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Kops reservoir, Silvretta Alps, Montafon, Vorarlberg, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 58' 36'' North , 10° 7' 14'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.97689,10.12067
GeoHash:G#: u0r5nrcsh
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Name(s) in local language(s):Stausee Kops, Silvrettagruppe (Silvretta), Montafon, Vorarlberg, Österreich


Minerals (mainly zeolites) in narrow fissures of amphibolite outcrops near the northern rim of the Kops Reservoir.

Regions containing this locality

The Alps, Europe

Mountain Range - 2,202 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: Kolitsch, U. & Kiseljak, R. (2018): 2072) Chabasit-Ca, Prehnit und Stilbit-Ca aus Straßenböschungsaufschlüssen beim Stausee Kops, Montafon, Vorarlberg. P. 202 in Walter, F. et al. (2018): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXVII. Carinthia II, 208./128., 185-254.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Kolitsch, U. & Kiseljak, R. (2018): 2072) Chabasit-Ca, Prehnit und Stilbit-Ca aus Straßenböschungsaufschlüssen beim Stausee Kops, Montafon, Vorarlberg. P. 202 in Walter, F. et al. (2018): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXVII. Carinthia II, 208./128., 185-254.
Stilbite-Ca
Formula: NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Reference: Kolitsch, U. & Kiseljak, R. (2018): 2072) Chabasit-Ca, Prehnit und Stilbit-Ca aus Straßenböschungsaufschlüssen beim Stausee Kops, Montafon, Vorarlberg. P. 202 in Walter, F. et al. (2018): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXVII. Carinthia II, 208./128., 185-254.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
'Chabazite-Ca'9.GD.10(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
'Prehnite'9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
'Stilbite-Ca'9.GE.10NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Chabazite-Ca77.1.2.1(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Stilbite-Ca77.1.4.3NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
OOxygen
O Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
NaSodium
Na Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
CaCalcium
Ca Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleozoic - Neoproterozoic
251.902 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2349025
Metamorphe Gesteine, meist Metamagmatite

Age: Neoproterozoic to Triassic (251.902 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Gneiss with abundant feldspar

Reference: Geological Institute. Geological Map of Switzerland 1:500,000. isbn: 3906723399. University of Bern. [49]

Paleozoic - Proterozoic
251.902 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3133443
Aar Massif, Austroalpine nappes, Ivia zone

Age: to Triassic (251.902 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Meta-peridotite

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Cambrian - Proterozoic
485.4 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3189284
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: to Cambrian (485.4 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Alps

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Kolitsch, U. & Kiseljak, R. (2018): 2072) Chabasit-Ca, Prehnit und Stilbit-Ca aus Straßenböschungsaufschlüssen beim Stausee Kops, Montafon, Vorarlberg. P. 202 in Walter, F. et al. (2018): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXVII. Carinthia II, 208./128., 185-254.

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