Help mindat.org|Log In|Register|
Home PageMindat NewsThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusManagement TeamContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatSponsor a PageSponsored PagesTop Available PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on MindatThe Mindat Store
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryRandom MineralSearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsThe ElementsMember ListBooks & MagazinesMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryHow to Link to MindatDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
 
Name(s) in local language(s):Complesso Somma-Vesuvio, diverse municipalità, Napoli, Campania, Italia


The active Vesuvius volcano is a distinct locality within the arcuate shaped Monte Somma, which represents the remains of an older, much larger volcanic cone.

Several quarries and outcrops exist in this area (all now in a National Park and collecting is strictly forbidden).

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

'Acanthoîde'

Actinolite

Aegirine

Afghanite

Åkermanite

Albite

var: Andesine

var: Oligoclase

Allanite-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

Allophane

Almandine

Aluminite

Alum-(K)

Alunite

Alunogen

Ammineite

'Amphibole Supergroup'

Analcime

Andradite

var: Melanite

'Andradite-Grossular Series'

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

Anorthite (TL)

var: Bytownite

Antlerite

'Apatite'

Aphthitalite (TL)

'Apophyllite'

Aragonite

Artroeite

Atacamite

Augite

Avogadrite (TL)

Azurite

Baddeleyite

Balliranoite (TL)

Bararite

Baryte

Bassanite (TL)

'Biotite'

Boothite

var: Mg-bearing Boothite

Britholite-(Ce)

var: Thorian Britholite-(Ce)

Brochantite

Brucite

Calcioaravaipaite

Calcite

Caledonite

Calzirtite

Cancrinite

Carobbiite (TL)

Celadonite

Cerussite

'Chabazite'

Chabazite-K (TL)

Chalcanthite

Chalcocyanite (TL)

Chalcopyrite

Challacolloite

Chloraluminite (TL)

Chlormanganokalite (TL)

Chlorocalcite (TL)

Chloromagnesite (TL)

Chlorothionite (TL)

Chondrodite

Chrysocolla

Clinohumite (TL)

Connellite

Corundum

Cotunnite (TL)

Covellite (TL)

Cristobalite

Cryptohalite (TL)

Cumengeite

Cuprite

Cuprorivaite (TL)

Cuspidine (TL)

Cyanochroite (TL)

D'Ansite-(Mn) (TL)

Davyne (TL)

Dimorphite

Diopside

Dolerophanite (TL)

Dolomite

Ekanite

Enstatite

Epidote

Epsomite

Eriochalcite (TL)

Erythrosiderite (TL)

Ettringite

Euchlorine (TL)

Fayalite

Fergusonite-(Ce)

Ferrinatrite

Ferrohexahydrite

Ferro-hornblende

Ferro-pargasite

Ferruccite (TL)

Fluoborite

Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Fluornatrocoulsellite

Fluoro-edenite

Fluoro-pargasite

Forsterite (TL)

Galena

'Garnet'

Gearksutite

Gehlenite

Geikielite

Ghiaraite (TL)

Gibbsite

Gismondine-Ca

Glauberite

Goethite

Gold

Gonnardite

Graphite

Grossular

var: Hibschite

'Guarinite'

Gypsum

Halite

'Halloysite'

Halotrichite

Hausmannite

Haüyne

var: Lazurite

Hedenbergite

Helvine

Hematite

Hemimorphite

Hieratite

Hiortdahlite

'Hornblende'

Humite (TL)

'Humite Group'

Huttonite

Hyalophane

Hydrocerussite

'Hydrodolomite'

Hydrokenoralstonite

Hydromagnesite

'Hydromelanothallite'

Hydroxylapatite

Hydrozincite

'Iddingsite'

Ilmenite

Indialite

Jarosite

Kaliophilite (TL)

Kalsilite

Kremersite (TL)

Lafossaite

Låvenite

Lawrencite

Lazulite

Leonardsenite

Leucite (TL)

Lévyne-Na

Lime (TL)

'Limonite'

Linarite

Litidionite (TL)

Magnesioferrite (TL)

Magnesio-fluoro-hastingsite

Magnesite

Magnetite

Malachite

Malladrite (TL)

Manganolangbeinite (TL)

Marialite

Mascagnite

Massicot

Matlockite

Matteuccite (TL)

Meionite (TL)

Melanothallite (TL)

'Melilite Group'

Mercallite (TL)

Merlinoite

Mesolite

Metavoltine

'Mica Group'

Microsommite (TL)

Millerite

Mimetite

Minium

Mirabilite

Misenite

Mitscherlichite (TL)

Molybdenite

Molysite (TL)

'Monazite'

Montesommaite (TL)

Monticellite (TL)

Mottramite

Mullite

Nahcolite (TL)

Nantokite

Natrite

'Natrodavyne'

Natrolite

'Natrolite Subgroup'

Natron

Nepheline (TL)

Norbergite

'Olivine'

Opal

var: Opal-C

Orthoclase

Osumilite-(Mg)

Palmierite (TL)

Panunzite (TL)

Parascandolaite (TL)

Paratacamite

Pargasite

Periclase (TL)

var: Ferropericlase

Perovskite

'Phillipsite'

Phillipsite-K

Phlogopite

Phoenicochroite

Pickeringite

Picromerite (TL)

Piypite

Polyhalite

Portlandite

Potassic-ferro-pargasite

Potassic-fluoro-richterite (TL)

'Potassic-richterite'

'Proidonite'

Pseudobrookite

Pseudocotunnite (TL)

Pyrite

'Pyrochlore'

Pyrochlore Group

'Pyrochlore Supergroup'

'var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'

Pyrrhotite

Qandilite

Quadridavyne (TL)

Quartz

Realgar

Rinneite

Salammoniac

Sanidine

Sarcolite (TL)

Sassolite

Scacchite (TL)

Scheelite

Scolecite

Selenium

Sellaite

Siderazot

Siderite

Sodalite

Sphalerite

Spinel

var: Pleonaste

'Stilbite'

Sulphur

Sylvite (TL)

Syngenite

Tenorite (TL)

Thaumasite

'Thénardite'

Thermonatrite

Thomsonite-Ca

Thorianite

Thorite

Titanite

Tondiite (TL)

Tremolite

Tridymite

Trona

Tschermakite

Vaterite

Vesuvianite (TL)

Volborthite

Voltaite

Vonsenite

Wagnerite

Wöhlerite

Wollastonite

'Wollastonite-1A'

'Wollastonite-2M'

Wulfenite

Zeophyllite

Zircon

Zirconolite


253 valid minerals. 63 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Localities in this Region


The above list contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.

References

Monticelli T., Covelli N. (1825) Prodromo della mineralogia vesuviana. Da'Torchi Del Tramatre, Napoli, XXXIV, 486 pp., 19 tavv.

Scacchi, A. (1872) Contribuzioni mineralogiche per servire alla Storia dell’ Incendio Vesuviano, del mese di Aprile. Part 1, Naples (1872); Part 2 (1874).

Rath, G. vom (1874) Über das Krystallsystem des Leucits, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, Erg. Bd. VI, 198-229, J.C. Poggendorff, Leipzig

Rath, G. vom (1874) Glimmerkristalle (Biotit) vom Vesuv, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, Erg. Bd. VI, 366-372, J.C. Poggendorff, Leipzig.

Scacchi, A. (1887) Catalogo dei Minerali Vesuviani, Naples.

Zambonini, F., & Prior, G. T. (1909) On the identity of Guarinite and Hiortdahlite. Mineralogical Magazine, 15: 247-259.

Pelloux A., (1927) The Minerals of Vesuvius, American Mineralogist, Vol. 12, 14-19

De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.

Carati M. (1982) Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana. Guide Calderini, Bologna.

Preite, D. (1983) Minerali del Vesuvio al microscopio. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 7(4), 129-133.

Rocks & Minerals (1987): 62: 254, 356.

Preite, D. (1993): Die Mineralien des Vesuv. Lapis, 19(5), 13-23.

Ragone V., Ottone G. (1997) Cinque anni di ricerche mineralogiche al Somma-Vesuvio. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 21: 137-154.

Fulignati P. (1999) Studio di sistemi idrotermali connessi a camere magmatiche di vulcani attivi italiani (Vesuvio e Vulcano): applicazioni alla vulcanologia ed alla ricerca di risorse geotermiche e minerarie. Tesi di dottorato, 226 pp. Università degli Studi di Pisa, Dottorato in Scienze della Terra, XI ciclo

Russo, M. & Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio. AMI, Ed., Cremona, Italy, 320 pp.

Campostrini I., Gramaccioli C. M. (2005) Artroeite del Monte Somma-Vesuvio: secondo ritrovamento mondiale. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 29, 1: 50-52.

Russo, M., Punzo, I., Blass, G., & Ciriotti, M. E. (2007) Zirconolite, albite ed epidoto: nuova e poco note specie del Somma-Vesuvio. Micro (UK report), 1/2007, 43-48.

Russo, M., Campostrini, I., Blass, G., Schafer, C., & Ciriotti, M. E. (2008). Prima segnalazione di sfalerite nelle fumarole del Vesuvio (Campania). MICRO (notizie mineralogiche), 2008, 123-124.

Encyclopedia of Minerals, 2nd. ed.: 541.

External Links

www.euromin.w3sites.net/Nouveau_site/gisements/vesuve/GISVESe.htm

Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2016, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: December 11, 2016 11:56:59 Page generated: December 11, 2016 09:20:12
Go to top of page