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Rio Ricet mine ("Rio Menegol"), Vignola-Falesina, Valsugana, Trento Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 3' 7'' North , 11° 16' 29'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Lavori minerari del Rio Ricet ("Rio Menegol"), Vignola-Falesina, Valsugana, Provincia di Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy

A group of small mines approx. 1 km W of Compet, named after the small creek (rio) very near the mines.
The correct name of the locality is Rio Ricet mine (Rio Menegol may be uncorrectly used by collectors).
Three different sites along the Ricet creek:
- A: 1421.10 m a.s.l. (46°02'45.5"N; 11°17'35.7"E);
- B: from 1341.15 to 1386.68 m a.s.l. (46°02'42.8"N; 11°17'31.8"E);
- C: 1328 m a.s.l. (46°02'36.8"N; 11°19.5"E).

Undetermined phases from the same locality:
- UK01: Al,Fe,Ca arseniate
- UK02: Cu arseniate

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59 valid minerals.

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Gasparetto, P., Bittarello, E., Canal, A., Casagrande, L., Ciriotti, M.E., Fassina, B., Ferretti, P., Pegoraro, S., Tosato, F., Zammatteo, P. (2014): I lavori minerari del Rio Ricet, Vignola, Falesina, Trento. Micro, 2-3/2014, 50-123.

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