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Monte Nero Mine, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia Province, Liguria, Italyi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 14' 50'' North , 9° 45' 22'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Rocchetta di Vara149 (2014)0.4km
Serò106 (2014)2.3km
Brugnato1,172 (2014)2.7km
Suvero193 (2014)2.7km
Montale-Serra-Piazza126 (2014)2.8km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Miniera di Monte Nero, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia, Liguria, Italia


Old manganese mine, known since the late XVIII century, in metacherts.

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Mineral List


64 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Bracco, R. and Balestra, C. (2014): La miniera di Monte Nero, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia, Liguria: minerali classici e novità. Micro, 12, 1, 2-28.
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Reference: Bracco, R. and Balestra, C. (2014): La miniera di Monte Nero, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia, Liguria: minerali classici e novità. Micro, 12, 1, 2-28.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Marchesini, M. & Palenzona, A. (1997): Il giacimento manganesifero di Monte Nero (Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/1997, 51-55.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Palenzona, A., Balestra, C., Marchesini, M. (2002): La geigerite della miniera di Monte Nero (Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2/2002, 75-76.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Marchesini, M. & Palenzona, A. (1997): Il giacimento manganesifero di Monte Nero (Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/1997, 51-55.
Arseniosiderite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Reference: Bracco, R. and Balestra, C. (2014): La miniera di Monte Nero, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia, Liguria: minerali classici e novità. Micro, 12, 1, 2-28.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Antofilli, M., Borgo, E., Palenzona, A. (1983): I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Sagep Editrice. Genova, 296 pp
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Bracco, R. and Balestra, C. (2014): La miniera di Monte Nero, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia, Liguria: minerali classici e novità. Micro, 12, 1, 2-28.
Brandtite
Formula: Ca2Mn2+(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Balestra, C., Kolitsch, U., Blaß, G., Callegari, A.M., Baiocchi, M., Armellino, G., Ciriotti, M.E., Ambrino, P., Bracco, R.: Mineralogia ligure 2007-2008: novità caratterizzate dal servizio UK dell'AMI. Micro (UK report) 1/2009 pp. 78-99
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: Marchesini, M. & Palenzona, A. (1997): Il giacimento manganesifero di Monte Nero (Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/1997, 51-55.
Brushite
Formula: Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Reference: Balestra, C., Kolitsch, U., Blaß, G., Callegari, A.M., Baiocchi, M., Armellino, G., Ciriotti, M.E., Ambrino, P., Bracco, R.: Mineralogia ligure 2007-2008: novità caratterizzate dal servizio UK dell'AMI. Micro (UK report) 1/2009 pp. 78-99
Cabalzarite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
Reference: analysed by Dr. Anthony Kampf, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, USA
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Marchesini, M. & Palenzona, A. (1997): Il giacimento manganesifero di Monte Nero (Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/1997, 51-55.
Castellaroite (TL)
Formula: Mn2+3(AsO4)2·4H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Cámara, F., Ciriotti, M.E., Nash, B.P., Balestra, C. and Chiappino, L. (2015) Castellaroite, IMA 2015-071. CNMNC Newsletter No. 28, December 2015, page 1862; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1859– 1864; Kampf, A.R., Cámara, F., Ciriotti, M.E., Nash, B.P., Balestra, C., Chiappino, L. (2016): Castellaroite, Mn2+3(AsO4)2⋅4.5H2O, a new mineral from Italy related to metaswitzerite. European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 687-696.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Marchesini, M. & Palenzona, A. (1997): Il giacimento manganesifero di Monte Nero (Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/1997, 51-55.
Chalcophyllite
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Reference: Dr. Uwe Kolitsch, personal communication 18-03-2008 (EDS+XRD)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Bracco, R. and Balestra, C. (2014): La miniera di Monte Nero, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia, Liguria: minerali classici e novità. Micro, 12, 1, 2-28.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Bracco, R. and Balestra, C. (2014): La miniera di Monte Nero, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia, Liguria: minerali classici e novità. Micro, 12, 1, 2-28.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Marchesini, M. & Palenzona, A. (1997): Il giacimento manganesifero di Monte Nero (Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/1997, 51-55.
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Reference: probed by Balestra C.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Antofilli, M., Borgo, E., Palenzona, A. (1983): I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Sagep Editrice. Genova, 296 pp
Coralloite (TL)
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Callegari, A.M., Boiocchi, M., Ciriotti, M.E. and Balestra, C. (2010) Coralloite, IMA 2010-012. CNMNC Newsletter, June 2010, page 579; Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 577-579; Callegari, A.M., Boiocchi, M., Ciriotti, M.E., Balestra, C. (2012): Coralloite, Mn2+Mn3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2•4H2O, a new mixed valence Mn hydrate arsenate: Crystal structure and relationships with bermanite and whitmoreite mineral groups. American Mineralogist, 97, 727-734.; Kampf, A.R., Cámara, F., Ciriotti, M.E., Nash, B.P., Balestra, C., Chiappino, L. (2016): Castellaroite, Mn2+3(AsO4)2⋅4.5H2O, a new mineral from Italy related to metaswitzerite. European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 687-696.
Cornubite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Dr. Uwe Kolitsch, personal communication 17-12-2007 (EDS+XRD)
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: probed by Balestra C.
Crednerite
Formula: CuMnO2
Reference: EDX probed by AMI-SIUK. March/08/2013
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Antofilli, M., Borgo, E., Palenzona, A. (1983): I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Sagep Editrice. Genova, 296 pp
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Reference: probed by Prof. P. Orlandi, University of Pisa (2001)
Domeykite
Formula: Cu3As
Reference: Palenzona, A. (1990): I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Aggiornamento 1990. EE. VV. 48 pp.
Gageite
Formula: Mn21(Si4O12)2O3(OH)20
Description:
Reference: Balestra C. (2012): Sistematica ligure 2012. Prie. Notiziario di Mineralogia Ligure. 8-2 60-69
Geigerite
Formula: Mn2+5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: Cabella, R., Basso, R., Lucchetti, G., Palenzona, A. (2000): Geigerite from Mt. Nero manganese mine (Northern Appennines, La Spezia, Italy). Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, 12, 570-576.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Bracco, R. and Balestra, C. (2014): La miniera di Monte Nero, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia, Liguria: minerali classici e novità. Micro, 12, 1, 2-28.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: analysed by Dr. Anthony Kampf, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, USA
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: Bracco, R. and Balestra, C. (2014): La miniera di Monte Nero, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia, Liguria: minerali classici e novità. Micro, 12, 1, 2-28.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Bracco, R. and Balestra, C. (2014): La miniera di Monte Nero, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia, Liguria: minerali classici e novità. Micro, 12, 1, 2-28.
Ice
Formula: H2O
Reference: Flavio G. Taricco
Inesite
Formula: Ca2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Borgo, E., & Palenzona, A. (1988): I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Aggiornamento 1988. EE. VV. 48 pp. Passarino, G. (2009): L'inesite della miniera di Monte Nero, Rocchetta Vara, Val di Vara, La Spezia. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/2009, 260-262.
Johannsenite
Formula: CaMn2+Si2O6
Reference: Bracco, R. and Balestra, C. (2014): La miniera di Monte Nero, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia, Liguria: minerali classici e novità. Micro, 12, 1, 2-28.
Kutnohorite
Formula: CaMn2+(CO3)2
Reference: probed by Balestra C.
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: probed by Prof. P. Orlandi, University of Pisa (2001)
Lavendulan
Formula: NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Reference: - Balestra C. (preliminary EDS analysis). - Bracco, R. and Balestra, C. (2014): La miniera di Monte Nero, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia, Liguria: minerali classici e novità. Micro, 12, 1, 2-28.
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Reference: Balestra, C., & Kolitsch, U. (2007). Segnalazione di libethenite alla miniera di Monte Nero. Prie, 3 (2007), 27-29.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Antofilli, M., Borgo, E., Palenzona, A. (1983): I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Sagep Editrice. Genova, 296 pp
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: Bracco, R., Balestra, C. (2014): La miniera di Monte Nero, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia, Liguria: minerali classici e novità. Micro, 12, 1, 2-28.
Manganohörnesite
Formula: (Mn,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: analysed by Dr. Anthony Kampf, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, USA; Kampf, A.R., Cámara, F., Ciriotti, M.E., Nash, B.P., Balestra, C., Chiappino, L. (2016): Castellaroite, Mn2+3(AsO4)2⋅4.5H2O, a new mineral from Italy related to metaswitzerite. European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 687-696.
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Bracco, R. and Balestra, C. (2014): La miniera di Monte Nero, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia, Liguria: minerali classici e novità. Micro, 12, 1, 2-28.
Neotocite
Formula: (Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Reference: Antofilli, M., Borgo, E., Palenzona, A. (1983): I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Sagep Editrice. Genova, 296 pp
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Palenzona, A., Balestra, C., Marchesini, M. (2002): La geigerite della miniera di Monte Nero (Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2/2002, 75-76.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: probed by Balestra C.
Parnauite
Formula: Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Reference: Palenzona, A., Balestra, C., Marchesini, M. (2002): La geigerite della miniera di Monte Nero (Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2/2002, 75-76.
Parsettensite
Formula: (K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
Reference: Dr. Uwe Kolitsch, personal communication 03-12-2007 (EDS+XRD)
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: Marchesini M. (1999): Tronchi silicizzati: associazioni a rame, arsenico e vanadio. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 23, 2 (2/1999), 116-122.
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Reference: probed by Balestra C.
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Bersani, D., Balestra, C., Kolitsch, U., Blass, G., Ciriotti, M.E., Ambrino, P. (2009): La spettroscopia Raman a supporto della mineralogia sistematica ligure. Micro (UK report), 2/2009, 112-117.
'Pumpellyite'
Reference: probed by Balestra C.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Antofilli, M., Borgo, E., Palenzona, A. (1983): I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Sagep Editrice. Genova, 296 pp
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Palenzona, A., Balestra, C., Marchesini, M. (2002): La geigerite della miniera di Monte Nero (Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2/2002, 75-76.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Antofilli, M., Borgo, E., Palenzona, A. (1983): I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Sagep Editrice. Genova, 296 pp
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Marchesini, M. & Palenzona, A. (1997): Il giacimento manganesifero di Monte Nero (Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/1997, 51-55.; Kampf, A.R., Cámara, F., Ciriotti, M.E., Nash, B.P., Balestra, C., Chiappino, L. (2016): Castellaroite, Mn2+3(AsO4)2⋅4.5H2O, a new mineral from Italy related to metaswitzerite. European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 687-696.
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Antofilli, M., Borgo, E., Palenzona, A. (1983): I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Sagep Editrice. Genova, 296 pp
Sarkinite
Formula: Mn2+2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Palenzona, A., Balestra, C., Marchesini, M. (2002): La geigerite della miniera di Monte Nero (Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2/2002, 75-76.; Kampf, A.R., Cámara, F., Ciriotti, M.E., Nash, B.P., Balestra, C., Chiappino, L. (2016): Castellaroite, Mn2+3(AsO4)2⋅4.5H2O, a new mineral from Italy related to metaswitzerite. European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 687-696.
Sterlinghillite
Formula: Mn2+3(AsO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: analysed by Dr. Anthony Kampf, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, USA; Kampf, A.R., Cámara, F., Ciriotti, M.E., Nash, B.P., Balestra, C., Chiappino, L. (2016): Castellaroite, Mn2+3(AsO4)2⋅4.5H2O, a new mineral from Italy related to metaswitzerite. European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 687-696.
Strashimirite
Formula: Cu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
Reference: analysed by Dr. Anthony Kampf, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, USA; Kampf, A.R., Cámara, F., Ciriotti, M.E., Nash, B.P., Balestra, C., Chiappino, L. (2016): Castellaroite, Mn2+3(AsO4)2⋅4.5H2O, a new mineral from Italy related to metaswitzerite. European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 687-696.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Marchesini, M. & Palenzona, A. (1997): Il giacimento manganesifero di Monte Nero (Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/1997, 51-55.
Tilasite
Formula: CaMg(AsO4)F
Reference: Balestra, C., Kolitsch, U., Blass, G., Callegari, A.M., Boiocchi, M., Armellino, G., Ciriotti, M.E., Ambrino, P., Bracco, R. (2009): Mineralogia ligure 2007-2008: novità caratterizzate dal Servizio UK dell’AMI. Micro (UK report), 1/2009, 78-99.
Volborthite
Formula: Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Bracco, R. and Balestra, C. (2014): La miniera di Monte Nero, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia, Liguria: minerali classici e novità. Micro, 12, 1, 2-28.
Wallkilldellite
Formula: Ca2Mn2+3(AsO4)2(OH)4 · 9H2O
Reference: Analyses of Anthony Kampf of Natural History museum of Los Angeles - U.S.A.; Kampf, A.R., Cámara, F., Ciriotti, M.E., Nash, B.P., Balestra, C., Chiappino, L. (2016): Castellaroite, Mn2+3(AsO4)2⋅4.5H2O, a new mineral from Italy related to metaswitzerite. European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 687-696.
Zálesíite
Formula: CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: M.E. Ciriotti (2005) Probed Balestra, C., Kolitsch, U., Blass, G., Callegari, A.M., Boiocchi, M., Armellino, G., Ciriotti, M.E., Ambrino, P., Bracco, R. (2009): Mineralogia ligure 2007-2008: novità caratterizzate dal Servizio UK dell’AMI. Micro (UK report), 1/2009, 78-99.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Djurleite2.BA.05Cu31S16
Domeykite2.AA.10bCu3As
Group 3 - Halides
Connellite3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Crednerite4.AB.05CuMnO2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hausmannite4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ice4.AA.05H2O
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Kutnohorite5.AB.10CaMn2+(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Langite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Arseniosiderite8.DH.30Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Brandtite8.CG.10Ca2Mn2+(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Brushite8.CJ.50Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Cabalzarite8.CG.15Ca(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
Castellaroite (TL)8.CD.Mn2+3(AsO4)2·4H2O
Chalcophyllite8.DF.30Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Coralloite (TL)8.DC.20Mn2+Mn3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Cornubite8.BD.30Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cornwallite8.BD.05Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Geigerite8.CE.05Mn2+5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
Lavendulan8.DG.05NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Libethenite8.BB.30Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Manganohörnesite8.CE.40(Mn,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Mottramite8.BH.40PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Parnauite8.DF.35Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Pharmacosiderite8.DK.10KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Sarkinite8.BB.15Mn2+2(AsO4)(OH)
Sterlinghillite8.CD.25Mn2+3(AsO4)2 · 3H2O
Strashimirite8.DC.12Cu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
Tilasite8.BH.10CaMg(AsO4)F
Volborthite8.FD.05Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Wallkilldellite8.DL.20Ca2Mn2+3(AsO4)2(OH)4 · 9H2O
Zálesíite8.DL.15CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Allophane9.ED.20(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Gageite9.DH.35Mn21(Si4O12)2O3(OH)20
Inesite9.DL.05Ca2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
Johannsenite9.DA.15CaMn2+Si2O6
Neotocite9.ED.20(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Parsettensite9.EG.40(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Petrified Wood'-
'Pumpellyite'-

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 = 3:1
Domeykite2.2.2.1Cu3As
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Djurleite2.4.7.2Cu31S16
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Ice4.1.2.1H2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
ABX2
Crednerite7.1.2.1CuMnO2
AB2X4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Kutnohorite14.2.1.3CaMn2+(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Connellite31.1.1.1Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Langite31.4.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A[HXO4]·xH2O
Brushite39.1.1.1Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
(AB)5[HXO4]2[XO4]2.xH2O
Geigerite39.2.6.2Mn2+5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O
Brandtite40.2.3.2Ca2Mn2+(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Manganohörnesite40.3.7.2(Mn,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Sterlinghillite40.3.5.3Mn2+3(AsO4)2 · 3H2O
Volborthite40.3.10.1Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Cornubite41.4.2.1Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cornwallite41.4.2.2Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Mottramite41.5.2.2PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Tilasite41.5.6.1CaMg(AsO4)F
A2(XO4)Zq
Libethenite41.6.6.2Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Sarkinite41.6.3.3Mn2+2(AsO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Zálesíite42.5.1.7CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
A2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Strashimirite42.6.5.1Cu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Arseniosiderite42.8.4.3Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Pharmacosiderite42.8.1a.1KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Lavendulan42.9.4.2NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Coralloite (TL)42.11.19.3Mn2+Mn3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Chalcophyllite43.5.14.1Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Parnauite43.5.13.1Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Johannsenite65.1.3a.4CaMn2+Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Ca-Na subgroup
Inesite66.3.3.1Ca2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Allophane71.1.5.1(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Neotocite71.1.5.4(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined islands
Parsettensite74.1.3.1(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Cabalzarite-Ca(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
Castellaroite (TL)-Mn2+3(AsO4)2·4H2O
Gageite-Mn21(Si4O12)2O3(OH)20
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Petrified Wood'-
'Pumpellyite'-
Wallkilldellite-Ca2Mn2+3(AsO4)2(OH)4 · 9H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CoralloiteMn2+Mn23+(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
H CastellaroiteMn32+(AsO4)2·4H2O
H CornubiteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
H GageiteMn21(Si4O12)2O3(OH)20
H SarkiniteMn22+(AsO4)(OH)
H InesiteCa2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
H ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H GeigeriteMn52+(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
H ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
H LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
H LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H BrandtiteCa2Mn2+(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
H Parsettensite(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
H ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
H PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
H IceH2O
H Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
H ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
H VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
H SterlinghilliteMn32+(AsO4)2 · 3H2O
H StrashimiriteCu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
H Manganohörnesite(Mn,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H CabalzariteCa(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
H WallkilldelliteCa2Mn32+(AsO4)2(OH)4 · 9H2O
H BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CoralloiteMn2+Mn23+(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
O CastellaroiteMn32+(AsO4)2·4H2O
O CornubiteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
O GageiteMn21(Si4O12)2O3(OH)20
O SarkiniteMn22+(AsO4)(OH)
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O InesiteCa2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
O CupriteCu2O
O ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O GeigeriteMn52+(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O QuartzSiO2
O ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
O LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
O LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
O TilasiteCaMg(AsO4)F
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
O BrandtiteCa2Mn2+(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
O Parsettensite(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
O ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O AnataseTiO2
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
O PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
O CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
O IceH2O
O CredneriteCuMnO2
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
O ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O JohannseniteCaMn2+Si2O6
O MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
O VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
O SterlinghilliteMn32+(AsO4)2 · 3H2O
O StrashimiriteCu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
O Manganohörnesite(Mn,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O CabalzariteCa(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
O WallkilldelliteCa2Mn32+(AsO4)2(OH)4 · 9H2O
O BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
FFluorine
F TilasiteCaMg(AsO4)F
NaSodium
Na LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Na Parsettensite(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Mg TilasiteCaMg(AsO4)F
Mg Parsettensite(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Manganohörnesite(Mn,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Mg CabalzariteCa(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
AlAluminium
Al ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Al Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al CabalzariteCa(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
SiSilicon
Si GageiteMn21(Si4O12)2O3(OH)20
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si InesiteCa2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
Si Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Parsettensite(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si JohannseniteCaMn2+Si2O6
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
P BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
SSulfur
S ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
S LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
S ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S DjurleiteCu31S16
S ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Cl LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Cl ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
KPotassium
K Parsettensite(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
K PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca InesiteCa2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Ca TilasiteCaMg(AsO4)F
Ca BrandtiteCa2Mn2+(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca Parsettensite(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
Ca ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Ca JohannseniteCaMn2+Si2O6
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CabalzariteCa(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
Ca WallkilldelliteCa2Mn32+(AsO4)2(OH)4 · 9H2O
Ca BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
VVanadium
V MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
V VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn CoralloiteMn2+Mn23+(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mn CastellaroiteMn32+(AsO4)2·4H2O
Mn GageiteMn21(Si4O12)2O3(OH)20
Mn SarkiniteMn22+(AsO4)(OH)
Mn InesiteCa2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
Mn GeigeriteMn52+(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
Mn Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn BrandtiteCa2Mn2+(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Mn Parsettensite(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
Mn CredneriteCuMnO2
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
Mn JohannseniteCaMn2+Si2O6
Mn SterlinghilliteMn32+(AsO4)2 · 3H2O
Mn Manganohörnesite(Mn,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Mn WallkilldelliteCa2Mn32+(AsO4)2(OH)4 · 9H2O
FeIron
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Fe PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe CabalzariteCa(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
CuCopper
Cu CornubiteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu DomeykiteCu3As
Cu ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Cu LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Cu LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Cu ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu DjurleiteCu31S16
Cu ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cu CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu CredneriteCuMnO2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Cu VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Cu StrashimiriteCu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
AsArsenic
As CoralloiteMn2+Mn23+(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
As CastellaroiteMn32+(AsO4)2·4H2O
As CornubiteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
As SarkiniteMn22+(AsO4)(OH)
As DomeykiteCu3As
As ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
As GeigeriteMn52+(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 10H2O
As ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
As LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
As TilasiteCaMg(AsO4)F
As BrandtiteCa2Mn2+(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
As ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
As PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
As CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
As ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
As SterlinghilliteMn32+(AsO4)2 · 3H2O
As StrashimiriteCu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
As Manganohörnesite(Mn,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As CabalzariteCa(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
As WallkilldelliteCa2Mn32+(AsO4)2(OH)4 · 9H2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)

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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Paleogene - Late Cretaceous
23.03 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 3155311
Late Cretaceous limestone

Age: Phanerozoic (23.03 - 100.5 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{claystone,sandstone,marlstone}

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]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3186389
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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

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