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Melker Scharte, Mayrhofen, Schwaz District, Tyrol, Austriai
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Melker Scharte- not defined -
MayrhofenMunicipality
Schwaz DistrictDistrict
TyrolState
AustriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 2' 56'' North , 11° 49' 56'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ginzling138 (2018)6.0km
San Giovanni759 (2016)11.3km
Gisse200 (2014)11.5km
Costa Molini230 (2014)11.6km
Finkenberg1,221 (2018)11.6km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Melker Scharte, Zemmgrund, Zillertal, Nordtirol, Tirol, Österreich


Clefts near the contact of granite-gneiss to micaschists and chlorite schists.

Located on the slope southeast of the Melker Scharte, northeast of Ochsner mountain. The Melker Scharte is a ridge connecting the Zemmgrund valley with the Gunggl valley.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Steir.Mineralog 25/2011, p.49-50
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Steir.Mineralog 25/2011, p.49-50
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: in the collection of Joachim Esche
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Lapis 29(9):30-31 (2004)
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Lapis 29(9):30-31 (2004)
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Steir.Mineralog 25/2011, p.49-50
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Steir.Mineralog 25/2011, p.49-50
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Lapis 29(9):30-31 (2004)
Euclase
Formula: BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Lapis 29(9):30-31 (2004)
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Lapis 29(9):30-31 (2004)
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Lapis 29(9):30-31 (2004); R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Reference: Lapis 29(9):30-31 (2004); R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Steir.Mineralog 25/2011, p.49-50
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Steir.Mineralog 25/2011, p.49-50
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Lapis 29(9):30-31 (2004)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Lapis 29(9):30-31 (2004)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Steir.Mineralog 25/2011, p.49-50
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lapis 29(9):30-31 (2004)
'Sagenite'
Reference: Steir.Mineralog 25/2011, p.49-50

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Euclase9.AE.10BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Feldspar Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Sagenite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Brookite4.4.5.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite41.8.1.4Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
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
Euclase52.2.1.1BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
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'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
'Feldspar Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Sagenite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
CCarbon
C Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
O QuartzSiO2
O EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnataseTiO2
O BrookiteTiO2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
FFluorine
F Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si QuartzSiO2
Si EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
PPhosphorus
P Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti BrookiteTiO2
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Lapis 29(9):30-31 (2004)
Taucher, J. (2011): Himmelblau gefärbter Calcit mit Aquamarin neben Adular, Albit, Anatas, Brookit, Sagenit, Fluorapatit, Quarz, Muskovit, Pyrit, Ankerit? und Goethit/Limonit von der Melkerscharte, Gunggl, Zillertaler Alpen, Tirol. Der Steirische Mineralog 25, 49-50.

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