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Traversella Mine, Traversella, Chiusella Valley, Canavese District, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 30' 49'' North , 7° 45' 26'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.51361,7.75722
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Miniera di Traversella, Traversella, Val Chiusella, Canavese, Torino, Piemonte, Italia


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Mineral List

Acanthite

Actinolite

'Allanite Group'

Allophane

Amphibole Supergroup

var: Byssolite

Anglesite

Ankerite

'Apatite'

'Apophyllite'

Aragonite

Arsenolite ?

Arsenopyrite

Augite

var: Fassaite

Azurite

'Barettite'

Baryte

Beudantite

'Biotite'

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Brochantite

Calcite

Cerussite

Chabazite-Ca

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chenevixite ?

'Chlorite Group'

Chloritoid

Chrysocolla

Chrysotile

Clinochlore

Cobaltite

Copper

Cordierite

Coronadite ?

Corundum

Cosalite

Cronstedtite

Cryptomelane

Cubanite

Cuprite

Cyanotrichite

Diopside

var: Traversellite

Dioptase ?

Dolomite

Edenite ?

Epidote

Erythrite

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

Ferro-ferri-hornblende (TL)

Fluorite

Fornacite

Galena

'Garnet'

Gehlenite ?

Goethite

Gold

Hedenbergite

Hematite

Hemimorphite

'Hornblende'

Hydrocerussite

Ilmenite

Langite

Leadhillite

'Limonite'

Mackinawite

Magnesite

Magnetite

Malachite

Marcasite ?

Mimetite

Molybdenite

Nacrite

'Olivine'

Orthoclase

Posnjakite

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

Pyromorphite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

Rutile

Scheelite

Segnitite

Siderite

Silver

Sphalerite

Spinel

Stephanite

Stibnite

'Stilbite'

Stolzite

Sulphur

Svanbergite

Talc

var: Steatite

Tetrahedrite

Thaumasite

Thomsonite-Ca

Titanite

Tochilinite

Tremolite

Tungstite ?

Uraninite

Valleriite

Vanadinite

'Wolframite'

Wulfenite

Zircon

Zoisite


98 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of 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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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 1380886
Quaternary sedimentary rocks

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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References

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Barelli V. (1835) Cenni di statistica mineralogica degli Stati di S.M. il Re di Sardegna, ovvero Catalogo ragionato della raccolta formatasi presso l'Azienda Generale dell'Interno. Tipografia Giuseppe Fodratti, Torino, 686 pp.
Jervis G. (1873) I tesori sotterranei dell'Italia. Vol. 1: Regioni delle Alpi. Ed. Loescher, Torino, 410 pp.
Müller F.C. (1912) Die Erzlagerstätten von Traversella im Piemont, Italien. Zeitschrift für Praktische Geologie, 20, 6, 209–240.
Kennedy W. (1931) The igneous rocks, pyrometasomatism and ore deposition at Traversella, Piedmont (Italy). Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 11, 1, 76-139.
Huttenlocher H.F. (1934) Die Erzlagerstättenzonen der Westalpen. Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 14, 22-149; Beiträge zur Geologie der Schweiz, Geotechnische Serie, Kl. Mitt., 4, 149 pp.
Del Caldo A., Moro C., Gramaccioli C.M., Boscardin M. (1973) Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano, 208 pp.
Torti R. (1973) La miniera di Traversella e i suoi minerali. Gruppo Mineralogico Lombardo, Ed., Milano, 54 pp.
De Michele V. (1974) Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Ed. De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol., 408 pp.
Gramaccioli C.M. (1975) Minerali alpini e prealpini. Istituto Italiano Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 2 vol., 472 pp.
Vander Auwera J., Verkaeren J. (1993) Occurrence of contrasting skarn formations in dolomites of the Traversella deposit (Ivrea, Italy). Geologische Rundschau, 82, 726-740.
GMV Gruppo Mineralogico Valchiusella, Pagano R., Barresi A. (2005) La miniera di Traversella: passato, presente e futuro. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 29, 1 (1/2005), 8-26.
Barresi A. (2005) Novità dalla miniera di Traversella: bismutinite, cobaltite, eritrite. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 29, 1 (1/2005), 16-17.
Gruppo Mineralogico Valchiusella (2007) Argento nativo. Anteprima di un eccezionale ritrovamento a Traversella. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 31, 1 (1/2007), 40-41.
Piccoli G.C., Maletto G., Bosio P., Lombardo B. (2007) Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.
Costa E., Benna P., Bittarello E., Cámara F., Dino G.A., Rossetti P., Rubbo M., Vernetti A., Marengo A., Ciriotti M.E. (2015) La mineralogia dei carbonati. Esempi dalla miniera di Treversella. Micro, 2-2015, 72-80.
Oberti, R., Boiocchi, M., Hawthorne, F.C., Ball, N.A., Cámara, F., Pagano, R., Pagano, A. (2016): Ferro-ferri-hornblende from the Traversella Mine (Ivrea, Italy): occurrence, mineral description and crystal-chemistry. Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 1233-1242

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