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Quartz from
Giuv Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland

Locality type:Valley
Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Habit:Macromosaic quartz of normal habit, large trapezohedral faces (x-faces) are not uncommon, these are often roughened. Famous gwindel locality.
Colour:cognac-colored to dark smoky quartz, sometimes lighter colors in pockets of aplitic dikes.
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Jahn, S. (2004) Klassische Weltfundstelle: Val Giuv. Mineralien Welt, 15 (1): 34-61
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Adularia4 photos of Quartz associated with Adularia at this locality.
Orthoclase2 photos of Quartz associated with Orthoclase at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Giuv Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
Localities for Quartz in this Region
Emprema Muotta, Giuv Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
Kalkspat-Lücke, Giuv Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
Piz Giuv south slope, Giuv Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
Rotwichel, Giuv Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
Secunda Muotta, Giuv Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
Tiarza Muotta, Giuv Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
0.9km (0.6 miles) A Piz Nair, Milà Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
1.1km (0.7 miles) B Rot Wichel, Felli Valley, Reuss Valley, Uri, Switzerland
1.3km (0.8 miles) C Schattig Wichel (Piz Giuv), Felli Valley, Reuss Valley, Uri, Switzerland
2.2km (1.3 miles) D Fedenstock, Felli Valley, Reuss Valley, Uri, Switzerland
2.3km (1.4 miles) E Val Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
3.5km (2.2 miles) F Caschlè, Strem Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
3.9km (2.4 miles) G Selva, Sedrun, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
4.4km (2.7 miles) H Oberalp pass area, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
4.7km (2.9 miles) I Bauns, Strem Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
4.9km (3.0 miles) J Rientallücke, Rien Valley, Reuss Valley, Uri, Switzerland
4.9km (3.1 miles) K Bächenstock, Rien Valley, Reuss Valley, Uri, Switzerland
5.0km (3.1 miles) L Schijenstock (Schyenstock; Schirstock), Rien Valley, Reuss Valley, Uri, Switzerland
5.2km (3.2 miles) M Bristenstock, Bristen, Reuss Valley, Uri, Switzerland
5.4km (3.4 miles) N Cavradi gorge, Curnera Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
5.6km (3.5 miles) O Druntobel (Drun Tobel; Drun Sedrun; Krüzli valley; Kreuzli pass; Ruinas Plaunas), Sedrun, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
5.7km (3.6 miles) P Sedrun, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
6.0km (3.7 miles) Q Pazzolastock, Oberalp pass area, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
6.5km (4.0 miles) R Pardatsch, Nalps Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
6.6km (4.1 miles) S Piz Gendusas, Strem Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
6.7km (4.2 miles) T Claus Valley, Nalps Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
7.0km (4.3 miles) U Aeschenwald, Wassen, Reuss Valley, Uri, Switzerland
7.3km (4.5 miles) V Stremspitzen (Stremhörner), Strem Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
7.3km (4.6 miles) W Teif Valley, Meitschligen, Gurtnellen, Reuss Valley, Uri, Switzerland
7.4km (4.6 miles) X Stremlücke (Fuorcla da Strem Sut), Strem Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
7.7km (4.8 miles) Y Oberalpstock south slope, Strem Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
8.3km (5.1 miles) Z Piz Tagliola, Maighels Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
8.6km (5.4 miles) 0 Piz Acletta, Acletta Valley, Disentis, Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
8.7km (5.4 miles) 1 Tuors Paradis, Nalps Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
8.7km (5.4 miles) 2 Amsteg power station, Amsteg, Reuss Valley, Uri, Switzerland
9.7km (6.0 miles) 3 Segnas (Segnes), Disentis, Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
9.9km (6.2 miles) 4 Piz Cavardiras, Cavardiras Valley, Russein Valley, Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
10.0km (6.2 miles) 5 N19 Road cut, Segnas (Segnes), Disentis, Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
10.5km (6.5 miles) 6 Intschi Tobel (Intschialpbachtobel), Intschi, Reuss Valley, Uri, Switzerland
11.0km (6.8 miles) 7 Muotta Naira (Muota Naira; Motta Naira; Muota Nera), Piz Lai Blau, Nalps Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
11.0km (6.9 miles) 8 Piz Gannaretsch, Nalps Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland
11.6km (7.2 miles) 9 Windgällen lodge, Golzern, Maderanertal, Uri, Switzerland
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