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Valleggia Glacier, Valleggia Valley, Bedretto Valley, Leventina, Ticino, Switzerlandi
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Valleggia GlacierGlacier
Valleggia ValleyValley
Bedretto ValleyValley

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 28' 38'' North , 8° 30' 38'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Name(s) in local language(s):
Ghiacciaio di Valleggia, Val Vallegia, Val Bedretto, Leventina, Ticino (Tessin), Svizzera (Schweiz; Suisse)

Alpine clefts on the south side of Val Bedretto

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: TiO2
Reference: No reference listed
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: M Kampf collection
Formula: Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Habit: microscopic radiating needles
Reference: Dollinger, J., Mullis, J., Stern, W. (1999): Spezielle Nadelquarzfunde aus dem Val Bedretto (Ti). Schweizer Strahler, 11, 545–564
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: A. M. I. Martins collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
var: Rock Crystal

List of minerals for each chemical element

Be Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
O AnataseTiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Ti AnataseTiO2
Fe Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Y Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10

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