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Cozzo Disi Mine, Casteltermini, Agrigento Province, Sicily, Italyi
Regional Level Types
Cozzo Disi MineMine
Casteltermini- not defined -
Agrigento ProvinceProvince
SicilyAutonomous Region
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 30' 53'' North , 13° 40' 49'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Campofranco2,755 (2014)2.8km
Casteltermini7,350 (2014)4.0km
Sutera1,411 (2014)4.7km
Masaniello199 (2014)5.8km
Acquaviva Platani795 (2014)6.6km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Miniera di Cozzo Disi, Casteltermini, Provincia di Agrigento (Provincia di Girgenti), Sicilia, Italia


This mine is one of the most famous among the numerous sulphur mines in Agrigento province.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
'Bitumen'
Reference: Pagano, R., Wilson, W. (2012): The sulfur mines of Sicily. Mineralogical Record, 43, 161-206.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Pagano, R., Wilson, W. (2012): The sulfur mines of Sicily. Mineralogical Record, 43, 161-206.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: various added photos
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Davide Arduini collection
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Pagano, R., Wilson, W. (2012): The sulfur mines of Sicily. Mineralogical Record, 43, 161-206.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bitumen'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Bitumen'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O CelestineSrSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
SSulfur
S SulphurS8
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S CelestineSrSO4
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4

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Pagano, R., Wilson, W. (2012): The sulfur mines of Sicily. Mineralogical Record, 43, 161-206.

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