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Mount S'Abbagana, Alà dei Sardi, Sassari Province, Sardinia, Italyi
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Mount S'AbbaganaMountain
Alà dei Sardi- not defined -
Sassari ProvinceProvince
SardiniaAutonomous Region

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 43' 18'' North , 9° 21' 45'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
Alà dei Sardi1,864 (2017)8.5km
Monti1,759 (2017)10.0km
Sozza214 (2017)10.9km
La Palazzina214 (2017)13.8km
Berchiddeddu507 (2017)14.0km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Olbia-Tempio Pausania Province (2005-2016), Sardinia, Italy
Name(s) in local language(s):
Monte S'Abbagana, Alà dei Sardi, Provincia di Sassari, Sardegna, Italia

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: CaF2
Reference: Alessandro Marini collection
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Alessandro Marini collection
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: - Fadda ,A. F., (1994): Sardegna. Guida ai tesori nascosti. Coedisar editore,Cagliari, 320 pp
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: - Fadda ,A. F., (1994): Sardegna. Guida ai tesori nascosti. Coedisar editore,Cagliari, 320 pp
Formula: MoS2
Reference: CABOI R., CONDRÒ A., MASSOLI-NOVELLI R. ( 1970) - La mineralizzazione di molibenite di
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Alessandro Marini collection
Formula: SiO2
Reference: - Fadda ,A. F., (1994): Sardegna. Guida ai tesori nascosti. Coedisar editore,Cagliari, 320 pp

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Group 3 - Halides
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Group 9 - Silicates
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Manganese Oxides'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Manganese Oxides'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
F FluoriteCaF2
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2

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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Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma

ID: 3185549
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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 - Late Carboniferous
251.902 - 323.2 Ma

ID: 3161909
Late Carboniferous granite

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 323.2 Ma)

Lithology: Granite group

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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Caboi R., Condrò A., Massoli-Novelli R. (1970): La mineralizzazione di molibdenite di Monte S'Abbagana. Rend. Sem. Fac. Sc. Univ. Cagliari, 40, III-IV: 371-424.
Fadda ,A. F., (1994): Sardegna. Guida ai tesori nascosti. Coedisar editore, Cagliari, 320 pp
Ghezzo, C., Guasparri, G., Riccobono, F., Sabatini, G., Pretti, S., Uras, I., (1981): Le mineralizzazioni a molibdeno associate al magmatismo intrusivo ercinico in Sardegna. Rendiconti Società Italiana di Mineralogia e Petrologia, 38 (1): pp. 133-145.
Guasparri, G., Riccobono, F., Sabatini, G., (1984): Hercynian Mo- mineralization in porphiry style in Sardinian batholith. Rendiconti Società Italiana di Mineralogia e Petrologia, 39: pp. 629-648.

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