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West slope Montzalet, Cogne Mines, Cogne, Aosta Valley, Italyi
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West slope MontzaletDeposit
Cogne MinesGroup of Mines
CogneMunicipality
Aosta ValleyAutonomous Region
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 37' 5'' North , 7° 23' 10'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Gimillan209 (2015)2.2km
Cogne767 (2014)2.5km
Epinel265 (2014)4.9km
Charvensod738 (2014)12.3km
Grand Pollein238 (2014)12.4km


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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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13 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Toffolo, L., Nimis, P., Martin, S., Tumiati, S., & Bach, W. (2017). The Cogne magnetite deposit (Western Alps, Italy): A Late Jurassic seafloor ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system?. Ore Geology Reviews, 83, 103-126.
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Toffolo, L., Nimis, P., Martin, S., Tumiati, S., & Bach, W. (2017). The Cogne magnetite deposit (Western Alps, Italy): A Late Jurassic seafloor ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system?. Ore Geology Reviews, 83, 103-126.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Toffolo, L., Nimis, P., Martin, S., Tumiati, S., & Bach, W. (2017). The Cogne magnetite deposit (Western Alps, Italy): A Late Jurassic seafloor ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system?. Ore Geology Reviews, 83, 103-126.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Toffolo, L., Nimis, P., Martin, S., Tumiati, S., & Bach, W. (2017). The Cogne magnetite deposit (Western Alps, Italy): A Late Jurassic seafloor ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system?. Ore Geology Reviews, 83, 103-126.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Toffolo, L., Nimis, P., Martin, S., Tumiati, S., & Bach, W. (2017). The Cogne magnetite deposit (Western Alps, Italy): A Late Jurassic seafloor ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system?. Ore Geology Reviews, 83, 103-126.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Toffolo, L., Nimis, P., Martin, S., Tumiati, S., & Bach, W. (2017). The Cogne magnetite deposit (Western Alps, Italy): A Late Jurassic seafloor ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system?. Ore Geology Reviews, 83, 103-126.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Toffolo, L., Nimis, P., Martin, S., Tumiati, S., & Bach, W. (2017). The Cogne magnetite deposit (Western Alps, Italy): A Late Jurassic seafloor ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system?. Ore Geology Reviews, 83, 103-126.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Toffolo, L., Nimis, P., Martin, S., Tumiati, S., & Bach, W. (2017). The Cogne magnetite deposit (Western Alps, Italy): A Late Jurassic seafloor ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system?. Ore Geology Reviews, 83, 103-126.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Toffolo, L., Nimis, P., Martin, S., Tumiati, S., & Bach, W. (2017). The Cogne magnetite deposit (Western Alps, Italy): A Late Jurassic seafloor ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system?. Ore Geology Reviews, 83, 103-126.
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Toffolo, L., Nimis, P., Martin, S., Tumiati, S., & Bach, W. (2017). The Cogne magnetite deposit (Western Alps, Italy): A Late Jurassic seafloor ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system?. Ore Geology Reviews, 83, 103-126.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Toffolo, L., Nimis, P., Martin, S., Tumiati, S., & Bach, W. (2017). The Cogne magnetite deposit (Western Alps, Italy): A Late Jurassic seafloor ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system?. Ore Geology Reviews, 83, 103-126.
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Toffolo, L., Nimis, P., Martin, S., Tumiati, S., & Bach, W. (2017). The Cogne magnetite deposit (Western Alps, Italy): A Late Jurassic seafloor ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system?. Ore Geology Reviews, 83, 103-126.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Toffolo, L., Nimis, P., Martin, S., Tumiati, S., & Bach, W. (2017). The Cogne magnetite deposit (Western Alps, Italy): A Late Jurassic seafloor ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system?. Ore Geology Reviews, 83, 103-126.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Toffolo, L., Nimis, P., Martin, S., Tumiati, S., & Bach, W. (2017). The Cogne magnetite deposit (Western Alps, Italy): A Late Jurassic seafloor ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system?. Ore Geology Reviews, 83, 103-126.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Toffolo, L., Nimis, P., Martin, S., Tumiati, S., & Bach, W. (2017). The Cogne magnetite deposit (Western Alps, Italy): A Late Jurassic seafloor ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system?. Ore Geology Reviews, 83, 103-126.
'Serpentine Subgroup var: Bastite'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Toffolo, L., Nimis, P., Martin, S., Tumiati, S., & Bach, W. (2017). The Cogne magnetite deposit (Western Alps, Italy): A Late Jurassic seafloor ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system?. Ore Geology Reviews, 83, 103-126.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Toffolo, L., Nimis, P., Martin, S., Tumiati, S., & Bach, W. (2017). The Cogne magnetite deposit (Western Alps, Italy): A Late Jurassic seafloor ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system?. Ore Geology Reviews, 83, 103-126.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'var: Bastite'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'var: Bastite'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
OOxygen
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
MgMagnesium
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SiSilicon
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn SphaleriteZnS

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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Cretaceous - Jurassic
66 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3132029
Jurassic marble

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 201.3 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Marble

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]

Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3185878
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Comments: Alps

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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

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Toffolo, L., Martin, S., & Nimis, P. (2015) The Cogne magnetite deposit (NW Italian Alps): is it an ophiolitic analogue of Rainbow?. MagellanPlus workshop: Mantle, water and life: the ultramafic-hosted Rainbow hydrothermal field, At Lyon, France


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