Iron Rose
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
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.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 251.
Milarite
Formula: K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 276.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: found by myself
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 374.
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 389.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Iron Rose4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Heulandite-Ca9.GE.05(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Milarite9.CM.05K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Stilbite subgroup'-

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
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 63 - CYCLOSILICATES Condensed Rings
Condensed Rings (Milarite - Osumilite group)
Milarite63.2.1a.12K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
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
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Heulandite-Ca77.1.4.1(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Hematite
var: Iron Rose
-Fe2O3
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
H MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
BeBeryllium
Be MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Hematite (var: Iron Rose)Fe2O3
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O RutileTiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
O MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Al MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
SiSilicon
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Si MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
CaCalcium
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Ca MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Hematite (var: Iron Rose)Fe2O3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2

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