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Roccamonfina, Roccamonfina Volcanic Complex, Caserta, Campania, Italyi
Regional Level Types
Roccamonfina- not defined -
Roccamonfina Volcanic ComplexComplex
CasertaProvince
CampaniaRegion
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° North , 14° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~40km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Roccamonfina, Caserta, Campania, Italia


Mineralizations found in leucitic tephrite occurring in pyroclastic flows, composed by grey tuffs with different consistence grades.

The locality is in a protected area and collecting is forbidden.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 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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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Owens, J.P. (2006) Mineralogy, petrology, and isotope geochemistry of magmatic rocks from the Western Alps, Ernici and Roccamonfina, Italy: Constraints on mantle enrichment processes. Unpublished PhD thesis Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Centre, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontarion, Canada, 452 pages.
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Luhr, J.F., Giannetti, B. (1987) The Brown Leucitic Tuff of Roccamonfina Volcano (Roman Region, Italy). Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology, 95, 420-436.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Owens, J.P. (2006) Mineralogy, petrology, and isotope geochemistry of magmatic rocks from the Western Alps, Ernici and Roccamonfina, Italy: Constraints on mantle enrichment processes. Unpublished PhD thesis Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Centre, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontarion, Canada, 452 pages.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Metrich, N. (1983) Les variations chimiques des clinopyroxenes calciques, temoins de la complexite des processus petrogenetiques a l'interieur d'un reservoir magmatique (exemple des ponces des Champs Phlegreens, Campanie, Italie). Bulletin de Mineralogie, 106:3, 353-364.
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'
Description: Salite.
Reference: Metrich, N. (1983) Les variations chimiques des clinopyroxenes calciques, temoins de la complexite des processus petrogenetiques a l'interieur d'un reservoir magmatique (exemple des ponces des Champs Phlegreens, Campanie, Italie). Bulletin de Mineralogie, 106:3, 353-364.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Owens, J.P. (2006) Mineralogy, petrology, and isotope geochemistry of magmatic rocks from the Western Alps, Ernici and Roccamonfina, Italy: Constraints on mantle enrichment processes. Unpublished PhD thesis Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Centre, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontarion, Canada, 452 pages.
Leucite
Formula: K(AlSi2O6)
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Luhr, J.F., Giannetti, B. (1987) The Brown Leucitic Tuff of Roccamonfina Volcano (Roman Region, Italy). Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology, 95, 420-436.
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Reference: Luhr, J.F., Giannetti, B. (1987) The Brown Leucitic Tuff of Roccamonfina Volcano (Roman Region, Italy). Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology, 95, 420-436.
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Owens, J.P. (2006) Mineralogy, petrology, and isotope geochemistry of magmatic rocks from the Western Alps, Ernici and Roccamonfina, Italy: Constraints on mantle enrichment processes. Unpublished PhD thesis Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Centre, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontarion, Canada, 452 pages.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Owens, J.P. (2006) Mineralogy, petrology, and isotope geochemistry of magmatic rocks from the Western Alps, Ernici and Roccamonfina, Italy: Constraints on mantle enrichment processes. Unpublished PhD thesis Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Centre, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontarion, Canada, 452 pages.
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Luhr, J.F., Giannetti, B. (1987) The Brown Leucitic Tuff of Roccamonfina Volcano (Roman Region, Italy). Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology, 95, 420-436.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Leucite9.GB.05K(AlSi2O6)
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Leucite76.2.2.1K(AlSi2O6)
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
OOxygen
O LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
SiSilicon
Si LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
TiTitanium
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

References

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De Michele, V. (1974) Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 volumes (vol 1: 216 pages, Vol 2:192 pages).
Metrich, N. (1983) Les variations chimiques des clinopyroxenes calciques, temoins de la complexite des processus petrogenetiques a l'interieur d'un reservoir magmatique (exemple des ponces des Champs Phlegreens, Campanie, Italie). Bulletin de Mineralogie, 106:3, 353-364.

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