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Acceglio, Maira Valley, Cuneo Province, Piedmont, Italy

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Name(s) in local language(s):Acceglio, Valle Maira (Val Maira; Valle Macra), Provincia di Cuneo, Piemonte, Italia

meta-basalt body to the N of Acceglio.

The best epidote specimens are found along Rio Mollasco. This locality very likely coincides with the occurrence of Comba Peraegüe, a disued toponym mentioned by Zambonini (1903) and recorded in Dana (1914, Appendix II, page 39).

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- Zambonini, F. (1903): Nachtrag zu der Abhandlung: Krystallographisches über den Epidot. Zeitschr. Krystallogr. Mineral., 37, 70
- Dana, E. S. (1914): The system of Mineralogy of J. D. Dana. Descriptive Mineralogy. 6th Edition, with Appendices I and II. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1134 pp.
- Rondolino, R. (1935): Epidoto di Acceglio (Valle Maira). Periodico di Mineralogia, 6, 153-167.
- Bearth, P. (1962): Versuch einer Gliederung alpinmetamorpher Serien der Westalpen. Schweiz. Mineral. Petrogr. Mitt., 42, 127-137.
- Mariani, P., Scaini, G. (1978): I minerali d'Italia. Compagnia Generale Editoriale - Rizzoli Editore, Milano, 574 pp.
- Piccoli, G.C. (2002): I minerali delle Alpi Marittime e Cozie. Provincia di Cuneo. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 362 pp.
- Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.

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