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Calabona Mine, Alghero, Sassari Province, Sardinia, Italy

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 31' 55'' North , 8° 21' 54'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.53194,8.36500
GeoHash:G#: spjyw6e5w
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Miniera di Calabona, Alghero, Provincia di Sassari, Sardegna, Italia


Abandoned mine in a porphyry copper deposit.


Mineral List


38 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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Miocene - Oligocene
5.333 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 3159714
Oligocene andesite

Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 33.9 Ma)

Lithology: Andesite group

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]

Early Paleozoic
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 3186397
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 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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- Manasse E. (1913): Azzurrite di Calabona presso Alghero. Atti Società toscana di scienze naturali, Memorie, 29, 196-212.
- Dana7:I:250.
- Ciampi A.(1922): I giacimenti ramiferi di Calabona presso Alghero. Bollettino Società Geologica Italiana, 41, 352-355.
- Ciampi A.(1922): Note geologiche-minerarie sui giacimenti cupriferi della regione di Alghero (Sardegna). Bollettino della Associazione Mineraria Sarda, 27, 3, 13-75.
- Abbolito E. (1937): Studio micrografico di alcuni minerali cupriferi di Calabona (Sardegna). Periodico di mineralogia, 8, 447-455.
- Del Caldo A., Moro C., Gramaccioli C.M., Boscardin M. (1973): Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano, 208 pp.
- De Michele V. (1974): Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol., 408 pp.
- Stefanini B., Williams-Jones A. E. (1996): Hydrothermal evolution in the Calabona porphyry copper system (Sardinia, Italy); the path to an uneconomic deposit. Economic Geology, 91, (4), 774-791.
- Campostrini I.(1998): La miniera di Calabona (Alghero, SS). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 22, (1), 10-18.
- Singer D.A., Berger V.I., Moring B.C. (2008): Porphyry copper deposits of the world: Database and grade and tonnage models, 2008. US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.

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