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Chrysotile from
Klein Matterhorn (Chli Matterhorn), Gorner glacier area, Zermatt, Matt Valley, Zermatt - Saas Fee area, Valais, Switzerland

Classification
Species:Chrysotile
Formula:Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 38
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chrysotile data
Locality Data:Click here to view Klein Matterhorn (Chli Matterhorn), Gorner glacier area, Zermatt, Matt Valley, Zermatt - Saas Fee area, Valais, Switzerland
Nearest other occurrences of Chrysotile
3.7km (2.3 miles) Schwärze (Schwärze glacier), Gorner glacier area, Zermatt, Matt Valley, Zermatt - Saas Fee area, Valais, Switzerland
5.2km (3.2 miles) Riffelhorn (incl. Gagenhaupt; Gakihaupt), Gorner glacier area, Zermatt, Matt Valley, Zermatt - Saas Fee area, Valais, Switzerland
8.9km (5.5 miles) Triftji (Triftji glacier), Gorner glacier area, Zermatt, Matt Valley, Zermatt - Saas Fee area, Valais, Switzerland
11.9km (7.4 miles) Rimpfischwäng range, Findel glacier (Findeln glacier; Findelen glacier) area, Zermatt, Matt Valley, Zermatt - Saas Fee area, Valais, Switzerland
20.3km (12.6 miles) Felskinn, Fee Glacier, Saas-Fee, Saas Valley, Zermatt - Saas Fee area, Valais, Switzerland
21.5km (13.4 miles) Moiry Glacier, Moiry Valley, Grimentz, Anniviers Valley, Valais, Switzerland
21.6km (13.4 miles) Egginer (Egginerhorn), Saas-Almagell, Saas Valley, Zermatt - Saas Fee area, Valais, Switzerland
25.1km (15.6 miles) Varenche Mine, Saint-Barthélemy, Nus, Aosta Valley, Italy
46.5km (28.9 miles) Cogne Mines, Cogne, Aosta Valley, Italy
47.3km (29.4 miles) Traversella Mine, Traversella, Chiusella Valley, Canavese District, Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont, Italy
 
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