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Cama Valley, Cama, Moesa, Mesolcina Valley (Misox), Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° North , 9° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~5km
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Val Cama, Cama, Moesa (Moesano), Val Mesolcina (Valle Mesolcina; Misox), Graubünden (Grisons; Grischun; Grigioni), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


LCT pegmatites in the upper Cama Valley that 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.

Outcrop of chlorite-enstatite-forsterite schists at Promegn, middle Cama Valley (Trommsdorff & Evans, 1969).


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  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    • Mesolcina Valley (Misox)

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Trommsdorff, V., Evans, B.W. (1969) The stable association enstatite-forsterite-chlorite in amphibolite facies ultramafics of the Lepontine Alps. Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 49, 2, 325-332.
Guastoni, A., Pozzi, G., Secco, L., Schiazza, M., Pennacchioni, G., Fioretti, A. M., Nestola, F. (2016) Monazite-(Ce) and xenotime-(Y) from an LCT, NYF Tertiary pegmatite field: Evidence from a regional study in the Central Alps (Italy and Switzerland). The Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 4, 863-877.

 
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