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Machetto Alp Mine, Cascine Machetto, Quittengo, Cervo Valley, Biella Province, Piedmont, Italy

Miniera di Alpe Machetto, Cascine Machetto, Quittengo, Valle del Cervo, Biella, Piemonte, Italia

Old Mo mines.

Mineral List

Baryte
Bornite
Chalcopyrite
Covellite
Ferberite
Ferrimolybdite
Galena
Goethite
Hematite
Hydrokenoelsmoreite
var: Ferritungstite
'Limonite'
Magnetite
Malachite
'Manganese Oxides'
Molybdenite
Powellite
Pyrite
Quartz
Scheelite
Sphalerite
Stolzite
Sulphur
'Wolframite'


24 entries listed. 20 valid minerals.

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References

- Boscardin, M., Gardinali, E., Meani, S. (1972): Ferrimolibdite ed altri minerali dell'Alpe Machetto (Valle del Cervo - Piemonte). Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali, 113, 391-400.
- Polli, P. (1879): Su di un nuovo giacimento di molibdenite. Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali, 22(3/4), 1-305.
- Mariani, P. & Scaini, G. (1978): I minerali d'Italia. Rizzoli, Ed., Milano, 574 pp.
- Del Caldo, A., Del Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1981): Guida ai Minerali. Fabbri Ed., Milano, 208 pp.
- De Michele, V. (1975): Guida Mineralogica d’Italia. 2 volumes. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Ed., Novara, 216 + 192 pp.
- Morano, E. (1977): Itinerari di ricerca: l'Alpe Machetto. Notiziario del Gruppo Mineralogico Vercellese, 1(4), 7-8.
- Anonimous (1997): Alpe Machetto. Notiziario del Gruppo Mineralogico Paleontologico Volpianese, 22, 44-46.
- Orlandi, P. & Campostrini, I. (2005): Zibaldone. Aggiornamenti di mineralogia italiana 2004. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 3/2005, 184-191.
-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, 607 pag.

General context:
Bigioggero, B., Colombo, A., Del Moro, A, Gregnanin, A., Macera, P., Tunesi, A. (1986): The Cervo Valley pluton: an example of shoshonitic magmatism in the western italian Alps. Terra Cognita, 6(2), 203 abstract.


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