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Cupa dell'Olivella, Sant'Anastasia, Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italyi
Regional Level Types
Cupa dell'Olivella- not defined -
Sant'Anastasia- not defined -
Monte SommaMountain
Somma-Vesuvius ComplexComplex
NaplesMetropolitan City
CampaniaRegion
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 51' North , 14° 24' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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


This is a valley of rain erosion into pyroclastic ejecta of the volcanic complex (Somma-Vesuvio) along the NNW side of Mt. Somma.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
'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
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Francesco Civero collection
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
'Hornblende'
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
Marialite
Formula: Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
'Melilite Group'
Formula: Ca2M(XSiO7)
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
Microsommite (TL)
Formula: Na4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Type Locality:
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
'Phillipsite'
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982
Vonsenite
Formula: Fe2+2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Reference: M. Carati - Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana - Calderini, Bologna, 1982

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 6 - Borates
Vonsenite6.AB.30Fe2+2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Marialite9.FB.15Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Microsommite (TL)9.FB.05Na4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)
'Phillipsite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
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 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
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 Feldspathoids and related species
Microsommite (TL)76.2.5.10Na4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Al-Si Framework with other Be/Al/Si frameworks
Marialite76.3.1.1Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)
'Phillipsite'-
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
BBoron
B VonseniteFe22+Fe3+(BO3)O2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O CalciteCaCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O VonseniteFe22+Fe3+(BO3)O2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Na MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Al MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
SSulfur
S MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
S PyriteFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
KPotassium
K MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe VonseniteFe22+Fe3+(BO3)O2
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2

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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- Carati, M. (1982): Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana, Calderini, Bologna, 1982
- Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI


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