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Monte Arsiccio Mine, Sant'Anna di Stazzema, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italyi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
43° 58' 0'' North , 10° 16' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Farnocchia108 (2014)1.8km
Monteggiori134 (2014)2.5km
Camaiore26,746 (2015)2.9km
Mulina139 (2014)3.0km
Pontestazzemese177 (2014)3.4km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Miniera di Monte Arsiccio, Sant'Anna di Stazzema, Stazzema, Alpi Apuane, Lucca, Toscana, Italia


Old iron mine that worked a baryte-iron oxide-pyrite deposit.

Known for several rare and unusual thallium sulphosalts.

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Apuan Alps, Tuscany, ItalyMountain Range

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49 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aktashite
Formula: Cu6Hg3As4S12
Reference: Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., Orlandi, P. (2014): Mercury-arsenic sulfosalts from Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). II. Aktashite, Cu6Hg3As4S12, and laffittite, AgHgAsS3, from the Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence and crystal structure. Periodico di Mineralogia, 83, 1-18.; Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., & Orlandi, P. (2014). Mercury-arsenic sulfosalts from Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). I. Routhierite,(Cu0. 8Ag0. 2) Hg2Tl (As1. 4Sb0. 6)∑= 2S6, from Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence and crystal structure. European Journal of Mineralogy, 26(1), 163-170.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M. (2009): Ankangite from the Monte Arsiccio mine (Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy): occurrence, crystal structure, and classification problems in cryptomelane group minerals. Periodico di Mineralogia, 78(2), 3-11
'Andorite'
Formula: AgPbSb3S6
Reference: Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., & Orlandi, P. (2014). Mercury-arsenic sulfosalts from Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). I. Routhierite,(Cu0. 8Ag0. 2) Hg2Tl (As1. 4Sb0. 6)∑= 2S6, from Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence and crystal structure. European Journal of Mineralogy, 26(1), 163-170.
Andreadiniite (TL)
Formula: CuHgAg7Pb7Sb24S48
Type Locality:
Reference: Biagioni, C., Moëlo, Y., Orlandi, P. and Paar, W.H. (2014) Andreadiniite, IMA 2014-049. CNMNC Newsletter No. 22, October 2014, page 1244; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 1241-1248; Biagioni, C., Moëlo, Y., Orlandi, P., Paar, W.H. (2018) Lead-antimony sulfosalts from Tuscany (Italy). XXIII. Andreadiniite, CuAg7HgPb7Sb24S48, a new oversubstituted (Cu,Hg)-rich member of the andorite homeotypic series from the Monte Arsiccio mine, Apuan Alps. European Journal of Mineralogy: 30: 1021-1035.
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Collection Lechner Alois
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M. (2009): Ankangite from the Monte Arsiccio mine (Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy): occurrence, crystal structure, and classification problems in cryptomelane group minerals. Periodico di Mineralogia, 78(2), 3-11
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Biagioni, C. (2009). Minerali della Provincia di Lucca. Associazione Micro-Mineralogica Italiana, Cremona, 352 pp.
Arsiccioite (TL)
Formula: AgHg2Tl(As,Sb)2S6
Type Locality:
Reference: Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., Orlandi, P., Bindi, L., D’Orazio, M. and Vezzoni, S. (2013) Arsiccioite, IMA 2013-058. CNMNC Newsletter No. 17, October 2013, page 3003; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2997-3005; Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., Orlandi, P., Bindi, L., D’Orazio, M., Vezzoni, S. (2014): Mercury-arsenic sulfosalts from the Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). II. Arsiccioite, AgHg2TlAs2S6, a new mineral from the Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence, crystal structure and crystal chemistry of the routhierite isotypic series. Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 101-117.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: http://www.valdicastello.it/miniere.html; Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M. (2009): Ankangite from the Monte Arsiccio mine (Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy): occurrence, crystal structure, and classification problems in cryptomelane group minerals. Periodico di Mineralogia, 78(2), 3-11; Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., & Orlandi, P. (2014). Mercury-arsenic sulfosalts from Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). I. Routhierite,(Cu0. 8Ag0. 2) Hg2Tl (As1. 4Sb0. 6)∑= 2S6, from Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence and crystal structure. European Journal of Mineralogy, 26(1), 163-170.
Benstonite
Formula: Ba6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
Reference: Biagioni, C. & Orlandi, P. (2010). Cymrite and benstonite from the Monte Arsiccio mine (Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy): first Italian occurrence. Plinius, 36, 365.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Duchi G., Franzini M., Giamello M., Orlandi P., Riccobono F., 1993. The iron-rich beryls of Alpi Apuane. Mineralogy, chemistry and fluid inclusion. N. Jb. Mineral. Mh.: 193-207
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Duchi G., Franzini M., Giamello M., Orlandi P., Riccobono F., 1993. The iron-rich beryls of Alpi Apuane. Mineralogy, chemistry and fluid inclusion. N. Jb. Mineral. Mh.: 193-207
Boscardinite (TL)
Formula: TlPb4(Sb7As2)S18
Type Locality:
Description: TL added
Reference: Orlandi, P., Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., Paar, W.H. (2012): Lead-antomony sulfosalts from Tuscany (Italy). XII. Boscardinite, TlPb4(Sb7As2){sum}9S18, a new species from Monte Arsiccio mine: Occurrence and crystal structure. Canadian Mineralogist , 50 , 235-251; Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., & Orlandi, P. (2014). Mercury-arsenic sulfosalts from Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). I. Routhierite,(Cu0. 8Ag0. 2) Hg2Tl (As1. 4Sb0. 6)∑= 2S6, from Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence and crystal structure. European Journal of Mineralogy, 26(1), 163-170; Biagioni, C. & Moëlo, Y. (2017): Lead-antimony sulfosalts from Tuscany (Italy). XVIII. New data on the crystal-chemistry of boscardinite. Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 47-60.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Collection Lechner Alois
Chabournéite
Formula: Tl4Pb2(Sb,As)20S34
Reference: Biagioni, C., Moëlo, Y., and Zaccarini, F. (2017) Ferdowsiite from the Monte Arsiccio mine, Apuan Alps, Tuscany (Italy): occurrence and crystal structure. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 124, 5-11.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: http://www.valdicastello.it/miniere.html
Chovanite
Formula: Pb15-2xSb14+2xS36Ox (x ~ 0.2)
Reference: Biagioni, C., Moëlo, Y., Orlandi, P. (2014): Lead-antimony sulfosalts from Tuscany (Italy). XV. (Tl-Ag)-bearing rouxelite from Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence and crystal-chemistry. Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 651–661.
Cymrite
Formula: BaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
Reference: Biagioni, C. & Orlandi, P. (2010). Cymrite and benstonite from the Monte Arsiccio mine (Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy): first Italian occurrence. Plinius, 36, 365. ; Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., & Orlandi, P. (2014). Mercury-arsenic sulfosalts from Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). I. Routhierite,(Cu0. 8Ag0. 2) Hg2Tl (As1. 4Sb0. 6)∑= 2S6, from Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence and crystal structure. European Journal of Mineralogy, 26(1), 163-170.
Derbylite
Formula: Fe3+4Ti3Sb3+O13(OH)
Reference: Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Capalbo, C., Merlino, S., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M. & Perchiazzi, N. (2013) Cinque anni di ricerche mineralogichesulle Alpi Apuane - Sinergia fra collezionismo e ricerca scientifica. Giornate di Studio GNM “Nuovi minerali: tra ricerca e collezionismo” Padova, 18 giugno 2013, 48 pp.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M. (2009): Ankangite from the Monte Arsiccio mine (Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy): occurrence, crystal structure, and classification problems in cryptomelane group minerals. Periodico di Mineralogia, 78(2), 3-11; Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., & Orlandi, P. (2014). Mercury-arsenic sulfosalts from Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). I. Routhierite,(Cu0. 8Ag0. 2) Hg2Tl (As1. 4Sb0. 6)∑= 2S6, from Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence and crystal structure. European Journal of Mineralogy, 26(1), 163-170.
Ferdowsiite
Formula: Ag8(Sb5As3)S16
Reference: Biagioni, C., Moëlo, Y., and Zaccarini, F. (2017) Ferdowsiite from the Monte Arsiccio mine, Apuan Alps, Tuscany (Italy): occurrence and crystal structure. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 124, 5-11.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Biagioni, C. (2009). Minerali della Provincia di Lucca. Associazione Micro-Mineralogica Italiana, Cremona, 352 pp.
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Zibaldone di mineralogia italiana – Riv. min. It., Fasc. 3, 1990, pag. 140
Graeserite
Formula: (Fe3+ ,Ti)4Ti3AsO13(OH)
Reference: Collection Lechner Alois
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hörnesite
Formula: Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Biagioni, C., Moëlo, Y., and Zaccarini, F. (2017) Ferdowsiite from the Monte Arsiccio mine, Apuan Alps, Tuscany (Italy): occurrence and crystal structure. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 124, 5-11.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M. (2009): Ankangite from the Monte Arsiccio mine (Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy): occurrence, crystal structure, and classification problems in cryptomelane group minerals. Periodico di Mineralogia, 78(2), 3-11
Laffittite
Formula: AgHgAsS3
Reference: Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., Orlandi, P. (2014): Mercury-arsenic sulfosalts from Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). II. Aktashite, Cu6Hg3As4S12, and laffittite, AgHgAsS3, from the Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence and crystal structure. Periodico di Mineralogia, 83, 1-18.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Mannardite
Formula: Ba(Ti4+6V3+2)O16
Reference: Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., & Pasero, M. (2008). Ankangite from Monte Arsiccio mine. (Apuan Alps, Tuscany): third world occurrence. Plinius, 34, 212; Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., & Pasero, M. (2009). Ankangite from the Monte Arsiccio mine (Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy): occurrence, crystal structure, and classification problems in cryptomelane group minerals. Periodico di Mineralogia, 78, 3-11.
Mannardite var: Ankangite
Formula: Ba(Ti,V3+,Cr)8O16
Reference: Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., & Pasero, M. (2008). Ankangite from Monte Arsiccio mine. (Apuan Alps, Tuscany): third world occurrence. Plinius, 34, 212; Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., & Pasero, M. (2009). Ankangite from the Monte Arsiccio mine (Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy): occurrence, crystal structure, and classification problems in cryptomelane group minerals. Periodico di Mineralogia, 78, 3-11.
Mapiquiroite (TL)
Formula: (Sr,Pb)(U,Y)Fe2(Ti,Fe3+,Cr3+)18O38
Type Locality:
Reference: Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M., Nestola, F. and Bindi, L. (2013) Mapiquiroite, IMA 2013-010. CNMNC Newsletter No. 16, August 2013, page 2703; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2695-2709. ; Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M., Nestola, F., Bindi, L. (2014): Mapiquiroite, (Sr,Pb)(U,Y)Fe2(Ti,Fe3+)18O38, a new member of the crichtonite group from the Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy. European Journal of Mineralogy, 26, 427-437.
Miargyrite
Formula: AgSbS2
Reference: Biagioni, C., Moëlo, Y., and Zaccarini, F. (2017) Ferdowsiite from the Monte Arsiccio mine, Apuan Alps, Tuscany (Italy): occurrence and crystal structure. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 124, 5-11.
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Collection Lechner Alois
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Collection Lechner Alois
Parapierrotite
Formula: TlSb5S8
Reference: Biagioni, C., Moëlo, Y., and Zaccarini, F. (2017) Ferdowsiite from the Monte Arsiccio mine, Apuan Alps, Tuscany (Italy): occurrence and crystal structure. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 124, 5-11.
Polhemusite ?
Formula: (Zn,Hg)S
Description: Costagliola et al. (1990) wrote: "The presence of a Fe-Zn-Hg sulfide whose optical and compositional (semiquantitative SEM/EDS analysis) properties are like those of polhemusite (LEONARD et al., 1978) is especially noteworthy. Further studies are being carried out to completely describe this mineral; if confirmed, it would be the first finding of polhemusite in Italy."
Reference: Costagliola P., Benvenuti M., Tanelli G., Cortecci G.,Lattanzi P., 1990. The barite-pyrite-iron oxides deposit of Monte Arsiccio (Apuan Alps). Boll. Soc. Geol. Ital., 109: 267-277
Protochabournéite (TL)
Formula: Tl2Pb(Sb,As)10S17
Reference: Orlandi, P., Biagioni, C.,Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y. and Paar, W.H.(2011): Protochabouréite, IMA 2011-054.CNMNC Newsletter No. 11, December 2011, page 2888; Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 2887-2893; Orlandi, P., Biagioni, C., Moëlo, Y., Bonaccorsi, E., Paar, W.H. (2013): Lead-antimony sulfosalts from Tuscany (Italy). XIII. Protochabournéite, ~ Tl2Pb(Sb9–8As1–2)∑10S17, from the Monte Arsiccio mine: Occurrence, crystal structure and relationship with chabournéite. Canadian Mineralogist, 51, 475-494.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M. (2009): Ankangite from the Monte Arsiccio mine (Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy): occurrence, crystal structure, and classification problems in cryptomelane group minerals. Periodico di Mineralogia, 78(2), 3-11; Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., & Orlandi, P. (2014). Mercury-arsenic sulfosalts from Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). I. Routhierite,(Cu0. 8Ag0. 2) Hg2Tl (As1. 4Sb0. 6)∑= 2S6, from Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence and crystal structure. European Journal of Mineralogy, 26(1), 163-170.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M. (2009): Ankangite from the Monte Arsiccio mine (Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy): occurrence, crystal structure, and classification problems in cryptomelane group minerals. Periodico di Mineralogia, 78(2), 3-11; Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., & Orlandi, P. (2014). Mercury-arsenic sulfosalts from Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). I. Routhierite,(Cu0. 8Ag0. 2) Hg2Tl (As1. 4Sb0. 6)∑= 2S6, from Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence and crystal structure. European Journal of Mineralogy, 26(1), 163-170.
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., & Orlandi, P. (2014). Mercury-arsenic sulfosalts from Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). I. Routhierite,(Cu0. 8Ag0. 2) Hg2Tl (As1. 4Sb0. 6)∑= 2S6, from Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence and crystal structure. European Journal of Mineralogy, 26(1), 163-170.; Biagioni, C., Moëlo, Y., and Zaccarini, F. (2017) Ferdowsiite from the Monte Arsiccio mine, Apuan Alps, Tuscany (Italy): occurrence and crystal structure. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 124, 5-11.
Routhierite
Formula: Tl(Cu,Ag)(Hg,Zn)2(As,Sb)2S6
Reference: C. Biagioni, E. Bonaccorsi, Y. Moëlo, P. Orlandi & W. Paar (2011): Monte Arsiccio mine: The first thallium ore in Apuan Alps. Plinius 37, 401; Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., Orlandi, P. (2012): Sb-rich routhierite from Monte Arsiccio mine (Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy): occurrence and crystal structure. European Mineralogical Conference Vol. 1, EMC2012-30 (abs.).; Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., & Orlandi, P. (2014). Mercury-arsenic sulfosalts from Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). I. Routhierite,(Cu0. 8Ag0. 2) Hg2Tl (As1. 4Sb0. 6)∑= 2S6, from Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence and crystal structure. European Journal of Mineralogy, 26(1), 163-170.
Rouxelite
Formula: Cu2HgPb23Sb27S65.5
Reference: Biagioni, C., Moelo, Y. & Orlandi, P. (2014) Lead-antimony sulfosalts from Tuscany (Italy). XV. (Tl-Ag)-bearing rouxelite from Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence and crystal chemistry. Mineralogical Magazine, 78(3), 651-661.
Senarmontite
Formula: Sb2O3
Reference: Biagioni, C., Moëlo, Y., and Zaccarini, F. (2017) Ferdowsiite from the Monte Arsiccio mine, Apuan Alps, Tuscany (Italy): occurrence and crystal structure. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 124, 5-11.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Leoni L., Orlandi P., 1975. Il granato di M.te Arsiccio. Rend. Soc. Ital. Mineral. Petrol., 31: 73-78.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: http://www.valdicastello.it/miniere.html; Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M. (2009): Ankangite from the Monte Arsiccio mine (Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy): occurrence, crystal structure, and classification problems in cryptomelane group minerals. Periodico di Mineralogia, 78(2), 3-11; Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., & Orlandi, P. (2014). Mercury-arsenic sulfosalts from Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). I. Routhierite,(Cu0. 8Ag0. 2) Hg2Tl (As1. 4Sb0. 6)∑= 2S6, from Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence and crystal structure. European Journal of Mineralogy, 26(1), 163-170.
Stibivanite
Formula: Sb2VO5
Reference: Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Capalbo, C., Merlino, S., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M. & Perchiazzi, N. (2013) Cinque anni di ricerche mineralogichesulle Alpi Apuane - Sinergia fra collezionismo e ricerca scientifica. Giornate di Studio GNM “Nuovi minerali: tra ricerca e collezionismo” Padova, 18 giugno 2013, 48 pp.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Zibaldone di mineralogia italiana – Riv. min. It., Fasc. 3, 1990, pag. 137; Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., & Orlandi, P. (2014). Mercury-arsenic sulfosalts from Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). I. Routhierite,(Cu0. 8Ag0. 2) Hg2Tl (As1. 4Sb0. 6)∑= 2S6, from Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence and crystal structure. European Journal of Mineralogy, 26(1), 163-170.; Biagioni, C., Moëlo, Y., and Zaccarini, F. (2017) Ferdowsiite from the Monte Arsiccio mine, Apuan Alps, Tuscany (Italy): occurrence and crystal structure. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 124, 5-11.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Description: Mercury rich
Reference: http://www.valdicastello.it/miniere.html; Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., & Orlandi, P. (2014). Mercury-arsenic sulfosalts from Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). I. Routhierite,(Cu0. 8Ag0. 2) Hg2Tl (As1. 4Sb0. 6)∑= 2S6, from Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence and crystal structure. European Journal of Mineralogy, 26(1), 163-170.
Valentinite
Formula: Sb2O3
Reference: Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M. (2009): Ankangite from the Monte Arsiccio mine (Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy): occurrence, crystal structure, and classification problems in cryptomelane group minerals. Periodico di Mineralogia, 78(2), 3-11
Zinkenite
Formula: Pb9Sb22S42
Reference: Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M. (2009): Ankangite from the Monte Arsiccio mine (Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy): occurrence, crystal structure, and classification problems in cryptomelane group minerals. Periodico di Mineralogia, 78(2), 3-11

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Aktashite2.GA.30Cu6Hg3As4S12
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chabournéite2.HC.05eTl4Pb2(Sb,As)20S34
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Chovanite2.JB.35ePb15-2xSb14+2xS36Ox (x ~ 0.2)
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Laffittite2.GA.35AgHgAsS3
Miargyrite2.HA.10AgSbS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Parapierrotite2.HC.05fTlSb5S8
Polhemusite ?2.CB.05c(Zn,Hg)S
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Routhierite2.GA.40Tl(Cu,Ag)(Hg,Zn)2(As,Sb)2S6
Rouxelite2.JB.25jCu2HgPb23Sb27S65.5
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zinkenite2.JB.35aPb9Sb22S42
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Derbylite4.JB.55Fe3+4Ti3Sb3+O13(OH)
Graeserite4.JB.55(Fe3+ ,Ti)4Ti3AsO13(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Mannardite4.DK.05bBa(Ti4+6V3+2)O16
var: Ankangite4.DK.05bBa(Ti,V3+,Cr)8O16
Mapiquiroite (TL)4.00.(Sr,Pb)(U,Y)Fe2(Ti,Fe3+,Cr3+)18O38
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Senarmontite4.CB.50Sb2O3
Stibivanite4.JA.55Sb2VO5
Valentinite4.CB.55Sb2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Benstonite5.AB.55Ba6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Hörnesite8.CE.40Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Cymrite9.EG.05BaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Andorite'-AgPbSb3S6
Andreadiniite (TL)-CuHgAg7Pb7Sb24S48
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Arsiccioite (TL)-AgHg2Tl(As,Sb)2S6
Boscardinite (TL)-TlPb4(Sb7As2)S18
Ferdowsiite-Ag8(Sb5As3)S16
'K Feldspar'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Protochabournéite (TL)-Tl2Pb(Sb,As)10S17

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Polhemusite ?2.8.3.1(Zn,Hg)S
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Aktashite3.4.13.2Cu6Hg3As4S12
Laffittite3.4.10.2AgHgAsS3
Routhierite3.4.11.1Tl(Cu,Ag)(Hg,Zn)2(As,Sb)2S6
ø = 2
Miargyrite3.7.3.2AgSbS2
1 < ø < 2
Chabournéite3.8.12.1Tl4Pb2(Sb,As)20S34
Parapierrotite3.8.14.1TlSb5S8
Zinkenite3.8.1.1Pb9Sb22S42
Chovanite3.10.4.Pb15-2xSb14+2xS36Ox (x ~ 0.2)
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Senarmontite4.3.9.2Sb2O3
Valentinite4.3.11.1Sb2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
AB8X16
Mannardite7.9.5.1Ba(Ti4+6V3+2)O16
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Benstonite14.2.3.1Ba6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)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
Hörnesite40.3.6.7Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 45 - ACID AND NORMAL ANTIMONITES AND ARSENITES
Miscellaneous
Stibivanite45.1.11.2Sb2VO5
Group 46 - ANTIMONITES AND ARSENITES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Derbylite46.2.3.2Fe3+4Ti3Sb3+O13(OH)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Miscellaneous
Cymrite78.1.3.1BaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Andorite'-AgPbSb3S6
Andreadiniite (TL)-CuHgAg7Pb7Sb24S48
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Aragonite-CaCO3
Arsiccioite (TL)-AgHg2Tl(As,Sb)2S6
Beryl
var: Emerald
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Boscardinite (TL)-TlPb4(Sb7As2)S18
Ferdowsiite-Ag8(Sb5As3)S16
Graeserite-(Fe3+ ,Ti)4Ti3AsO13(OH)
'K Feldspar'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Mannardite
var: Ankangite
-Ba(Ti,V3+,Cr)8O16
Mapiquiroite (TL)-(Sr,Pb)(U,Y)Fe2(Ti,Fe3+,Cr3+)18O38
Protochabournéite (TL)-Tl2Pb(Sb,As)10S17
Rouxelite-Cu2HgPb23Sb27S65.5

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Graeserite(Fe3+,Ti)4Ti3AsO13(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H CymriteBaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
H DerbyliteFe43+Ti3Sb3+O13(OH)
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C BenstoniteBa6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O Mapiquiroite(Sr,Pb)(U,Y)Fe2(Ti,Fe3+,Cr3+)18O38
O Graeserite(Fe3+,Ti)4Ti3AsO13(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O HematiteFe2O3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O SideriteFeCO3
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O BaryteBaSO4
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O Mannardite (var: Ankangite)Ba(Ti,V3+,Cr)8O16
O QuartzSiO2
O ValentiniteSb2O3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O AnataseTiO2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O CymriteBaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
O BenstoniteBa6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
O ChovanitePb15-2xSb14+2xS36Ox (x ~ 0.2)
O StibivaniteSb2VO5
O DerbyliteFe43+Ti3Sb3+O13(OH)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O MannarditeBa(Ti64+V23+)O16
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O CerussitePbCO3
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O SenarmontiteSb2O3
O HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg BenstoniteBa6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
Mg HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al CymriteBaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si CymriteBaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S ProtochabournéiteTl2Pb(Sb,As)10S17
S BoscardiniteTlPb4(Sb7As2)S18
S ArsiccioiteAgHg2Tl(As,Sb)2S6
S AndreadiniiteCuHgAg7Pb7Sb24S48
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S StibniteSb2S3
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
S RouthieriteTl(Cu,Ag)(Hg,Zn)2(As,Sb)2S6
S AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
S LaffittiteAgHgAsS3
S RouxeliteCu2HgPb23Sb27S65.5
S ChovanitePb15-2xSb14+2xS36Ox (x ~ 0.2)
S AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
S RealgarAs4S4
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S FerdowsiiteAg8(Sb5As3)S16
S ChabournéiteTl4Pb2(Sb,As)20S34
S ParapierrotiteTlSb5S8
S MiargyriteAgSbS2
S Polhemusite(Zn,Hg)S
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca BenstoniteBa6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
TiTitanium
Ti Mapiquiroite(Sr,Pb)(U,Y)Fe2(Ti,Fe3+,Cr3+)18O38
Ti Graeserite(Fe3+,Ti)4Ti3AsO13(OH)
Ti Mannardite (var: Ankangite)Ba(Ti,V3+,Cr)8O16
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti DerbyliteFe43+Ti3Sb3+O13(OH)
Ti MannarditeBa(Ti64+V23+)O16
VVanadium
V Mannardite (var: Ankangite)Ba(Ti,V3+,Cr)8O16
V StibivaniteSb2VO5
V MannarditeBa(Ti64+V23+)O16
CrChromium
Cr Mapiquiroite(Sr,Pb)(U,Y)Fe2(Ti,Fe3+,Cr3+)18O38
Cr Mannardite (var: Ankangite)Ba(Ti,V3+,Cr)8O16
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe Mapiquiroite(Sr,Pb)(U,Y)Fe2(Ti,Fe3+,Cr3+)18O38
Fe Graeserite(Fe3+,Ti)4Ti3AsO13(OH)
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe DerbyliteFe43+Ti3Sb3+O13(OH)
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu AndreadiniiteCuHgAg7Pb7Sb24S48
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu RouthieriteTl(Cu,Ag)(Hg,Zn)2(As,Sb)2S6
Cu AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
Cu RouxeliteCu2HgPb23Sb27S65.5
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn Polhemusite(Zn,Hg)S
AsArsenic
As ProtochabournéiteTl2Pb(Sb,As)10S17
As BoscardiniteTlPb4(Sb7As2)S18
As ArsiccioiteAgHg2Tl(As,Sb)2S6
As Graeserite(Fe3+,Ti)4Ti3AsO13(OH)
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As RouthieriteTl(Cu,Ag)(Hg,Zn)2(As,Sb)2S6
As AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
As LaffittiteAgHgAsS3
As RealgarAs4S4
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
As FerdowsiiteAg8(Sb5As3)S16
As ChabournéiteTl4Pb2(Sb,As)20S34
As HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
SrStrontium
Sr Mapiquiroite(Sr,Pb)(U,Y)Fe2(Ti,Fe3+,Cr3+)18O38
YYttrium
Y Mapiquiroite(Sr,Pb)(U,Y)Fe2(Ti,Fe3+,Cr3+)18O38
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag ArsiccioiteAgHg2Tl(As,Sb)2S6
Ag AndreadiniiteCuHgAg7Pb7Sb24S48
Ag LaffittiteAgHgAsS3
Ag AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
Ag FerdowsiiteAg8(Sb5As3)S16
Ag MiargyriteAgSbS2
SbAntimony
Sb ProtochabournéiteTl2Pb(Sb,As)10S17
Sb BoscardiniteTlPb4(Sb7As2)S18
Sb ArsiccioiteAgHg2Tl(As,Sb)2S6
Sb AndreadiniiteCuHgAg7Pb7Sb24S48
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb ValentiniteSb2O3
Sb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
Sb RouxeliteCu2HgPb23Sb27S65.5
Sb ChovanitePb15-2xSb14+2xS36Ox (x ~ 0.2)
Sb StibivaniteSb2VO5
Sb DerbyliteFe43+Ti3Sb3+O13(OH)
Sb AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
Sb FerdowsiiteAg8(Sb5As3)S16
Sb ChabournéiteTl4Pb2(Sb,As)20S34
Sb ParapierrotiteTlSb5S8
Sb SenarmontiteSb2O3
Sb MiargyriteAgSbS2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba Mannardite (var: Ankangite)Ba(Ti,V3+,Cr)8O16
Ba CymriteBaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
Ba BenstoniteBa6Ca6Mg(CO3)13
Ba MannarditeBa(Ti64+V23+)O16
HgMercury
Hg ArsiccioiteAgHg2Tl(As,Sb)2S6
Hg AndreadiniiteCuHgAg7Pb7Sb24S48
Hg RouthieriteTl(Cu,Ag)(Hg,Zn)2(As,Sb)2S6
Hg AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
Hg LaffittiteAgHgAsS3
Hg RouxeliteCu2HgPb23Sb27S65.5
Hg Polhemusite(Zn,Hg)S
TlThallium
Tl ProtochabournéiteTl2Pb(Sb,As)10S17
Tl BoscardiniteTlPb4(Sb7As2)S18
Tl ArsiccioiteAgHg2Tl(As,Sb)2S6
Tl RouthieriteTl(Cu,Ag)(Hg,Zn)2(As,Sb)2S6
Tl ChabournéiteTl4Pb2(Sb,As)20S34
Tl ParapierrotiteTlSb5S8
PbLead
Pb ProtochabournéiteTl2Pb(Sb,As)10S17
Pb BoscardiniteTlPb4(Sb7As2)S18
Pb Mapiquiroite(Sr,Pb)(U,Y)Fe2(Ti,Fe3+,Cr3+)18O38
Pb AndreadiniiteCuHgAg7Pb7Sb24S48
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
Pb RouxeliteCu2HgPb23Sb27S65.5
Pb ChovanitePb15-2xSb14+2xS36Ox (x ~ 0.2)
Pb AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb ChabournéiteTl4Pb2(Sb,As)20S34
UUranium
U Mapiquiroite(Sr,Pb)(U,Y)Fe2(Ti,Fe3+,Cr3+)18O38

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: 3186389
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

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]

Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3141608
Permian quartzite

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{gneiss,phyllite}

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]

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