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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
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 27' 6'' North , 8° 58' 55'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
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.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Esposito, M. (2005): Stronzianite in val Bisagno. Prie, 1, 4-8.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Esposito, M. (2005): Stronzianite in val Bisagno. Prie, 1, 4-8.
Strontianite
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
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C StrontianiteSrCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
SrStrontium
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3

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


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