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Mittal-Hohtenn road tunnel, Mittal, Lonza Valley, Lötschen valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

Pyrite
Mittal-Hohtenn road tunnel, Mittal, Lonza Valley, Lötschen valley, Wallis, Switzerland

Photo: D. Schläfli
Latitude: 46°19'13"N
Longitude: 7°45'18"E
Mittal-Hohtenn Straßentunnel, Mittal, Lonzatal, Lötschental, Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)

The coordinates mark the south portal of the tunnel.

Mineral List

'Aeschynite'
Albite
'Allanite'
Almandine
Anatase
Arsenopyrite
'Asbestos'
Bazzite
Brookite
Calcite
Cannizzarite
Chalcopyrite
Cosalite
Epidote
Fluorapatite
'Gadolinite'
Galena
Galenobismutite
Goethite
Heyrovskýite
Ilmenite
'K Feldspar
var: Adularia'

Laumontite
Lillianite
Molybdenite
Monazite-(Ce)
Muscovite
Prehnite
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Rutile
Scheelite
Siderite
Sphalerite
Titanite
Xenotime-(Y)
Xilingolite


38 entries listed. 33 valid minerals.

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References

- Berlepsch, P., Armbruster, T., Makovicky, E., Hejny, C., Topa, D., and Graeser, S. (2001): The crystal structure of (001) twinned xilingolite, Pb3Bi2S6, from Mittal-Hohtenn, Valais, Switzerland. Canadian Mineralogist 39, 1653-1663.
- Berlepsch, P. & Rüegg, H.-R. (2001): Schweizer Erstbestimmung: Xilingolit Pb3Bi2S6 - Nach 20 Jahren gelang dank einer Kristallstrukturbestimmung die Identifikation des Blei-Wismut-Sulfosalzes. Schweizer Strahler, 2001, Nr. 4, 19-23, 36-38 & 39.

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