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Capo di Bove, Metropolitan City of Rome Capital, Lazio, Italyi
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Name(s) in local language(s):Capo di Bove, Roma, Lazio, Italia
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° North , 12° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~74km
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


A lava flow produced by the activity of the central crater of the volcano during the Tusculan-Artemisian period. It consists of melilite leucitite.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: Fornaseri, M., and Turi, B. (1969): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 23, 244-256.
'Biotite'
Reference: Steve Pullman collection
Cahnite
Formula: Ca2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Fornaseri, M., and Turi, B. (1969): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 23, 244-256.
'Gismondine' (FRL)
Type Locality:
Reference: NJMM (1990), 467
Gismondine-Ca
Formula: CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Reference: Christof Schäfer
Gonnardite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1956 31 : 265-271
Kirschsteinite
Formula: CaFe2+SiO4
Reference: Melluso, L.; Conticelli, S.; de' Gennaro, R. (2010): Kirschsteinite in the Capo di Bove melilite leucitite lava. Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 887-902.
Leucite
Formula: K(AlSi2O6)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1956 31 : 265-271
'Melilite Group'
Formula: Ca2M(XSiO7)
Reference: Fornaseri, M., and Turi, B. (1969): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 23, 244-256.
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Fornaseri, M., and Turi, B. (1969): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 23, 244-256.
Phillipsite-K (TL)
Formula: (K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 35, pp. 1571-1606 (1997)
Spadaite (TL)
Formula: MgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
Type Locality:
Reference: Gelehrte Anz. München (1863) 17, 945
Vonsenite
Formula: Fe2+2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Reference: Fornaseri, M., and Turi, B. (1969): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 23, 244-256.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Christof Schäfer

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 6 - Borates
Cahnite6.AC.70Ca2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
Vonsenite6.AB.30Fe2+2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Gismondine' (TL)9..
Gismondine-Ca9.GC.05CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Gonnardite9.GA.05(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Kirschsteinite9.AC.05CaFe2+SiO4
Leucite9.GB.05K(AlSi2O6)
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Phillipsite-K (TL)9.GC.10(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Spadaite (TL)9.EC.45MgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 24 - ANHYDROUS BORATES
A2BO2[XO3]
Vonsenite24.2.1.2Fe2+2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Cahnite43.4.4.1Ca2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Kirschsteinite51.3.2.2CaFe2+SiO4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Leucite76.2.2.1K(AlSi2O6)
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
'Gismondine' (FRL)77.1.3.1
Gonnardite77.1.5.7(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Spadaite (TL)78.7.14.1MgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
Gismondine-Ca-CaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)
Phillipsite-K (TL)-(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
H SpadaiteMgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
H Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
H Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
H CahniteCa2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
BBoron
B VonseniteFe22+Fe3+(BO3)O2
B CahniteCa2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
O SpadaiteMgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
O Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
O Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
O LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
O CalciteCaCO3
O VonseniteFe22+Fe3+(BO3)O2
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O KirschsteiniteCaFe2+SiO4
O CahniteCa2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
NaSodium
Na Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Na Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
MgMagnesium
Mg SpadaiteMgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
AlAluminium
Al Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Al Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Al Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Al LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
SiSilicon
Si Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Si SpadaiteMgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)
Si Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Si Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Si LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si KirschsteiniteCaFe2+SiO4
KPotassium
K Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
K LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
CaCalcium
Ca Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Ca Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Ca Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca KirschsteiniteCaFe2+SiO4
Ca CahniteCa2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
FeIron
Fe VonseniteFe22+Fe3+(BO3)O2
Fe KirschsteiniteCaFe2+SiO4
AsArsenic
As CahniteCa2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
BaBarium
Ba Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O

References

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Fleuriau de Bellevue, L.B. (1817) Mémoire sur les cristaux microscopiques, et en particulier sur la Séméline, la Mélilite, la Pseudo-Sommite et le Selce-Romano. Journal de physique, de chimie, d'histoire naturelle et des arts, Paris, 51: 442-461.
Embrey, P.G. (1960) Cahnite from Capo di Bove, Rome. Mineralogical Magazine 32: 666-668.
Fornaseri, M. and Turi, B. (1969) Carbon and Oxygen Isotopic Composition of Carbonates in Lavas and Ejectites from the Alban Hills, Italy. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 23: 244-256.
Melluso, L., Conticelli, S., and de' Gennaro, R. (2010) Kirschsteinite in the Capo di Bove melilite leucitite lava (cecilite), Alban Hills, Italy. Mineralogical Magazine 74: 887-902.

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