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Metropolitan City of Rome Capital, Lazio, Italyi
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LazioAdministrative Region
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Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Rome2,318,895 (2018)
Acilia-Castel Fusano-Ostia Antica129,362 (2016)
Lido di Ostia79,400 (2016)
Guidonia Montecelio67,516 (2012)
Velletri48,443 (2015)
Civitavecchia47,543 (2014)
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Rome Province (1870-2014)
Other Languages:
French:
Ville métropolitaine de Rome Capitale (Province de Rome), Latium, Italie
German:
Metropolitanstadt Rom Hauptstadt (Provinz Rom), Latium, Italien
Italian:
Città metropolitana di Roma Capitale (Provincia di Roma), Lazio, Italia
Russian:
Метрополийный город Рим-столица (Провинция Рим), Лацио, Италия
Simplified Chinese:
羅馬首都廣域市, 拉齐奥, 意大利
Spanish:
Ciudad metropolitana de Roma Capital (Provincia de Roma), Lacio, Italia
Asturian:
Ciudá metropolitana de Roma Capital, Llaciu, Italia
Catalan:
Ciutat metropolitana de Roma Capital, Laci, Itàlia
Dutch:
Metropolitane stad Rome Hoofdstad, Lazio, Italië
Finnish:
Rooman metropolikaupunki, Lazio, Italia
Japanese:
ローマ県, ラツィオ州, イタリア
Korean:
로마 수도 광역시, 라치오주, 이탈리아
Latin:
Urbs metropolitana Romae Capitis (Provincia Romana; Provincia Romae), Latium, Italia
Occitan:
Ciutat Metropolitana de Roma Capitala, Laci, Itàlia
Polish:
Miasto Stołeczne Rzym, Lacjum, Włochy
Scots:
Metropolitan Ceety o Roum Caipital, Lazio, Italy
Serbo-Croatian:
Metropolitanski grad Rim, Lacij, Italija
Ukrainian:
Рим-Столиця, Лаціо, Італія
Vietnamese:
Thành phố đô thị Roma Thủ đô, Lazio, Ý
Wu Chinese:
罗马首都广域市, 意大利


The Metropolitan City of Rome Capital is a provincial-level municipality created in 2014. On January 1, 2015 it replaced the abolished Province of Rome (1870-2014), including the territory of the city of Rome and 121 other municipalities (comuni) in the suburbs of the city.

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196 valid minerals. 17 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 2 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc. 7 erroneous literature entries.

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Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: No reference listed
Aegirine var: Fedorovite (FRL)
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Type Locality:
Reference: Viola, Carlo Maria (1899) Mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen aus dem Hernikerlande in dem Provinz Rom (Italien). Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie, und Paeleontologie: Band I: 93-137.
Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Reference: Eur. J. Mineral. , 1993, 5, pp. 53-58.
Afghanite
Formula: (Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
Afwillite
Formula: Ca3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
Åkermanite
Formula: Ca2Mg(Si2O7)
'Åkermanite-Gehlenite Series'
Reference: http://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,11,242502,242574#msg-242574
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Negretti,G.C.;Lombardi,G.;Morbidelli,L.:”Studio geopetrografico del complesso vulcanico tolfetano-cerite (Lazio).IV:Le manifestazioni vulcaniche acide del settore civitavecchiese tolfetano”,Quad.CNR,4,1-173 (1966).
Albite var: Oligoclase-Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Negretti,G.C.;Lombardi,G.;Morbidelli,L.:”Studio geopetrografico del complesso vulcanico tolfetano-cerite (Lazio).IV:Le manifestazioni vulcaniche acide del settore civitavecchiese tolfetano”,Quad.CNR,4,1-173 (1966).
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Alloriite (TL)
Formula: (Na,Ca,K)26Ca4(Al6Si6O24)4(SO4)6Cl6
Type Locality:
Reference: Chukanov, N.V., Rastsvetaeva, R.K., Pekov, I.V., Zadov, A.E. (2007). Alloriite, Na5K1.5Ca(Si6Al6O24)(SO4)(OH)0.5•H2O, a new mineral species of the cancrinite group. Geology of ore deposits, 49, 752-757.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Della Ventura, G., Bellatreccia, F., Cámara, F., Oberti, R., Lorand, J.P., Parodi, G.C., Carlier, G., Di Domenico, D. (2006): Carbon-bearing cordierite from Allumiere (Tolfa volcanic center, Latium, Italy): occurrence, crystal-structure and FTIR microspectroscopy. Periodico di Mineralogia, 75, 113–126.
Alum-(K)
Formula: KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Del Caldo A., Moro C., Gramaccioli C.M., Boscardin M. (1973): Guida ai Minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano, 208 pp.; Stoppani F.S., Curti E. (1982): I minerali del Lazio. Editoriale Olimpia, Firenze, 291 pp.
Alunite (TL)
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 559; Lombardi, G. (1967): Ricerche su rocce alunitiche del settore di Tolfa-Allumiere (Lazio). Periodico di Mineralogia – Roma, 399-462.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Andradite var: Melanite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Anorthite var: Labradorite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1917) Les formes grenues du magma leucitique du volcan laziale. Comptes Rendu hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, 165, 1029-1035.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
'Apatite var: Carbonate-rich Apatite'
Reference: • Stoppani, F.S. & Curti, E. (1982): I minerali del Lazio. Editoriale Olimpia, Firenze, 291 pp.
'Apatite var: Collophane'
Reference: F. Stoppa and Y. Liu, Eur. J. Mineral. , 1995, 7, pp. 391-402.
Aphthitalite
Formula: (K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Reference: Cavarretta, G., Mottana, A., Tecce, F. (1981): Cesanite, Ca2Na3[(OH)(SO4)3], a sulphate isotypic to apatite, from the Cesano geothermal field (Latium, Italy). Mineral. Mag., 44, 269-273; Stoppani, F.S., Curti, E. (1982): I minerali del Lazio. Editoriale Olimpia, Firenze, 291 pp.
'Apophyllite'
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Arcanite
Formula: K2SO4
Reference: Cavarretta, G., Mottana, A., Tecce, F. (1982): Goergeyite e syngenite nei pozzi geotermici di Cesano (Lazio). Rendiconti Soc. Ital. Mineral. Petrol., 38, 902; Stoppani, F.S., Curti, E. (1982): I minerali del Lazio. Editoriale Olimpia, Firenze, 291 pp.; Cavarretta, G., Mottana, A., Tecce, F. (1983): Görgeyite and syngenite in the Cesano geothermal field (Latium, Italy). Neues Jahrb. Mineral. Abh., 147, 304–314.
Artinite
Formula: Mg2(CO3)(OH)2 · 3H2O
Ashcroftine-(Y)
Formula: K5Na5(Y,Ca)12Si28O70(OH)2(CO3)8 · 8H2O
Description: Many specimens of presumed ashcroftine-(Y) submitted for analysis resulted to be amorphous or non-crystalline.
Atacamite ?
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Description: As greenish incrustations.
Reference: Stoppani, F.S., Curti, E. (1982) I minerali del Lazio. Editoriale Olimpia, Firenze, 291 pp.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Augite var: Fassaite
Formula: (Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Negretti,G.C.;Lombardi,G.;Morbidelli,L.:”Studio geopetrografico del complesso vulcanico tolfetano-cerite (Lazio).IV:Le manifestazioni vulcaniche acide del settore civitavecchiese tolfetano”,Quad.CNR,4,1-173 (1966).
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Baddeleyite
Formula: ZrO2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Biachellaite (TL)
Formula: (Na,Ca,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)2(OH)0.5 · H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Chukanov, N.V., et al., ZRMO 137(3),57-66(2008)
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Funiciello, R., Mariotti, G., Parotto, M. , Preite-Martinez, M., Tecce, F. , Toneatti, R., Turi, B. (1979): Geology, mineralogy and stable isotope geochemistry of the Cesano geothermal field (Sabatini Mts. volcanic system, northern Latium, Italy). Geothermics, 8, 1, 55 - 73.
Britholite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,Ca)5(SiO4)3OH
'Britholite Group'
Formula: (REE, Ca)5[(Si,P)O4]3X
Cahnite
Formula: Ca2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Calcite var: Mg-rich Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mg)CO3
Reference: Cavarretta, G., Mottana, A., Tecce, F. (1981): Cesanite, Ca2Na3[(OH)(SO4)3], a sulphate isotypic to apatite, from the Cesano geothermal field (Latium, Italy). Mineral. Mag., 44, 269-273.
'Cancrinite Group'
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Gottardi, G. (1952). La sabbia di Nettuno (Roma). Rendiconti della Società Mineralogica Italiana, 8, 56-57.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Cesanite (TL)
Formula: Na3Ca2(SO4)3(OH)
Type Locality:
Reference: Cavarretta, G., Mottana, A., Tecce, F. (1981): Cesanite, Ca2Na3[(OH)(SO4)3], a sulphate isotypic to apatite, from the Cesano geothermal field (Latium, Italy). Mineral. Mag., 44, 269-273; Cavarretta, G., Mottana, A., Tecce, F. (1982): Goergeyite e syngenite nei pozzi geotermici di Cesano (Lazio). Rendiconti Soc. Ital. Mineral. Petrol., 38, 902; Stoppani, F.S., Curti, E. (1982): I minerali del Lazio. Editoriale Olimpia, Firenze, 291 pp.; Cavarretta, G., Mottana, A., Tecce, F. (1983): Görgeyite and syngenite in the Cesano geothermal field (Latium, Italy). Neues Jb. Mineral. Abh., 147, 304–314.
'Chabazite'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chabazite-K
Formula: (K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Description: Chabazite-K rich in Sr
Reference: Passaglia, E. (1970): The crystal chemistry of chabazites. Amer. Mineral. 55, 1278-1301; Stoppani, F.S., Curti, E. (1982) I minerali del Lazio. Editoriale Olimpia, Firenze, 291 pp.
Chabazite-Sr
Formula: Sr2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: Ch. Robert : "Barian phillipsite and strontian chabazite from the Plateau des Coirons, Ardèche, France", Bull. Minéral., 1988, 111, pp. 671-677, France.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
'Chlorite Group'
Chondrodite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Reference: Della Ventura G., Bellatreccia F., Cámara F., Oberti F., Lorand J.P., Parodi G.C., Carlier G., Di Domenico D. – 2006 - Carbon-bearing cordierite from Allumiere (Tolfa volcanic center, Latium, Italy): occurrence, crystal-structure and FTIR microspectroscopy. Periodico di Mineralogia, V. 75, pp. 113–126.
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS