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Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italyi
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Verbano-Cusio-Ossola ProvinceProvince
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Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Verbania31,070 (2012)
Pallanza-Intra-Suna28,911 (2014)
Domodossola17,778 (2014)
Omegna14,868 (2014)
Gravellona Toce7,077 (2014)
Villadossola6,633 (2014)
Other Languages:
French:
Province du Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piémont, Italie
German:
Provinz Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemont, Italien
Italian:
Provincia del Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italia
Russian:
Провинция Вербано-Кузио-Оссола, Пьемонт, Италия
Simplified Chinese:
韋爾巴諾-庫西亞-奧索拉省, 皮埃蒙特, 意大利
Spanish:
Provincia de Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piamonte, Italia
Albanian:
Provinca e Verbano-Kuzio-Osolës, Piemonti, Italia
Alemannic:
Provinz Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemont, Italie
Arabic:
مقاطعة فربانو كوزيو أوسولا, بييمونتي, إيطاليا
Armenian:
Վերբանիո-Կուզիո-Օսոլա, Պիեմոնտ, Իտալիա
Asturian:
Provincia de Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italia
Azeri:
Verbano-Kuziyo-Ossola əyaləti, Pyemont, İtaliya
Basque:
Verbano-Cusio-Ossolako probintzia, Piemonte, Italia
Bavarian:
Provinz Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italien (Walsch; Belischelant; Balschlònt)
Belarusian:
правінцыя Вербана-Кузья-Асола, П’емонт, Італія
Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa):
Вэрбана-Кузья-Асоля, П’емонт, Італія
Bengali:
ভারবানো-কুসিও-অসসালা, ইতালি
Breton:
Proviñs Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemont, Italia
Bulgarian:
Вербано-Кузио-Осола, Пиемонт, Италия
Catalan:
Província de Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemont, Itàlia
Cebuano:
Provincia Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italya
Corsican:
Pruvincia di u Verbanu, Piemonte, Italia
Czech:
Provincie Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemont, Itálie
Danish:
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italien
Dutch:
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piëmont, Italië
Esperanto:
Provinco Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonto, Italio
Estonian:
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola provints, Piemonte, Itaalia
Farsi/Persian:
استان وربانو-کوزیو-اوسولا, پیمونت, ایتالیا
Finnish:
Verbano-Cusio-Ossolan maakunta, Piemonte, Italia
Galician:
Provincia de Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italia
Georgian:
ვერბანო-კუზო-ოსოლის პროვინცია, პიემონტი, იტალია
Greek:
Βερμπάνο-Κούζιο-Όσολα, Πεδεμόντιο, Ιταλία
Gujarati:
વર્બેનો-ક્યુસિઓ-ઓસ્સોલા, ઈટલી
Hebrew:
ורבנו-קוזיו-אוסולה, פיימונטה, איטליה
Hindi:
वेर्बैनो-कुसिओ-ओसोला, पिडमांट, इटली
Hungarian:
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola megye, Piemont, Olaszország
Icelandic:
Verbania, Fjallaland, Ítalía
Indonesian:
Provinsi Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italia
Interlingua:
provincia Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Pedemonte, Italia
Japanese:
ヴェルバーノ・クジオ・オッソラ県, ピエモンテ州, イタリア
Javanese:
Provinsi Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Itali
Judaeo-Spanish:
Provinsia del Verbano Kusio Ossola, Piemonte, Italia
Kannada:
ವೆರ್ಬಾನೊ-ಕುಸಿಯೊ-ಒಸ್ಸೊಲಾ, ಇಟಲಿ
Korean:
베르바노쿠시오오솔라현, 피에몬테주, 이탈리아
Latin:
Provincia Verbanensis Cusiana Oscelensis, Pedemontium, Italia
Latvian:
Verbāno-Kuzio-Osolas province, Pjemonta, Itālija
Ligurian:
Provinsa do Verban Cusiò Òssòla, Piemonte, Italia
Lithuanian:
Verbano-Kuzijo-Osolos provincija, Pjemontas, Italija
Lombard:
Pruvincia del Verban-Cüsi-Ossula (Provincia del Verban-Cusi-Ossola)), Piemont (Piemunt), Italia
Malay:
Wilayah Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Itali
Marathi:
वेर्बानो-क्युसिओ-ओस्सोला, प्यिमाँत, इटली
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Séng, Piemonte, Italia
Neapolitan:
Pruvincia 'e Verbano Cusio Ossola, Piemunte, Italia
Norwegian:
Verbano Cusio Ossola, Piemonte, Italia
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
Provinsen Verbano Cusio Ossola, Piemonte, Italia
Occitan:
Província del Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemont, Itàlia
Piedmontese:
Provincia dël Verban-Cusi-Òssola, Piemont, Italia
Polish:
Prowincja Cusio Ossola, Piemont, Włochy
Portuguese:
Verbano Cusio Ossola, Piemonte, Itália
Romanian:
Provincia Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemont, Italia
Scots:
Province o Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemont, Italy
Serbian:
Вербано-Кузио-Осола, Пијемонт, Италија
Serbo-Croatian:
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Pijemont, Italija
Sicilian:
Pruvincia dô Virbanu-Cusiu-Ossula, Piemunti, Italia
Sinhalese:
වර්බානෝ-කුසිඕ-ඔසොලා, සිංහල
Slovenian:
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemont, Italija
South Azerbaijani:
وربانو-کوزیو-اوسولا اوستانی, ایتالیا
Swedish:
Verbano Cusio Ossola, Piemonte, Italien
Tagalog:
Verbano Cusio Ossola, Piemonte, Italya
Tamil:
வேர்பனோ -சுசியோ-ஓஸோலா, பியத்மாந்து, இத்தாலி
Tarantino:
Provinge d'u Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Itaglie
Telugu:
వెర్బానో-కూసియో-ఓసోలా, ఇటలీ
Thai:
จังหวัดแวร์บาโน-คูซีโย-ออสโซลา, แคว้นปีเยมอนเต, อิตาลี
Turkish:
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola ili, Piyemonte, İtalya
Ukrainian:
Вербано-Кузіо-Оссола , П'ємонт, Італія
Urdu:
صوبہ ویربانو-کوزیو-اوسولا, پیعیمونتے, اطالیہ
Uzbek (Latin Script):
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italiya
Venetian:
Provincia del Verbano-Cuxio-Osoła, Piemonte, Itałia
Vietnamese:
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Ý
Walser German:
Provinz Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemont, Italie
Waray:
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italya
Western Punjabi:
ضلع وربانو کسیو اوسولا, صوبہ پیغمونتے, اٹلی


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375 valid minerals. 20 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 5 erroneous literature entries.

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Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: C.M. Gramaccioli (1975)-Minerali alpini e Prealpini-Edizioni Atlas Bergamo
'Aeschynite'
Aeschynite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Agardite'
Reference: http://www.webmineralshop.com/ Cervandone article& personal collection
Agardite-(Y)
Formula: YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 60 localities in this region.
Albite var: Andesine
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Bassani U., Boscardin. M., Meani S. - I Minerali di Antronapiana (Ossola, Novara) -- Notizie del Guppo Min. Lombardo - 3, Sept. 1971, pp. 51-58 - (This publication later changed its name in Rivista Minealogica Italiana)
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Albite var: Pericline
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Allanite-(Y)
Formula: {CaY}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Reference: Tacconi E. (1911): La massa calcarea ed i calcefiri di Candoglia, in Valle del Toce. Atti Soc. Ital. Sci. Nat., 50, (1), 55-88 and (2-3), 89-94; Codara G., Battaini C. (1939): Itinerari mineralogici. I minerali di Candoglia. 1°)Località Vallorba. 2°) Località Cava Madre, Carrettone, Cornovo, Cava del Duomo di Milano). Natura, 30, (4), 196-205.
Aluminocerite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: (Ce,La,Ca)9(Al,Fe3+)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3
Reference: American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 487–493, 2009
Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Reference: Scaini G. (1971): L'alunogeno della miniera del Nibbio a Mergozzo (Ossola). Natura, 42, (2), 230-231.; Mattioli V. (1979): Minerali Ossolani. Ed. Arti Grafiche Medesi, Milano, 268 pp.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Amphibole Supergroup var: Byssolite'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Albertini, C. (1991) L'Alpe Devero ed i suoi minerali. Edizioni Grafica P.G.A., Dormelletto (Novara), 299 pp.; Piccoli G.C., Maletto G., Bosio P., Lombardo B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
'Analcime-Wairakite Series'
Reference: Mattioli, V., Appiani, R., Cini, V., Gentile, P., Preite, D., Vignola, P. (1995): Val Vigezzo - I minerali delle albititi. Ed. Linea due s.r.l., Marnate (Varese), 90 pp.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 46 localities in this region.
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Description: In xenoliths.
Reference: Boriani A., Burlini L., Caironi V., Giobbi Origoni E., Sassi A., Sesana E. (1988): Geological and petrological studies on the hercynian plutonism of Serie dei Laghi - geological map of its occurrence between Valsesia and Lago Maggiore (N-Italy). Rend. Soc. Ital. Miner. Petrol., 43, 2, 367-384.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Anorthoclase'
Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 23 (1), 42-49
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Antigorite (TL)
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: Schweizer, E. (1840) Ueber den Antigorit, ein neues Mineral. Annalen der Physik und Chemie, 19, 595-599.
Antimony
Formula: Sb
Reference: Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 157-170.
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 50 localities in this region.
'Apophyllite'
Reference: Milanesi D.(1998): Le zeoliti e i minerali associati delle cave di Premia. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 22, (4), 10-15; Piccoli G.C., Maletto G., Bosio P., Lombardo B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Armenite
Formula: BaCa2Al6Si9O30 · 2H2O
Reference: Peyronel Pagliani, G. (1958): I silicati di bario del marmo di Candoglia (Ossola). Rendiconti della Società Mineralogica Italiana, 14, 280-300; Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.; Gentile, P., Cavallo, A., Zorzi, F. (2017): Armenite della Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo, Candoglia di Mergozzo (VB). Novità di mineralogia sistematica italiana. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 51, 3 (3-2017), 188.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Asbecasite
Formula: Ca3(Ti,Sn4+)Be2(AsO3)6(SiO4)2
'Asbestos'
Aschamalmite
Formula: Pb6Bi2S9
Reference: Perchiazzi N. (1989) - Aschamalmite: secondo ritrovamento in natura presso l'Alpe Cedo, val d'Ossola - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, vol. 4, pp.238-240
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Augite var: Soda-Augite
Reference: Liati A., Gebauer D., Froitzheim N. (2001): U-Pb SHRIMP geochronology of an amphibolitized eclogite and an orthogneiss from the Furg zone (Western Alps) and implications for its geodynamic evolution. Schweiz. Mineral. Petrogr. Mitt., 81, 379-393.
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
'Axinite Group'
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Babingtonite
Formula: Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Baddeleyite
Formula: ZrO2
Reference: Zaccarini, F., Meisel, T., Thalhammer, O., & Garuti, G. (2005). The Finero chromitites (Ivrea Zone, Italy): evidence for metasomatism in a mantle plume. Poster session presented at Platinum 10th International Platinum Symposium, Oulu, Finnland, .
Baotite
Formula: Ba4Ti8Si4O28Cl
Reference: Gentile P., Guastoni A., Nestola F., Carini R. (2016): Baotite della cava di marmo di Lorgino, Crevoladossola (VB). Novità di mineralogia sistematica italiana. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 50, 2 (2-2016), 121.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
'Bastnäsite'
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Bavenite (TL)
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Reference: Mineralogical Record 14 (3), 157-168
Bayldonite
Formula: PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Guastoni, A. (2009): Monte Cervandone. Recenti novità mineralogiche. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana 2009 (1), 38-48.
Bazzite (TL)
Formula: Be3Sc2(Si6O18)
Reference: Mineralogical Record 14 (3), 157-168
Beaverite-(Cu)
Formula: Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Lapis, 20 (7/8), 41-64+76.
Benleonardite
Formula: [Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Reference: Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
Bergslagite
Formula: CaBeAsO4(OH)
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV
Berthierine
Formula: (Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 31 localities in this region.
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Boscardin, M., Demichele, V., Mattioli, V. (1976): Lo smeraldo della Val Vigezzo. La Gemmologia, 2, 21-26; Mattioli, V. (1979 a): I minerali di Pizzo Marcio in Valle Vigezzo. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 3 [1, serie 2], 2 (2-1979), 30-36; Mattioli, V. (1979 b): Minerali Ossolani. Ed. Arti Grafiche Medesi, Milano, 268 pp.; Appiani, R., Cini, V., Gentile, P., Mattioli, V., Preite, D., Vignola, P. (1995): Val Vigezzo - I minerali delle albititi. Ed. Linea Due S.r.l., Marnate (Varese), 90 pp.; Albertini, C. (1996): Das Valle Vigezzo (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola) in Piemont, Italien. Eine klassische Mineralfundstelle in den Alpen. Mineralien-Welt, 7, 2, 16-54; Grundmann, G. (2001): Die Smaragd-Vorkommen der Welt. ExtraLapis, 21, 26-37; Guastoni, A., Diella, V., Pezzotta, F., Demartin, F. (2007): Vigezzite and associated Nb-Ta oxides of emerald pegmatitic deposits of Vigezzo Valley (Western Alps, Italy). Crystallization Processes in Granitic Pegmatites - International Meeting. Cavoli, Elba Island, Italy, 23rd-29th May 2005. Abstracts; http://www.minsocam.org/msa/Special/Pig/PIG_Articles/Elba%20Abstracts%2010%20Guastoni.pdf; Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.; Guastoni, A., Diella, V., Pezzotta, F. (2008): Vigezzite and associated oxides of Nb–Ta from emerald-bearing pegmatites of the Vigezzo valley, Western Alps, Italy. Canadian Mineralogist, 46, 619-633; Guastoni, A. (2012): LCT (lithium, cesium, tantalum) and NYF (niobium, yttrium, fluorine) pegmatites in the Central Alps. Proxies of exhumation history of the Alpine nappe stack in the Lepontine Dome. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Padova, Dept. of Geosciences, 159 pp.; Boscardin, M., Mattioli, V., Rocchetti, I. (2013): Minerali della Valle Vigezzo. Litotipografia Alcione, Lavis (Trento), 229 pp.
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Description: Actually the samples are members of beudantite-seignitite group.
Reference: Albertini, C., Guastoni, A., Vanini, F. (2005): Fomarco. Beudantite, descloizite, stolzite e altri minerali secondari del giacimento di Case Bardot (Ossola). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 3/2005, 152-161.
Beyerite
Formula: Ca(BiO)2(CO3)2
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Reference: Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Bityite ?
Formula: LiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Klemm, L., Pettke, T., Graeser, S., Mullis, J., & Kouzmanov, K. (2004). Fluid mixing as the cause of sulphide precipitation at Albrunpass, Binn Valley, Central Alps. Swiss Bulletin of Mineralogy and Petrology, 84(1), 189-212.
Brannerite
Formula: UTi2O6
Reference: Piccoli G.C., Maletto G., Bosio P. Lombardo, B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.; Vanini F., Kartashov P.M., Ciriotti M.E., Bonacina E. (2008): I minerali della Cima della Freghera (Formazza, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola). Micro (località), 2/2008, 251-260.
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: Bertolani, M. (1976): Il giacimento manganesifero di Ravinella di Sotto presso Forno (Valle Strona di Omegna).
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Bustamite
Formula: CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Cacoxenite ?
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Reference: Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
Cafarsite
Formula: Ca5.9Mn1.7Fe3Ti3(AsO3)12 · 4-5H2O
Calcioancylite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,Ca,Sr)CO3(OH,H2O)
Calcioancylite-(Nd) (TL)
Formula: Ca(Nd,La,Ce)(CO3)2(OH).H2O
Reference: Orlandi P., Pasero M., Vezzalini G.(1990): Calcio-ancylite-(Nd), a new REE-carbonate from Baveno, Italy. Eur. J. Mineral., 2, 413-418.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 66 localities in this region.
'Calcium Amphibole Subgroup'
Formula: An(Ca2)(Z2+5-mZ3+m)(Si8-(n+m)Al(n+m))(OH,F,Cl)2
Reference: Liati A., Gebauer D., Froitzheim N. (2001): U-Pb SHRIMP geochronology of an amphibolitized eclogite and an orthogneiss from the Furg zone (Western Alps) and implications for its geodynamic evolution. Schweiz. Mineral. Petrogr. Mitt., 81, 379-393.
Cannonite
Formula: Bi2(SO4)O(OH)2
Reference: Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.; Capitani, G.C., Catelani, T., Gentile, P., Lucotti, A., Zema, M. (2013): Cannonite [Bi2O(SO4)(OH)2] from Alfenza (Crodo, Italy): crystal structure and morphology. Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 3067-3079; Capitani, G. C. et al. (2014): The Bi sulfates from the Alfenza Mine, Crodo, Italy: An automatic electron diffraction tomography (ADT) study. American Mineralogist, 99, 500–510.
Carbonatecyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(CO3,SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Reference: Lapis, 20 (7/8), 41-64+76.
Carpholite
Formula: Mn2+Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4
Description: The carpholite from Ornavasso is a Mn-bearing variety of dumortierite.
Reference: Mattioli, V. (1987): Minerali ossolani, 10 anni dopo: errata corrige e novità. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1987, 195-200
Cascandite (TL)
Formula: Ca(Sc,Fe3+)(HSi3O9)
Reference: Mellini, M., Merlino, S., Orlandi, P., Rinaldi, R. (1982): Cascandite and jervisite, two new scandium silicates from Baveno, Italy. American Mineralogist, 67, 599-603.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
Celsian
Formula: Ba(Al2Si2O8)
Cerianite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce4+,Th)O2
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Cervandonite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: (Ce,Nd,La)(Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti,Al)3O2(Si2O7)(As3+O3)(OH)
Reference: Stalder, H.A. (1987): Eine neue Mineralart entdeckt, Cervandonit – Funde in Italien und in der Schweiz. Berner Zeitung, 26 mars 1987, 47; Armbruster, T., Bühler, C., Graeser, S., Stalder, H.A., Amthauer, G. (1988): Cervandonite-(Ce), (Ce,Nd,La)(Fe3+,Fe2+Ti,Al)3SiAs(Si,As)O13, a new Alpine fissure mineral. Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 68, 125-132; Frey, A., Margot, C., Mumenthaler, T. (1988): Cervandonite-(Ce), une nouvelle espèce minérale de la région du Cherbadung (CH) / P. Cervandone (I). Schweizer Strahler, 1988, 125-132; Graeser, S. (1989): Gasparite-(Ce) e Cervandonite-(Ce), due nuovi minerali della regione Cervandone/Cherbandung. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1989, 151-156; Mineralogical Record 23:435, 21:489; Guastoni, A., Pezzotta, F., Vignola, P. (2006): Characterization and genetic inferences of arsenates, sulfates and vanadates of Fe, Cu, Pb, Zn from Mount Cervandone (Western Alps, Italy). Periodico di Mineralogia, 76, 141-150.
'Chabazite'
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Chabazite-Na
Formula: (Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Chalcophyllite
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Chamosite var: Corundophilite
Formula: (Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Cheralite
Formula: CaTh(PO4)2
Description: The mineral indicated as cheralite-(Ce) by Guastoni & Mizzoli (2007) actually is cheralite.
Reference: Guastoni, A., Mazzoli, C. (2007): Age determination by μ-PIXE analysis of cheralite-(Ce) from emerald-bearing pegmatites of Vigezzo Valley (Western Alps, Italy). Mitt. Österr. Miner. Ges., 153, 279-282.; Guastoni, A.