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Valvassera mine, Valganna, Varese Province, Lombardy, Italyi
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Valvassera mineMine
Valganna- not defined -
Varese ProvinceProvince
LombardyRegion
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 52' 24'' North , 8° 49' 49'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Rasa di Velate424 (2014)2.1km
Bregazzana210 (2014)2.7km
Bisuschio4,055 (2014)3.0km
Induno Olona10,258 (2014)3.2km
Pogliana126 (2014)3.2km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Valvassera, Provincia di Varese, Lombardia, Italia


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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Chukhrovite-(Ce)
Formula: Ca3(Ce,Y)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 10H2O
Reference: Gentile, P., Vignola, P. & Gatta, D.G. (2012): La chukhrovite-(Ce) di Valvassera. Quarto ritrovamento mondiale in Valganna (VA), primo per l'Italia. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/2012, 26-29.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973): Guida ai Minerali. Fratelli Fabbri, Ed., Milano, 208 pp.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Chukhrovite-(Ce)3.CG.10Ca3(Ce,Y)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 10H2O
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 12 - COMPOUND HALIDES
Miscellaneous
Chukhrovite-(Ce)12.1.5.2Ca3(Ce,Y)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 10H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
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 Chukhrovite-(Ce)Ca3(Ce,Y)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 10H2O
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O SideriteFeCO3
O Chukhrovite-(Ce)Ca3(Ce,Y)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 10H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F Chukhrovite-(Ce)Ca3(Ce,Y)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 10H2O
AlAluminium
Al Chukhrovite-(Ce)Ca3(Ce,Y)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 10H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S Chukhrovite-(Ce)Ca3(Ce,Y)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 10H2O
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Chukhrovite-(Ce)Ca3(Ce,Y)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 10H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
YYttrium
Y Chukhrovite-(Ce)Ca3(Ce,Y)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 10H2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
CeCerium
Ce Chukhrovite-(Ce)Ca3(Ce,Y)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 10H2O
PbLead
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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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3185977
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Comments: Dinaric Alps

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]

Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3157724
Jura moutains, Penninic nappes, Austroalpine nappes, Southern Alpes

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{dolomite/dolostone}, Minor{limestone,evaporites,marl}

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]

Carboniferous
298.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2349863
Magmatische Gesteine, Plutonite

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Granite in tonalite and Quartz syenite

Reference: Geological Institute. Geological Map of Switzerland 1:500,000. isbn: 3906723399. University of Bern. [49]

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

References

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- Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973): Guida ai Minerali. Fratelli Fabbri, Ed., Milano, 208 pp.
- Gentile, P., Vignola, P. & Gatta, D.G. (2012): La chukhrovite-(Ce) di Valvassera. Quarto ritrovamento mondiale in Valganna (VA), primo per l'Italia. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/2012, 26-29.

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