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Gonzen Mine, Sargans, Alvier Group, St Gallen, Switzerland

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Name(s) in local language(s): Grube Gonzen, Sargans, Alvier-Gruppe, St Gallen, Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)
 
Ancient Fe-Mn mine, abandoned in 1966.

Swiss coordinates for Gonzen Mt. (1829 m) are 751´545 / 214´870.

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24 entries listed. 21 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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References

- Epprecht, W. (1946) Die Eisen- und Manganerze der Gonzen. Beiträge zur Geologie der Schweiz, Geotechnische Serie 24.
- Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 245.
- Pfeifer, H.-R., Oberhänsli, H., and Epprecht, W. (1988) Geochemical evidences for a synsedimentary hydrothermal origin of Jurassic iron-manganese deposits at Gonzen (Sargans, Helvetic Alps, Switzerland) Marine Geology: 84: 257-272.
- Roth, P. & Meisser, N. (2013): Die seltenen Mineralien der Bündner Manganvorkommen. Schweizer Strahler 47 (3), 8-21 (in German and French).


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