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Murlungo quarries (Campocecina quarries; Campo Cecina quarries), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italyi
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Murlungo quarries (Campocecina quarries; Campo Cecina quarries)Group of Quarries
Torano quarrying basinBasin
CarraraMunicipality
Massa-Carrara ProvinceProvince
TuscanyRegion
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 6' 53'' North , 10° 7' 52'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Quarries
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Torano670 (2014)3.3km
Vinca188 (2014)3.3km
Miseglia449 (2014)3.7km
Colonnata268 (2014)3.8km
Gragnana917 (2014)4.0km
Other Languages:
Italian:
Cave del Murlungo (Cave di Campocecina; Cave di Campo Cecina), Bacino estrattivo di Torano, Carrara, Provincia di Massa-Carrara (Provincia di Massa e Carrara), Toscana, Italia


Group of quarries at the head of the Torano valley, to the ESE of Campocecina (Campo Cecina). It compries the quarries named Morlungo A (see coordinates), Morlungo B (44°6'54"N, 10°8'1"E), Morlungo C (44°6'51"N, 10°8'11"E), and Morlungo D (44°6'56.5"N, 10°8'12.5"E).

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


2 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Morino, A., and Passarino, G. (2016) Minerali nel marmo di Carrara: solfuri e solfosali. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 40, 1 (1-2016), 22-33.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Morino, A., and Passarino, G. (2014) Il quarzo dei marmi di Carrara. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 38, 1 (1-2014), 36-41.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2

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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Morino, A., and Passarino, G. (2014) Il quarzo dei marmi di Carrara. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 38, 1 (1-2014), 36-41.
Morino, A., and Passarino, G. (2016) Minerali nel marmo di Carrara: solfuri e solfosali. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 40, 1 (1-2016), 22-33.


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