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Nido d'Aquila Quarry, Punta della Lucche, Pasubio Massif, Posina, Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy
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Name(s) in local language(s): Cava Nido d'Aquila, Punta della Lucche, Massiccio del Pasubio, Posina, Vicenza, Veneto, Italia
 
Abandoned brucite marble quarry at an elevation of 1750 m.

This brucite marble, commercially known as pearl grey marble, is the product of contact metamorphism, originated from Cenozoic basaltic intrusions in Late Triassic dolostone (Dolomia Principale Formation).

Mineral List

Antigorite
'Apatite'
Aragonite
Baryte
Brucite
Calcite
Diopside
Dolomite
'Giorgiosite'
Goethite
Hydromagnesite
Hydrotalcite
Lizardite
Magnetite
Pyroaurite
Pyroaurite-2H
Thomsonite-Ca
Tobermorite
Xonotlite


19 entries listed. 17 valid minerals.

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References

- Pegoraro S. (1974): Località mineralogiche consigliate. Cava Nido d'Acquila (Vicenza). Notizie del Gruppo Mineralogico Lombardo, 5, 60-61.
Boscardin M., Girardi A., Violati Tescari O. (1975): Minerali del Vicentino. Club Alpino Italiano - Sezione di Vicenza, Tipolitografia I. S. G., Vicenza, 72 pp.
- Zordan A. (2014): Provincia di Vicenza. In: Zorzi F., Boscardin M. (eds.), Minerali del Veneto. Alla scoperta sei tesori della nostra regione. Museo di Storia Naturale e Archeologia di Montebelluna - Treviso, Cierre Edizioni, Sommacampagna, 173-246.

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