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Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld), Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

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List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

References

Giuşcă, D. (1930): Die Erze der Lagerstätte vom Lengenbach im Binnental (Wallis). Schweiz. Mineral. Petrogr. Mitt., 10, 152-177 (in German).

Bader (1934) Schweiz. min. Mitt.: 14: 319.

Niggli, Koenigsberger, and Parker (1940) 1: 251.

Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 834.

Graeser, St. (1965) Die Mineralfunde im Dolomit des Binnatales. Schweiz. Miner. Petrogr. Mitt., 45, 597-795 (in German).

Mineralogical Record (1977) 8(4): 272-286.

Giuşcă, D. (1984): The metasomatic sequence of the lead sulfarsenites in the Binna Valley mineral deposit (Switzerland). Revue Roumaine de Géologie, Géophysique et Géographie, Série de Géologie 28, 19-27.

Rocks & Minerals: 64 (1989) 9.

Laroussi, A., Moëlo, Y., Ohnenstetter, D., and Ginderow, D. (1989) Argent et thallium dans les sulfosels de la série de la sartorite (Gisement de Lengenbach, vallée de Binn, Suisse). Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences, Série II, 308, 927-933.

Preite, D., and Tabacchi C. (1989) I minerali di Lengenbach in Valle di Binn (CH). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 12(3), 139-150.

Graeser, S., and Guggenheim, R. (1990) Brannerite from Lengenbach, Binntal (Switzerland). Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen 70, 325-331.

Graeser, S., Schwander, H., Wulf, R., and Edenharter, A. (1992) Erniggliite (Tl2SnAs2S6), a new mineral from Lengenbach, Binntal (Switzerland): description and crystal structure determination based on data from synchrotron radiation. Schweiz. Mineral. Petrogr. Mitt., 72: 293-305.

Hofmann, B.A. (1994) Formation of a sulfide melt during Alpine metamorphism of the Lengenbach polymetallic sulfide mineralization, Binntal, Switzerland. Mineral. Deposita, 29, 439-42.

Hofmann, B.A., and Knill, M. D. (1996) Neue Erkenntnisse über die Entstehung der Minerallagerstätte Lengenbach im Binntal (VS). Schweizer Strahler 11 (XXXI) (2), 68-77.

Hofmann, B.A., and Knill, M. D. (1996) Geochemistry and genesis of the Lengenbach Pb-Zn-As-Tl-Ba-mineralisation, Binn Valley, Switzerland. Mineral. Deposita, 31, 319-39.

Knill, M. (1996) The Pb-Zn-As-Tl-Ba-deposit at Lengenbach, Binn Valley, Switzerland. - Beiträge zur Geologie der Schweiz, Geotechnische Serie 90; Hrsg.: Schweizerische Geotechnische Kommission, 74 pp.

Cannon, R. (2000) Bibliographie zur Mineralogie und Geologie der Grube Lengenbach im Binntal / Wallis (Schweiz). Jahrb. Naturhist. Mus. Bern, 13, 63-90. [http://www.lengenbach.com/include/LengenbachBibliography.pdf]

Huff, R.C., Huff, R.G., and Vajdak, J. (2000) Gratonite, an unexpected contribution to the sulfosalt mineralogy of Lengenbach. Rocks and Minerals, 75 (3), 174-175.

Guastoni, A., Merlini, M., and De Battisti, L. (2004) Hutchinsonite ricca in antimonio di Lengenbach (Valle di Binn, Svizzera). Riv. Miner. Ital., 3, 167.

Lapis (2004) 29 (6).

Guastoni, A., and De Battisti, L. (2005) Eccezionale ritrovamento di ernigglite a Lengenbach, Valle di Binn, Svizzera. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 29 (1), 54-55.

Guastoni, A., and De Battisti, L. (2006) Thalcusite. Un altro minerale di tallio scoperto a Lengenbach, Valle di Binn, Svizzera. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 30 (1), 54-55.

Graeser, S., Cannon, R., Drechsler, E., Raber, T., and Roth, P., Eds. (2008) Faszination Lengenbach. Abbau – Forschung – Mineralien 1958-2008. Chr. Weise Verlag, Munich, 192 pp. (in German).

Guastoni, A., and De Battisti, L. (2009) Pearceite. Primo ritrovamento a Lengenbach, Valle di Binn, Svizzera. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 33 (3), 202-203.

Gabriel, W. (2009) Oberflächenveränderungen an grau-schwarzen Sulfosalzen aus der Lengenbach-Grube. Schweizer Strahler, 43 (3), 12-13.

Gabriel, W. (2010) Pustelartige Gebilde im Dolomit des Lengenbachs. Schweizer Strahler, 44 (2), 32-33.

Graeser, S. (2011) Die Wurtzite vom Lengenbach - Polymorphie und Polytypie. Schweizer Strahler 45, 16-24. [-2H and -4H polytypes].

Gabriel, W. (2011) Lengenbach: Sulfosalz-Mineralien mit sichtbaren Veränderungen an der Kristall-Oberfläche. Schweizer Strahler, 45 (2), 23-25.

Gabriel, W. (2011) Lengenbach: Beobachtungen und EDS-Untersuchungen an Wurtziten vom Typ 2H. Schweizer Strahler, 45 (3), 10-11.

Preite, D., Ciriotti, M., and Bonacina, E. (2011) Les minéraux du Lengenbach, vallée de Binn, Valais, Suisse. Le Cahier Des Micromounteurs, No. 2/2011, 14-29.

Raber, T. (2011) Chromhaltige Turmaline aus dem Lengenbach. Schweizer Strahler 45 (4), 2-5.

De Battisti, L., Guastoni, A., and Raber, T. (2011) Dalnegroit, ein neues Thallium-Sulfosalz vom Lengenbach (Binntal/CH). Lapis, 36 (5), 47-48.

Bindi, L., Nestola, F., Guastoni, A., Zorzi, F., Peruzzo, L., and Raber, T. (2012) Tellurian canfieldite, Ag8Sn(S,Te)6, from Lengenbach quarry, Binntal, Canton Valais, Switzerland: occurrence, description and crystal structure. Canadian Mineralogist, 50, 111-118.

Cannon, R., and Raber, T. (2012) Neu vom Lengenbach 2011: Eine sensationelle Lengenbachit-Stufe und "klassische" Sulfosalze. Lapis. 37 (1): 19-23.

Müller, F. (2012) Geochemische Untersuchungen an Fluideinschlüssen in Kluftquarzkristallen aus den Metadolomiten des Binntales, Kanton Wallis, Schweiz. Master Thesis, University Basel, Switzerland, 78 pp.

Raber, T. (2013) Pearceit-Polybasit-Mischkristalle. Schweizer Strahler 47 (3), 31-32 (in German and French).

Raber, T., and Roth, P. (2014) Tellur-reicher Canfieldit. Schweizer Strahler 48 (1), 34-35.

Cannon, R. (2014) Bournonit. Schweizer Strahler 48 (3), 16-17.

Raber, T., and Roth, P. (2014) Weissbergit, ein Thallium-Antimon-Sulfosalz. Schweizer Strahler, 48 (4), 18-19.

Raber, T. (2014) Mineraliensammeln am Lengenbach. Pp. 151-180 in Gorsatt, A. (Ed.) (2014): Die besten Seiten des Binntals. Mineraliensuche - Alpenblumen - Ortsgeschichten. KristalloGrafik Verlag, Achberg, Deutschland, 344 pp.

Roth, P., Raber, T., Drechsler, E., and Cannon, R. (2014) The Lengenbach quarry, Binn Valley, Switzerland. Mineralogical Record 45, 157-196.

Guastoni, A., Roth, P., and Nestola, F. (2014) Sicherite, eccezionale ritrovamento a Lengenbach, valle di Binn, Svizzera. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 38(1), 32-34.

Hettmann, K., Kreissig, K., Rehkämper, M., Wenzel, T., Mertz-Kraus, R., and Markl, G. (2014) Thallium geochemistry in the metamorphic Lengenbach sulfide deposit, Switzerland: thallium-isotope fractionation in a sulfide melt. Am. Mineral. 99, 793-803.

Meisser, N., and Raber, T. (2015) Metanováčekit. Schweizer Strahler 49 (1), 29-30.

Drechsler, E. (2015) Raberit und Philrothit, zwei neue Mineralarten. Schweizer Strahler 49 (2), 34-35.

Roth, P., and de Battisti, L. (2015) Dervillit - ein altes mineralogisches Rätsel wird gelöst. Schweizer Strahler 49 (3), 29-30.

Roth, P. (2015) Picotpaulit - eine weitere Thallium-haltige Seltenheit. Schweizer Strahler, 49 (4), 30-31.

Bindi, L., Nestola, F., Graeser, S., Tropper, P., and Raber, T. (2015) Eckerite, Ag2CuAsS3, a new Cu-bearing sulfosalt from Lengenbach quarry, Binn valley, Switzerland: description and crystal structure. Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 687-694.

Bindi, L., Biagioni, C., Raber, T., Roth, P., and Nestola, F. (2015) Ralphcannonite, AgZn2TlAs2S6, a new mineral of the routhierite isotypic series from Lengenbach, Binn Valley, Switzerland. Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1089-1098.

Biagioni, C., Bindi, L., Nestola, F., Cannon, R., Roth, P., and Raber, T. (2016) Ferrostalderite, CuFe2TlAs2S6, a new mineral from Lengenbach, Switzerland: occurrence, crystal structure, and emphasis on the role of iron in sulfosalts. Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 175-186.

Raber, T. (2016) Parapierrotit. Schweizer Strahler 50 (1), 24-25.

Roth, P. (2016) Zwillinge seltener Lengenbach-Mineralien. Schweizer Strahler 50(2), 28-29 (in German and French).

Topa, D., and Makovicky, E. (2016) Argentobaumhauerite: name, chemistry, crystal structure, comparison with baumhauerite, and position in the Lengenbach mineralization sequence. Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 819-840.

Raber, T. (2016) Argentobaumhauerit. Schweizer Strahler 50 (3), 20-29.

Roth, P. (2016) Les minéraux du groupe stalderite-routhierite. Cristallier Suisse, 50 (4), 28-31 (in French and German).

Meisser, N., and Roth, P. (2017) Richardsollyit, eine erstaunliche neue Mineralart. Schweizer Strahler 51 (1), 36-38 (in German and French).

Roth, P. (2017) Fangit: neue Mineralart für die Schweiz und die ersten Kristalle. Schweizer Strahler, 51 (2), 35-37 (in German and French).

Meisser, N., Roth, P., Nestola, F., Biagioni, C., Bindi, L., and Robyr, M. (2017) Richardsollyite, TlPbAsS3, a new sulfosalt from the Lengenbach quarry, Binn Valley, Switzerland. European Journal of Mineralogy, PrePub Article. DOI: 10.1127/ejm/2017/0029-2634.

Raber, T., and Graeser, S. (2017): Eckerit - ein spezielles Silber-Kupfer-Sulfosalz vom Lengenbach. Schweizer Strahler, 51 (3), 36-37 (in German and French).

External Links

http://binn.strahlen.org/ ("All localities for minerals in the Binntal with detailed description")

http://www.lengenbach.com/ (Dormant, non-official website of the quarry)

http://fglb.clubdesk.ch/clubdesk/www (Official website of the Research Community Lengenbach (FGL, "Forschungsgemeinschaft Lengenbach"))

http://www.nmbe.ch/node/343 (List of publications on Lengenbach, based on Cannon (2000))

http://www.strahlen.org/vp/ch/lengenbach/binnliterature.xls (List of publications on the Binn valley)

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