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Caloldenino Mine, Resinelli Plans, Ballabio, Lecco, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 53' 8'' North , 9° 23' 6'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.88556,9.38500
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Miniera del Caloldenino,Pian dei Resinelli, Ballabio, Lecco, Provincia di Lecco, Lombardia, Italia

Caloldenino Mine is one of the different Mines that are in the Resinelli Plans zone. This mine is the closest to the mine Anna, that open to visitors (see the site "Val Calolden Mine").
To have easy access to the Caloldenino, you need to travel a path that begins near what leads to the mine Anna.
The entrance is at 1289 meters slm.
There is also a second entrance , to left of the first, at ten meters(attention
this entrance is dangerous, because it is on a slope facing).

Mineral List

13 valid minerals.

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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Middle Triassic
237 - 247.2 Ma

ID: 2353041
Biogene Sedimentgesteine und Evaporite

Age: Middle Triassic (237 - 247.2 Ma)

Lithology: Biogenic carbonate rocks and evaporite

Reference: Geological Institute. Geological Map of Switzerland 1:500,000. isbn: 3906723399. University of Bern. [49]

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- Itinerari Mineralogici della Lombardia - M. Boscardin,V. De Michele e G. Scaini - anno 1970 Ediz. Museo Storia Naturale di MILANO pg.56/58
- Rivista Mineralogica Italiana anno 1982 n. 3 pg. 94
- Rivista Mineralogica Italiana anno 1986 n. 4 pg. 175

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