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Monteneve Mine (Schneeberg Mine), Passiria Valley (Passeier Valley), Bolzano Province (South Tyrol), Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
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Name(s) in local language(s): Schneeberg (St. Martin am Schneeberg), Val Passiria, Bolzano, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italia
 
Old Pb-Zn mines first started in the 13th century. The ore deposits are located at an altitude of 2000-2500 m asl. The last mine closed in 1985; it is now a tourist mine.
A total of 400-450 adits existed here.
Some names: Bockleiten mine, Karl adit (Karlstollen), St. Martin adit (St.-Martin-Stollen), St. Peter adit (St.-Peter-Stollen).

Metamorphosed pre-variscan synsedimentary sulphide horizons (no veins).

Mineral List

Acanthite
Albite
Allophane
Almandine
Amphibole Supergroup
var: Byssolite

Andradite
var: Topazolite
Anglesite
Anhydrite
Ankerite
Anthophyllite
'Apatite'
Aragonite
Arsenopyrite
'Asbestos'
Aurichalcite
Azurite
'Biotite'
Bornite
Boulangerite
Bournonite
Brochantite
Calcite
Carbonatecyanotrichite
Cerussite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
Clinochlore
var: Pennine

Cobaltite
Covellite
Cubanite
Dolomite
Dyscrasite
Epsomite
Fluorite
Gahnite
Galena
'Garnet'
Goethite
Gold
Greenockite
Gudmundite
Gypsum
Hematite
'Hornblende'
Hydrozincite
Ilmenite
Jamesonite
Langite
'Limonite'
Linarite
Magnesite
Magnetite
Malachite
Marcasite
Melanterite
Muscovite
Pentlandite
'Pitticite'
Pyrite
Pyrope
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
'Roméite Group'
Rutile
Schneebergite
Schorl
Sepiolite
Siderite
Sillimanite
Silver
Skutterudite
Smithsonite
Sphalerite
Spinel
Stibnite
Tetrahedrite
Tremolite
Valleriite


82 entries listed. 68 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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References

- Clar, E. (1931): Zentralbl. Mineral. Geol. Pal. 105-124.
- Brigo, L. (1965): Il giacimento a Pb e Zn di S. Martino di Monteneve in Alto Adige. Rendiconti della Società Italiana di Mineralogia, 21, 344-346.
- Förster, H. G. (1966): N. Jb. Miner. Abh. 105, 262-291.
- Frizzo, P. et al. (1982): Mineral. Deposita 17, 333-347.
- Folie K. (Ed.) (1984): I minerali del Trentino e dell'Alto Adige. Tappainer, Merano, 192 pp.
- Folie K. (1987): Silber, Kupfer, Blei.... Bergbaugeschichte und Mineralien in Sudtirol. Tappainer, Bolzano, 103pp.
- Klix, V.: Lagerungsverband und tektonische Prägung der Blei-Zinklagerstätte Schneeberg / Monte Neve in Südtirol / Alto Adige / N-Italien, Diss. FU Berlin, 1974
- Exel, R. (1987): Guida mineralogica del Trentino e del Sudtirolo. Athesia, Bolzano, 204 pp.
- MUTSCHLECHNER, G. (1988): Beiträge zum Erzbergbau Schneeberg. Veröffentl. d. Tiroler Landesmuseums Ferdinandeum 68, 31-74.
- Tasser, R. (1994): Das Bergwerk am Südtiroler Schneeberg. Bozen, Italien, 228 pp. (in German).
- Tasser, R. (1996): La miniera di Monteneve in Sudtirolo. Bolzano/Vipiteno, xx pp. (in Italian)
- Mair et al. (2007): Mitt. Öster. Mineralog. Ges. 153, 145-180. [http://www.uibk.ac.at/mineralogie/oemg/bd_153/153_145-180x.pdf]






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