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Garzelli Valley, Bodengo Valley, Valchiavenna, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 15' 45'' North , 9° 19' 46'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.26250,9.32972
GeoHash:G#: u0nxhmcdw
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Locality type:Valley
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Val Garzelli, Val Bodengo, Valchiavenna, Sondrio, Lombardia, Italia

The Garzelli Valley is the first valley that is meet climbing on the road for Bodengo. The valley is to left,statement at Nord, not much exposed to the sun.

Pegmatites are part of the so-called Bodengo pegmatite area, a large region including the upper portions of a series of valleys (Leggia and Cama valleys, Moesa, Graubünden, Switzerland; Bodengo, Soè and Garzelli valleys, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy; Dosso and Darengo valleys, Como Province, Lombardy, Italy) located between the Mesolcina (west) and Mera (east) valleys, Southern Steep Belt of the Central Alps.

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5 valid minerals.

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- Bedognè, Maurizio, Montrasio, Sciesa (1995):
I Minerali della Provincia di Sondrio e della Bregaglia Grigionese:VAL BREGAGLIA, VAL MASINO, VAL CODERA E VALLE SPLUGA.
- GRAMACCIOLI C. M., "Minerali alpini e prealpini" ED. ATLAS, Bergamo,1975

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