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Pianasca Quarry, Villadossola, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italyi
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Name(s) in local language(s):Cava Pianasca, Villadossola, Val d'Ossola, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italia
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 3' 48'' North , 8° 15' 8'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.06347,8.25224
GeoHash:G#: u0jy5c955
Locality type:Quarry (Active) - last checked 2018
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Boschetto-Casa dei Conti155 (2014)0.8km
Villadossola6,633 (2014)1.4km
Montescheno441 (2012)1.6km
Cresti111 (2014)1.6km
Sasso260 (2014)2.2km


Still active Gneiss quarry.
Minerals are found within hydrothermal fissures generally running perpendicular to the main schistosity of the host rock.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


46 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aeschynite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Antimony
Formula: Sb
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
'Apatite'
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
'Axinite Group'
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Cerianite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce4+,Th)O2
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
'Chabazite'
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: Albertini, C., & Parodi, G. C. (2007). Cosalite delle cave di gneiss di Beura e Villadossola (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 31 (2), 108-110.
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Scaini G. - (1937) Sull'epidoto di Beura (val d'Ossola). Periodico di Mineralogia - Roma pp. 47-52. and Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Gadolinite-(Y)
Formula: Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Milarite
Formula: K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Synchysite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe(CO3)2F
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Antimony1.CA.05Sb
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Aeschynite-(Y)4.DF.05(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Cerianite-(Ce)4.DL.05(Ce4+,Th)O2
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Synchysite-(Ce)5.BD.20cCaCe(CO3)2F
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Allanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Bavenite9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Datolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Gadolinite-(Y)9.AJ.20Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Milarite9.CM.05K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Axinite Group'-
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Antimony1.3.1.2Sb
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
2.5 < ø < 3
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Brookite4.4.5.1TiO2
Cerianite-(Ce)4.4.12.1(Ce4+,Th)O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Aeschynite-(Y)8.3.6.3(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Synchysite-(Ce)16a.1.3.1CaCe(CO3)2F
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
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 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Datolite54.2.1a.1CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Gadolinite-(Y)54.2.1b.3Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
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)
Allanite-(Ce)58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 63 - CYCLOSILICATES Condensed Rings
Condensed Rings (Milarite - Osumilite group)
Milarite63.2.1a.12K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with chains linked by Be
Bavenite70.5.3.1Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
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 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
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
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Axinite Group'-
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Stilbite subgroup'-
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
BeBeryllium
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Be Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Be MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
BBoron
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
OOxygen
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AnataseTiO2
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O BrookiteTiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Cerianite-(Ce)(Ce4+,Th)O2
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
SiSilicon
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S CosalitePb2Bi2S5
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Ca Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Ca Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti BrookiteTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
YYttrium
Y Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Y Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
SbAntimony
Sb AntimonySb
CeCerium
Ce Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ce Cerianite-(Ce)(Ce4+,Th)O2
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
Ce Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb CosalitePb2Bi2S5
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi BismuthBi
Bi CosalitePb2Bi2S5
ThThorium
Th Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Th Cerianite-(Ce)(Ce4+,Th)O2
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 2366988
Metamorphe Gesteine, meist Metamagmatite

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Basalt and metabasalt

Reference: Geological Institute. Geological Map of Switzerland 1:500,000. isbn: 3906723399. University of Bern. [49]

Paleozoic - Precambrian
251.902 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3154935
Penninic basement, Penninic nappes, Austroalpine nappes, Southern Alpes

Age: Eoarchean to Triassic (251.902 - 4000 Ma)

Description: medium grade metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Cambrian - Proterozoic
485.4 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3189284
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: to Cambrian (485.4 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Alps

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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De Michele, V. (1974) Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
Besana, G., Cini, V., and Preite, D. (1997) Die Mineralien von Beura und Villadossola, Provinz Novara, Oberitailen. Lapis, 22(5), 13-26.
Besana, G., Cini, V., Mattioli, V., and Preite, D. (1997) I Minerali di Beura e Villadossola (Verbania-Cusio-Ossola). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 21(2), 157-170.
Albertini, C. and Parodi, G.C. (2007) Cosalite delle cave di gneiss di Beura e Villadossola (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 31(2), 108-110.


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