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Tanatz Alp, Splügen, Rheinwald, Hinterrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° North , 9° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~11km
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Name(s) in local language(s):Alp Tanatz, Splügen, Rheinwald, Hinterrheintal, Graubünden (Grisons; Grischun), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


Mn deposit in form of a cone of dispersed manganiferous boulders. The outcropping mineralization has never been found. A modest exploitation took place at the end of World War I.


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Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. und Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf Verlag, Basel, 579 pp.
Roth, P. & Meisser, N. (2011): I minerali dell'Alpe Tanatz, Passo dello Spluga (Grigioni, Svizzera). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2/2011, 90-99.
Roth, P. (2011): Epitassia di tiragalloite su rodonite, Alpe Tanatz, Passo dello Spluga (Grigioni, Svizzera). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2/2011, 100-103.
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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