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Maniglia Mt. Mine, Bellino, Varaita Valley, Cuneo Province, Piedmont, Italyi
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Maniglia Mt. MineMine
Bellino- not defined -
Varaita ValleyValley
Cuneo ProvinceProvince
PiedmontRegion
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 33' 42'' North , 6° 54' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Maddalena120 (2014)11.2km
Pontechianale208 (2012)11.2km
Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye202 (2016)14.1km
Saint-Véran286 (2016)15.9km
Ceillac303 (2016)16.1km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Miniera di Monte Maniglia, Bellino, Val Varaita, Cuneo, Piemonte, Italia


Manganese deposit at very high altitude (ca. 3,000 m asl).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Akatoreite
Formula: Mn2+9Al2Si8O24(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. [SXRD analysis by Uwe Kolitsch]
Arseniosiderite ?
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
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.
Axinite-(Mn)
Formula: Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(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.
Bementite
Formula: Mn7Si6O15(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. [PXRD analysis by Uwe Kolitsch]
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
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.
Ferriakasakaite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: {CaCe}{Fe3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Type Locality:
Reference: Biagioni, C., Balestra, C., Pasero, M., Ciriotti, M.E., Bonazzi, P. and Zaccarini, F. (2018) Ferriakasakaite-(Ce), IMA 2018-087. CNMNC Newsletter No. 46, December 2018, page xxxx; Mineralogical Magazine, 82: xxxx–xxxx.
Hollandite
Formula: Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
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.
Magnesio-riebeckite
Formula: ◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)(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.
Manganiakasakaite-(La) (TL)
Formula: {CaLa}{Mn3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Type Locality:
Reference: Biagioni, C., Ciriotti, M.E., Bracco, R., Pasero, M. and Zaccarini, F. (2017) Manganiakasakaite-(La), IMA 2017- 028. CNMNC Newsletter No. 38, August 2017, page 1036; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 1033– 1038.
Neotocite
Formula: (Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
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.
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.
Palenzonaite
Formula: (NaCa2)Mn2+2(VO4)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.
Piemontite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(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.
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.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
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.
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
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.
Riebeckite
Formula: ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(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.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hollandite4.DK.05aBa(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Arseniosiderite ?8.DH.30Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Palenzonaite8.AC.25(NaCa2)Mn2+2(VO4)3
Group 9 - Silicates
Akatoreite9.BH.15Mn2+9Al2Si8O24(OH)8
Axinite-(Mn)9.BD.20Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Bementite9.EE.05Mn7Si6O15(OH)8
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Magnesio-riebeckite9.DE.25◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Neotocite9.ED.20(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Piemontite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Riebeckite9.DE.25◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Ferriakasakaite-(Ce) (TL)- {CaCe}{Fe3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Manganiakasakaite-(La) (TL)-{CaLa}{Mn3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
AB8X16
Hollandite7.9.1.1Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)3
Palenzonaite38.2.1.3(NaCa2)Mn2+2(VO4)3
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Arseniosiderite ?42.8.4.3Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Axinite-(Mn)56.2.2.3Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Group 57 - SOROSILICATES Si3O10 Groups and Larger Noncyclic Groups
Insular Si3O10 and Larger Noncyclic Groups with [Si4O13] groups
Akatoreite57.2.3.1Mn2+9Al2Si8O24(OH)8
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)
Piemontite58.2.1a.11{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Neotocite71.1.5.4(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
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 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Bementite78.5.2.1Mn7Si6O15(OH)8
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Ferriakasakaite-(Ce) (TL)- {CaCe}{Fe3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Magnesio-riebeckite-◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Manganiakasakaite-(La) (TL)-{CaLa}{Mn3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Riebeckite-◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Ferriakasakaite-(Ce) {CaCe}{Fe3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Manganiakasakaite-(La){CaLa}{Mn3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H AkatoreiteMn92+Al2Si8O24(OH)8
H BementiteMn7Si6O15(OH)8
H Magnesio-riebeckite◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe23+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
H Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
H ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
BBoron
B Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O Ferriakasakaite-(Ce) {CaCe}{Fe3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Manganiakasakaite-(La){CaLa}{Mn3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AkatoreiteMn92+Al2Si8O24(OH)8
O BementiteMn7Si6O15(OH)8
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
O Magnesio-riebeckite◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe23+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
O Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Palenzonaite(NaCa2)Mn22+(VO4)3
O Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
NaSodium
Na Magnesio-riebeckite◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe23+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Na Palenzonaite(NaCa2)Mn22+(VO4)3
Na Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Magnesio-riebeckite◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe23+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
AlAluminium
Al Ferriakasakaite-(Ce) {CaCe}{Fe3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Manganiakasakaite-(La){CaLa}{Mn3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AkatoreiteMn92+Al2Si8O24(OH)8
Al Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Al Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Ferriakasakaite-(Ce) {CaCe}{Fe3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Manganiakasakaite-(La){CaLa}{Mn3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AkatoreiteMn92+Al2Si8O24(OH)8
Si BementiteMn7Si6O15(OH)8
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Si Magnesio-riebeckite◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe23+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Si Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
CaCalcium
Ca Ferriakasakaite-(Ce) {CaCe}{Fe3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Manganiakasakaite-(La){CaLa}{Mn3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Ca Palenzonaite(NaCa2)Mn22+(VO4)3
Ca Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
VVanadium
V Palenzonaite(NaCa2)Mn22+(VO4)3
MnManganese
Mn Ferriakasakaite-(Ce) {CaCe}{Fe3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Mn Manganiakasakaite-(La){CaLa}{Mn3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Mn AkatoreiteMn92+Al2Si8O24(OH)8
Mn BementiteMn7Si6O15(OH)8
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Mn HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
Mn Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Mn Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Mn Palenzonaite(NaCa2)Mn22+(VO4)3
Mn Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
FeIron
Fe Ferriakasakaite-(Ce) {CaCe}{Fe3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Magnesio-riebeckite◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe23+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Fe Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
AsArsenic
As ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
BaBarium
Ba HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
LaLanthanum
La Manganiakasakaite-(La){CaLa}{Mn3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CeCerium
Ce Ferriakasakaite-(Ce) {CaCe}{Fe3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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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Paleogene
23.03 - 66 Ma



ID: 3191035
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone-carbonate-sandstone-conglomerate

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]

Mesozoic
66 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3130583
Schistes Lustrés Piémontais (Bündener Schiefer)

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 251.902 Ma)

Description: medium grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{mica schist}, Minor{quartzite,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]

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

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