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I Canaloni, Campochiaro, Campobasso Province, Molise, Italy

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Name(s) in local language(s): I Canaloni, Campochiaro, , Provincia di Campobasso, Molise, Italia
Old manganese mine in Miocene sediments of the Matese Mountains, located at an elevation between 900 and 1300 m to the SW of Campochiaro. The mine was included in La Foce mining concession, that covered in total a surface area of 1300 hectares in the territory of the municipalities of Bojano, Campochiaro, and San Polo Matese.

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2 entries listed. 1 valid mineral.

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- Frongia A. (1939): Miniere manganesifere nel Matese. Materie prime d'Italia e dell'Impero, IV, 11, 495-506.
- Boni M., di Nocera S. (1977): The geological significance of the manganese-ore mineral facies in the Miocene of the Matese Mountains (Central-Southern Apennines, Italy). Mineral. Deposita, 12, 281-292.

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