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Mittal-Hohtenn road tunnel, Mittal, Lonza Valley, Lötschen valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 19' 13'' North , 7° 45' 18'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.3202777778, 7.755
Name(s) in local language(s):Mittal-Hohtenn Straßentunnel, Mittal, Lonzatal, Lötschental, Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe

The coordinates mark the south portal of the tunnel.

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33 valid minerals.

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- Berlepsch, P., Armbruster, T., Makovicky, E., Hejny, C., Topa, D., and Graeser, S. (2001): The crystal structure of (001) twinned xilingolite, Pb3Bi2S6, from Mittal-Hohtenn, Valais, Switzerland. Canadian Mineralogist 39, 1653-1663.
- Berlepsch, P. & Rüegg, H.-R. (2001): Schweizer Erstbestimmung: Xilingolit Pb3Bi2S6 - Nach 20 Jahren gelang dank einer Kristallstrukturbestimmung die Identifikation des Blei-Wismut-Sulfosalzes. Schweizer Strahler, 2001, Nr. 4, 19-23, 36-38 & 39.

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