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Maddalena quarry, Beura quarries, Beura-Cardezza, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italyi
Regional Level Types
Maddalena quarryQuarry
Beura quarriesGroup of Quarries
Beura-Cardezza- not defined -
Ossola ValleyValley
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola ProvinceProvince
PiedmontRegion
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 4' 3'' North , 8° 17' 25'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Chiesa206 (2014)0.6km
Beura745 (2014)1.5km
Villadossola6,633 (2014)1.8km
Cuzzego500 (2014)2.0km
Quarata180 (2014)2.9km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Cava La Maddalena, fraz. Cuzzego, Cave di Beura, Beura-Cardezza, Val d'Ossola, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italia


Active quarry, situated in the district Cuzzego di Beura - Cardezza, on via Domodossola 68.

Quarry management: FALCIONI & PIOVANI S.N.C. DI PIOVANI IVANO E C.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Matteo Chinellato collection
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Reference: R.M.I. 1997 n. 2 pg. 157 to 170 / Mattioli V. years 1978-1979-1985-1987-1988
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: R.M.I. 1997 n. 2 pg. 157 to 170 / Mattioli V. years 1978-1979-1985-1987-1988
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Reference: R.M.I. 1997 n. 2 pg. 157 to 170 / Mattioli V. years 1978-1979-1985-1987-1988
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: R.M.I. 1997 n. 2 pg. 157 to 170 / Mattioli V. years 1978-1979-1985-1987-1988
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: R.M.I. 1997 n. 2 pg. 157 to 170 / Mattioli V. years 1978-1979-1985-1987-1988
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: R.M.I. 1997 n. 2 pg. 157 to 170 / Mattioli V. years 1978-1979-1985-1987-1988
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: R.M.I. 1997 n. 2 pg. 157 to 170 / Mattioli V. years 1978-1979-1985-1987-1988
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: R.M.I. 1997 n. 2 pg. 157 to 170 / Mattioli V. years 1978-1979-1985-1987-1988
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Matteo Chinellato collection
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: R.M.I. 1997 n. 2 pg. 157 to 170 / Mattioli V. years 1978-1979-1985-1987-1988
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: R.M.I. 1997 n. 2 pg. 157 to 170 / Mattioli V. years 1978-1979-1985-1987-1988
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: R.M.I. 1997 n. 2 pg. 157 to 170 / Mattioli V. years 1978-1979-1985-1987-1988
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: R.M.I. 1997 n. 2 pg. 157 to 170 / Mattioli V. years 1978-1979-1985-1987-1988
'Synchysite'
Reference: R.M.I. 1997 n. 2 pg. 157 to 170 / Mattioli V. years 1978-1979-1985-1987-1988

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Bavenite9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Datolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Synchysite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Brookite4.4.5.1TiO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Datolite54.2.1a.1CaB(SiO4)(OH)
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with chains linked by Be
Bavenite70.5.3.1Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Synchysite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
BBoron
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O BrookiteTiO2
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O AnataseTiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SSulfur
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Ca DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
TiTitanium
Ti BrookiteTiO2
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

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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Unknown
Ma



ID: 2346761
Metamorphe Gesteine, meist Metasedimente

Age: Anthropocene ( Ma)

Lithology: Gneiss and mica schist

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

Paleozoic - Precambrian
251.902 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3154935
Penninic basement, Penninic nappes, Austroalpine nappes, Southern Alpes

Age: Eoarchean to Triassic (251.902 - 4000 Ma)

Description: medium grade metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

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. [147]

Cambrian - Proterozoic
485.4 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3189284
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: to Cambrian (485.4 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Alps

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. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Rivista Mineralogica Italiana (1977) 2, 48.
Rivista Mineralogica Italiana (1978) 1, 18 & 20.
Rivista Mineralogica Italiana (1980) 2, 61.
Rivista Mineralogica Italiana (1984) 2, 43.
Rivista Mineralogica Italiana (1987) 2, 105-108.
Rivista Mineralogica Italiana (1997) 2, 157-170.
Rivista Mineralogica Italiana (1997) 3, 253.
Rivista Mineralogica Italiana (1997) 4, 355.
Rivista Mineralogica Italiana (2000) 2, 123.
Rivista Mineralogica Italiana (2007) 2, 108-110.

External Links

http://www.falcioni-piovani.it/prodotti/beola-bianca

www.regione.piemonte.it/industria/cave/dwd/cave_op/vb.pdf


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