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Speranza incline, Faidallo mine, Cortabbio, Valsassina, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italyi
Regional Level Types
Speranza inclineIncline
Faidallo mineMine
Cortabbio- not defined -
Valsassina- not defined -
Lecco ProvinceProvince
LombardyRegion
ItalyCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):ribasso Speranza, Miniera di Faidallo, Cortabbio, Valsassina, Lecco
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 58' 5'' North , 9° 24' 1'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.96806,9.40028
GeoHash:G#: u0nttbjp6
Locality type:Incline
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Primaluna2,124 (2014)3.4km
Cortenova1,238 (2014)3.8km
Pasturo1,911 (2014)3.8km
Introbio1,954 (2014)3.9km
Barzio1,293 (2014)5.8km


From Cortabbio to Primaluna, over the Pioverna torrent.


Cartography IGM F. 32 I N.E.

Vittoria gallery 654 meters asl.

Speranza lower gallery 696 meters asl.

Speranza higher gallery 710 meters asl.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: - Gramaccioli, C.M., Scaini, G., Gentile, P., De Michele, V., Mannucci, G. (1992): Natura in Lombardia. I Minerali. Regione Lombardia, Ed., Milano, 223 pp.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
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
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
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
Pyrostilpnite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Riv .Miner. Ital. 2008 n. 3 pg. 157
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
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
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrostilpnite2.GA.10Ag3SbS3
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Pyrostilpnite3.4.2.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Annabergite40.3.6.4Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S PyrostilpniteAg3SbS3
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
NiNickel
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
AgSilver
Ag PyrostilpniteAg3SbS3
SbAntimony
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb PyrostilpniteAg3SbS3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3

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]

Middle Triassic
237 - 247.2 Ma



ID: 3143772
Middle Triassic limestone

Age: Middle Triassic (237 - 247.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{carbonates, consolidated,claystone,marlstone}

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]

Middle Triassic
237 - 247.2 Ma



ID: 2352985
Biogene Sedimentgesteine und Evaporite

Age: Middle Triassic (237 - 247.2 Ma)

Lithology: Biogenic carbonate rocks and evaporite

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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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Battaini et altri 1943 - Boscardin et altri 1970
- Servizio Geologico Nazionale 1975
- Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
- Gramaccioli, C.M., Scaini, G., Gentile, P., De Michele, V., Mannucci, G. (1992): Natura in Lombardia. I Minerali. Regione Lombardia, Ed., Milano, 223 pp.
- Montrasio ed altri 1996 - R.M.I. 1985 2 pg 78 e 1990 3 pg. 143


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