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Baglioni and Franzi mines

Lugano Turismo, 6987 Caslano, +41 91 606 29 86

The Baglioni and Franzi mines are to be found beside the Gattino stream which flows down from Miglieglia. These mines follow two seams that run in a NW-SE direction containing arsenopyrites and quartz. Arsenopyrites contain small quantities of gold and silver. An analysis of a number of samples carried out by Burford in 1933 gave the following results:

 

Arsenic 27% oft he ore

Gold 12g pe...

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