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Paragonite occurrence, Täsch Valley, Matt Valley, Zermatt - Saas Fee area, Valais, Switzerlandi
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Paragonite occurrenceValley
Täsch ValleyValley
Matt ValleyValley
Zermatt - Saas Fee areaArea
ValaisCanton
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46° 1' 22'' North , 7° 51' 12'' East
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Zen, E.-A., Ross, M., Bearth, P. (1964): Paragonite from Täsch Valley near Zermatt, Switzerland. American Mineralogist 49, 183-190.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zen, E.-A., Ross, M., Bearth, P. (1964): Paragonite from Täsch Valley near Zermatt, Switzerland. American Mineralogist 49, 183-190.
Paragonite
Formula: NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zen, E.-A., Ross, M., Bearth, P. (1964): Paragonite from Täsch Valley near Zermatt, Switzerland. American Mineralogist 49, 183-190.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Zen, E.-A., Ross, M., Bearth, P. (1964): Paragonite from Täsch Valley near Zermatt, Switzerland. American Mineralogist 49, 183-190.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Paragonite9.EC.15NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

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 [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Paragonite71.2.2a.2NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

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Zen, E.-A., Ross, M., and Bearth, P. (1964) Paragonite from Täsch Valley near Zermatt, Switzerland. American Mineralogist, 49, 183-190.


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