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Arenella, Giglio Island, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° North , 10° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~20km
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Arenella, Isola del Giglio, Provincia di Grosseto, Toscana, Italia


Granitic coastal area of about 1.5 km2 near Punta dell'Arenella.
Minerals are more easily found in the dump of Cava del Piccione, an abandoned quarry at Punta dell'Arenella.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: Enrico Bonacina.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Marinai, Nannoni, 1994. I minerali dell'Isola del Giglio. Circolo Culturale Gigliese.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Fei, A. (2010) Le magnifiche geodi dell' Arenella (Isola del Giglio - GR). Codice Armonico 2010. Terzo congresso di scienze naturali. Ambiente toscano, 38-46.
'Biotite'
Reference: Marinai, Nannoni, 1994. I minerali dell'Isola del Giglio. Circolo Culturale Gigliese.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Marinai, Nannoni, 1994. I minerali dell'Isola del Giglio. Circolo Culturale Gigliese.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Fei, A. (2010) Le magnifiche geodi dell' Arenella (Isola del Giglio - GR). Codice Armonico 2010. Terzo congresso di scienze naturali. Ambiente toscano, 38-46.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Marinai, Nannoni, 1994. I minerali dell'Isola del Giglio. Circolo Culturale Gigliese.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Marinai, Nannoni, 1994. I minerali dell'Isola del Giglio. Circolo Culturale Gigliese.
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Fei, A. (2010) Le magnifiche geodi dell' Arenella (Isola del Giglio - GR). Codice Armonico 2010. Terzo congresso di scienze naturali. Ambiente toscano, 38-46.
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Marinai, Nannoni, 1994. I minerali dell'Isola del Giglio. Circolo Culturale Gigliese; Fei, A. (2010) Le magnifiche geodi dell' Arenella (Isola del Giglio - GR). Codice Armonico 2010. Terzo congresso di scienze naturali. Ambiente toscano, 38-46.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Marinai, Nannoni, 1994. I minerali dell'Isola del Giglio. Circolo Culturale Gigliese.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Marinai, Nannoni, 1994. I minerali dell'Isola del Giglio. Circolo Culturale Gigliese.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Marinai, Nannoni, 1994. I minerali dell'Isola del Giglio. Circolo Culturale Gigliese.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Marinai, Nannoni, 1994. I minerali dell'Isola del Giglio. Circolo Culturale Gigliese.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Habit: tabular
Colour: brown
Reference: Marinai, Nannoni, 1994. I minerali dell'Isola del Giglio. Circolo Culturale Gigliese.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Marinai, Nannoni, 1994. I minerali dell'Isola del Giglio. Circolo Culturale Gigliese.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Marinai, Nannoni, 1994. I minerali dell'Isola del Giglio. Circolo Culturale Gigliese.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Marinai, Nannoni, 1994. I minerali dell'Isola del Giglio. Circolo Culturale Gigliese; Fei, A. (2010) Le magnifiche geodi dell' Arenella (Isola del Giglio - GR). Codice Armonico 2010. Terzo congresso di scienze naturali. Ambiente toscano, 38-46.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Marinai, Nannoni, 1994. I minerali dell'Isola del Giglio. Circolo Culturale Gigliese.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Fluorapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
'Beryl'9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Dravite'9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Elbaite'9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Orthoclase'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Schorl'9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Zircon'9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-

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 = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Elbaite61.3.1.8Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O CalciteCaCO3
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O HematiteFe2O3
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2

References

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Marinai, V., Nannoni, R. (1994) I minerali dell’Isola del Giglio. Circolo Culturale Gigliese, Pacini Editore, Pisa, 48 pp.
Fei, A. (2010) Le magnifiche geodi dell' Arenella (Isola del Giglio - GR). Codice Armonico 2010. Terzo congresso di scienze naturali. Ambiente toscano, 38-46.


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