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Rialbano Mine (Rio Albano Mine), Rio Marina, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

Miniera di Rialbano (Miniera di Rio Albano), Rio Marina, Isola d'Elba, Livorno, Toscana, Italia

The second important of the Rio Marina mines, from Monte Calendozio at the north to Rialbano torrent at the south (km. 1.3) with a width of 800 meters.
Ore body is hematite with pyrite bed and limonite on the surface; in some areas, there is magnetite above the hematite.

The main stopes are Monte Calendozio (the largest), Pistello (the most important), Puppaio and Venezia; others stopes are Giuncaia, Grattarino, Roma, Fornacelle and Cala Seregola.
In a low part of Venezia stope there are dumps of Le Fornacelle Mine; here in 1972 were found limonite stones with azurite and malachite xls.

References:
- Orlandi, P., & Pezzotta, A., 1997. I minerali dell'Isola d'Elba. I minerali dei Giacimenti metalliferi dell'Elba orientale e delle Pegmatiti del Monte Capanne. Ed. Novecento Grafico, Bergamo, 245 pp.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Aubertite
Aurichalcite
Azurite
Calcite
Copiapite
Copper
Goethite
Hematite
Hexahydrite
Iron
'Limonite'
Magnetite
Malachite
Pyrite
Quartz
Rosasite
Siderite
'Wad'


18 entries listed. 16 valid minerals.

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