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Giacomini Quarry (Diverio Quarry; Bottigetto Quarry), Agrano, Omegna, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italyi
Regional Level Types
Giacomini Quarry (Diverio Quarry; Bottigetto Quarry)Quarry (Inactive)
Agrano- not defined -
Omegna- not defined -
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola ProvinceProvince
PiedmontRegion
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 52' 7'' North , 8° 26' 39'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Quarry (Inactive) - last checked 2019
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Omegna14,868 (2014)3.2km
Agrano682 (2014)3.4km
Granerolo136 (2014)4.0km
Brolo294 (2014)4.7km
Gabbio-Cereda-Ramate1,929 (2014)4.9km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Cava Giacomini (Cava Diverio; Cava Bottigetto), Agrano, Omegna, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italia


Old quarry in Baveno granite (granophyric white aplite in pink granite).
Located 4 km east of Omegna.

(provided coordinates crosschecked with historical satellite imagery)

Regions containing this locality

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EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: American Mineralogist (2005) 1442-1452.; Maulini A. (†), (edited by) Albertini C. & Pezzotta F. (2016): Cave di granito di Agrano, Omegna (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola). Storia di un ritrovamento del febbraio 1993. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 40, 1 (1-2016), 40-47.
Babingtonite
Formula: Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Reference: Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Reference: Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.; Maulini A. (†), (edited by) Albertini C. & Pezzotta F. (2016): Cave di granito di Agrano, Omegna (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola). Storia di un ritrovamento del febbraio 1993. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 40, 1 (1-2016), 40-47.
Bazzite
Formula: Be3Sc2(Si6O18)
Reference: Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: American Mineralogist (2005) 1442-1452.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Orlandi, P., and Albertini, C. (1988) Todorokite da diverse località italiane (Baveno, Carrara, Campiglia M.ma, Appennino Parmense). Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, Serie A, 95, 29-34.
Cascandite (TL)
Formula: Ca(Sc,Fe3+)(HSi3O9)
Type Locality:
Reference: Mellini, M., Merlino, S., Orlandi, P., Rinaldi, R. (1982): Cascandite and jervisite, two new scandium silicates from Baveno, Italy. American Mineralogist, 67, 599-603.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Orlandi, P., and Albertini, C. (1988) Todorokite da diverse località italiane (Baveno, Carrara, Campiglia M.ma, Appennino Parmense). Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, Serie A, 95, 29-34.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Maulini A. (†), (edited by) Albertini C. & Pezzotta F. (2016): Cave di granito di Agrano, Omegna (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola). Storia di un ritrovamento del febbraio 1993. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 40, 1 (1-2016), 40-47.
Gadolinite-(Y)
Formula: Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Reference: American Mineralogist (2005) 1442-1452.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Maulini A. (†), (edited by) Albertini C. & Pezzotta F. (2016): Cave di granito di Agrano, Omegna (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola). Storia di un ritrovamento del febbraio 1993. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 40, 1 (1-2016), 40-47.
Jervisite (TL)
Formula: NaSc3+Si2O6
Type Locality:
Reference: Mellini, M., Merlino, S., Orlandi, P., Rinaldi, R. (1982): Cascandite and jervisite, two new scandium silicates from Baveno, Italy. American Mineralogist, 67, 599-603.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: American Mineralogist (2005) 1442-1452.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.; Maulini A. (†), (edited by) Albertini C. & Pezzotta F. (2016): Cave di granito di Agrano, Omegna (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola). Storia di un ritrovamento del febbraio 1993. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 40, 1 (1-2016), 40-47.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: American Mineralogist (2005) 1442-1452.; Maulini A. (†), (edited by) Albertini C. & Pezzotta F. (2016): Cave di granito di Agrano, Omegna (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola). Storia di un ritrovamento del febbraio 1993. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 40, 1 (1-2016), 40-47.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.; Maulini A. (†), (edited by) Albertini C. & Pezzotta F. (2016): Cave di granito di Agrano, Omegna (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola). Storia di un ritrovamento del febbraio 1993. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 40, 1 (1-2016), 40-47.
Todorokite
Formula: (Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Description: As brownish lamellae, in association with calcite rhombohedral crystals, in cavities inside calcite veins at a discontinuity zone in the granite mass.
Reference: Orlandi, P., and Albertini, C. (1988) Todorokite da diverse località italiane (Baveno, Carrara, Campiglia M.ma, Appennino Parmense). Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, Serie A, 95, 29-34; Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., and Lombardo, B. (2007) Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, L'Artigiana Srl - Azienda Grafica, Alba (Cuneo), 607 pp.
Vigezzite
Formula: (Ca,Ce)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Reference: Varvello, S., Bittarello, E., Ciriotti, M.E. (2013): Vigezzite ricca in Y e Si e a basso contenuto di tantalio: primo ritrovamento per Baveno. Micro, 3/2013, 127-132
'Zinnwaldite'
Reference: American Mineralogist (2005) 1442-1452.; Maulini A. (†), (edited by) Albertini C. & Pezzotta F. (2016): Cave di granito di Agrano, Omegna (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola). Storia di un ritrovamento del febbraio 1993. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 40, 1 (1-2016), 40-47.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Todorokite4.DK.10(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Vigezzite4.DF.05(Ca,Ce)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Babingtonite9.DK.05Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Bavenite9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Bazzite9.CJ.05Be3Sc2(Si6O18)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Cascandite (TL)9.DG.07Ca(Sc,Fe3+)(HSi3O9)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Gadolinite-(Y)9.AJ.20Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Jervisite (TL)9.DA.25NaSc3+Si2O6
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB3X7
Todorokite7.8.1.1(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Vigezzite8.3.7.1(Ca,Ce)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Gadolinite-(Y)54.2.1b.3Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
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 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Bazzite61.1.1.2Be3Sc2(Si6O18)
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Jervisite (TL)65.1.3c.6NaSc3+Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Cascandite (TL)65.2.1.6Ca(Sc,Fe3+)(HSi3O9)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Babingtonite65.4.1.2Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with chains linked by Be
Bavenite70.5.3.1Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(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)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CascanditeCa(Sc,Fe3+)(HSi3O9)
H BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
H BazziteBe3Sc2(Si6O18)
H Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Be BazziteBe3Sc2(Si6O18)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CascanditeCa(Sc,Fe3+)(HSi3O9)
O JervisiteNaSc3+Si2O6
O BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O BazziteBe3Sc2(Si6O18)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
O QuartzSiO2
O Vigezzite(Ca,Ce)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O CalciteCaCO3
NaSodium
Na JervisiteNaSc3+Si2O6
Na BazziteBe3Sc2(Si6O18)
Na Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg BazziteBe3Sc2(Si6O18)
Mg Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
AlAluminium
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si CascanditeCa(Sc,Fe3+)(HSi3O9)
Si JervisiteNaSc3+Si2O6
Si BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si BazziteBe3Sc2(Si6O18)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CascanditeCa(Sc,Fe3+)(HSi3O9)
Ca BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Ca Vigezzite(Ca,Ce)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
ScScandium
Sc CascanditeCa(Sc,Fe3+)(HSi3O9)
Sc JervisiteNaSc3+Si2O6
Sc BazziteBe3Sc2(Si6O18)
TiTitanium
Ti Vigezzite(Ca,Ce)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
MnManganese
Mn BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Mn Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
FeIron
Fe CascanditeCa(Sc,Fe3+)(HSi3O9)
Fe BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Fe BazziteBe3Sc2(Si6O18)
Fe Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
SrStrontium
Sr Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
YYttrium
Y Gadolinite-(Y)Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
NbNiobium
Nb Vigezzite(Ca,Ce)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
BaBarium
Ba Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
CeCerium
Ce Vigezzite(Ca,Ce)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Vigezzite(Ca,Ce)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)

References

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Albertini, C. (1983) Famous mineral localities: Baveno, Italy. Mineralogical Record, 14, 157-168.
Orlandi, P., and Albertini, C. (1988) Todorokite da diverse località italiane (Baveno, Carrara, Campiglia M.ma, Appennino Parmense). Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, Serie A, 95, 29-34.
Pezzotta, F., Diella, V., and Guastoni, A. (2005) Scandium silicates from the Baveno and Cuasso al Monte NYF-granites, Southern Alps (Italy): Mineralogy and genetic inferences. American Mineralogist, 90, 8-9, 1442-1452.
Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., and Lombardo, B. (2007) Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, L'Artigiana Srl - Azienda Grafica, Alba (Cuneo), 607 pp.
Maulini A. (†), (edited by) Albertini C. & Pezzotta F. (2016) Cave di granito di Agrano, Omegna (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola). Storia di un ritrovamento del febbraio 1993. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 40, 1 (1-2016), 40-47.


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