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Rotbachlspitze (Rote Wand), Pfitsch pass, Zamser Grund (Zams valley), Zillertal, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austriai
Regional Level Types
Rotbachlspitze (Rote Wand)- not defined -
Pfitsch passPass
Zamser Grund (Zams valley)- not defined -
Zillertal- not defined -
North Tyrol- not defined -
TyrolState
AustriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 59' 45'' North , 11° 41' 21'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
San Giacomo167 (2014)7.5km
Caminata166 (2014)11.5km
Fundres535 (2014)12.0km
Lappago165 (2014)12.1km
Innerschmirn174 (2018)12.6km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Rotbachlspitze (Rote Wand), Pfitscher Joch, Zamser Grund (Zamser Tal), Zillertal, Nordtirol, Tirol, Österreich


The Pfitsch pass area straddles the border between Austria and Italy. This entry refers to the northeast slope of the Rotbachlspitze. Its southwest slope belongs to Italy and is listed as a separate locality - see here.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: Niedermayr, G. et al. (2007): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LVI. Carinthia II, 197/117, 149-190.; Lapis, 34 (6) (2009), 56-57.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Schwertmann, U. & Fojt, B. (1996): Schwertmannit – ein neues Mineral und seine Geschichte. Lapis 21(5), 33-34.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Lapis, 34 (6) (2009), 56-57.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Magnesite var: Breunnerite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)CO3
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lapis, 34 (6) (2009), 56-57.
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Rutile var: Nigrine
Formula: TiO2
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Schwertmannite
Formula: Fe3+16(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
Reference: Schwertmann, U. & Fojt, B. (1996): Schwertmannit – ein neues Mineral und seine Geschichte. Lapis 21(5), 33-34.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Gahnite4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
var: Nigrine4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
var: Breunnerite5.AB.05(Mg,Fe)CO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Schwertmannite7.DE.15Fe3+16(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
Miscellaneous
Schwertmannite6.4.10.1Fe3+16(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
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.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnesite
var: Breunnerite
-(Mg,Fe)CO3
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2
Rutile
var: Nigrine
-TiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H SchwertmanniteFe163+(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O RutileTiO2
O AnataseTiO2
O Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Rutile (var: Nigrine)TiO2
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O SchwertmanniteFe163+(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S SchwertmanniteFe163+(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti Rutile (var: Nigrine)TiO2
FeIron
Fe Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe SchwertmanniteFe163+(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
ZnZinc
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4

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
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187719
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Comments: Alps

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Carboniferous
298.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3159355
Tauernfenster, Zentralgneis

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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- Lapis, 34 (6) (2009), 56-57.

Localities in this Region
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  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Zillertal
        • Zamser Grund (Zams valley)
          • Pfitsch pass

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