Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
|Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||45° 55' North , 8° 30' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||45.91667,8.50000|
|Other regions containing this locality:||The Alps, Europe|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italia|
Quarries in pink granite ('Baveno granite').
First quarry activity started in the early 1500s.
The thortveitite contains up to 3.20 wt.% SnO2.
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94 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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0 - 0.0117 Ma
2.588 - 5.333 Ma
|Cambrian - Proterozoic|
485.4 - 2500 Ma
|Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: to Cambrian (485.4 - 2500 Ma)
Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
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