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Valle della Neve (ex Barbarena) quarry, Tonezza del Cimone, Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° North , 11° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Name(s) in local language(s):Cava di Valle della Neve (ex Barbarena), Tonezza del Cimone, Provincia di Vicenza, Veneto, Italia
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe


Abandoned brucite marble quarry located on Monte Campomolon, NW of Tonezza del Cimone. It can be reached from the road connecting Tonezza del Cimone to Folgaria.

This brucite marble, commercially known as pearl grey marble, is the product of contact metamorphism, originated from Cenozoic basaltic intrusions in Late Triassic dolostone (Dolomia Principale Formation).

This quarry is particularly known for hydrotalcite.

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12 valid minerals.

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References

- De Michele V. (1974): Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol., 408 pp.
- Boscardin.M., De Zen L., Zordan A. (1989): I minerali della Val Leogra e della Val d'Astico nel Vicentino. Grafiche BM Marcolin, Schio, 140 pp.
- Boscardin M., Daleffe A., Rocchetti I., Zordan A. (2011): Minerali del Vicentino - Aggiornamenti, località e nuove determinazioni. Museo di Archeologia e Scienze Naturali “G. Zannato” – Montecchio Maggiore (Vicenza), 183 pp.
- Zordan A. (2014): Provincia di Vicenza. In: Zorzi F., Boscardin M. (eds.), Minerali del Veneto. Alla scoperta sei tesori della nostra regione. Museo di Storia Naturale e Archeologia di Montebelluna - Treviso, Cierre Edizioni, Sommacampagna, 173-246.

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