Garboula Mine, Saint-Luc, Anniviers Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||46° North , 7° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~3km|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Mine de Garboula, Saint-Luc, Val d'Anniviers, Valais (Wallis), Suisse (Schweiz; Svizzera)|
|Other regions containing this locality:||The Alps, Europe|
Ancient Cu mine at the contact between amphibolite and gneiss.
Furthermore, a mineralisation, consisting of chalcopyrite, hematite, titanite, clinochlore, albite, and quartz, is hosted in amphibolite blocks to the north of the mine.
Note: Two historical specimens of the Gerlach collection (now at Musée cantonal d'histoire naturelle, Sion), consisting of rhodonite, cobaltite, and todorokite, are recorded from the locality "Montagne de Garboula sur St-Luc", but to date no other find of manganese minerals is known from this area.
15 valid minerals.
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- Ansermet, S. with contributions of Meisser, N. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais. II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. Musée de la Nature (Sion), Musée Cantonal de Géologie (Lausanne), and Editions Porte-Plumes (Ayer), 374 pp.