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Argentière Glacier, Mont Blanc Massif (Monte Bianco Massif), Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 56' 17'' North , 7° 0' 43'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.93806,7.01222
GeoHash:G#: u0hvrdf0s
Locality type:Glacier
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Rhône-Alpes


In 2008, the commune of Chamonix has released new rules for mineral collecting; a permit has to be obtained at the mayor's office (Lapis 34 (2009) p. 5).

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Argentière Glacier, Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France

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The Alps, Europe

Mountain Range - 2,209 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2

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