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Hochmättli, Mürtschenalp, Murg Valley, Glarus, Switzerland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 3' 9'' North , 9° 10' 23'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.05250,9.17306
GeoHash:G#: u0qe8txse
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Hochmättli, Mürtschenalp, Murgtal, Glarus, Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


There are two outcrops below the summit of the Hochmättli (2252 m). A copper deposit is located to the west, and a Cu-U deposit to the east.
Swiss coordinates of the summit: 731´765 / 212´730.

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


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Agardite-(Y)
Formula: YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 24
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 59
Bayldonite
Formula: PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Lapis 29(9):9-11 (2004)
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 77
Carminite
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 237.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 24
Metazeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 237.
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 237.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Agardite-(Y)'8.DL.15YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
'Bayldonite'8.BH.45PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
'Beudantite'8.BL.05PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
'Carminite'8.BH.30PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
'Metazeunerite'8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
'Pharmacosiderite'8.DK.10KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Chrysocolla'9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Metazeunerite40.2a.14.2Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Bayldonite41.5.14.1PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Carminite41.10.6.1PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Agardite-(Y)42.5.1.2YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Pharmacosiderite42.8.1a.1KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Beudantite43.4.1.1PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
H BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
O BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SSulfur
S BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
KPotassium
K PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
FeIron
Fe BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Fe CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
Fe PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
CuCopper
Cu Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
AsArsenic
As Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
As BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
As BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
As CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
As MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
YYttrium
Y Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
PbLead
Pb BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Pb BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Pb CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
UUranium
U MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O

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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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 2367295
Klastische Sedimentgesteine

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Siliciclastic sedimentary rocks

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

Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3155143
Helvetic nappes, Verrucano

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: 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]

Cambrian - Proterozoic
485.4 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3192233
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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