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Tignitoio Mine, Rio Marina, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italyi
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Tignitoio MineMine
Rio Marina- not defined -
Elba IslandIsland
Livorno ProvinceProvince
Tuscany- not defined -
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Name(s) in local language(s):Miniera di Tignitoio, Rio Marina, Isola d'Elba, Livorno, Toscana, Italia
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° North , 10° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~4km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


Placed between Monte Fico and the coast, this iron deposit, located 140 m above sea level, has been exploited from 1890 to 1940 (exhausted). Ore body was limonite, with subordinate pyrite and quartz.


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: G. Gottardi, 1962 - Solfuri e ossidi di ferro del giacimento di Ortano - Atti Soc. Tosc. Sc. Nat., Mem. Serie A, 69: 327-341.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: G. Gottardi, 1962 - Solfuri e ossidi di ferro del giacimento di Ortano - Atti Soc. Tosc. Sc. Nat., Mem. Serie A, 69: 327-341.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: G. Gottardi, 1962 - Solfuri e ossidi di ferro del giacimento di Ortano - Atti Soc. Tosc. Sc. Nat., Mem. Serie A, 69: 327-341.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: S. Bonatti, 1965 - Guida mineralogica e petrografica dell'Isola d'Elba - Ente Valor. Elba, Tip. Giardini, Pisa
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: S. Bonatti, 1965 - Guida mineralogica e petrografica dell'Isola d'Elba - Ente Valor. Elba, Tip. Giardini, Pisa
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: F. Barberi et al., 1969 - Note illustrtive della carta geologica d'Italia, F° 126 - Poligraf. & Cartaval, Ercolano
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: G. Gottardi, 1962 - Solfuri e ossidi di ferro del giacimento di Ortano - Atti Soc. Tosc. Sc. Nat., Mem. Serie A, 69: 327-341.
Ilvaite
Formula: CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Reference: F. Barberi et al., 1969 - Note illustrtive della carta geologica d'Italia, F° 126 - Poligraf. & Cartaval, Ercolano
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: P. Rögner, M. Hanauer, F. Senesi (2000) - Elba orientale: nuovi ritrovamenti - Riv. Min. It., 24, 2: 102-109.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: G. Gottardi, 1962 - Solfuri e ossidi di ferro del giacimento di Ortano - Atti Soc. Tosc. Sc. Nat., Mem. Serie A, 69: 327-341.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: G. Gottardi, 1962 - Solfuri e ossidi di ferro del giacimento di Ortano - Atti Soc. Tosc. Sc. Nat., Mem. Serie A, 69: 327-341.
Natrojarosite
Formula: NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: P. Rögner, M. Hanauer, F. Senesi (2000) - Elba orientale: nuovi ritrovamenti - Riv. Min. It., 24, 2: 102-109.
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Reference: F. Senesi (1998) - Gli arseniati del cantiere Tignitoio - Riv. Miner. It., 4: 59-60.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: G. Gottardi, 1962 - Solfuri e ossidi di ferro del giacimento di Ortano - Atti Soc. Tosc. Sc. Nat., Mem. Serie A, 69: 327-341.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: G. Gottardi, 1962 - Solfuri e ossidi di ferro del giacimento di Ortano - Atti Soc. Tosc. Sc. Nat., Mem. Serie A, 69: 327-341.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: G. Gottardi, 1962 - Solfuri e ossidi di ferro del giacimento di Ortano - Atti Soc. Tosc. Sc. Nat., Mem. Serie A, 69: 327-341.
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: F. Senesi (1998) - Gli arseniati del cantiere Tignitoio - Riv. Miner. It., 4: 59-60.
Stilpnomelane
Formula: (K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Reference: G. Gottardi, 1962 - Solfuri e ossidi di ferro del giacimento di Ortano - Atti Soc. Tosc. Sc. Nat., Mem. Serie A, 69: 327-341.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Jarosite'7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Natrojarosite'7.BC.10NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Pharmacosiderite'8.DK.10KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
'Scorodite'8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Hedenbergite'9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
'Ilvaite'9.BE.07CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
'Stilpnomelane'9.EG.40(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
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
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Pharmacosiderite42.8.1a.1KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Ilvaite56.2.3.3CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined islands
Stilpnomelane74.1.1.1(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Natrojarosite-NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
H PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O HematiteFe2O3
O IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
O PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
NaSodium
Na NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Na Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
K Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Ca Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O

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- Senesi F., 1998. Gli arseniati del cantiere Tignotoio. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 22, 4: 59-60


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