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Séssera Valley, Veglio, Biella Province, Piedmont, Italy

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 39' 31'' North , 8° 6' 46'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.65854,8.11291
GeoHash:G#: u0jg8xgsk
Locality type:Valley
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


The area is located at NNW from Bocchetta di Sèssera, in Veglio municipality. The minerals are located in veins into schists.

Ref.:
Boscardin M., Gardinali E., Mattioli V. (1978) -Axinite dell'alta Val Sèssera (Vercelli) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol. 9, fasc. 3, pagg. 58-65.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Boscardin M., Gardinali E., Mattioli V. (1978) -Axinite dell'alta Val Sèssera (Vercelli) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol. 9, fasc. 3, pagg. 58-65 - 1978
'Axinite Group'
Reference: Boscardin M., Gardinali E., Mattioli V. (1978) -Axinite dell'alta Val Sèssera (Vercelli) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol. 9, fasc. 3, pagg. 58-65 - 1978
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Boscardin M., Gardinali E., Mattioli V. (1978) -Axinite dell'alta Val Sèssera (Vercelli) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol. 9, fasc. 3, pagg. 58-65 - 1978
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Boscardin M., Gardinali E., Mattioli V. (1978) -Axinite dell'alta Val Sèssera (Vercelli) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol. 9, fasc. 3, pagg. 58-65 - 1978
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Boscardin M., Gardinali E., Mattioli V. (1978) -Axinite dell'alta Val Sèssera (Vercelli) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol. 9, fasc. 3, pagg. 58-65 - 1978
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Boscardin M., Gardinali E., Mattioli V. (1978) -Axinite dell'alta Val Sèssera (Vercelli) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol. 9, fasc. 3, pagg. 58-65 - 1978
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Boscardin M., Gardinali E., Mattioli V. (1978) -Axinite dell'alta Val Sèssera (Vercelli) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol. 9, fasc. 3, pagg. 58-65 - 1978
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Boscardin M., Gardinali E., Mattioli V. (1978) -Axinite dell'alta Val Sèssera (Vercelli) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol. 9, fasc. 3, pagg. 58-65 - 1978
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Boscardin M., Gardinali E., Mattioli V. (1978) -Axinite dell'alta Val Sèssera (Vercelli) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol. 9, fasc. 3, pagg. 58-65 - 1978
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Boscardin M., Gardinali E., Mattioli V. (1978) -Axinite dell'alta Val Sèssera (Vercelli) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol. 9, fasc. 3, pagg. 58-65 - 1978
'Mica Group'
Reference: Boscardin M., Gardinali E., Mattioli V. (1978) -Axinite dell'alta Val Sèssera (Vercelli) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol. 9, fasc. 3, pagg. 58-65 - 1978
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Boscardin M., Gardinali E., Mattioli V. (1978) -Axinite dell'alta Val Sèssera (Vercelli) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol. 9, fasc. 3, pagg. 58-65 - 1978
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Boscardin M., Gardinali E., Mattioli V. (1978) -Axinite dell'alta Val Sèssera (Vercelli) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol. 9, fasc. 3, pagg. 58-65 - 1978
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Boscardin M., Gardinali E., Mattioli V. (1978) -Axinite dell'alta Val Sèssera (Vercelli) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol. 9, fasc. 3, pagg. 58-65 - 1978
'Scapolite'
Reference: Boscardin M., Gardinali E., Mattioli V. (1978) -Axinite dell'alta Val Sèssera (Vercelli) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol. 9, fasc. 3, pagg. 58-65 - 1978
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Boscardin M., Gardinali E., Mattioli V. (1978) -Axinite dell'alta Val Sèssera (Vercelli) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol. 9, fasc. 3, pagg. 58-65 - 1978

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cobaltite'2.EB.25CoAsS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Corundum'4.CB.05Al2O3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Erythrite'8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Clinozoisite'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Titanite'9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Axinite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Mica Group'-
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
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 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)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Axinite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Mica Group'-
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O CorundumAl2O3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O

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