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Hermit's Gorge, Mount Everest, Solukhumbu District, Province No. 1, Nepali
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Hermit's Gorge- not defined -
Mount EverestMountain
Solukhumbu DistrictDistrict
Province No. 1Province
NepalCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° North , 86° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent
The Himalayas, AsiaMountain Range

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7 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Nb2O6
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290
'Mica Group'
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290
Quartz var: Plasma
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290
Rutile var: Ilmenorutile
Formula: Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290
'Zinnwaldite'
Reference: Rucheng Wang, Fuyuan Wu, Lei Xie, Xiaochi Liu, Cheng Liu (2018) Pegmatites on the Mount Qomolangma, Tibet. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 290

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Columbite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Nb2O6
'Microlite Group'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Plasma4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
var: Ilmenorutile4.DB.05Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Mica Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
var: Ilmenorutile4.4.1.2Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Microlite Group'8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
AB2O6
Columbite-(Mn)8.3.2.4Mn2+Nb2O6
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
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 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Mica Group'-
Quartz
var: Plasma
-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Plasma)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O RutileTiO2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Plasma)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
FeIron
Fe Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
Nb Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
TaTantalum
Ta Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n

References

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Searle, M.P., Law, R.D., and Jessup, M.J. (2006) Crustal structure, restoration and evolution of the Greater Himalaya in Nepal-South Tibet: implications for channel flow and ductile extrusion of the middle crust. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 268(1), 355-378.
Searle, M.P., Simpson, R.L., Law, R.D., Parrish, R.R., and Waters, D.J. (2003) The structural geometry, metamorphic and magmatic evolution of the Everest massif, High Himalaya of Nepal–South Tibet. Journal of the Geological Society, 160(3), 345-366.


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