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Roccamonfina, Roccamonfina Volcanic Complex, Caserta Province, Campania, Italy

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° North , 14° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~40km
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
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.

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Roccamonfina, Caserta province, Campania, Italy

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8 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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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 Unpublished PhD thesis Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Centre, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontarion, Canada, 452 pages.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'
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 Unpublished PhD thesis Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Centre, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontarion, Canada, 452 pages.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.
'Pumice'
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.
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
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Analcime'9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
'Augite'9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Leucite'9.GB.05K(AlSi2O6)
'Nepheline'9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
'Phlogopite'9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Sanidine'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Pumice'-

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, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
'Pumice'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

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

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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