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Pizzo Canariscio, Airolo, Leventina, Ticino, Switzerlandi
Regional Level Types
Pizzo CanariscioMountain
AiroloVillage
LeventinaDistrict
TicinoCanton
SwitzerlandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 33' 4'' North , 8° 36' 21'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Airolo1,559 (2016)2.6km
Andermatt1,258 (2013)9.4km
Göschenen464 (2013)13.1km
Prato432 (2013)13.9km
Osco109 (2016)14.9km


A mountain peak of 2,526 metres.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Gramaccioli, C.M. (1975) Minerali alpini e prealpini. Istituto Italiano Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 2 volumes, 472 pages; Gramaccioli, C.M. (1978) Die Mineralien der Alpen. Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, Stuttgart, 2 volumes, 560 pages.
Albite var: Pericline
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Gramaccioli, C.M. (1975) Minerali alpini e prealpini. Istituto Italiano Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 2 volumes, 472 pages; Gramaccioli, C.M. (1978) Die Mineralien der Alpen. Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, Stuttgart, 2 volumes, 560 pages.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Gramaccioli, C.M. (1975) Minerali alpini e prealpini. Istituto Italiano Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 2 volumes, 472 pages; Gramaccioli, C.M. (1978) Die Mineralien der Alpen. Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, Stuttgart, 2 volumes, 560 pages.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Gramaccioli, C.M. (1975) Minerali alpini e prealpini. Istituto Italiano Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 2 volumes, 472 pages; Gramaccioli, C.M. (1978) Die Mineralien der Alpen. Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, Stuttgart, 2 volumes, 560 pages.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Gramaccioli, C.M. (1975) Minerali alpini e prealpini. Istituto Italiano Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 2 volumes, 472 pages; Gramaccioli, C.M. (1978) Die Mineralien der Alpen. Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, Stuttgart, 2 volumes, 560 pages.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Gramaccioli, C.M. (1975) Minerali alpini e prealpini. Istituto Italiano Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 2 volumes, 472 pages; Gramaccioli, C.M. (1978) Die Mineralien der Alpen. Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, Stuttgart, 2 volumes, 560 pages.
Rutile var: Sagenite (of Saussure)
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Gramaccioli, C.M. (1975) Minerali alpini e prealpini. Istituto Italiano Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 2 volumes, 472 pages; Gramaccioli, C.M. (1978) Die Mineralien der Alpen. Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, Stuttgart, 2 volumes, 560 pages.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
var: Sagenite (of Saussure)4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Pericline9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
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 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Pericline-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Rutile
var: Sagenite (of Saussure)
-TiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Rutile (var: Sagenite (of Saussure))TiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O RutileTiO2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Rutile (var: Sagenite (of Saussure))TiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3

References

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Gramaccioli, C.M. (1975) Minerali alpini e prealpini. Istituto Italiano Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 2 volumes, 472 pages.
Gramaccioli, C.M. (1978) Die Mineralien der Alpen. Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, Stuttgart, 2 volumes, 560 pages.

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