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Added in: march 2013
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The quarries at Lengenbach are world famous for its rare and well-preserved minerals in a matrix of white dolomite. For 200 years, the wealth of minerals is known. The quarry itself is closed for collectors, but a dump at the entrance can be searched.

For more information about the quarry, see: http://www.lengenbach.com .

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Lengenbach is situated in the south of Switzerland in the Binn valley.

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There are more than 100 kinds of minerals known from here, of which 19 have only been found here. Finds include Quartz, Pyrite, Lengenbergite, and Sphalerite.

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