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Machetto Alp Mine, Cascine Machetto, Quittengo, Cervo Valley, Biella Province, Piedmont, Italy
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Name(s) in local language(s): Miniera di Alpe Machetto, Cascine Machetto, Quittengo, Valle del Cervo, Biella, Piemonte, Italia
Old Mo mines.

Mineral List

var: Ferritungstite
'Manganese Oxides'

24 entries listed. 20 valid minerals.

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- 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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