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Herin mine, Champdepraz, Aosta Valley, Italy

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Name(s) in local language(s): Miniera d'Herin, Champdepraz, Valle d'Aosta, Italia
 
Old copper mine.
Sulphide deposit hosted in rocks belonging to the metaophiolitic Zermatt-Saas unit.
A hydrothermal-volcanogenic primary origin of the mineralization is suggested (Fantone et al., 2014).


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References

- Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973): Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano.
- Lorenzini, C. (1995): Le antiche miniere della Valle d'Aosta. Musumeci, Ed., Quart (Aosta) 165 pp.
- 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.
- Fantone, I., Grieco, G., Strini, A., Cavallo, A. (2014): The effect of Alpine metamorphism on an oceanic Cu-Fe sulfide ore: the Herin deposit, Western Alps, Italy. Periodico di Mineralogia, 83, 345-365.

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