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Para Quarry (La Para Quarry), Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italyi
Regional Level Types
Para Quarry (La Para Quarry)Quarry
Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin)Basin
CarraraMunicipality
Massa-Carrara ProvinceProvince
TuscanyRegion
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 5' 16'' North , 10° 7' 47'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bedizzano797 (2014)1.1km
Miseglia449 (2014)1.2km
Codena745 (2014)1.8km
Colonnata268 (2014)2.1km
Torano670 (2014)2.1km
Other Languages:
Italian:
Cava di Para (Cava La Para), Bacino estrattivo di Miseglia (Bacino estrattivo di Miseglia-Fantiscritti; Bacino estrattivo di Fantiscritti), Carrara, Provincia di Massa-Carrara (Provincia di Massa e Carrara), Toscana, Italia


This quarry, also known as Quarry No. 108, is located on the right side of valley drained by Fosso di Canal Grande, ca. 300 m northeast of Ponti di Vara.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Apuan Alps, Tuscany, ItalyMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: D’Achiardi, G. (1906) I minerali dei marmi di Carrara. Parte III. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 22, 94-105; Franzini, M., Orlandi, P., Bracci, G., and Dalena, D. (1982) I minerali del marmo di Carrara. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana Ed., Milano, 110 pp.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: D’Achiardi, G. (1906) I minerali dei marmi di Carrara. Parte III. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 22, 94-105.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: D’Achiardi, G. (1906) I minerali dei marmi di Carrara. Parte III. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 22, 94-105.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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)

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3

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
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3186389
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. [154]

Cretaceous - Jurassic
66 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3156501
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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Repetti, E. (1820) Sopra l'Alpe Apuana e i marmi di Carrara. Dalla Badia Fiesolana, Fiesole, 231 pp.
Repetti, E. (1833) Dizionario geografico fisico storico della Toscana. Volume primo. Tip. A. Tofani, Firenze, xv + 845 pp.
D’Achiardi, G. (1906) I minerali dei marmi di Carrara. Parte III. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 22, 94-105.
Franzini, M., Orlandi, P., Bracci, G., and Dalena, D. (1982) I minerali del marmo di Carrara. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana Ed., Milano, 110 pp.


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