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Rio del Bastardo, Roccamurata, Borgo Val di Taro, Taro Valley, Parma Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 31' 28'' North , 9° 52' 10'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.5244444444, 9.86944444444
Name(s) in local language(s):Rio del Bastardo, Roccamurata, Borgo Val di Taro, Val di Taro, Provincia di Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italia

Rio del Bastardo is a tributary stream located on the orographic right side of Taro river (Taro valley, also known as Val Taro in Italian), to the SSW of Roccamurata.
The outcrop is located on the orographic right side of Rio del Bastardo stream (translated from Italian, "Bastard's Creek") and consists of an intensively weathered ophiolitic breccia permeated by carbonate-rich veins.

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4 valid minerals.

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Pellecchia M., Mavris C. (2012): Artinite e altri carbonati nella valle del fiume Taro, Parma. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 36, 1 (1-2012), 10-17.

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