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Monte Avanza Mine, Forni Avoltri, Udine Province, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° North , 13° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~65km
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Miniera di Monte Avanza, Forni Avoltri, Provincia di Udine, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italia

Old Cu-Ag mines with some rare secondary Cu-Sb-minerals.

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63 valid minerals.

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- Zucchini R. (1998): Miniere e mineralizzazioni nella Provincia di Udine. Aspetti storici e mineralogici. Ed. Museo Friulano di Storia Naturale, Udine.
- Dondi, M. , Palenzona, A. and Puggioli, G. (1995). "La miniera di Monte Avanza, Forni Avoltri (Udine)." Rivista Mineralogica Italiana,(2), 125-136.
- Ciriotti, M.E., Möckel, S., Blaβ, G., Bortolozzi, G. (2006): Cualstibite: ritrovamenti italiani. MICRO (UK report), 1/2006, 19-24.
- Mills, S.J., Christy, A.G., Kampf, A.R., Housley, R.M., Favreau, G., Boulliard, J.-C., Bourgoin, V. (2012): Zincalstibite-9R: the first nine-layer polytype with the layered double hydroxide structure-type. Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1337-1345.
- Bortolozzi G., Ciriotti M.E., Bittarello E., Moeckel S. (2015): Monte Avanza, Forni Avoltri; Carnia (Udine, Friuli-Venezia Giulia): conferme e nuovi ritrovamenti. Micro, 1-2015, 2-39.
- Giarduz M., Iob S., Bittarello E., Ciriotti M.E., Fassina B. (2015): Mallestigite di Monte Avanza: terzo ritrovamento mondiale. Micro, 2-2015, 54-63.

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