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Châtelard Castle, La Salle, Aosta Valley, Italyi
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Châtelard Castle- not defined -
La SalleMunicipality
Aosta ValleyAutonomous Region
ItalyCountry

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Name in French:Château de Châtelard, La Salle, Vallée d'Aoste, Italie
Name in Italian:Castello di Châtelard, La Salle, Valle d'Aosta, Italia
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 45' 23'' North , 7° 3' 38'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.75642,7.06068
GeoHash:G#: u0jh29tqm
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Morgex1,741 (2014)1.5km
La Salle849 (2014)1.6km
Chabodey102 (2014)1.8km
Derby-Villaret384 (2014)3.9km
Prè Saint Didier258 (2014)5.9km


Stilpnomelane-bearing schist outcropping NNW of the Châtelard castle.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Dal Piaz, G.V., and Govi, M. (1968) Lo stilpnomelano in Valle d'Aosta: nuovi ritrovamenti. Bollettino della Società Geologica Italiana, 87, 91-108; Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., and Lombardo, B. (2007) Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, L'Artigiana Srl - Azienda Grafica, Alba (Cuneo), 607 pp.
'Apatite'
Reference: Dal Piaz, G.V., and Govi, M. (1968) Lo stilpnomelano in Valle d'Aosta: nuovi ritrovamenti. Bollettino della Società Geologica Italiana, 87, 91-108.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Dal Piaz, G.V., and Govi, M. (1968) Lo stilpnomelano in Valle d'Aosta: nuovi ritrovamenti. Bollettino della Società Geologica Italiana, 87, 91-108; Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., and Lombardo, B. (2007) Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, L'Artigiana Srl - Azienda Grafica, Alba (Cuneo), 607 pp.
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Dal Piaz, G.V., and Govi, M. (1968) Lo stilpnomelano in Valle d'Aosta: nuovi ritrovamenti. Bollettino della Società Geologica Italiana, 87, 91-108.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dal Piaz, G.V., and Govi, M. (1968) Lo stilpnomelano in Valle d'Aosta: nuovi ritrovamenti. Bollettino della Società Geologica Italiana, 87, 91-108.
Stilpnomelane
Formula: (K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Reference: Dal Piaz, G.V., and Govi, M. (1968) Lo stilpnomelano in Valle d'Aosta: nuovi ritrovamenti. Bollettino della Società Geologica Italiana, 87, 91-108; Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., and Lombardo, B. (2007) Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, L'Artigiana Srl - Azienda Grafica, Alba (Cuneo), 607 pp.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Dal Piaz, G.V., and Govi, M. (1968) Lo stilpnomelano in Valle d'Aosta: nuovi ritrovamenti. Bollettino della Società Geologica Italiana, 87, 91-108.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Stilpnomelane9.EG.40(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined islands
Stilpnomelane74.1.1.1(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
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.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
OOxygen
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
NaSodium
Na Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
KPotassium
K Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · 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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Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3186756
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Permian - Carboniferous
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3152583
Penninic basement, Penninic nappes, Austroalpine nappes, Southern Alpes

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: basement

Lithology: Meta-sandstone

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]

Carboniferous
298.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2366659
Klastische Sedimentgesteine

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Siliciclastic sedimentary rocks

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

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

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Dal Piaz, G.V., and Govi, M. (1968) Lo stilpnomelano in Valle d'Aosta: nuovi ritrovamenti. Bollettino della Società Geologica Italiana, 87, 91-108.
Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., and Lombardo, B. (2007) Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, L'Artigiana Srl - Azienda Grafica, Alba (Cuneo), 607 pp.


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