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Seccarezze Quarries, Luserna Stone Quarries, Luserna Valley, Pellice Valley, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italyi
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Seccarezze QuarriesGroup of Quarries
Luserna Stone QuarriesGroup of Quarries
Luserna ValleyValley
Pellice ValleyValley
Torino ProvinceProvince
PiedmontRegion
ItalyCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Cave Seccarezze, Cave di Pietra di Luserna, Val Luserna, Val Pellice, Provincia di Torino, Piemonte, Italia
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 45' 45'' North , 7° 12' 1'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.76256,7.20050
GeoHash:G#: spvneug0z
Locality type:Group of Quarries
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Seccarezze is a group of quarries in the Luserna Valley, located in the municipalities of Luserna San Giovanni and Bagnolo Piemonte.

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The Alps, Europe

Mountain Range - 2,242 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Aeschynite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Reference: - Finello, G., Ambrino, P., Kolitsch, U., Ciriotti, M.E., Blaß, G., Bracco, R. (2007): I minerali della “Pietra di Luserna”, Piemonte, Italia nord-occidentale. I. Alcune cave di gneiss della Val Luserna. Micro (località), 2/2007, 181-226.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Giuseppe Finello Collection
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Giuseppe Finello collection and photo , photo id 684578 Finello, G., Ambrino, P., Kolitsch, U., Ciriotti, M.E., Blaß, G., Bracco, R. (2007): I minerali della “Pietra di Luserna”, Piemonte, Italia nord-occidentale. I. Alcune cave di gneiss della Val Luserna. Micro (località), 2/2007, 181-226.
Lusernaite-(Y) (TL)
Formula: Y4Al(CO3)2(OH)10F · 6H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Cámara, F., Cadoni, M., Ciriotti, M.E., Bersani, D., Kolitsch, U. (2012) Lusernaite-(Y), IMA 2011-108. CNMNC Newsletter No. 13, June 2012, page 811; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 807-817.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Collection Giuseppe Finello
Opal var: Hyalite
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Collection Giuseppe Finello
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Pasquale Antonazzo Collection
Synchysite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe(CO3)2F
Reference: Giuseppe Finello Collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Aeschynite-(Y)'4.DF.05(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Hyalite4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Synchysite-(Ce)5.BD.20cCaCe(CO3)2F
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Lusernaite-(Y) (TL)-Y4Al(CO3)2(OH)10F · 6H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Aeschynite-(Y)8.3.6.3(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Synchysite-(Ce)16a.1.3.1CaCe(CO3)2F
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Lusernaite-(Y) (TL)-Y4Al(CO3)2(OH)10F · 6H2O
Opal
var: Hyalite
-SiO2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
H Opal (var: Hyalite)SiO2 · nH2O
H Lusernaite-(Y)Y4Al(CO3)2(OH)10F · 6H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Lusernaite-(Y)Y4Al(CO3)2(OH)10F · 6H2O
C Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
OOxygen
O Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
O CalciteCaCO3
O Opal (var: Hyalite)SiO2 · nH2O
O Lusernaite-(Y)Y4Al(CO3)2(OH)10F · 6H2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F Lusernaite-(Y)Y4Al(CO3)2(OH)10F · 6H2O
F Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
AlAluminium
Al Lusernaite-(Y)Y4Al(CO3)2(OH)10F · 6H2O
SiSilicon
Si Opal (var: Hyalite)SiO2 · nH2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
TiTitanium
Ti Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
YYttrium
Y Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Y Lusernaite-(Y)Y4Al(CO3)2(OH)10F · 6H2O
NbNiobium
Nb Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
CeCerium
Ce Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
ThThorium
Th Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3139914
Palaeozoic gneiss

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Description: high grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{gneiss}, Minor{granulite,greenschist}

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]

Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
485.4 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3191621
Precambrian-Phanerozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Alps

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]

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

References

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Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Cámara, F., Cadoni, M., Ciriotti, M.E., Bersani, D., Kolitsch, U. (2012) Lusernaite-(Y), IMA 2011-108. CNMNC Newsletter No. 13, June 2012, page 811; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 807-817.

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