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Conca Cannas quarry ("Fradelloni quarry"), Masullas, Mt. Arci, Oristano Province, Sardinia, Italyi
Regional Level Types
Conca Cannas quarry ("Fradelloni quarry")Quarry
Masullas- not defined -
Mt. ArciMountain
Oristano ProvinceProvince
SardiniaAutonomous Region

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Name(s) in local language(s):Cava di Conca Cannas ("Cava di Fradelloni"), Masullas, Monte Arci, Oristano, Sardegna, Italia
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° North , 8° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~5km
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate

Old abandoned quarry, previously erroneously named "Fradelloni quarry, Uras".
It is located in the municipality of Masullas, Oristano province.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: - Sitta, S., Ventacoli, C., Turconi, B. (1983): Topazio, granato, cordierite al Mte Arci (CA). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, vol. 8 fasc. 3/1983, pp.81-84.
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Luigi Chiappino data; No reference
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: "Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
'Osumilite Group'
Reference: No reference
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Luigi Chiappino data; No reference
Formula: SiO2
Reference: - Sitta, S., Ventacoli, C., Turconi, B. (1983): Topazio, granato, cordierite al Mte Arci (CA). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, vol. 8 fasc. 3/1983, pp.81-84.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Osumilite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Osumilite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O TridymiteSiO2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si TridymiteSiO2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)


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Sitta, S., Ventacoli, C., and Turconi, B. (1983) Topazio, granato, cordierite al Mte Arci (CA). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, vol. 8, fasc. 3/1983, pp.81-84.

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