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Calcite from
Lötschberg Base Tunnel (south section), Westlich Raron (West Raron), Valais, Switzerland

Locality type:Tunnel
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:Rhombohedrons up to 15 centimeters, optical quality.
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Ansermet, S. (2004) Les minéraux du tunnel du Lötschberg en Valais. Tracé, 130, 6, 24-28; Ansermet, S. (2004) Pristline mineral assemblages in deep Alpine veins from the Lötschberg base tunnel (Wallis, Switzerland). 5th International Conference "Mineralogy & Museums", Paris, September 5-8th 2004. Bulletin de Liaison de la Societé Française de Minéralogie et Cristallographie, 16, 2, 26.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Lötschberg Base Tunnel (south section), Westlich Raron (West Raron), Valais, Switzerland
 
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