Mandello del Lario, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
The occurrence is situated part in Mandello del Lario municipality and part in the Abbadia Lariana municipality.
There are two main sub-localities, within a distance of less than 300 meters each, both on the east side of the road:
- karstic cavities infilled with "red earths", hosting cm sized loose biterminated crystals of quartz, located below a bridge passing over State Road Number 36, findings occurred mostly during construction period, before the opening of the road (follow the link here below to visualize it:
- temporary outcrops located in correspondance of AGIP Gasoline station, rich in quartz, fluorite, calcite, dolomite and minor galena and sphalerite; findings occurred only during the working period for station construction (follow the link here below to visualize it:
5 entries listed. 5 valid minerals.
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- Guastoni, A., Lupieri, C., Grammatica, P.L., Riva. F. (2003): Cristalli di quarzo in natura e nella storia. Musei Civici del comune di Lecco e GMPL, Ed., 33 pp.
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Locality Updated: Longwood Range peridotite outcrops, Southland, South Island, New ZealandFrom Judy Rowe, 5th Dec 2013 00:19:36