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Larsinaz mine, Cogne Mines, Cogne, Aosta Valley, Italyi
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Larsinaz mineMine
Cogne MinesGroup of Mines
CogneMunicipality
Aosta ValleyAutonomous Region
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 37' 8'' North , 7° 22' 37'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Gimillan209 (2015)1.5km
Cogne767 (2014)2.0km
Epinel265 (2014)4.2km
Charvensod738 (2014)12.0km
Pollein1,167 (2014)12.2km


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Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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9 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.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
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.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
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.
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.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
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.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
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 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
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
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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 with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O UraniniteUO2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SiSilicon
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CaCalcium
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
FeIron
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

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

References

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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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