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Vezzani Mine, Venaco, Corte, Haute-Corse, Corsica, Francei
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Vezzani MineMine
Venaco- not defined -
Corte- not defined -
Haute-CorseDepartment
CorsicaRegion
FranceCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):La mine de Vezzani (Padula Vezzani (?); Mines de Tama-Vezzani)
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 10' 31'' North , 9° 14' 48'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.17554,9.24676
GeoHash:G#: spqxfmv63
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Vezzani329 (2016)0.3km
Pietroso278 (2016)3.0km
Vivario503 (2016)6.3km
Altiani105 (2016)7.6km
Antisanti459 (2016)8.2km


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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: "Les minéraux, leurs gisements, leurs associations", P. Bariand, F. Cesbron et J. Geffroy (1977), Editions Minéraux et Fossiles, BRGM
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: "Les minéraux, leurs gisements, leurs associations", P. Bariand, F. Cesbron et J. Geffroy (1977), Editions Minéraux et Fossiles, BRGM
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: "Les minéraux, leurs gisements, leurs associations", P. Bariand, F. Cesbron et J. Geffroy (1977), Editions Minéraux et Fossiles, BRGM
Glaucophane
Formula: ◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: "Les minéraux, leurs gisements, leurs associations", P. Bariand, F. Cesbron et J. Geffroy (1977), Editions Minéraux et Fossiles, BRGM
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Lheur, C., Meisser,N., Pecorini, R. and Steinmetz, A. (2011): Nouveautés minéralogiques en Corse. La Régne Minéral. 102: 33-40
Magnesiocopiapite
Formula: MgFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Lheur, C., Meisser,N., Pecorini, R. and Steinmetz, A. (2011): Nouveautés minéralogiques en Corse. La Régne Minéral. 102: 33-40
Orthoserpierite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Lheur, C., Meisser,N., Pecorini, R. and Steinmetz, A. (2011): Nouveautés minéralogiques en Corse. La Régne Minéral. 102: 33-40
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Lheur, C., Meisser,N., Pecorini, R. and Steinmetz, A. (2011): Nouveautés minéralogiques en Corse. La Régne Minéral. 102: 33-40
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Lheur, C., Meisser,N., Pecorini, R. and Steinmetz, A. (2011): Nouveautés minéralogiques en Corse. La Régne Minéral. 102: 33-40

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Halotrichite7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Magnesiocopiapite7.DB.35MgFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Orthoserpierite7.DD.30Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Glaucophane9.DE.25◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Orthoserpierite31.6.7.1Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Miscellaneous
Magnesiocopiapite31.10.5.2MgFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Glaucophane66.1.3c.1◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
H OrthoserpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H MagnesiocopiapiteMgFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
OOxygen
O Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
O OrthoserpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O MagnesiocopiapiteMgFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
NaSodium
Na Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Mg MagnesiocopiapiteMgFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
AlAluminium
Al Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
SiSilicon
Si Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S OrthoserpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S MagnesiocopiapiteMgFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
CaCalcium
Ca OrthoserpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Fe MagnesiocopiapiteMgFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu OrthoserpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Mesozoic
66 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3159169
Schistes Lustrés Piémontais (Bündener Schiefer)

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 251.902 Ma)

Description: medium grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{mica schist}, Minor{quartzite,marble}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3185810
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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- Bonnot, M. (1987). Mines de Vezzani, Haute-Corse. Monde et Minéraux: 4-6.
- Lheur, C., Meisser,N., Pecorini, R. and Steinmetz, A. (2011): Nouveautés minéralogiques en Corse. La Régne Minéral. 102: 33-40


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