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Reckibach, Binn, Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

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the dolomite rock is f^%& hard here,,,

Reckibach, Binn, Binn Valley, Wallis, Switzerland
hard rock, hard work, small pieces ;-)

Reckibach, Binn, Binn Valley, Wallis, Switzerland
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° North , 8° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~8km
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Reckibach, Binn, Binntal, Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)

Dolomite outcrops containing sulphosalts.

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- Graeser, S., and Hoefs, J. (1968): Schwefelisotopenuntersuchungen an Sulfiden und Sulfosalzen des Binnatales. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 17, 165-172.
- Graeser, St. (1965): Die Mineralfunde im Dolomit des Binnatales. Schweiz. Mineral. Petrogr. Mitt., 45, 597-795.
- Cannon, R., Hensel, H. & Raber, T. (2008): Der Reckibach-Dolomit im Binntal, Schweiz: Mineralbestand und Neufunde. Lapis, 33 (3), 20-28; 50. (in German)
- Müller, F. (2012): Geochemische Untersuchungen an Fluideinschlüssen in Kluftquarzkristallen aus den Metadolomiten des Binntales, Kanton Wallis, Schweiz. Master Thesis, University Basel, Switzerland, 78 pp.

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