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Pereta Mine, Pereta, Scansano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° North , 11° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~47km
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Miniera di Pereta, Pereta, Scansano, Grosseto, Toscana, Italia

An antimony mine. Co-type locality for coquandite.

Mineral List

36 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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-Coquand H., 1848. Description des solfatares, des alunières e des lagoni de la Toscane. Bull. Soc. Geol. France, s. II, 6: 91-160
- Zucchetti S. (1968) Studio del giacimento mercurifero di Zolfiere in Comune di Scansano (Grosseto). L'industria Mineraria, Serie II, Anno XIX, Fascicolo 12, pp. 645-664 Associazione Mineraria Italiana - Roma
- Stea B. (1971) - Mineralizzazioni ad antimonio della Toscana meridionale: Zolfiere o Pereta (Scansano - Grosseto). Rendiconti della Società Italiana di Mineralogia e Petrologia, Fascicolo Speciale "La Toscana Meridionale" Vol. 27 pp. 435 - 437
-Dessau G., 1971. I giacimenti dell'area di Scansano (Grosseto). La Toscana Meridionale, Vol. 27 fasc. spec. SIMP: 489-501
- Niccolai L. (1972) - La miniera di Zolfiere. ex Vol. "La terra di Scansano" pp. 25-32 Ed. Cantagalli - Siena
-Cipriani N., Menchetti S., Sabelli C.,1980. Klebelsbergite and another antimony mineral from Pereta, Tuscany, Italy. N. Jb. Mineral. Mh., 1980: 223-229
-Cipriani N., Menchetti S., Orlandi P., Sabelli C., 1980. Peretaite, CaSb4O4(OH)2.2H2O, a new mineral from Pereta, Tuscany, Italy. Amer. Mineral., 65: 936-939
-Santoli R., Carlini R., 1980. Nuovi ritrovamenti di minerali di antimonio a Pereta (GR). Lazio Minerale, 8: 21.
-Sitta, S., & Turconi, B. (1981). Le Zolfiere di Scansano (GR). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 5(3), 71-80.
-Amici Mineralogisti Fiorentini (1981). Minyulite e fluellite, primi ritrovamenti italiani a Pereta (GR). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 5(4), 117-118.
-Menchetti S., Sabelli C., 1981. Minyulite, associated with fluellite, from Pereta, Tuscany, Italy. N. Jb. Mineral. Mh., 1981: 505-510
-Scortecci P.B., Tazzini M., 1984. Minerals of the Pereta mine, Tuscany, Italy. Mineralogical Record, 15: 19-26
-Amici Mineralogisti Fiorentini, 1985. Nuovo minerale a Pereta. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 9: 69
-Brizzi G., 1986. La trypuhyite di Pereta, Grosseto. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 10: 136
-Marzoni Fecia di Cossato Y., Meacci C., Orlandi P., Vezzalini G., 1987. The second world occurrence of mopungite from Pereta Mine, Tuscany, Italy. Atti Soc. Tosc. Sci. Nat., Mem., 94: 135-138
-Sabelli C., Orlandi P., Vezzalini G., 1992. Coquandite, Sb8O8(SO4).H2O, a new mineral from Pereta, Tuscany, Italym and two other localities. Mineralogical Magazine, 56: 599-603
- Preite D., 1993: Le Cetine, Pereta und Poggio Peloso: Beruhmte Antimonerz-Minen der Toskana. Lapis, 18(6), 17-25.
- Brizzi G., Meli R. (1995): La miniera antimonifera di Pereta con un cenno a quella solfo-cinabrifera di Zolfiere in comune di Scansano (GR). Riv. Mineral. Ital., 19, 3 (3-1995), 217-240.
- Bittarello E., Cámara F., Ciriotti M. E., Zaccaria G., Piva P. (2014): Ottensite, brizziite e mopungite della miniera di Pereta (Toscana). GMT 2014 Giornate Mineralogiche di Tavagnasco, 6-8 giugno 2014. Plinius, 40, 174.
- Bittarello, E., Cámara, F., Ciriotti, M.E., Marengo, A. (2015): Ottensite, brizziite and mopungite from Pereta mine (Tuscany, Italy): New occurrences and crystal structure refinement of mopungite. Mineralogy and Petrology, 109, 431-442.
- Bittarello E., Cámara F., Ciriotti M. E., Marengo A., Zaccaria G., Piva P. (2015): Ottensite, brizziite e mopungite della miniera di Pereta (Toscana). Micro, 2-2015, 64-71.

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