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Muscovite from
Piz Vatgira, Nalps Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland

Mineral Species
Species:Muscovite
Formula:KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Description
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:in the collection of Joachim Esche
Specimen source:From Other
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Muscovite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Piz Vatgira, Nalps Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
Nearest other occurrences of Muscovite
18.5km (11.5 miles) A Fibbia, Fontana, Central St Gotthard Massif, Leventina, Ticino (Tessin), Switzerland
19.2km (12.0 miles) B Sponda Alp - Pizzo Forno, Chironico Valley, Leventina, Ticino (Tessin), Switzerland
27.7km (17.2 miles) C Pizzo dell Arzo, Cavagnoli glacier area (Cavagnöö glacier), Bavona Valley, Maggia Valley, Ticino (Tessin), Switzerland
29.5km (18.3 miles) D Gere Valley (Geren Valley), Gere (Geren), Oberwald, Goms, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
35.5km (22.0 miles) E Obergesteln, Goms, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
36.8km (22.9 miles) F Gries glacier, Gries lake area, Ägene Valley (Äginen Valley; Aeginen Valley), Ulrichen, Goms, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
43.8km (27.2 miles) G Albrun pass, Albrunhorn - Turbhorn area, Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
47.1km (29.2 miles) H Isola Quarry (Isola Quarries), Isola, Madesimo, Spluga Valley (San Giacomo Valley), Valchiavenna, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
49.9km (31.0 miles) I Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld), Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
51.0km (31.7 miles) J Pioda quartz vein, Premia, Antigorio Valley, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
51.5km (32.0 miles) K Turtschi, Giessen, Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
52.9km (32.9 miles) L Flesch lake, Kriegalp Valley (Chriegalp Valley), Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
53.4km (33.2 miles) M Gischi glacier (incl. Gischihorn), Kriegalp Valley (Chriegalp Valley), Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
54.4km (33.8 miles) N Rio Alfenza, Crodo, Antigorio Valley, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
56.2km (34.9 miles) O Soè Valley, Bodengo Valley, Valchiavenna, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
57.0km (35.4 miles) P del Dosso Valley, Como Province, Lombardy, Italy
57.6km (35.8 miles) Q Ritter pass - Ritterchumme area, Chummibort, Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
57.8km (35.9 miles) R Schin gorge, Thusis, Domleschg, Hinterrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
58.9km (36.6 miles) S Hillehorn northeast slope, Chummibort, Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
59.7km (37.1 miles) T Alpe Rosso, Orcesco, Druogno, Vigezzo Valley, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
59.8km (37.1 miles) U Darengo Valley, Como Province, Lombardy, Italy
60.4km (37.5 miles) V Bortelhorn, Steinu Valley, Simplon pass area, Brig, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
60.7km (37.7 miles) W Val Piana, Darengo Valley, Como Province, Lombardy, Italy
62.4km (38.8 miles) X Schiesone Creek, Rifugio Il Biondo, Schiesone Valley, Prata Camportaccio, Valchiavenna, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
63.2km (39.3 miles) Y Rio Graia, Trontano, Vigezzo Valley, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
64.8km (40.2 miles) Z Chete-Canete area, Villa di Chiavenna, Bregaglia Valley, Valchiavenna, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
65.5km (40.7 miles) 0 Grignaschi quarry, Cosasca, Trontano, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
68.6km (42.6 miles) 1 Malpensata pegmatitic dyke (Olgiasca-Malpensata; Croce Quarry; Secondi dyke), Piona Peninsula, Colico, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
68.9km (42.8 miles) 2 Rivetta (Piona), Colico, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
69.0km (42.9 miles) 3 Laghetto pegmatitic dyke (Laghetto Quarry), Piona Peninsula, Colico, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
69.7km (43.3 miles) 4 Tinzener Ochsenalp (Alp da Bovs; Colm da Bovs; Cuolm da Bovs), Tinizong (Tinzen), Oberhalbstein (Surses; Sursass), Albula Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
70.5km (43.8 miles) 5 Luna pegmatitic dyke, Dorio, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
70.7km (43.9 miles) 6 Drögh dal Frachic, Stampa, Bregaglia Valley (Bergell), Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
71.6km (44.5 miles) 7 Alpe Sparesè, Dorio, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
71.7km (44.5 miles) 8 I Mondei (Ca' Mondei), Montescheno, Antrona Valley, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
71.7km (44.6 miles) 9 Alpe Sommafiume (Marategno Mine), Dervio, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
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