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Bracco, Genova Province, Liguria, Italyi
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Bracco- not defined -
Genova ProvinceProvince
LiguriaAdministrative Region
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 15' 31'' North , 9° 30' 26'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
San Pietro Frascati119 (2014)1.9km
Castiglione466 (2014)2.0km
Moneglia1,920 (2014)2.5km
Missano177 (2014)2.7km
Campegli184 (2014)2.7km


Ophiolitic units near Bracco.
Ref: Cabella et al.(1997), Loveringite and baddeleyite in layers of chromian spinel from the Bracco ophiolithic unit, northern Apennines, Italy.Canadian Min. 35, 899-908

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baddeleyite
Formula: ZrO2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 35, 899-908 (1997)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 35, 899-908 (1997)
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 35, 899-908 (1997)
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 35, 899-908 (1997)
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: No reference listed
Enstatite var: Vanadinbronzite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: No reference listed
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 35, 899-908 (1997)
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Can Miner. 35/899-908, 1997
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 35, 899-908 (1997)
Loveringite
Formula: (Ca,Ce,La)(Zr,Fe)(Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)18O38
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 35, 899-908 (1997)
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 35, 899-908 (1997)
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 35, 899-908 (1997)
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 35, 899-908 (1997)
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 35, 899-908 (1997)
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 35, 899-908 (1997)
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 35, 899-908 (1997)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Baddeleyite4.DE.35ZrO2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Loveringite4.CC.40(Ca,Ce,La)(Zr,Fe)(Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)18O38
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
var: Vanadinbronzite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Baddeleyite4.4.14.1ZrO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB21O38
Loveringite8.5.1.2(Ca,Ce,La)(Zr,Fe)(Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)18O38
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
Enstatite
var: Vanadinbronzite
-MgSiO3
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Enstatite (var: Vanadinbronzite)MgSiO3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Loveringite(Ca,Ce,La)(Zr,Fe)(Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)18O38
O BaddeleyiteZrO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O RutileTiO2
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
MgMagnesium
Mg Enstatite (var: Vanadinbronzite)MgSiO3
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Loveringite(Ca,Ce,La)(Zr,Fe)(Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)18O38
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
AlAluminium
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al Loveringite(Ca,Ce,La)(Zr,Fe)(Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)18O38
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Enstatite (var: Vanadinbronzite)MgSiO3
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Loveringite(Ca,Ce,La)(Zr,Fe)(Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)18O38
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti Loveringite(Ca,Ce,La)(Zr,Fe)(Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)18O38
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
CrChromium
Cr Loveringite(Ca,Ce,La)(Zr,Fe)(Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)18O38
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe Loveringite(Ca,Ce,La)(Zr,Fe)(Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)18O38
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZrZirconium
Zr Loveringite(Ca,Ce,La)(Zr,Fe)(Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)18O38
Zr BaddeleyiteZrO2
LaLanthanum
La Loveringite(Ca,Ce,La)(Zr,Fe)(Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)18O38
CeCerium
Ce Loveringite(Ca,Ce,La)(Zr,Fe)(Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)18O38

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: 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]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3140994
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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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