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Tignai Quarry, Tignai, Bussoleno, Susa Valley, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italyi
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Name(s) in local language(s):Cava Tignai, Tignai, Bussoleno, Val di Susa, Torino, Piemonte, Italia
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 7' 28'' North , 7° 8' 31'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.12449,7.14220
GeoHash:G#: u0j0dw8v1
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bussoleno5,396 (2014)1.7km
Mattie627 (2014)2.2km
Coldimosso161 (2014)2.4km
Vernetto426 (2014)2.4km
Grangia647 (2014)2.6km


A quarry of crushed aggregates at Tignai locality.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Finello, G., Marello, B., Del Core, G., Ambrino, P., Callegari, A.M., Boiocchi, M., Alciati, C., Ciriotti, M.E. (2009). Nuovo ritrovamento di bertrandite in Piemonte: cava Tignai, Bussoleno, Torino. Micro (notizie mineralogiche), 1/2009, 145-152
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
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.
Aschamalmite
Formula: Pb6Bi2S9
Reference: Callegari, A., Boiocchi, M., Cech, G. (2008). Ritrovamento di aschamalmite in Val di Susa. Micro (notizie mineralogiche), 1/2008, 125-128. Boiocchi, M. & Callegari, A. (2008): Aschamalmite (Pb6Bi2S9): crystal structure refinement and ordering scheme for Pb and Bi atoms. Plinius, 34, 220.
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: Finello, G., Marello, B., Del Core, G., Ambrino, P., Callegari, A.M., Boiocchi, M., Alciati, C., Ciriotti, M.E. (2009). Nuovo ritrovamento di bertrandite in Piemonte: cava Tignai, Bussoleno, Torino. Micro (notizie mineralogiche), 1/2009, 145-152
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(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.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
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.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
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.
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
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.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Finello, G., Marello, B., Del Core, G., Ambrino, P., Callegari, A.M., Boiocchi, M., Alciati, C., Ciriotti, M.E. (2009). Nuovo ritrovamento di bertrandite in Piemonte: cava Tignai, Bussoleno, Torino. Micro (notizie mineralogiche), 1/2009, 145-152
Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
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.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Finello, G., Marello, B., Del Core, G., Ambrino, P., Callegari, A.M., Boiocchi, M., Alciati, C., Ciriotti, M.E. (2009). Nuovo ritrovamento di bertrandite in Piemonte: cava Tignai, Bussoleno, Torino. Micro (notizie mineralogiche), 1/2009, 145-152
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Finello, G., Marello, B., Del Core, G., Ambrino, P., Callegari, A.M., Boiocchi, M., Alciati, C., Ciriotti, M.E. (2009). Nuovo ritrovamento di bertrandite in Piemonte: cava Tignai, Bussoleno, Torino. Micro (notizie mineralogiche), 1/2009, 145-152
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
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.
Ottrélite
Formula: (Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(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.
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
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.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Callegari, A., Boiocchi, M., & Cech, G. (2008). Ritrovamento di aschamalmite in Val di Susa. MICRO (notizie mineralogiche), 2008, 125-128.
Quartz var: Smoky 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.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Giuseppe Finello Collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Aschamalmite2.JB.40bPb6Bi2S9
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Danburite9.FA.65CaB2Si2O8
Ottrélite9.AF.85(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Aschamalmite3.1.11.1Pb6Bi2S9
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
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] coordination only
Ottrélite52.3.3.3(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with[Si2O7] with borate groups
Danburite56.3.1.1CaB2Si2O8
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
BBoron
B DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
CCarbon
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O AnataseTiO2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S AschamalmitePb6Bi2S9
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
FeIron
Fe Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
PbLead
Pb AschamalmitePb6Bi2S9
BiBismuth
Bi AschamalmitePb6Bi2S9
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
Bi BismuthBi

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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Cretaceous - Jurassic
66 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3132029
Jurassic marble

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 201.3 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Marble

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 - Neoproterozoic
485.4 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3191621
Precambrian-Phanerozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Alps

Lithology: Sedimentary 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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- 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.
- Callegari, A., Boiocchi, M., Cech, G. (2008): Ritrovamento di aschamalmite in Val di Susa. Micro (notizie mineralogiche), 1/2008, 125-128.
- Boiocchi, M. & Callegari, A. (2008): Aschamalmite (Pb6Bi2S9): crystal structure refinement and ordering scheme for Pb and Bi atoms. Plinius, 34, 220.
- Finello, G., Marello, B., Del Core, G., Ambrino, P., Callegari, A.M., Boiocchi, M., Alciati, C., Ciriotti, M.E. (2009): Nuovo ritrovamento di bertrandite in Piemonte: cava Tignai, Bussoleno, Torino. Micro (notizie mineralogiche), 1/2009, 145-152


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