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Oropa, Biella Province, Piedmont, Italyi
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Name(s) in local language(s):Oropa, Biella, Piemonte, Italia
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° North , 8° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~23km
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Quartz locality, 1180 mt asl.

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7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: 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, 607 pag.
Glaucophane
Formula: ◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: Boscardin, M. & Orlandi, P. (1984): Fengite e glaucofane di Oropa (Biellese). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 8(3), 103-106.; 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, 607 pag.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Boscardin, M. & Orlandi, P. (1984): Fengite e glaucofane di Oropa (Biellese). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 8(3), 103-106.
Muscovite var: Phengite
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Reference: Boscardin, M. & Orlandi, P. (1984): Fengite e glaucofane di Oropa (Biellese). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 8(3), 103-106.
Omphacite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Reference: 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, 607 pag.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: 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, 607 pag.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: 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, 607 pag.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: S Sudcowsky collection
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: S Sudcowsky collection
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: 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, 607 pag.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Glaucophane9.DE.25◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Phengite9.EC.15KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Omphacite9.DA.20(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Omphacite65.1.3b.1(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Glaucophane66.1.3c.1◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Muscovite
var: Phengite
-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Na Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Mg Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Al Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6

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- Boscardin, M. & Orlandi, P. (1984): Fengite e glaucofane di Oropa (Biellese). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 8(3), 103-106.
- 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, 607 pag.

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