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Montecastelli Pisano, Castelnuovo Val di Cecina, Pisa Province, Tuscany, Italy

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° North , 10° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~11km
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


Cu mine and outcrops of ophiolitic rocks along Pavone stream.

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Mineral List


20 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: • Dini, A. and Boschi, C. (2017) I giacimenti cupriferi delle ofioliti toscane. Geologia e ipotesi genetiche. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 41 (2), 84-101.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: • Dini, A. and Boschi, C. (2017) I giacimenti cupriferi delle ofioliti toscane. Geologia e ipotesi genetiche. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 41 (2), 84-101.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Description: D'Achiardi described a phases as pectolite; indeed Bonaccorsi et al. (1996) proved that it is xonotlite.
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.
'Psilomelane'
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.
Xonotlite
Formula: Ca6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Reference: Bonaccorsi E., Merlino S., Orlandi P.(1996): Breve nota sulla xonotlite di Monte Castelli. Atti Soc. tosc. Sci. nat., Mem., Serie A, 103.
Zoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Brizzi, G., Meli, R., 1989. L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3): 163-178.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cuprite'4.AA.10Cu2O
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Aurichalcite'5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Hydromagnesite'5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Brochantite'7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
'Analcime'9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
'Grossular'9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
'Pectolite' ?9.DG.05NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
'Prehnite'9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
'Vesuvianite'9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
'Xonotlite'9.DG.35Ca6(Si6O17)(OH)2
'Zoisite'9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Psilomelane'-

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
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
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydromagnesite16b.7.1.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
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)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Zoisite58.2.1b.1{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Pectolite ?65.2.1.4aNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Ca-Na subgroup
Xonotlite66.3.1.1Ca6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Psilomelane'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
H Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CupriteCu2O
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
O Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Si Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Ca Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CuCopper
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SphaleriteZnS

References

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• Brizzi, G. and Meli, R. (1989) L'antica miniera di Montecastelli e i minerali delle rocce circostanti. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 13 (3), 163-178.
• Orlandi P., (2005) "Geositi minerari e mineralogici della provincia di Pisa" in La geologia della provincia di Pisa. Cartografia, geositi e banche dati, pp. 55-280, Provincia di Pisa, 2005.
• Dini, A. and Boschi, C. (2017) I giacimenti cupriferi delle ofioliti toscane. Geologia e ipotesi genetiche. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 41 (2), 84-101.


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