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Ala Valley, Lanzo Valleys, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
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Name(s) in local language(s): Val d'Ala, Valli di Lanzo, Torino, Piemonte, Italia
 

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Actinolite
Aeschynite-(Y)
Albite
'Amphibole Asbestos'
Amphibole Supergroup
Anatase
Andradite
var: Demantoid
var: Topazolite
Ankerite
Annabergite
Antigorite
'Apatite'
Aragonite
'Ardennite'
Arsenopyrite
Azurite
Bornite
Boulangerite
Bournonite
Braunite
Brochantite
Brookite
Brucite
'Brugnatellite'
Calcite
'Chabazite'
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chloritoid
Chromite
Chrysotile
Clinochlore
Clinohumite
var: Titanclinohumite

Clinozoisite
Cobaltite
Diopside
var: Diallage
Dolomite
Epidote
Erythrite
Forsterite
Galena
'Garnet'
Glaucophane
Goethite
Grossular
var: Hessonite
Hematite
Hörnesite
Hydromagnesite
Ilmenite
Jadeite
Lepidocrocite
Löllingite
Magnesite
Magnetite
Malachite
Molybdenite
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite

var: Phengite
Natrolite
Nickeline
'Olivine'
Omphacite
var: Chrome-Omphacite
Paragonite
Perovskite
Piemontite
Prehnite
Pyrite
Quartz
Rammelsbergite
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
Siderite
Skutterudite
var: Smaltite

Spessartine
'Stilbite'
Talc
Tetrahedrite
Thomsonite-Ca
Titanite
'Tourmaline'
Tremolite
Uvarovite
Vesuvianite
Xenotime-(Y)
Zircon
Zoisite


93 entries listed. 72 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

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References

- Barelli, V. (1835): Cenni di statistica mineralogica degli Stati di S.M. il Re di Sardegna, ovvero catalogo ragionato della raccolta formatasi presso l'Azienda Generale dell'Interno. Tipografia Giuseppe Fodratti, Torino, 686 pp.
- Strüver, G. (1871): Die Minerallagerstatten des Alathales in Piemont. Neu. Jahrb. Miner. Geol. Pal., 337-352.
- Jervis, G. (1873): I tesori sotterranei dell'Italia. Vol. 1: Regioni delle Alpi. Ed. Loescher, Torino, 410 pp.
- Repossi, Emilio (1919): La val d'Ala ed i suoi minerali. Natura, 10, 89-132.
- Grill, E., Repossi, Elena (1942): Itinerari mineralogici. La Val d'Ala. Natura, 33, 42-57.
- Repossi, Elena (1942): Ricerche su alcuni minerali della Val d'Ala. Atti Soc. Ital. Sci. Nat., 81, 138-152.
- Dal Piaz, G. V. (1967): Le "granatiti" (rodingiti l.s.) nelle serpentine delle Alpi occidentali italiane. Memorie della Società Geologica Italiana, 6, 267-313.
- De Michele, V. (1974): Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Ed. De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol., 408 pp.
- Gramaccioli, C.M. (1975): Minerali alpini e prealpini. Istituto Italiano Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 2 vol., 472 pp.
- Maletto, G., Meda, F., Pelizzone, G. (1976): I minerali della Val d'Ala. Ellezeta, Ed., Torino, 72 pp.
- Gramaccioli, C.M. (1979): Minerals of the Alpine rodingites of Italy. Min. Record, 10, 2, 85-89.
- Brizio, P., Maletto, G., Pelizzone, G. (1984): Aggiornamento a: "I minerali della Val d'Ala". Not. Miner. Paleont. (Riccione), 39, 3-15 (Part I); 40, 44-48 (Part II).
- Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.
- Ciriotti, M.E., Fascio, L., Pasero, M. (2009): Italian type minerals. Edizioni Plus – Università di Pisa, Pisa, 357 pp.

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