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Canal Grande Mine (Domestica Mine), Iglesias, Carbonia-Iglesias Province, Sardinia, Italy

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Name(s) in local language(s):Miniera di Canal Grande (Miniera di Domestica), Iglesias, Provincia di Carbonia-Iglesias, Italia, Sardegna
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° North , 8° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


Pb-Zn mine, which operated with various interruptions in the period 1869-1969, located to the NW of Masua in the area of Rio di Canal Grande.

The mine exploited a main vein, known as "Filone Bousse", rich in "calamine" and poor in galena and some small veins rich in galena and cerussite.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Stara P., Rizzo R., Tanca G.A. (1996): Iglesiente - Arburese. Miniere e Minerali. Volume 1. EMSa - Ente Minerario Sardo and nine Italian Mineralogical Groups/Associations, Centrooffset, Siena, 239 pp.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Stara P., Rizzo R., Tanca G.A. (1996): Iglesiente - Arburese. Miniere e Minerali. Volume 1. EMSa - Ente Minerario Sardo and nine Italian Mineralogical Groups/Associations, Centrooffset, Siena, 239 pp.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Stara P., Rizzo R., Tanca G.A. (1996): Iglesiente - Arburese. Miniere e Minerali. Volume 1. EMSa - Ente Minerario Sardo and nine Italian Mineralogical Groups/Associations, Centrooffset, Siena, 239 pp.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Stara P., Rizzo R., Tanca G.A. (1996): Iglesiente - Arburese. Miniere e Minerali. Volume 1. EMSa - Ente Minerario Sardo and nine Italian Mineralogical Groups/Associations, Centrooffset, Siena, 239 pp.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Stara P., Rizzo R., Tanca G.A. (1996): Iglesiente - Arburese. Miniere e Minerali. Volume 1. EMSa - Ente Minerario Sardo and nine Italian Mineralogical Groups/Associations, Centrooffset, Siena, 239 pp.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Stara P., Rizzo R., Tanca G.A. (1996): Iglesiente - Arburese. Miniere e Minerali. Volume 1. EMSa - Ente Minerario Sardo and nine Italian Mineralogical Groups/Associations, Centrooffset, Siena, 239 pp.
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Stara P., Rizzo R., Tanca G.A. (1996): Iglesiente - Arburese. Miniere e Minerali. Volume 1. EMSa - Ente Minerario Sardo and nine Italian Mineralogical Groups/Associations, Centrooffset, Siena, 239 pp.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Stara P., Rizzo R., Tanca G.A. (1996): Iglesiente - Arburese. Miniere e Minerali. Volume 1. EMSa - Ente Minerario Sardo and nine Italian Mineralogical Groups/Associations, Centrooffset, Siena, 239 pp.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Stara P., Rizzo R., Tanca G.A. (1996): Iglesiente - Arburese. Miniere e Minerali. Volume 1. EMSa - Ente Minerario Sardo and nine Italian Mineralogical Groups/Associations, Centrooffset, Siena, 239 pp.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Stara P., Rizzo R., Tanca G.A. (1996): Iglesiente - Arburese. Miniere e Minerali. Volume 1. EMSa - Ente Minerario Sardo and nine Italian Mineralogical Groups/Associations, Centrooffset, Siena, 239 pp.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Stara P., Rizzo R., Tanca G.A. (1996): Iglesiente - Arburese. Miniere e Minerali. Volume 1. EMSa - Ente Minerario Sardo and nine Italian Mineralogical Groups/Associations, Centrooffset, Siena, 239 pp.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Stara P., Rizzo R., Tanca G.A. (1996): Iglesiente - Arburese. Miniere e Minerali. Volume 1. EMSa - Ente Minerario Sardo and nine Italian Mineralogical Groups/Associations, Centrooffset, Siena, 239 pp.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Smithsonite'5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anglesite'7.AD.35PbSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Hemimorphite'9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
'Talc'9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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- Jervis G. (1881): I tesori sotterranei dell'Italia. Vol. 3: Regioni delle Isole. Sardegna e Sicilia. Addenda ai precedenti volumi. Loescher, Torino, XXII+539 pp.
- Stara P., Rizzo R., Tanca G.A. (1996): Iglesiente - Arburese. Miniere e Minerali. Volume 1. EMSa - Ente Minerario Sardo and nine Italian Mineralogical Groups/Associations, Centrooffset, Siena, 239 pp.


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