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Catabbio-Fontanelle cinnabar deposit (Catabbio cinnabar deposit), Catabbio, Semproniano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italyi
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Catabbio-Fontanelle cinnabar deposit (Catabbio cinnabar deposit)Deposit
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° 42' 4'' North , 11° 34' 15'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Catabbio203 (2014)0.3km
Capanne101 (2014)2.9km
Poggio Murella287 (2014)3.4km
San Martino sul Fiora211 (2014)3.8km
Semproniano487 (2014)3.9km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Giacimento cinabrifero di Catabbio-Fontanelle (Giacimento cinabrifero di Catabbio), Catabbio, Semproniano, Provincia di Grosseto, Toscana, Italia


Prospecting pits and trenches for cinnabar, mainly performed in the 1960s, to the NE of Catabbio near Fosso Carpegna.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Zucchetti, S. (1964) I giacimenti cinabriferi detritici e residuali del distretto amiatino. L'Industria Mineraria, 15, 495-507; Gatti, L.C. (1965) Il nuovo giacimento mercurifero di Catabbio (GR). L'Industria Mineraria, 16, 465-476; Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., and Boscardin M. (1973) Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano, 208 pp.
Dawsonite
Formula: NaAlCO3(OH)2
Reference: Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., and Boscardin, M. (1973) Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano, 208 pp.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Gatti, L.C. (1965) Il nuovo giacimento mercurifero di Catabbio (GR). L'Industria Mineraria, 16, 465-476.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Zucchetti, S. (1964) I giacimenti cinabriferi detritici e residuali del distretto amiatino. L'Industria Mineraria, 15, 495-507; Gatti, L.C. (1965) Il nuovo giacimento mercurifero di Catabbio (GR). L'Industria Mineraria, 16, 465-476.
Metacinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Gatti, L.C. (1965) Il nuovo giacimento mercurifero di Catabbio (GR). L'Industria Mineraria, 16, 465-476.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Gatti, L.C. (1965) Il nuovo giacimento mercurifero di Catabbio (GR). L'Industria Mineraria, 16, 465-476; Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., and Boscardin, M. (1973) Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano, 208 pp.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Zucchetti, S. (1964) I giacimenti cinabriferi detritici e residuali del distretto amiatino. L'Industria Mineraria, 15, 495-507.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Gatti, L.C. (1965) Il nuovo giacimento mercurifero di Catabbio (GR). L'Industria Mineraria, 16, 465-476.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Metacinnabar2.CB.05aHgS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dawsonite5.BB.10NaAlCO3(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Metacinnabar2.8.2.3HgS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Dawsonite16a.3.8.1NaAlCO3(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
CCarbon
C DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S CinnabarHgS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S StibniteSb2S3
S MetacinnabarHgS
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg MetacinnabarHgS

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Zucchetti, S. (1964) I giacimenti cinabriferi detritici e residuali del distretto amiatino. L'Industria Mineraria, 15, 495-507.
Gatti, L.C. (1965) Il nuovo giacimento mercurifero di Catabbio (GR). L'Industria Mineraria, 16, 465-476.
Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., and Boscardin, M. (1973) Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano, 208 pp.
Strappa, D. (1977) Storia delle miniere di mercurio del Monte Amiata. L'Industria Mineraria, 28, 4, 252-259 (I parte); 5, 336-348 (II parte); 6, 433-439 (III parte).

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