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Val Pulita, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Apuan Alps, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° North , 10° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~8km
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Val Pulita, Bacino estrattivo di Torano, Carrara, Alpi Apuane, Massa-Carrara, Toscana, Italia


This area, located ENE of Torano village and reachable by a bad pathway, is interesting for some abandoned quarries in which large amounts of quartz were found.


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References

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Orlandi, P., Franzini, M. (1994). I minerali del marmo di Carrara. Silvana Editoriale, Amilcare Pizzi S.p.a.
Bombarda, L., Granai, F., Orlandi, P. (1999): Le cave di val Bona e val Pulita. Rivista Italiana di Mineralogia 2: 100-102.
Morino A., Passarino G. (2016): Minerali nel marmo di Carrara: solfuri e solfosali. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 40, 1 (1-2016), 22-33.
Morino, A. (2017) I minerali nel marmo di Carrara. I minerali estetici. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 41, 4 (4-2017), 242-253.

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