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Pollena quarries, Pollena - Trocchia area, Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italyi
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Pollena quarriesGroup of Quarries
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 51' 0'' North , 14° 23' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Quarries
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Pollena Trocchia11,880 (2014)1.8km
Sant'Anastasia20,733 (2015)2.1km
Massa di Somma5,573 (2014)2.1km
San Sebastiano al Vesuvio9,167 (2014)3.1km
Marra-Marciano315 (2014)3.4km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Cave di Pollena, Pollena-Trocchia, Monte Somma, Complesso del Somma-Vesuvio, Napoli, Campania, Italia


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Mineral List


42 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
Andradite var: Melanite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Reference: "Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Luigi Chiappino
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Chabazite-K
Formula: (K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Reference: luigi mattei
Davyne
Formula: (Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Reference: Domenico Preite Collection, Photo ID: 282414
Ferro-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: luigi mattei
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
Galena
Formula: PbS
Gehlenite
Formula: Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Reference: Russo, M. & Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio. AMI, Ed., Cremona, Italy, 320 pp.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
'Guarinite'
Formula: (Na, Ca, Zr, Si, F, O)
Haüyne
Formula: (Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Humite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
'Iddingsite'
Formula: MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
Kalsilite
Formula: KAlSiO4
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Meionite
Formula: Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Merlinoite
Formula: (K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
Reference: Collection of Alex Earl
Microsommite
Formula: Na4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Reference: Mateo Chinelatto photo
Montesommaite (TL)
Formula: (K,Na)9Al9Si23O64 · 10H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Rouse, R.C., Dunn, P.J., Grice, J.D., Schlenker, J.L., Higgins, J.B. (1990): Montesommaite, (K,Na)9Al9Si23O64•10H2O,a new zeolite related to merlinoite and the gismondine group. American Mineralogist, 75, 1415-1420
'Phillipsite'
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
Phillipsite-K
Formula: (K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
'Pyrochlore Supergroup var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1+w
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Siderazot
Formula: Fe5N2
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: "Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: Luigi Matei
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Siderazot1.BC.10Fe5N2
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
var: Melanite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Chabazite-K9.GD.10(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Clinohumite9.AF.55Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Davyne9.FB.05(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Fayalite9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
Ferro-hornblende9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Gehlenite9.BB.10Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Haüyne9.FB.10(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Humite9.AF.50(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Kalsilite9.FA.05KAlSiO4
Meionite9.FB.15Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Merlinoite9.GC.15(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
Microsommite9.FB.05Na4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Montesommaite (TL)9.GB.30(K,Na)9Al9Si23O64 · 10H2O
Phillipsite-K9.GC.10(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Andradite-Grossular Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Guarinite'-(Na, Ca, Zr, Si, F, O)
'Iddingsite'-MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
'Phillipsite'-
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
'var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1+w

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Siderazot1.1.18.1Fe5N2
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Supergroup
var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
8.2.3.1A2-mD2X6-wZ1+w
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Clinohumite52.3.2d.1Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Humite52.3.2c.1(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with No Additional Anions with cations in [8] and lower coordination
Gehlenite55.4.1.2Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Celadonite71.2.2a.6K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Davyne76.2.5.5(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Haüyne76.2.3.3(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Kalsilite76.2.1.1KAlSiO4
Microsommite76.2.5.10Na4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Merlinoite77.1.3.11(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
Montesommaite (TL)77.1.3.12(K,Na)9Al9Si23O64 · 10H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Andradite
var: Melanite
-Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Andradite-Grossular Series'-
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Chabazite-K-(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Ferro-hornblende-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
'Guarinite'-(Na, Ca, Zr, Si, F, O)
'Iddingsite'-MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Meionite-Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
'Phillipsite'-
Phillipsite-K-(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Montesommaite(K,Na)9Al9Si23O64 · 10H2O
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
H IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
H Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
H Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
NNitrogen
N SiderazotFe5N2
OOxygen
O Montesommaite(K,Na)9Al9Si23O64 · 10H2O
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
O Guarinite(Na, Ca, Zr, Si, F, O)
O IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
O Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O KalsiliteKAlSiO4
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
O SideriteFeCO3
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
F Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
F Guarinite(Na, Ca, Zr, Si, F, O)
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
F FluoriteCaF2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Na MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Na Guarinite(Na, Ca, Zr, Si, F, O)
Na Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Na Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Na Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Na MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Na Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Mg Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Mg Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
AlAluminium
Al Montesommaite(K,Na)9Al9Si23O64 · 10H2O
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Al MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Al Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Al KalsiliteKAlSiO4
Al Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Al Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
SiSilicon
Si Montesommaite(K,Na)9Al9Si23O64 · 10H2O
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Si Guarinite(Na, Ca, Zr, Si, F, O)
Si IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Si Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si KalsiliteKAlSiO4
Si Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Si MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Si FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
S Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
S MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
ClChlorine
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Cl MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Cl Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Cl Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
KPotassium
K Montesommaite(K,Na)9Al9Si23O64 · 10H2O
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
K CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
K Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
K Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
K KalsiliteKAlSiO4
K Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
K Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
CaCalcium
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Ca Guarinite(Na, Ca, Zr, Si, F, O)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Ca Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Ca Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
FeIron
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Fe Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Fe IddingsiteMgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Fe Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe SiderazotFe5N2
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr Chabazite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
ZrZirconium
Zr Guarinite(Na, Ca, Zr, Si, F, O)
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
BaBarium
Ba Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Ba Merlinoite(K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
ThThorium
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3159060
Quaternary tephrite

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{tephrite, basanite}, Minor{phonolitic tephrite, tephritic phonolite,tuff group,nephelinic, leucitic and analcitic rocks}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Pliocene
2.588 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3187236
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Pliocene (2.588 - 5.333 Ma)

Lithology: Intermediate volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Carati, M. (1982) Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana. Bologna, Ed. Calderini.
Rosi M. and Santacroce R. (1983) The A.D. 472 "Pollena" eruption: volcanological and petrological data for this poorly known plinian-type event at Vesuvius. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research: 17: 249-271.
Russo, M. and Punzo, I. (2004) I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI.

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