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Fior di Chiara Quarry (Fiordichiara Quarry; Fiordichiara quarries), Fantiscritti, Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italyi
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Fior di Chiara Quarry (Fiordichiara Quarry; Fiordichiara quarries)Group of Quarries
FantiscrittiGroup of Quarries
Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin)Basin
CarraraMunicipality
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Fior di Chiara Quarry (Fiordichiara Quarry; Fiordichiara quarries), Fantiscritti, Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 5' 48'' North , 10° 8' 9'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Quarries
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Colonnata268 (2014)2.0km
Miseglia449 (2014)2.2km
Bedizzano797 (2014)2.2km
Torano670 (2014)2.6km
Codena745 (2014)2.8km


Active marble quarries located above the Fantiscritti quarry group. The most known of them is the open pit quarry named Fiordichiara A or Quarry No. 73 (see coordinates). The underground Fiordichiara B or Quarry No. 76 (44°5'45"N, 10°8'00"E) is located ca. 250 m west of the former. In between there are two inactive quarries, named Ortonovo (44°5'48"N, 10°8'8"E) and Ortonovo II (44°5'47"N, 10°8'5"E) respectively.

Regions containing this locality

Apuan Alps, Tuscany, ItalyMountain Range
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Morino, A. (2017) I minerali nel marmo di Carrara. I minerali estetici. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 41, 4 (4-2017), 242-253.
Claraite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
Reference: Museum of Natural History of the Pisa University
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Morino, A. (2017) I minerali nel marmo di Carrara. I minerali estetici. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 41, 4 (4-2017), 242-253.
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Armando del Taglia find & collection; Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Camarda, S., Chinellato, M., Appiani, R., Del Chiaro, L., and Sanguineti, G. (2019) Minerals from marbles of Carrara and the Apuan Alps. LoGisma editore, Vicchio (Firenze) - Musumeci S.p.A., Quart (Aosta), 144 pp.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Morino, A. (2017) I minerali nel marmo di Carrara. I minerali estetici. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 41, 4 (4-2017), 242-253.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Dallegno, A., and Mazzoleni, G. (2014) Sfalerite e wurtzite. La fluorescenza dei cristalli nei geodi del marmo di Carrara. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 38, 4 (4-2014), 222-239; Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Camarda, S., Chinellato, M., Appiani, R., Del Chiaro, L., and Sanguineti, G. (2019) Minerals from marbles of Carrara and the Apuan Alps. LoGisma editore, Vicchio (Firenze) - Musumeci S.p.A., Quart (Aosta), 144 pp.
Tyrolite
Formula: Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Reference: Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Camarda, S., Chinellato, M., Appiani, R., Del Chiaro, L., and Sanguineti, G. (2019) Minerals from marbles of Carrara and the Apuan Alps. LoGisma editore, Vicchio (Firenze) - Musumeci S.p.A., Quart (Aosta), 144 pp.
Zaccagnaite
Formula: Zn4Al2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
Reference: Armando del Taglia find & collection; Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Camarda, S., Chinellato, M., Appiani, R., Del Chiaro, L., and Sanguineti, G. (2019) Minerals from marbles of Carrara and the Apuan Alps. LoGisma editore, Vicchio (Firenze) - Musumeci S.p.A., Quart (Aosta), 144 pp.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Claraite5.DA.30(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Zaccagnaite5.DA.45Zn4Al2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Tyrolite8.DM.10Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Claraite16b.4.3.1(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
Zaccagnaite16b.6.1.4Zn4Al2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Tyrolite42.4.3.1Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
H ZaccagnaiteZn4Al2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H Claraite(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
C ZaccagnaiteZn4Al2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C Claraite(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
O ZaccagnaiteZn4Al2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O Claraite(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al ZaccagnaiteZn4Al2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S Claraite(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S CovelliteCuS
CaCalcium
Ca TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Cu Claraite(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn ZaccagnaiteZn4Al2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn Claraite(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
As Claraite(Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O

References

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Dallegno, A., and Mazzoleni, G. (2014) Sfalerite e wurtzite. La fluorescenza dei cristalli nei geodi del marmo di Carrara. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 38, 4 (4-2014), 222-239.
Morino, A. (2017) I minerali nel marmo di Carrara. I minerali estetici. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 41, 4 (4-2017), 242-253.
Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Camarda, S., Chinellato, M., Appiani, R., Del Chiaro, L., and Sanguineti, G. (2019) Minerals from marbles of Carrara and the Apuan Alps. LoGisma editore, Vicchio (Firenze) - Musumeci S.p.A., Quart (Aosta), 144 pp.


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