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Vaccareggio Mine, Dossena, Bergamo Province, Lombardy, Italyi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 53' 29'' North , 9° 42' 34'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Dossena505 (2014)1.6km
Corone103 (2014)2.2km
Gromasera122 (2014)2.4km
Valpiana205 (2014)2.6km
Serina1,413 (2014)2.8km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Miniera del Monte Vaccareggio, Dossena, Val Brembana, Bergamo, Lombardia, Italia


Calamine mine in activity 1875-1929.

Once part of the "Agences d'exploitation de mines de Bergame" of the Belgian zinc company Vieille-Montagne.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Fabio Brignoli collection 1985
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Maida, F. (2002): Descrizione delle specie e varietà di minerali e loro ritrovamento nella Bergamasca. G.O.M. Gruppo Orobico Minerali - Novecento Grafico, Ed., Bergamo 82 pp. (geologic part by F. Pezzotta).
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Gramaccioli, C.M. "minerali alpini e prealpini" Istituto Italiani Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 1975, 2.vol. pp.473
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Bocci Adrio
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Gramaccioli, C.M. "minerali alpini e prealpini" Istituto Italiani Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 1975, 2.vol. pp.473
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Gramaccioli, C.M. "minerali alpini e prealpini" Istituto Italiani Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 1975, 2.vol. pp.473
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Gramaccioli, C.M. "minerali alpini e prealpini" Istituto Italiani Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 1975, 2.vol. pp.473
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Maida, F. (2002): Descrizione delle specie e varietà di minerali e loro ritrovamento nella Bergamasca. G.O.M. Gruppo Orobico Minerali - Novecento Grafico, Ed., Bergamo 82 pp. (geologic part by F. Pezzotta).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973): Guida ai Minerali, Fratelli Fabbri, Ed., Milano, 208 pp.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Gramaccioli, C.M. "minerali alpini e prealpini" Istituto Italiani Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 1975, 2.vol. pp.473
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Maida, F. (2002): Descrizione delle specie e varietà di minerali e loro ritrovamento nella Bergamasca. G.O.M. Gruppo Orobico Minerali - Novecento Grafico, Ed., Bergamo 82 pp. (geologic part by F. Pezzotta).
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Bocci Adrio

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
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
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

References

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- Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973): Guida ai Minerali, Fratelli Fabbri, Ed., Milano, 208 pp.
- Gramaccioli, C.M. "minerali alpini e prealpini" Istituto Italiano Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 1975, 2.vol. pp.473
- Maida, F. (2002): Descrizione delle specie e varietà di minerali e loro ritrovamento nella Bergamasca. G.O.M. Gruppo Orobico Minerali - Novecento Grafico, Ed., Bergamo, 82 pp. (geologic part by F. Pezzotta).

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