Path to the site

Schweiz / Wallis, Kanton / Conthey, Bezirk / Chamoson

Jour­ney De­scrip­tion

Haut de Cry (unterhalb bei 1900m), (N46°13', E5°37').


Oolithische Eisen-Lagerstätte in Jurassischem Kalk (Callovische-Oxfordische Horizonte).

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Chamoson, Conthey, Wallis, Kanton, CH
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In Haut de Cry: Oolithische Eisen-Lagerstätte in Jurassischem Kalk (Callovische-Oxfordische Horizonte), die im 19.Jhd. abgebaut wurden.

Minerals (Count: 1)

Rocks (Count: 3)

Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • Berthier, P. (1820): Sur la nature du minerai de fer magnetique de Chamoison (Valais). Ann. des Mines 5, 393-96. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Delaloye, M. (1962): Chamosite of Chamoson, Valais. Schw. Min. Petrogr. Mit. 42, 644.