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Rivasco Quarry (La Balma Quarry), Rivasco Quarries, Premia gneiss quarries, Premia, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italyi
Regional Level Types
Rivasco Quarry (La Balma Quarry)Quarry
Rivasco QuarriesGroup of Quarries
Premia gneiss quarriesGroup of Quarries
PremiaCommune
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola ProvinceProvince
PiedmontRegion
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° North , 8° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~7km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Cava di Rivasco (Cava di Balma), Cave di Rivasco, Cave di gneiss di Premia, Premia, Valle Antigorio, Val d'Ossola, Provincia del Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italia


Gneiss quarry known for finds of large titanite crystals.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Domenico Preite collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Milanesi D.(1998): Le zeoliti e i minerali associati delle cave di Premia. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 22, (4), 10-15; Albertini C., Milanesi D.(2001): Valli Antigorio e Formazza: le titaniti. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 25, (2), 71-84; Piccoli G.C., Maletto G., Bosio P., Lombardo B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Milanesi D.(1998): Le zeoliti e i minerali associati delle cave di Premia. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 22, (4), 10-15; Albertini C., Milanesi D.(2001): Valli Antigorio e Formazza: le titaniti. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 25, (2), 71-84; Piccoli G.C., Maletto G., Bosio P., Lombardo B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Milanesi D.(1998): Le zeoliti e i minerali associati delle cave di Premia. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 22, (4), 10-15; Albertini C., Milanesi D.(2001): Valli Antigorio e Formazza: le titaniti. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 25, (2), 71-84; Piccoli G.C., Maletto G., Bosio P., Lombardo B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Milanesi D.(1998): Le zeoliti e i minerali associati delle cave di Premia. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 22, (4), 10-15; Albertini C., Milanesi D.(2001): Valli Antigorio e Formazza: le titaniti. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 25, (2), 71-84; Piccoli G.C., Maletto G., Bosio P., Lombardo B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Milanesi D.(1998): Le zeoliti e i minerali associati delle cave di Premia. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 22, (4), 10-15; Albertini C., Milanesi D.(2001): Valli Antigorio e Formazza: le titaniti. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 25, (2), 71-84; Piccoli G.C., Maletto G., Bosio P., Lombardo B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Milanesi D.(1998): Le zeoliti e i minerali associati delle cave di Premia. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 22, (4), 10-15; Albertini C., Milanesi D.(2001): Valli Antigorio e Formazza: le titaniti. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 25, (2), 71-84; Piccoli G.C., Maletto G., Bosio P., Lombardo B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Milanesi D.(1998): Le zeoliti e i minerali associati delle cave di Premia. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 22, (4), 10-15; Albertini C., Milanesi D.(2001): Valli Antigorio e Formazza: le titaniti. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 25, (2), 71-84; Piccoli G.C., Maletto G., Bosio P., Lombardo B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Milanesi D.(1998): Le zeoliti e i minerali associati delle cave di Premia. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 22, (4), 10-15; Albertini C., Milanesi D.(2001): Valli Antigorio e Formazza: le titaniti. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 25, (2), 71-84; Piccoli G.C., Maletto G., Bosio P., Lombardo B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Milanesi D. (1998): Le zeoliti e i minerali associati delle cave di Premia. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 22, (4), 10-15.
Albertini C., Milanesi D. (2001): Valli Antigorio e Formazza: le titaniti. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 25, (2), 71-84.
Piccoli G.C., Maletto G., Bosio P., Lombardo B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.

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