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Quartz from
Giuv Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), 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, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
Localities for Quartz in this Region
Emprema Muotta, Giuv Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
Kalkspat-Lücke, Giuv Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
Piz Giuv south slope, Giuv Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
Rotwichel, Giuv Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
Secunda Muotta, Giuv Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
Tiarza Muotta, Giuv Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
0.9km (0.6 miles) A Piz Nair, Milà Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), 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, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
3.5km (2.2 miles) F Caschlè, Strem Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
3.9km (2.4 miles) G Selva, Sedrun, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
4.3km (2.7 miles) H Sontga Brida, Sedrun, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
4.4km (2.7 miles) I Oberalp pass area, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
4.7km (2.9 miles) J Bauns, Strem Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
4.9km (3.0 miles) K Rientallücke, Rien Valley, Reuss Valley, Uri, Switzerland
4.9km (3.1 miles) L Bächenstock, Rien Valley, Reuss Valley, Uri, Switzerland
5.0km (3.1 miles) M Schijenstock (Schyenstock; Schirstock), Rien Valley, Reuss Valley, Uri, Switzerland
5.2km (3.2 miles) N Bristenstock, Bristen, Reuss Valley, Uri, Switzerland
5.4km (3.4 miles) O Cavradi gorge, Curnera Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
5.6km (3.5 miles) P Druntobel (Drun Tobel; Drun Sedrun; Krüzli valley; Kreuzli pass; Ruinas Plaunas), Sedrun, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
6.0km (3.7 miles) Q Pazzolastock, Oberalp pass area, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
6.5km (4.0 miles) R Pardatsch, Nalps Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
6.6km (4.1 miles) S Piz Gendusas, Strem Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
6.7km (4.2 miles) T Claus Valley, Nalps Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), 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, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), 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, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
7.7km (4.8 miles) Y Oberalpstock south slope, Strem Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
8.3km (5.1 miles) Z Piz Tagliola, Maighels Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
8.6km (5.4 miles) 0 Piz Acletta, Acletta Valley, Disentis, Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
8.7km (5.4 miles) 1 Tuors Paradis, Nalps Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), 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, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
9.9km (6.2 miles) 4 Piz Cavardiras, Cavardiras Valley, Russein Valley, Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
10.0km (6.2 miles) 5 N19 Road cut, Segnas (Segnes), Disentis, Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), 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, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
11.0km (6.9 miles) 8 Piz Gannaretsch, Nalps Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
12.1km (7.5 miles) 9 Scalinada Pintga, Sogn Placi Valley, Disentis, Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
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