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Lüsens valley (Lisens valley; Lüsens alp; Lisens alp), Sellrain valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 7' 38'' North , 11° 8' 39'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.1272222222, 11.1441666667
Name(s) in local language(s):Lüsenser Tal (Lüsenstal; Lisenstal; Alpe Lüsens; Alpe Lisens), Sellraintal, Nordtirol, Tirol, Österreich
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe

This area is well known for pseudomorphs of pinite after large andalusite crystals. Unaltered andalusite very rarely occurs here, though.

Located 7.7 km S of Gries im Sellrain at approx. N47.12734 11.14429, elev. 1870 m.

Some discoveries also at N47.12097 E11.14546 and N 47.11459 E11.14627 around the track which leads to Grosses Horntal.

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Zepharovich, V. (1859): Mineralogisches Lexikon für das Kaisertum Österreich, Bd. I, II und III. Wien 1859 bis 1893.

Gasser, G. (1913): Die Mineralien Tirols einschliesslich Vorarlbergs und der Hohen Tauern. Wagner, Innsbruck 1913.

Fruth, L. (1975): Mineralfundstellen. Ein Führer zum Selbstsammeln. Band 1: Tirol, Salzburg, Südtirol. 2. Auflage, Chr. Weise Verlag, München 1975, p. 44, 45.

Exel, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Tirols, Band 2, Nordtirol, Vorarlberg, Osttirol. Bozen 1982.

Hochleitner, R. (1989): Mineralfundstellen im Land Tirol, p. 68 – 70.

Exel, R. (1993): Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs.

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