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Bosa, Oristano Province, Sardinia, Italy

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Name(s) in local language(s):Bosa, Oristano, Sardegna, Italia


Outcrops along the coastal road between Bosa (Nuoro Province) and Alghero.

After Bosa, in Alghero direction, after Argentina Tower, there are 4 localities locally known as Managu, Selvascheggia, Sassuiles, and Capo Marargiù where zeolites occur in altered "basaltic" rocks.

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17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 21-30
'Apophyllite'
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 21-30
'Chabazite'
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 21-30
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Clinoptilolite'
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 21-30
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cyrilovite
Formula: NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: "Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 21-30
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 21-30
Mordenite
Formula: (Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 21-30
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ref.: Boscardin. M. (1975) - Informazioni di mineralogia italiana: 57)Zeoliti della sardegna - Notizie del Gruppo Min. Lombardo, fasc. 3, Milano, Sept. 1975,pp. 52-55
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Stellerite
Formula: Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 21-30
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 21-30
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 21-30

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Djurleite'2.BA.05Cu31S16
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Pyrolusite'4.DB.05Mn4+O2
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Cyrilovite'8.DL.10NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Analcime'9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
'Laumontite'9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
'Mesolite'9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
'Mordenite'9.GD.35(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
'Stellerite'9.GE.15Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
'Thomsonite-Ca'9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Clinoptilolite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Djurleite2.4.7.2Cu31S16
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Cyrilovite42.7.8.1NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Mordenite77.1.6.1(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Stellerite77.1.4.4Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Clinoptilolite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
H StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O QuartzSiO2
O StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Al StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
PPhosphorus
P CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S DjurleiteCu31S16
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Ca StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu DjurleiteCu31S16
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Deriu, M. (1955) Le rocce vulcaniche della regione di Bosa; "la formazione trachitoide superiore". Periodico di Mineralogia – Roma, 119-328.
Boscardin, M. (1975) Informazioni di mineralogia italiana: 57) Zeoliti della Sardegna. Notizie del Gruppo Min. Lombardo, fasc. 3, Milano, Sept. 1975, 52-55.
Conti-Vecchi, G. and Stara, P. (1991) Minerali della Sardegna - Edizioni Della Torre, Cagliari, 276 pp.
Lapis (2003) (2), 21-30.

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