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Serio River gold alluvials, Cremona Province, Lombardy, Italyi
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Serio River gold alluvialsAlluvials
Cremona ProvinceProvince
LombardyRegion
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 25' 38'' North , 9° 42' 34'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Casale Cremasco1,326 (2014)0.6km
Sergnano3,467 (2014)0.7km
Vidolasco439 (2014)2.6km
Ricengo1,065 (2014)2.7km
Bottaiano559 (2014)2.8km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Alluvioni aurifere del fiume Serio, Provincia di Cremona, Lombardia, Italia


Gold deposits in sediments along the banks of River Serio.

Placers are located in the municipal territories of Sergnano, Casale Cremasco-Vidolasco, Ricengo, Pianengo, Crema, Madignano, Ripalta Cremasca, Ripalta Guerrina, Ripalta Arpina, and Montodine.

GPS coordinates are approximate and currently set for the Serio river bank in the municipality of Sergnano.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Pipino, G. (1982): L'oro della Val Padana. Boll. Ass. Min. Subalpina, 19, 1-2, 101-117; Pipino, G. (1984): Sulla possibilità di recuperare oro ed altri minerali dalle sabbie prodotte in Val Padana. Quarry and Construction, febbraio 1984, 30-34; Pipino, G. (2003): Oro, Miniere, Storia. Miscellanea di giacimentologia e storia mineraria italiana. Ed. Museo Storico dell'Oro Italiano, Ovada, 510 pp.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Jervis G. (1873): I tesori sotterranei dell'Italia. Vol. 1: Regioni delle Alpi. Ed. Loescher, Torino, 410 pp.; Pipino, G. (1982): L'oro della Val Padana. Boll. Ass. Min. Subalpina, 19, 1-2, 101-117; Pipino, G. (1984): Sulla possibilità di recuperare oro ed altri minerali dalle sabbie prodotte in Val Padana. Quarry and Construction, febbraio 1984, 30-34; Piana Agostinetti P., Bergonzi G., Cattin M., Del Soldato M., Gamberi F.M., Tizzoni M. (1995): Gold in the Alps: a view from the south. In: Morteani G., Northover J.P., (eds.), Prehistoric gold in Europe. Mines, metallurgy and manufacture. Kluwer Academic Publisher, Dordrecht/Boston/London, pages 199-218; Pipino, G. (2003): Oro, Miniere, Storia. Miscellanea di giacimentologia e storia mineraria italiana. Ed. Museo Storico dell'Oro Italiano, Ovada, 510 pp.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Pipino, G. (1982): L'oro della Val Padana. Boll. Ass. Min. Subalpina, 19, 1-2, 101-117; Pipino, G. (1984): Sulla possibilità di recuperare oro ed altri minerali dalle sabbie prodotte in Val Padana. Quarry and Construction, febbraio 1984, 30-34; Pipino, G. (2003): Oro, Miniere, Storia. Miscellanea di giacimentologia e storia mineraria italiana. Ed. Museo Storico dell'Oro Italiano, Ovada, 510 pp.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Jervis G. (1873): I tesori sotterranei dell'Italia. Vol. 1: Regioni delle Alpi. Ed. Loescher, Torino, 410 pp.; Pipino, G. (1982): L'oro della Val Padana. Boll. Ass. Min. Subalpina, 19, 1-2, 101-117; Pipino, G. (1984): Sulla possibilità di recuperare oro ed altri minerali dalle sabbie prodotte in Val Padana. Quarry and Construction, febbraio 1984, 30-34; Pipino, G. (2003): Oro, Miniere, Storia. Miscellanea di giacimentologia e storia mineraria italiana. Ed. Museo Storico dell'Oro Italiano, Ovada, 510 pp.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
AuGold
Au GoldAu

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Jervis, G. (1873) I tesori sotterranei dell'Italia. Vol. 1: Regioni delle Alpi. Ed. Loescher, Torino, 410 pp.
Pipino, G. (1982) L'oro della Val Padana. Bollettino dell'Associazione Mineraria Subalpina, 19(1-2), 101-117.
Pipino, G. (1984) Sulla possibilità di recuperare oro ed altri minerali dalle sabbie prodotte in Val Padana. Quarry and Construction, February 1984, 30-34.
Piana Agostinetti, P., Bergonzi, G., Cattin, M., Del Soldato, M., Gamberi, F.M., and Tizzoni, M. (1995) Gold in the Alps: a view from the south. In: Morteani G. and Northover J.P. (eds.) Prehistoric gold in Europe. Mines, metallurgy and manufacture. Kluwer Academic Publisher, Dordrecht/Boston/London, 199-218.
Pipino, G. (2003) Oro, Miniere, Storia. Miscellanea di giacimentologia e storia mineraria italiana. Ed. Museo Storico dell'Oro Italiano, Ovada, 510 pp.

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serio_(river)
Wikidata ID:Q1284902


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