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Monte Alpe Mine, Maissana, La Spezia Province, Liguria, Italyi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 18' 24'' North , 9° 31' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Missano177 (2014)3.5km
Castiglione466 (2014)3.7km
Velva144 (2014)3.8km
San Pietro Frascati119 (2014)4.2km
Bargone321 (2014)4.3km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Miniera di Monte Alpe, Castiglione Chiavarese e Maissana, Concessione mineraria Tre Monti, Province di Genova e La Spezia, Liguria, Italia


Old manganese mine, which was included in the Tre Monti mining concession and exploited W-E trending manganesiferous veins dipping 28° N between 910 and 1020 m a.s.l., at Monte Alpe (also known as Monte Alpe di Maissana) in the municipal territories of Castiglione Chiavarese (Genova) and Maissana (La Spezia).

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38 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alabandite ?
Formula: MnS
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Alpeite (TL)
Formula: Ca4Mn3+2Al2(Mn3+Mg)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(V5+O4)(OH)6
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Carbone, C., Nash, B. P., Belmonte, D., Chiappino, L. and Castellaro, F. (2016) Alpeite, IMA 2016-072. CNMNC Newsletter No. 34, December 2016, page 1318; Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 1315–1321; Kampf, A.R., Carbone, C., Belmonte, D., Nash, B.P., Chiappino, L., Castellaro, F. (2017): Alpeite, CaM4Mn3+2Al2(Mn3+Mg)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(V5+O4)(OH)6, a new ardennite-group mineral from Italy. European Journal of Mineralogy: 29: 907-914
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Ardennite-(As)
Formula: Mn2+4Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Reference: analysed by Dr. Anthony Kampf, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, USA
Axinite-(Mn)
Formula: Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Bannisterite
Formula: (Ca,K,Na)(Mn2+,Fe2+)10(Si,Al)16O38(OH)8 · nH2O
Reference: Analyses of Anthony Kampf of Natural History museum of Los Angeles - U.S.A.
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Caryopilite
Formula: Mn2+3Si2O5(OH)4
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Chernovite-(Y)
Formula: Y(AsO4)
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Analyses of Anthony Kampf of Natural History museum of Los Angeles - U.S.A.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Gamagarite
Formula: Ba2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)
Reference: analysed by Dr. Anthony Kampf, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, USA
Ganophyllite
Formula: (K,Na,Ca)2Mn8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)32 · 8H2O
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: analysed by Dr. Anthony Kampf, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, USA
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Medaite
Formula: Mn2+6V5+Si5O18(OH)
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Nabiasite
Formula: BaMn2+9(VO4,AsO4)6(OH)2
Reference: analysed by Dr. Anthony Kampf, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, USA
Neotocite
Formula: (Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: Marchesini M. (1999): Tronchi silicizzati: associazioni a rame, arsenico e vanadio. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 23, 2 (2/1999), 116-122.
Piemontite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Pumpellyite-(Mn2+)
Formula: Ca2Mn2+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: analysed by Dr. Anthony Kampf, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, USA
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Pyrobelonite ?
Formula: PbMn2+(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Pyroxmangite
Formula: MnSiO3
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: analysed by Dr. Anthony Kampf, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, USA
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Saneroite
Formula: NaMn2+5[Si5O14(OH)](VO3)(OH)
Reference: analysed by Dr. Anthony Kampf, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, USA
Sarkinite
Formula: Mn2+2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Analyses of Anthony Kampf of Natural History museum of Los Angeles - U.S.A.
Scheuchzerite ?
Formula: Na(Mn,Mg,Zn)9[VSi9O28(OH)](OH)3
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
Tiragalloite
Formula: Mn2+4As5+Si3O12(OH)
Reference: Analyses of Anthony Kampf of Natural History museum of Los Angeles - U.S.A.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Analyses of Anthony Kampf of Natural History museum of Los Angeles - U.S.A.
Volborthite ?
Formula: Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Alabandite ?2.CD.10MnS
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Chernovite-(Y)8.AD.35Y(AsO4)
Gamagarite8.BG.05Ba2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)
Nabiasite8.BF.20BaMn2+9(VO4,AsO4)6(OH)2
Pyrobelonite ?8.BH.40PbMn2+(VO4)(OH)
Sarkinite8.BB.15Mn2+2(AsO4)(OH)
Volborthite ?8.FD.05Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Ardennite-(As)9.BJ.40Mn2+4Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Axinite-(Mn)9.BD.20Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Bannisterite9.EG.75(Ca,K,Na)(Mn2+,Fe2+)10(Si,Al)16O38(OH)8 · nH2O
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Caryopilite9.ED.15Mn2+3Si2O5(OH)4
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ganophyllite9.EG.30(K,Na,Ca)2Mn8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)32 · 8H2O
Medaite9.BJ.30Mn2+6V5+Si5O18(OH)
Neotocite9.ED.20(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Piemontite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Pumpellyite-(Mn2+)9.BG.20Ca2Mn2+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Pyroxmangite9.DO.05MnSiO3
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Saneroite9.DK.15NaMn2+5[Si5O14(OH)](VO3)(OH)
Scheuchzerite ?9.DM.35Na(Mn,Mg,Zn)9[VSi9O28(OH)](OH)3
Tiragalloite9.BJ.25Mn2+4As5+Si3O12(OH)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Alpeite (TL)-Ca4Mn3+2Al2(Mn3+Mg)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(V5+O4)(OH)6
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Alabandite ?2.8.1.4MnS
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Chernovite-(Y)38.4.11.2Y(AsO4)
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Volborthite ?40.3.10.1Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Pyrobelonite ?41.5.2.3PbMn2+(VO4)(OH)
A2(XO4)Zq
Sarkinite41.6.3.3Mn2+2(AsO4)(OH)
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq
Nabiasite41.9.4.1BaMn2+9(VO4,AsO4)6(OH)2
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Gamagarite41.10.4.3Ba2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Axinite-(Mn)56.2.2.3Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Group 57 - SOROSILICATES Si3O10 Groups and Larger Noncyclic Groups
Insular Si3O10 and Larger Noncyclic Groups with [Si4O13] groups
Tiragalloite57.2.1.1Mn2+4As5+Si3O12(OH)
Insular Si3O10 and Larger Noncyclic Groups with groups with 6 or more tetrahedra
Medaite57.4.1.1Mn2+6V5+Si5O18(OH)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Piemontite58.2.1a.11{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Pumpellyite-(Mn2+)58.2.2.8Ca2Mn2+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with insular single and triple groups (n=1, 3)
Ardennite-(As)58.3.1.1Mn2+4Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=7
Pyroxmangite65.6.1.1MnSiO3
Group 69 - INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
Chains with Side Branches or Loops with P>2
Saneroite69.2.2.1NaMn2+5[Si5O14(OH)](VO3)(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Caryopilite71.1.2b.1Mn2+3Si2O5(OH)4
Neotocite71.1.5.4(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined islands
Bannisterite74.1.1.4(Ca,K,Na)(Mn2+,Fe2+)10(Si,Al)16O38(OH)8 · nH2O
Ganophyllite74.1.2.1(K,Na,Ca)2Mn8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)32 · 8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Alpeite (TL)-Ca4Mn3+2Al2(Mn3+Mg)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(V5+O4)(OH)6
'Petrified Wood'-
Scheuchzerite ?-Na(Mn,Mg,Zn)9[VSi9O28(OH)](OH)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AlpeiteCa4Mn23+Al2(Mn3+Mg)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(V5+O4)(OH)6
H CaryopiliteMn32+Si2O5(OH)4
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Ganophyllite(K,Na,Ca)2Mn8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)32 · 8H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
H MedaiteMn62+V5+Si5O18(OH)
H Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
H Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Ardennite-(As)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
H NabiasiteBaMn92+(VO4,AsO4)6(OH)2
H GamagariteBa2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)
H Pumpellyite-(Mn2+)Ca2Mn2+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
H SaneroiteNaMn52+[Si5O14(OH)](VO3)(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H TiragalloiteMn42+As5+Si3O12(OH)
H Bannisterite(Ca,K,Na)(Mn2+,Fe2+)10(Si,Al)16O38(OH)8 · nH2O
H SarkiniteMn22+(AsO4)(OH)
H VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
H ScheuchzeriteNa(Mn,Mg,Zn)9[VSi9O28(OH)](OH)3
H PyrobelonitePbMn2+(VO4)(OH)
BBoron
B Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O AlpeiteCa4Mn23+Al2(Mn3+Mg)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(V5+O4)(OH)6
O CaryopiliteMn32+Si2O5(OH)4
O CalciteCaCO3
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O AnataseTiO2
O Chernovite-(Y)Y(AsO4)
O CupriteCu2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Ganophyllite(K,Na,Ca)2Mn8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)32 · 8H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
O MedaiteMn62+V5+Si5O18(OH)
O Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
O Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O Ardennite-(As)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
O NabiasiteBaMn92+(VO4,AsO4)6(OH)2
O GamagariteBa2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)
O Pumpellyite-(Mn2+)Ca2Mn2+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
O SaneroiteNaMn52+[Si5O14(OH)](VO3)(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O TiragalloiteMn42+As5+Si3O12(OH)
O Bannisterite(Ca,K,Na)(Mn2+,Fe2+)10(Si,Al)16O38(OH)8 · nH2O
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O SarkiniteMn22+(AsO4)(OH)
O VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
O ScheuchzeriteNa(Mn,Mg,Zn)9[VSi9O28(OH)](OH)3
O PyrobelonitePbMn2+(VO4)(OH)
NaSodium
Na Ganophyllite(K,Na,Ca)2Mn8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)32 · 8H2O
Na SaneroiteNaMn52+[Si5O14(OH)](VO3)(OH)
Na Bannisterite(Ca,K,Na)(Mn2+,Fe2+)10(Si,Al)16O38(OH)8 · nH2O
Na ScheuchzeriteNa(Mn,Mg,Zn)9[VSi9O28(OH)](OH)3
MgMagnesium
Mg AlpeiteCa4Mn23+Al2(Mn3+Mg)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(V5+O4)(OH)6
Mg Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Mg Ardennite-(As)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
AlAluminium
Al AlpeiteCa4Mn23+Al2(Mn3+Mg)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(V5+O4)(OH)6
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Ganophyllite(K,Na,Ca)2Mn8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)32 · 8H2O
Al Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Al Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Ardennite-(As)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Al Pumpellyite-(Mn2+)Ca2Mn2+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Al Bannisterite(Ca,K,Na)(Mn2+,Fe2+)10(Si,Al)16O38(OH)8 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si AlpeiteCa4Mn23+Al2(Mn3+Mg)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(V5+O4)(OH)6
Si CaryopiliteMn32+Si2O5(OH)4
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Ganophyllite(K,Na,Ca)2Mn8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)32 · 8H2O
Si Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Si MedaiteMn62+V5+Si5O18(OH)
Si Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Si Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si Ardennite-(As)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Si Pumpellyite-(Mn2+)Ca2Mn2+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Si SaneroiteNaMn52+[Si5O14(OH)](VO3)(OH)
Si TiragalloiteMn42+As5+Si3O12(OH)
Si Bannisterite(Ca,K,Na)(Mn2+,Fe2+)10(Si,Al)16O38(OH)8 · nH2O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ScheuchzeriteNa(Mn,Mg,Zn)9[VSi9O28(OH)](OH)3
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S CinnabarHgS
S AlabanditeMnS
KPotassium
K Ganophyllite(K,Na,Ca)2Mn8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)32 · 8H2O
K Bannisterite(Ca,K,Na)(Mn2+,Fe2+)10(Si,Al)16O38(OH)8 · nH2O
CaCalcium
Ca AlpeiteCa4Mn23+Al2(Mn3+Mg)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(V5+O4)(OH)6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Ganophyllite(K,Na,Ca)2Mn8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)32 · 8H2O
Ca Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Ca Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Pumpellyite-(Mn2+)Ca2Mn2+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Bannisterite(Ca,K,Na)(Mn2+,Fe2+)10(Si,Al)16O38(OH)8 · nH2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
VVanadium
V AlpeiteCa4Mn23+Al2(Mn3+Mg)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(V5+O4)(OH)6
V MedaiteMn62+V5+Si5O18(OH)
V NabiasiteBaMn92+(VO4,AsO4)6(OH)2
V GamagariteBa2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)
V SaneroiteNaMn52+[Si5O14(OH)](VO3)(OH)
V VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
V ScheuchzeriteNa(Mn,Mg,Zn)9[VSi9O28(OH)](OH)3
V PyrobelonitePbMn2+(VO4)(OH)
MnManganese
Mn AlpeiteCa4Mn23+Al2(Mn3+Mg)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(V5+O4)(OH)6
Mn CaryopiliteMn32+Si2O5(OH)4
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Mn Ganophyllite(K,Na,Ca)2Mn8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)32 · 8H2O
Mn Axinite-(Mn)Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Mn MedaiteMn62+V5+Si5O18(OH)
Mn Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Mn Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Mn PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn Ardennite-(As)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Mn NabiasiteBaMn92+(VO4,AsO4)6(OH)2
Mn Pumpellyite-(Mn2+)Ca2Mn2+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Mn SaneroiteNaMn52+[Si5O14(OH)](VO3)(OH)
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn TiragalloiteMn42+As5+Si3O12(OH)
Mn Bannisterite(Ca,K,Na)(Mn2+,Fe2+)10(Si,Al)16O38(OH)8 · nH2O
Mn SarkiniteMn22+(AsO4)(OH)
Mn AlabanditeMnS
Mn ScheuchzeriteNa(Mn,Mg,Zn)9[VSi9O28(OH)](OH)3
Mn PyrobelonitePbMn2+(VO4)(OH)
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe GamagariteBa2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)
Fe Bannisterite(Ca,K,Na)(Mn2+,Fe2+)10(Si,Al)16O38(OH)8 · nH2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CopperCu
Cu VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
AsArsenic
As Chernovite-(Y)Y(AsO4)
As Ardennite-(As)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
As NabiasiteBaMn92+(VO4,AsO4)6(OH)2
As TiragalloiteMn42+As5+Si3O12(OH)
As SarkiniteMn22+(AsO4)(OH)
YYttrium
Y Chernovite-(Y)Y(AsO4)
BaBarium
Ba NabiasiteBaMn92+(VO4,AsO4)6(OH)2
Ba GamagariteBa2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
PbLead
Pb PyrobelonitePbMn2+(VO4)(OH)

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]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3140994
Cretaceous limestone

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{sandstone,marlstone}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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