|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||45° 48' 52'' North , 8° 28' 34'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||45.81444,8.47611|
|Other regions containing this locality:||The Alps, Europe|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Rio Solgher (Crotto del Mottaccio; Cerrovecchio), Sovazza, Armeno, Provincia di Novara, Piemonte, Italia|
Rio Solgher is a little stream not far from the place where is located an old mining prospect for Pb-Zn, named Crotto del Mottaccio or Cerrovecchio.
A quartz vein with As mineralization, on which minor prospecting work was done in the second half of the 1800s, is visible on the right side of Rio Solgher stream.
13 valid minerals.
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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|Metamorphe Gesteine, meist Metasedimente|
252.17 - 541 Ma
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 541 Ma)
Description: medium grade metamorphic
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. 
|Cambrian - Proterozoic|
485.4 - 2500 Ma
|Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: to Cambrian (485.4 - 2500 Ma)
Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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.