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Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome Capital, Lazio, Italyi
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View of the Mussolini obelisk in Rome, in 1939.

Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome Capital, Lazio, Italy
View of the Mussolini obelisk in Rome, in 1939.

Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome Capital, Lazio, Italy
View of the Mussolini obelisk in Rome, in 1939.

Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome Capital, Lazio, Italy
Name(s) in local language(s):Roma, Lazio, Italia
Neighbouring regions:
Largest Settlements:
Rome2,318,895 (2018)
Acilia-Castel Fusano-Ostia Antica129,362 (2016)
Lido di Ostia79,400 (2016)
La Massimina-Casal Lumbroso11,112 (2016)
Selcetta6,772 (2016)
Cesano6,549 (2016)
Museums in region:

Whewellite is the main component of the alteration crust affecting marble surfaces on Roman monuments (Arch of Constantine, Colosseum, etc.).
No minerals currently recorded for this locality.

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Cipriani, C., Franchi, L. (1958) Sulla presenza di whewellite tra le croste di alterazione di monumenti romani. Bollettino del Servizio Geologico d'Italia, 79, 555-564; Rendiconti della Società Mineralogica Italiana, 14, 140 (abstract).
Heiken, G., Funiciello, R., & De Rita, D. (2013). The seven hills of Rome: a geological tour of the eternal city. Princeton University Press.

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