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Mt. Forno, Muretto Valley, Chiesa in Valmalenco, Malenco Valley, Valtellina, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italyi
Regional Level Types
Mt. FornoMountain
Muretto ValleyValley
Chiesa in Valmalenco- not defined -
Malenco ValleyValley
Valtellina- not defined -
Sondrio ProvinceProvince
LombardyRegion
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° North , 9° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~4km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Monte del Forno, Val Muretto, Chiesa in Valmalenco, Valmalenco (Val Malenco), Valtellina, Sondrio, Lombardia, Italia


Stratabound Mn deposit.

Note on the mineral list: the abstract of Ferrario & Montrasio (1976) also mentions "Mn-Ca carbonate".

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Reference: Ferrario, A. & Montrasio, A. (1976): Manganese ore deposit of Monte del Forno. Its stratigraphic and structural implications. Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 56, 377-385.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Ferrario, A. & Montrasio, A. (1976): Manganese ore deposit of Monte del Forno. Its stratigraphic and structural implications. Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 56, 377-385.
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Ferrario, A. & Montrasio, A. (1976): Manganese ore deposit of Monte del Forno. Its stratigraphic and structural implications. Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 56, 377-385.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ferrario, A. & Montrasio, A. (1976): Manganese ore deposit of Monte del Forno. Its stratigraphic and structural implications. Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 56, 377-385.
Tephroite
Formula: Mn2+2SiO4
Reference: Ferrario, A. & Montrasio, A. (1976): Manganese ore deposit of Monte del Forno. Its stratigraphic and structural implications. Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 56, 377-385.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Group 9 - Silicates
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Tephroite9.AC.05Mn2+2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Tephroite51.3.1.4Mn2+2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O TephroiteMn22+SiO4
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
AlAluminium
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si TephroiteMn22+SiO4
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn TephroiteMn22+SiO4
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2

References

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- Ferrario, A. & Montrasio, A. (1976): Manganese ore deposit of Monte del Forno. Its stratigraphic and structural implications. Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 56, 377-385.


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