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Alpe Prabello area, Campo Moro Valley, Lanzada, Lanterna Valley, Malenco Valley, Valtellina, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy

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Name(s) in local language(s): Area di Alpe Prabello, Valle di Campo Moro, Lanzada, Val Lanterna, Valmalenco (Val Malenco), Valtellina, Sondrio, Lombardia, Italia
 
Some interesting mineral sites in the area around Alpe Prabello (Rifugio Cristina), such as:

- ilmenite-diopside-calcite vein in serpentinite, at an elevation of 2180 m, along the path which connects Sasso dell'Agnello to Alpe Prabello (Rifugio Cristina). Associated minerals include hydrotalcite, chalcopyrite, and bornite. The presence of delafossite, as black botryoidal incrustations, among the bornite alteration products is of particular interest (Bedognè et al, 2006).

- quartz veinlets in metagabbross and dark amphibole-pyroxene facies along the path which connects Alpe Acquanera to Alpe Prabello (Rifugio Cristina).
The paragenesis includes titanite (as pinkish or violet wedge-shaped crystals up to 2 cm), clinochlore, plagioclase, galena, rutile, diopside, and tourmaline (Bedognè et al., 1993).

- white mammillary incrustations of nesquehonite on cyclopean serpentinite blocks below the serpentinite spur cropping out near Sasso dell'Agnello, at the beginning of the path to Alpe Prabello (Rifugio Cristina) (Bedognè et al., 2006).

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References

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

Bedognè, F., Montrasio, A., Sciesa, E. (2006) I minerali della media-alta Valtellina, delle Orobie valtellinesi e della Val Poschiavo. Aggiornamenti sulle altre località della provincia di Sondrio. Bettini, Sondrio, 255 pp.

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