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Gere Valley (Geren Valley), Gere (Geren), Oberwald, Goms, Wallis (Valais), Switzerlandi
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Gere Valley (Geren Valley)Valley
Gere (Geren)- not defined -
Oberwald- not defined -
Goms- not defined -
Wallis (Valais)- not defined -
SwitzerlandCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Geretal (Gerental), Gere (Geren), Oberwald, Goms, Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 32' North , 8° 24' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.53333,8.40000
GeoHash:G#: u0mbxphsq
Locality type:Valley
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Northwestern rim of the Gotthard Massif.

Ref.:
- Imhasly, A. (1977). "Les minéraux de la vallée antérieure de Geren, Goms, Haut-Valais." Le Cristallier Suisse, 4(5),pp:177-185.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 28
Albite var: Pericline
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 28
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 399.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Egil Hollund
'K Feldspar'
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 399.
Magnesite var: Ferroan Magnesite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)CO3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 399.
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 399.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 415.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
var: Ferroan Magnesite5.AB.05(Mg,Fe)CO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Pericline9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

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
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(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)
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Magnesite
var: Ferroan Magnesite
-(Mg,Fe)CO3
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C Magnesite (var: Ferroan Magnesite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
O Magnesite (var: Ferroan Magnesite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MagnesiteMgCO3
NaSodium
Na Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Magnesite (var: Ferroan Magnesite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Magnesite (var: Ferroan Magnesite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)

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