Vallone stope, Cape Calamita Mine (Calamita Mine), Capoliveri, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
(m. 0-167 on s.l.) It is the biggest stope of the mine and is divided in two, alto (=high) and basso (=low) by the internal road at Q 112.
The old stope Francesche is now the west side of Vallone basso and "Grotta Rame" (=Copper cave) was in the Vallone basso at Q. 49, while "Grotta dell'Ebreo" was in the Vallone alto at Q. 130-140.
At the sea limit there are Punta Calamita and Punta Bianca with the ruins of the wharf; at the west of the point Francesche beach.
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Orlandi, P. & Pezzotta, F. (1996): Minerali dell'isola d'Elba. I Minerali dei Giacimenti Metalliferi dell'Elba Orientale e delle Pegmatiti del Monte Capanne.
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