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Bellecombe, Châtillon, Aosta Valley, Italyi
Regional Level Types
Bellecombe- not defined -
ChâtillonCommune
Aosta ValleyAutonomous Region
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 43' 59'' North , 7° 38' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cillian102 (2014)1.3km
Ussel132 (2014)1.8km
Saint-Vincent3,969 (2014)1.9km
Estaod211 (2014)2.1km
Moron141 (2014)2.4km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Bellecombe, Châtillon, Valle d'Aosta (Vallée d'Aoste), Italia


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The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
Alumovesuvianite
Formula: Ca19Al(Al10Mg2)Si18O69(OH)9
Reference: Tanaka, T., Akizuki, M., Kudoh, Y. (2002): Optical properties and crystal structure of triclinic growth sectors in vesuvianite, Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 66(2) (April 2002), pp. 261-274
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Reference: Flavio Giuseppe Taricco photo & collection
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Paolo Pastore
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Luigi Chiapino
Grossular var: Hessonite
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: AA. VV. (1978) - Brevi segnalazioni: Lo zircone di Bellecombe - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol.9, fasc. 1, p.43

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
var: Hessonite9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Alumovesuvianite-Ca19Al(Al10Mg2)Si18O69(OH)9
'Andradite-Grossular Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Alumovesuvianite-Ca19Al(Al10Mg2)Si18O69(OH)9
'Andradite-Grossular Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
Grossular
var: Hessonite
-Ca3Al2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H AlumovesuvianiteCa19Al(Al10Mg2)Si18O69(OH)9
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
OOxygen
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O AlumovesuvianiteCa19Al(Al10Mg2)Si18O69(OH)9
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg AlumovesuvianiteCa19Al(Al10Mg2)Si18O69(OH)9
AlAluminium
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al AlumovesuvianiteCa19Al(Al10Mg2)Si18O69(OH)9
SiSilicon
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si AlumovesuvianiteCa19Al(Al10Mg2)Si18O69(OH)9
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CaCalcium
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Grossular (var: Hessonite)Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca AlumovesuvianiteCa19Al(Al10Mg2)Si18O69(OH)9
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

References

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- Pandullo A. (1975) - Località mineralogiche consigliate: Bellecombe (Chatillon, Aosta) in Notizie del Gruppo Min. Lombardo, fasc. 1, March 1975, pagg. 10-12
- Tanaka, T., Akizuki, M., Kudoh, Y. (2002): Optical properties and crystal structure of triclinic growth sectors in vesuvianite, Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 66(2) (April 2002), pp. 261-274
- Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
- Ferrando, S., Frezzotti, M.L., Orione, P., Conte, R.C., Compagnoni, R. (2010) Late-Alpine rodingitization in the Bellecombe meta-ophiolites (Aosta Valley, Italian Western Alps): evidence from mineral assemblages and serpentinization-derived H2-bearing brine.International Geology Review, 52, 10-12, 1220-1243.


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