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Finero Ultramafic Complex (incl. Rio Creves), Different Municipalities, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
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List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Cuproiridsite2.10.1.15(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
Cuprorhodsite2.10.1.16(Cu,Fe)Rh2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Merenskyite2.12.14.4(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Geikielite4.3.5.2MgTiO3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Baddeleyite4.4.14.1ZrO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Thorianite5.1.1.2ThO2
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
Zirconolite8.2.5.5CaZrTi2O7
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Huttonite51.5.3.1ThSiO4
Thorite51.5.2.3(Th,U)SiO4
Zircon51.5.2.1ZrSiO4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Pargasite66.1.3a.12{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chromite-Magnesiochromite Series'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
-(Ca,Cr)MgSi2O6
Forsterite
var: Peridot
-Mg2SiO4
'Hornblende'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
Phlogopite
var: Barium-Phlogopite
-(K,Ba)1-xMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH,F)2
'Potassic-richterite'-K[CaNa][Mg5]Si8O22(OH)2
Spinel
var: Chromspinel
-Mg(Al,Cr3+)2O4


39 entries listed. 32 valid minerals.

References

Roggiani, A.G. (1938): Il Regno minerale nell'Ossola - note mineralogico-minerarie - la magnetite e la cromite del Gridone; ossidi di ferro e la pirite. "Il Popolo dell'Ossola", 28, 5-19 agosto 1938.

Preite, D. (1985): La pagina dei Micromounts – Rio Creves (NO) Itinerario e notizie. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 9(3), 128.

Garuti, G., Gazzotti, M., and Torres-Ruiz, J. (1995) Iridium, rhodium, and platinum sulfides in chromitites from the ultramafic massifs of Finero, Italy, and Ojen, Spain. Canadian Mineralogist, 33, 509-520.

Zaccarini, F., Stumpfl, E.F., and Garuti, G. (2004) Zirconolite and Zr-Th-U minerals in chromitites of the Finero complex, Western Alps, Italy: evidence for carbonatite-type metasomatism in a subcontinental mantle plume. Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 1825-1845.

Stähle, V., Frenzel, G., Kober, B., Michard, A., Puchelt, H., and Schneider, W. (1990) Zircon syenite pegmatites in the Finero peridotite (Ivrea zone): evidence for a syenite from a mantle source. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 101, 196-205.

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