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Vaas cave, Granges, Sion (Sitten), Valais, Switzerlandi
Regional Level Types
Vaas caveCave
Granges- not defined -
Sion (Sitten)- not defined -
ValaisCanton
SwitzerlandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° North , 6° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~2km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Cave de Vaas, Granges, Sion (Sitten), Valais (Wallis), Suisse (Schweiz; Svizzera)


Ref.:
- Cuchet, S. and Tachini, P. (2002): Nouvelle association minérale à arséniates de cuivre - Granges, Valais (Suisse). Le Règne Minéral 44, 15-21.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Reference: Le Règne Minéral, 44, p15-21
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 41
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Le Règne Minéral, 44, p15-21
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Le Règne Minéral, 44, p15-21
Claraite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
Reference: Le Règne Minéral, 44, p15-21
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Le Règne Minéral, 44, p15-21
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Le Règne Minéral, 44, p15-21
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Le Règne Minéral, 44, p15-21
Lavendulan
Formula: NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Reference: Le Règne Minéral, 44, p15-21
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Le Règne Minéral, 44, p15-21
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Le Règne Minéral, 44, p15-21
Parnauite
Formula: Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Reference: Le Règne Minéral, 44, p15-21
Strashimirite
Formula: Cu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
Reference: Le Règne Minéral, 44, p15-21

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Claraite5.DA.30(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Devilline7.DD.30CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Lavendulan8.DG.05NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Parnauite8.DF.35Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Strashimirite8.DC.12Cu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Allophane9.ED.20(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Claraite16b.4.3.1(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Devilline31.6.1.1CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Strashimirite42.6.5.1Cu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Lavendulan42.9.4.2NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Parnauite43.5.13.1Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Allophane71.1.5.1(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Claraite(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
H DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
H StrashimiriteCu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C Claraite(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Claraite(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
O DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
O StrashimiriteCu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
O AnhydriteCaSO4
NaSodium
Na LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
AlAluminium
Al Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SSulfur
S Claraite(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
S DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
S AnhydriteCaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu Claraite(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
Cu DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Cu StrashimiriteCu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
ZnZinc
Zn Claraite(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
AsArsenic
As Claraite(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
As LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
As ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
As StrashimiriteCu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O

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