|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||44° 8' 55'' North , 10° 59' 4'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||44.14875,10.98457|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Cava della Madonna del Ponte, Castel di Casio, Provincia di Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italia|
Old abandoned sandstone quarry behind the church of Madonna del Ponte, to the southeast of Porretta Terme.
It is one of the historical Porretta quartz sites that yielded a large number of high-quality specimens.
1 valid mineral.
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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|Eocene - Jurassic|
33.9 - 201.3 Ma
66 - 145 Ma
|Mesozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary 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.