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

Mineral Species
Species:'Uvite' (not an IMA apprroved species)
Formula:Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Description
Comments:The tourmalines at this locality contain a high molar fraction of uvite in their composition (up to 30%; Raber, 2011), but are still all dravites nevertheless.
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Erroneously Reported
References
References:Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 418-419; Raber, T. (2011): Chromhaltige Turmaline aus dem Lengenbach. Schweizer Strahler 45 (4), 2-5.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Uvite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld), Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
Nearest other occurrences of Uvite
92.2km (57.3 miles) A Camaggiore, Vendrogno, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
146.4km (91.0 miles) B Porphyry quarry, Detzeln, Waldshut, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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