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Montecani mine, Nebida, Iglesias, Carbonia-Iglesias Province, Sardinia, Italyi
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Montecani mineMine
Nebida- not defined -
Iglesias- not defined -
Carbonia-Iglesias ProvinceProvince
SardiniaAutonomous Region
ItalyCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Montecani mine, Nebida, Iglesias, Carbonia-Iglesias, Italia, Sardegna
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 20' 51'' North , 8° 26' 20'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.34750,8.43889
GeoHash:G#: snypb4cpb
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Nebida924 (2018)3.7km
Buggerru1,037 (2018)6.5km
Bindua418 (2018)7.7km
Iglesias22,659 (2018)9.5km
Gonnesa4,154 (2018)9.5km


Old Pb-Zn mine. Collecting minerals are prohibited.

Former Zn-Pb-mine of Vieille Montagne, from 1888 until 1930.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Guida ai minerali Gruppo editore Fabbri ed. 1973 rist. 1985
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Guida ai minerali Gruppo editore Fabbri ed. 1973 rist. 1985
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Guida ai minerali Gruppo editore Fabbri ed. 1973 rist. 1985
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Guida ai minerali Gruppo editore Fabbri ed. 1973 rist. 1985
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Guida ai minerali Gruppo editore Fabbri ed. 1973 rist. 1985
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Guida ai minerali Gruppo editore Fabbri ed. 1973 rist. 1985
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Guida ai minerali Gruppo editore Fabbri ed. 1973 rist. 1985
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Guida ai minerali Gruppo editore Fabbri ed. 1973 rist. 1985
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Guida ai minerali Gruppo editore Fabbri ed. 1973 rist. 1985
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Guida ai minerali Gruppo editore Fabbri ed. 1973 rist. 1985
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Guida ai minerali Gruppo editore Fabbri ed. 1973 rist. 1985
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Guida ai minerali Gruppo editore Fabbri ed. 1973 rist. 1985
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Guida ai minerali Gruppo editore Fabbri ed. 1973 rist. 1985
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Guida ai minerali Gruppo editore Fabbri ed. 1973 rist. 1985

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Devonian - Proterozoic
358.9 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3130651
Proterozoic meta-sediment

Age: to Devonian (358.9 - 2500 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{meta-sediment group}, Minor{meta-volcanic rock group,meta-syenite,mica schist}

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: 3186402
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]

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

References

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Guida ai Minerali Gruppo editoriale Fabbri I° ed. 1973 rist. 1985
P.Stara, R. Rizzo, G.Tanca 1996 Iglesiente e Arburese miniere e minerali vol. I


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