Moiry Glacier, Moiry Valley, Grimentz, Anniviers Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||46° 6' 6'' North , 7° 34' 57'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||46.10169,7.58245|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Glacier de Moiry, Vallon de Moiry, Grimentz, Val d'Anniviers, Valais (Wallis), Suisse (Schweiz; Svizzera)|
|Other regions containing this locality:||The Alps, Europe|
Under the glacier, there is a prominent rock ridge consisting of serpentinite. Rodingites, diopside and serpentine minerals (lizardite, chrysotile, antigorite) can be found here.
Furthermore, in the frontal moraine blocks up to 0.5 m, consisting of a mixture of ankerite and quartz with minor accessory pyrite, are found.
19 valid minerals.
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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0 - 0.0117 Ma