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Montaju (Montaju Mines), Traversella, Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont, Italyi
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Montaju (Montaju Mines)Group of Mines
TraversellaCommune
Metropolitan City of TurinMetropolitan City
PiedmontRegion
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 31' 57'' North , 7° 46' 3'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Mines
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Traversella212 (2014)3.0km
Drusacco200 (2014)3.9km
Vico Canavese430 (2014)4.5km
Tavagnasco795 (2014)4.5km
Quincinetto1,036 (2014)4.5km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Miniere di Montaju, Traversella, Val Chiusella, Canavese, Torino, Piemonte, Italia


Located north of the Traversella mines along a ridge that forms the separating boundary between the municipal territories of Traversella and Valchiusa (formerly Vico Canavese).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
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.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/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.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Franco Luca Bonino collection
Chabazite-Na
Formula: (Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
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.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
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.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Diopside var: Traversellite
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Edenite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(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.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: G Fraccaro collection
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
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.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
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.
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(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.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Franco Luca Bonino Collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Franco Luca Bonino collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
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.
'Scapolite'
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.
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.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Chabazite-Na9.GD.10(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
var: Traversellite9.DA.15 CaMgSi2O6
Edenite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
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 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Edenite66.1.3a.10{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Chabazite-Na-(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Diopside
var: Traversellite
- CaMgSi2O6
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Diopside (var: Traversellite) CaMgSi2O6
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Na Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Diopside (var: Traversellite) CaMgSi2O6
Mg Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Diopside (var: Traversellite) CaMgSi2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Diopside (var: Traversellite) CaMgSi2O6
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Ca Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
SrStrontium
Sr Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)

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