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Monte Sassetto, Allumiere, Tolfa Mts District, Rome Province, Latium, Italyi
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Monte SassettoMountain
Allumiere- not defined -
Tolfa Mts DistrictDistrict
Rome ProvinceProvince

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Name(s) in local language(s):Monte Sassetto, Allumiere, Distretto dei Monti della Tolfa, Roma, Lazio, Italia
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 10' 7'' North , 11° 50' 33'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Locality type:Mountain
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate

Rhyolitic dome with xenolith rocks.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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5 valid minerals.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Mica Group'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
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
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Mica Group'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
F Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)


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- Negretti, G.C. (1963): ”Osservazioni vulcanologiche e petrografiche sui “tufi caotici” e le ignimbriti dei Monti del sasseto (Tolfa)”. Rend. Soc. Mineral. Ital., 19, 171-186.
- Negretti, G.C.; Lombardi, G.; Morbidelli, L. (1966): ”Studio geopetrografico del complesso vulcanico tolfetano-cerite (Lazio). IV: Le manifestazioni vulcaniche acide del settore civitavecchiese tolfetano”. Quad. CNR, 4, 1-173.
- Della Ventura G., Bellatreccia F., Cámara F., Oberti F., Lorand J.P., Parodi G.C., Carlier G., Di Domenico D. (2006): Carbon-bearing cordierite from Allumiere (Tolfa volcanic center, Latium, Italy): occurrence, crystal-structure and FTIR microspectroscopy. Periodico di Mineralogia, 75, 113–126.

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