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Falcacci stope (Le Cavacce), Rio Mine (Rio Marina Mine), Rio Marina, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 49' 16'' North , 10° 25' 47'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Name(s) in local language(s):Cantiere Falcacci (Le Cavacce), Miniera di Rio (Miniera di Rio Marina), Rio Marina, Isola d'Elba, Livorno, Toscana, Italia


(m. 164-175 on s.l.) - Placed between Antenna and Rosseto is one of the historical stopes of the mine; modern exploitation began in the first years of 1800 and ended in 1962.
The old cutting is well visible from Rio nell'Elba.
The main vein is hematite and limonite with subordinated pyrite; in this stope, the pyrite bed (at sea level at Vigneria) reaches the maximum altitude.

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33 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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References

• Orlandi, P. & Pezzotta, F. (1996): Minerali dell'isola d'Elba. I Minerali dei Giacimenti Metalliferi dell'Elba Orientale e delle Pegmatiti del Monte Capanne.
• Senesi, F., Hanauer, M. & Rogner, P. (2013): I minerali di bismuto di Rio Marina, Isola d'Elba. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/2013, 234-242.

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