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Iragna, Lodrino, Riviera, Ticino, Switzerlandi
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Iragna- not defined -
Lodrino- not defined -
Riviera- not defined -
TicinoCanton
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° North , 8° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~5km
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Iragna, Lodrino, Riviera, Ticino (Tessin), Svizzera (Schweiz; Suisse)


Abandoned quarries located besides the road leading from Lodrino to Iragna.
Presently (2009), there are two quarries that have now overlapped into a large single pit.
The present quarrying company is called Graniti Ghisletta SA.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


21 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 402.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 169.
Beyerite
Formula: Ca(BiO)2(CO3)2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 77
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 155.
Brannerite
Formula: UTi2O6
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 83
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 87
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 169.
Eulytine
Formula: Bi4(SiO4)3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 77
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Habit: Modified octahedrons to 3 cm
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 169.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 83
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 251.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 83
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 306.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Giovanni Scapin specimen
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 83
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 83
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 306, 364.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Van King specimen
Synchysite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe(CO3)2F
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 394.
'Thorogummite'
Formula: (Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x
Habit: Prismatic crystals to 0.3 mm
Colour: Yellowish brown
Description: Occurs in albite-rich parts of the granite-gneiss.
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 402.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Giovanni Scapin specimen
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Reference: Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 424.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: White needles. Coll. Franco Vanini, EDS analysis in August 2018 by Philippe Roth

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Brannerite4.DH.05UTi2O6
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Beyerite5.BE.35Ca(BiO)2(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Synchysite-(Ce)5.BD.20cCaCe(CO3)2F
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Eulytine9.AD.40Bi4(SiO4)3
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Thorogummite'-(Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Brookite4.4.5.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Brannerite8.3.4.1UTi2O6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Synchysite-(Ce)16a.1.3.1CaCe(CO3)2F
Beyerite16a.2.3.1Ca(BiO)2(CO3)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Eulytine51.5.4.1Bi4(SiO4)3
'Thorogummite'51.5.2.5(Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x
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 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H Thorogummite(Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x
CCarbon
C BeyeriteCa(BiO)2(CO3)2
C Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O RutileTiO2
O BranneriteUTi2O6
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O BeyeriteCa(BiO)2(CO3)2
O EulytineBi4(SiO4)3
O BrookiteTiO2
O AnataseTiO2
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
O Thorogummite(Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O SideriteFeCO3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O QuartzSiO2
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si EulytineBi4(SiO4)3
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si Thorogummite(Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
ClChlorine
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca BeyeriteCa(BiO)2(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti BranneriteUTi2O6
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti BrookiteTiO2
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
VVanadium
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
MoMolybdenum
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
CeCerium
Ce Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
BiBismuth
Bi BeyeriteCa(BiO)2(CO3)2
Bi EulytineBi4(SiO4)3
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
ThThorium
Th Thorogummite(Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x
UUranium
U BranneriteUTi2O6
U Thorogummite(Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x

References

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- Gramaccioli, C.M. (1975): Minerali alpini e prealpini. Due volumi. Istituto Italiano Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 257 + 473 pp.


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