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Cerreto Piano, Scansano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
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Name(s) in local language(s): Cerreto Piano, Scansano, Grosseto, Toscana, Italia
Old Hg mine. In this place cinnabar was found as nodules in pliocenic sands.

-Lotti B., 1913. Sul giacimento cinabrifero di Cerreto Piano presso Pereta in Toscana. Rass. Min. Metall. Chim., 39: 177-178.
-Savoia U., 1919. Le miniere cinabrifere italiane. La Min. Ital., 3: 233-248.
-Falini F., 1956. Osservazioni sul giacimento cinabrifero di Cerreto Piano in Toscana. Period. Mineral., 25: 95-127.
-Dessau G., De Stefanis A., 1969. Studio geologico-minerario della zona mercurifera di Cerreto Piano (Scansano, provincia di Grosseto). Mem. Soc. Geol. Ital., 8: 289-323.
-Dessau G., 1971. I giacimenti dell'area di Scansano (Grosseto). La Toscana meridionale, fasc. spe. SIMP: 489-501.
-Strappa D., 1977. Storia delle miniere di mercurio del M. Amiata. L'Ind. Min., 4-6: 28.

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Exact locality coordinates are N 42.621581° E 11.362588° (decimal degrees WGS 84, from direct knowledge of the site tied to satellite images)

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2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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