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Nero Mt., San Pietro, Montecchio Maggiore, Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° North , 11° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Monte Nero, San Pietro, Montecchio Maggiore, Vicenza, Veneto, Italia

Basaltic blocks in the Montenero hill at rear of the St. Peter and St. Valentin churches (Montecchio Maggiore).

Mineral List

27 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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- Artini E., 1888. Alcune nuove osservazioni sulle zeoliti di Montecchio Maggiore. Atti R. Accad. Lincei, Rend. Cl. Sc. Fis. Mat. Nat., Roma, 4: 536-541.
- De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
- Boscardin M., Sovilla S., 1988. Il giacimento mineralogico di S. Pietro in Montecchio Maggiore (Vicenza). Museo Civico "G. Zannato", Montecchio Maggiore.
- Carbonin S., Manzone A., Boscardin M., Pegoraro S., 2003. Zeoliti del Vicentino: caratterizzazioni chimiche e ottiche nella serie dell'heulandite. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 27, 4: 186-195.
- Luppi, L., Carbonin, S., Boscardin, M., Pegopraro, S. (2007) Chabasite e Gmelinite del Vivcantino, distrbutione e cristallochimica - Riv. Mineral. Ital., 31, 1: 8-20
- Passaglia, E., Luppi, D., Boscardin, M., Zordan A. (2010): Stilbite e ferrierite del Vicentino. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 34, 3 (3/2010), 152-164.
- Boscardin M.,Daleffe A.,Rocchetti I., Zordan A. (2011) " Minerali del Vicentino - Aggiornamenti, località e nuove determinazioni " Museo di Archeologia e Scienze Naturali “G. Zannato” – Montecchio Maggiore (Vicenza), pp.183

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