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Varana, Modena Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 27' 20'' North , 10° 46' 28'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.4555555556, 10.7744444444
Name(s) in local language(s): Varana, Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italia
A serpentinite outcrop located close to the village of Varana along the Fossa River.
The minerals Unnamed(Ulric Acid Dihydrate), Weddellite and the Whewellite occur on the surface of lherzolitic serpentinites near Varana (Modena).

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4 entries listed. 3 valid minerals.

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- Dondi, M. & Puggioli, G. (1990): Minerali organici, 1 parte. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1990, 189-206.
- Laurora, A., Brigatti,M.F., Malferrari,D., Galli, E. ,Rossi, A. & Ferrari, M.(2011): The crystal chemistry of lizardite-1T from northern Apennines ophiolites near Modena, Italy. Canadian Mineralogist. 49, 1045-1054 [Sample from Varana used in studty]

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