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Fibbia, Fontana, Central St Gotthard Massif, Leventina, Ticino (Tessin), Switzerland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 32' 34'' North , 8° 32' 51'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.5427777778, 8.5475
Name(s) in local language(s):Fibbia, Fontana, Massiccio del San Gottardo, Leventina, Ticino (Tessin), Svizzera (Schweiz; Suisse)
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe

A 2739 m high peak, swiss coordinates 685´055 / 155´210. A well-studied locality producing an abundance of Alpine-type minerals from a cleft system.

Mineral List

13 valid minerals.

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Heijboer T.C. (2006): Origin and pathways of pro- and retro-grade fluid, PTh pathways and fluid-mineral equlibria from Alpine veins of the Central Alps: Case studies of the Fibbia and Amsteg areas. PhD Thesis, University of Basel, 153 p. Paragenetic table for the Fibbia clefts is Figure 4.5, p. 68.

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