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Paolo Malesci's Photo Gallery

"Il Palazzo"

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Cape Calamita Mine, Capoliveri, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

"Palazzo" (= palace): it's the name given by the miners to the main mine building.
Copyright: © 2009 by Paolo malesci      Photo ID: 298591     Uploaded by: Paolo Malesci   View Count: 276   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 768 x 576 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

"Il Palazzo" view from Macei stope

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Cape Calamita Mine, Capoliveri, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

June 2009; trees now hide mine main building
Copyright: © 2009 by Paolo malesci      Photo ID: 298588     Uploaded by: Paolo Malesci   View Count: 294   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 768 x 576 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

The lake

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Sassi Neri Mine, Capoliveri, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

Another view of the lake, from the border of the pit.
Copyright: © 2008 by Paolo Malesci      Photo ID: 189123     Uploaded by: Paolo Malesci   View Count: 284   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 760 x 520 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

The lake

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Sassi Neri Mine, Capoliveri, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

The lake from the cliff.
Copyright: © 2008 by Paolo Malesci      Photo ID: 189122     Uploaded by: Paolo Malesci   View Count: 291   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 760 x 520 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

The pit

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Sassi Neri Mine, Capoliveri, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

The lowest level of the pit is now a lake.
Copyright: © 2008 by Paolo Malesci      Photo ID: 189120     Uploaded by: Paolo Malesci   View Count: 465   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 760 x 520 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

Panorama

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Sassi Neri Mine, Capoliveri, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

View of mine area in 2008
Copyright: © 2008 by Paolo Malesci      Photo ID: 189119     Uploaded by: Paolo Malesci   View Count: 301   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 760 x 520 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

D5Q-C5HGoethite α-Fe3+O(OH)

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Cape Bianco Mine, Porto Azzurro, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

Mn-rich goethite. Size cm. 4.7 x 7.5
Self collected 2005 in mine dumps.
Copyright: © 2008 by Paolo Malesci      Photo ID: 174939     Uploaded by: Paolo Malesci   View Count: 800   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 768 x 576 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

73K-D9EHematite (Var: Specularite) Fe2O3 , Quartz SiO2

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Bacino stope, Rio Mine, Rio Marina, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

Size of the bigger crystal 4 cm.
Copyright: © 2008 by Paolo Malesci      Photo ID: 174936     Uploaded by: Paolo Malesci   View Count: 582   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 768 x 576 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

Mount Calendozio

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Monte Calendozio stope, Rialbano Mine, Rio Marina, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

June 2008: the pit on the summit of Mount Calendozio.
Copyright: © 2008 by Paolo Malesci      Photo ID: 174820     Uploaded by: Paolo Malesci   View Count: 408   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 760 x 520 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

Mount Calendozio

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Monte Calendozio stope, Rialbano Mine, Rio Marina, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

June 2008: the pit on the summit of Mount Calendozio.
Copyright: © 2008 by Paolo Malesci      Photo ID: 174819     Uploaded by: Paolo Malesci   View Count: 682   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 760 x 520 pixels (0.4 Mpix)
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