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Borgofranco Mines, Biò, Borgofranco d'Ivrea, Canavese District, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy

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Name(s) in local language(s): Miniere di Borgofranco, Biò, Borgofranco d'Ivrea, Canavese, Torino, Piemonte, Italia
 
14 small galleries of silver (freibergite), lead, arsenic and antimony.
The Veneziana and Torinese tunnels are the most prolific.

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38 entries listed. 38 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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References

Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.

Ambrino, P., Blass, G., Boscardin, M., Ciriotti, M.E., Dalla Fontana, G., Kolitsch, U., Martini, B., Milli, L., Salvetti, A., Bonacina, E. (2008). Borgofranco d'Ivrea. La paragenesi a solfuri e solfosali delle miniere argentifere. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 3/2008, 144-162.

Campostrini, I., Martini, B., Salvetti, A., Dalla Fontana, G., Boscardin, M., Ambrino, P., Ciriotti, M.E. (2012): Stibioclaudetite dalle gallerie inferiori di Biò, Borgofranco d’Ivrea (Torino). Micro, 10, 142-144.

Moëlo, Y., Pecorini, R., Ciriotti, M.E., Meisser, N., Caldes, M.T., Orlandi, P., Petit, P.-E., Martini, B., Salvetti, A. (2014): Tubulite, Ag2Pb22Sb20S53, a new Pb-Ag-Sb sulfosalt from Le Rivet quarry, Peyrebrune ore field (Tarn, France) and Biò, Borgofranco mines, Borgofranco d’Ivrea (Piedmont, Italy). European Journal of Mineralogy, 25, 1017-1030.


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