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Muotta Naira (Muota Naira; Motta Naira; Muota Nera), Piz Lai Blau, Nalps Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerlandi
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Muotta Naira (Muota Naira; Motta Naira; Muota Nera)- not defined -
Piz Lai Blau- not defined -
Nalps ValleyValley
Tujetsch (Tavetsch)- not defined -
Vorderrhein ValleyValley
Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)- not defined -
SwitzerlandCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Muotta Naira (Muota Naira; Motta Naira; Muota Nera), Piz Lai Blau, Val Nalps, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrheintal, Graubünden (Grisons; Grischun), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 36' 10'' North , 8° 45' 42'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.60300,8.76190
GeoHash:G#: u0q1p7u4p
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Osco109 (2016)12.2km
Disentis2,193 (2017)13.1km
Andermatt1,258 (2013)13.3km
Prato432 (2013)13.4km
Airolo1,559 (2016)14.1km


Clefts in amphibolites.
Located on the northwest slope of Piz Lai Blau.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Weibel, M. (1957): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 5, 373-378.
Albite var: Pericline
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 308.
'Apatite'
Reference: Weibel, M. (1957): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 5, 373-378.
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 68
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Weibel, M. (1957): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 5, 373-378.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Weibel, M. (1957): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 5, 373-378.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Weibel, M. (1957): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 5, 373-378.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 201.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Weibel, M. (1957): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 5, 373-378.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Weibel, M. (1957): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 5, 373-378.
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: S Wolfsried collection
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Weibel, M. (1957): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 5, 373-378.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Weibel, M. (1957): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 5, 373-378.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: S Wolfsried collection
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 308.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Weibel, M. (1957): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 5, 373-378.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Weibel, M. (1957): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 5, 373-378.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Pericline9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Bavenite9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with chains linked by Be
Bavenite70.5.3.1Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(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.
var: Pericline-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O RutileTiO2
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)

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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Paleozoic - Precambrian
251.902 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3141532
Penninic basement, Penninic nappes, Austroalpine nappes, Southern Alpes

Age: Eoarchean to Triassic (251.902 - 4000 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

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]

Paleozoic - Neoproterozoic
251.902 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2349140
Metamorphe Gesteine, meist Metamagmatite

Age: Neoproterozoic to Triassic (251.902 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Gneiss with abundant feldspar

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

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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- Weibel, M. (1957): Über Titanit von Graubünden. Untersuchungen an Kristallen von der Muotta Naira und vom Tobel Drun. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 5, 373-378 (in German).


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