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Rio Inferno, Omegna, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy

Locality situated 3 km to the N-NE of Omegna. Gully crossed by the stream "Rio Inferno" with to his summit an abandoned granite quarry. This granite is part of the "Baveno granite" formation.


Mineral List

Albite
'Allanite'
Anatase
'Apatite'
Arsenopyrite
Babingtonite
Bavenite
Bertrandite
β-Uranophane
Calcite
Cassiterite
Chabazite-Na
'Chlorite Group'
Epidote
Fayalite
Fluorite
Hematite
Hemimorphite
Heulandite-Na
Hingganite-(Y)
Kaolinite
'K Feldspar'
Laumontite
Muscovite
Opal
Pumpellyite-(Mg)
Pyrite
Quartz
Scheelite
Schorl
Siderophyllite
Sphalerite
Stilbite-Na
Titanite
Zinnwaldite


35 entries listed. 30 valid minerals.

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References

- Albertini, C. (2000): Ritrovamenti nel Rio Inferno, Brughiere di Omegna. Prima segnalazione nel granito di Baveno : uranofane-beta - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, XXIV, 2, 88-92.
- Albertini C. (2011) - I minerali delle cave di granito di Agrano e del Rio Inferno nel comune di Omegna (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola) – Antiquarium G.A.S.M.A. Arona, IV, 75-104.
- 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, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.

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