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Val Sora manganese outcrop, Torre di Santa Maria, Malenco Valley, Valtellina, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy

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Name(s) in local language(s): Affioramento manganesifero di Val Sora, Torre di Santa Maria, Valmalenco (Val Malenco), Valtellina, Sondrio, Lombardia, Italia
Fe-Mn metacherts (Lanzada-Scermendone Zone, Suretta Nappe) cropping oup in Val Sora, a little valley on the eastern slope of Rocca di Castellaccio (Sant’Anna tectonic window).

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Sciesa, E. (1987) Studio geologico-petrografico e mineralogico della Zona Lanzada-Scermendone (Val Masino-Val Malenco). Tesi di laurea, Sez. Mineral. Petrogr. e Geochim. Università di Milano, 330 pp.

Sciesa, E., and Montrasio, A. (1991) Associazioni di alta pressione nei metacherts a Fe-Mn della zona mèlange Lanzada-Scermendone (Falda Suretta; Valmalenco – Alpi Centrali). Atti Tic. Sc. Terra, 34, 55-60.

Bedognè, F., Montrasio, A., Sciesa, E. (1993) I minerali della provincia di Sondrio: Valmalenco. Bettini, Sondrio, 275 pp.

Barresi, A.A., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M. (2007) History of ardennite and the new mineral ardennite-(V). European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 581-587.

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