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Zanacchi quarry, Molassana, Val Bisagno, Genoa, Genoa, Liguria, Italyi
Regional Level Types
Zanacchi quarryQuarry
Molassana- not defined -
Val Bisagno- not defined -
Genoa- not defined -
GenoaMetropolitan City
LiguriaAdministrative Region

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 27' 6'' North , 8° 58' 55'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
Cartagenova149 (2014)1.7km
Pino Soprano177 (2014)2.2km
Trensasco174 (2014)2.4km
Aggio311 (2014)2.8km
Torrazza272 (2014)2.9km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Cava Zanacchi, Genova-Molassana, Val Bisagno, Genova, Genova, Liguria, Italia

Quarry opened in marly limestone on the left orographic side of Bisagno valley, on the outskirts of the city of Genoa (Liguria, Italy).

The activity of the quarry was interrupted some years ago; the area is currently dedicated to other purposes.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Esposito, M. (2005): Stronzianite in val Bisagno. Prie, 1, 4-8.
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Esposito, M. (2005): Stronzianite in val Bisagno. Prie, 1, 4-8.
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Esposito, M. (2005): Stronzianite in val Bisagno. Prie, 1, 4-8.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2

List of minerals for each chemical element

C StrontianiteSrCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
S PyriteFeS2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3


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Esposito, M. (2005) Stronzianite in val Bisagno. Prie, 1, 4-8.

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