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Sant'Agostino, Coli, Trebbia Valley, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 44' 35'' North , 9° 26' 49'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.74311,9.44710
GeoHash:G#: spywwcppt
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Sant'Agostino, Coli, Val Trebbia, Provincia di Piacenza, Emilia-Romagna, Italia


Two mineral sites are located in the neighborhood of Sant'Agostino church:
- an occurrence of aragonite, calcite, hydromagnesite, jamborite, pyroaurite, etc. in highly fractured serpentinite, located uphill from the sanctuary towards Santa Barbara Pass;
- An occurrence of datolite, prehnite, analcime, and probable laumontite in altered gabbros, located downhill from the sanctuary towards Coli.

To reach the former locality, cross Coli and continue for three kilometres after the village of Fontana, then turn right at the fork and continue for two kilometres, passing over the sanctuary of Sant' Agostino. The mineral site is at the left, before the curve of the road.


Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

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
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3143659
Cretaceous limestone

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{sandstone,marlstone}

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]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3186389
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

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]

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References

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Orlandi, P. and Campostrini, I. (2005) Zibaldone. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana: 29 (3): 184-191.
Baldizzone, G. (2008) I minerali del piacentino – come riconoscerli dove trovarli. Baldizzone, G., stampa Tipolito Farnese, Piacenza, 113 pp.
Agliuzza, F., Esposito, M., and Odicino, G. (2014) Siti d’interesse mineralogico (noti e meno noti) in Alta Val Trebbia. Parte Seconda: Zibaldone di località piacentine. Prie: 10: 11-29.

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