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Vitiello Quarry (Cava Vitiello), Terzigno, Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italyi
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Vitiello Quarry (Cava Vitiello)Quarry
Terzigno- not defined -
Mt VesuviusMountain
Somma-Vesuvius ComplexComplex
NaplesMetropolitan City
CampaniaRegion
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 47' 50'' North , 14° 28' 2'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Terzigno17,138 (2014)2.3km
Boscotrecase10,331 (2014)2.8km
Boscoreale26,861 (2015)3.0km
Trecase8,446 (2014)4.0km
Case Androni275 (2014)4.3km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Cava Vitiello, Terzigno, Monte Vesuvio, Complesso vulcanico Somma-Vesuvio, Napoli, Campania, Italia


Quarries in the lavas erupted in 1834.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Luigi Chiappino data
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Davyne
Formula: (Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Reference: Luigi Chiappino data
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: luigi chiapino
Gismondine-Ca
Formula: CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: Luigi Chiappino data
Haüyne
Formula: (Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Reference: Luigi Chiappino data
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
'Lazurite'
Formula: Na6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Reference: Luigi Chiappino data
Lévyne-Na
Formula: (Na2,Ca,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Merlinoite
Formula: (K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
Reference: Chinellato Matteo
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: Russo, M. & Campostrini, I. (2011): Nuove specie minerali al Monte Somma: III. Mesolite. Micro, 2/2011, 58-59
Microsommite
Formula: Na4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Reference: Samples analysed by Dr. Tony Kampf, Curator of LAC Mineralogical Museum, USA; Chukanov, N.V., Chervonnyi, A.D. (2016): Infrared spectroscopy of minerals and related compounds. Springer, Cham Heidelberg Dordrecht New York London, pages 477-478.
'Natrolite Subgroup'
Reference: Van King
Phillipsite-K
Formula: (K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Reference: Luigi Chiappino data
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI; Chukanov, N.V., Chervonnyi, A.D. (2016): Infrared spectroscopy of minerals and related compounds. Springer, Cham Heidelberg Dordrecht New York London, page 478.
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Reference: Simone Citon Collection
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Matteo Chinellato Collection
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Chukanov, N.V., Chervonnyi, A.D. (2016): Infrared spectroscopy of minerals and related compounds. Springer, Cham Heidelberg Dordrecht New York London, page 478.
Vonsenite
Formula: Fe2+2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Reference: Luigi Chiappino data

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Atacamite3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hausmannite4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Hydromagnesite5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 6 - Borates
Vonsenite6.AB.30Fe2+2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Davyne9.FB.05(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Gismondine-Ca9.GC.05CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Haüyne9.FB.10(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
'Lazurite'9.FB.10Na6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Lévyne-Na9.GD.15(Na2,Ca,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Merlinoite9.GC.15(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Microsommite9.FB.05Na4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Phillipsite-K9.GC.10(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Natrolite Subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydromagnesite16b.7.1.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 24 - ANHYDROUS BORATES
A2BO2[XO3]
Vonsenite24.2.1.2Fe2+2Fe3+(BO3)O2
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 with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Davyne76.2.5.5(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Haüyne76.2.3.3(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
'Lazurite'76.2.3.4Na6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Microsommite76.2.5.10Na4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Merlinoite77.1.3.11(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gismondine-Ca-CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Lévyne-Na-(Na2,Ca,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
'Natrolite Subgroup'-
Phillipsite-K-(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
'Stilbite subgroup'-
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
H Lévyne-Na(Na2,Ca,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
H Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
BBoron
B VonseniteFe22+Fe3+(BO3)O2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
OOxygen
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
O Lévyne-Na(Na2,Ca,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
O Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
O Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O VonseniteFe22+Fe3+(BO3)O2
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Lévyne-Na(Na2,Ca,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Na LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Na Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Na Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Na Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Na MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
MgMagnesium
Mg HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Al Lévyne-Na(Na2,Ca,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Al Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Al Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Al Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Al MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Si Lévyne-Na(Na2,Ca,K2)[Al2Si4O12] · 6H2O
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Si Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Si Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Si Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
S Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
S MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
S Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
ClChlorine
Cl LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Cl Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Cl MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Cl Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
K Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
K Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
K MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
K Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Ca LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Ca Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Ca Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Ca Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
Ca MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
FeIron
Fe VonseniteFe22+Fe3+(BO3)O2
CuCopper
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
BaBarium
Ba Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Ba Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O

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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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3159060
Quaternary tephrite

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{tephrite, basanite}, Minor{phonolitic tephrite, tephritic phonolite,tuff group,nephelinic, leucitic and analcitic rocks}

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]

Pliocene
2.588 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3187236
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Pliocene (2.588 - 5.333 Ma)

Lithology: Intermediate volcanic 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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Russo, M. and Punzo, I. (2004) I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio. AMI, Ed., Cremona, Italy, 320 pp.
Russo, M. and Campostrini, I. (2011) Nuove specie minerali al Monte Somma: III. Mesolite. Micro, 2/2011, 58-59.


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