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Mello Pass, Masino Valley, Valtellina, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italyi
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Mello PassPass
Masino ValleyValley
Valtellina- not defined -
Sondrio ProvinceProvince
LombardyRegion
ItalyCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Passo Mello, Val Masino, Valtellina, Sondrio, Lombardia, Italia
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 16' 38'' North , 9° 43' 55'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.27728,9.73202
GeoHash:G#: u0nzm2w8s
Locality type:Pass
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Primolo125 (2014)8.6km
San Martino328 (2014)8.9km
Chiesa in Valmalenco2,203 (2014)9.1km
Vassalini247 (2014)9.8km
Val Masino963 (2012)10.0km


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Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Giorgio Bortolozzi visual identification
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: - Bedogné, F., Maurizio, R., Montrasio, A., Sciesa, E. (1995): I minerali della provincia di Sondrio e della Bregaglia Grigionese. Val Bregaglia, Val Masino, Val Codera e Valle Spluga. Bettini Ed., Sondrio, page 87
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Giorgio Bortolozzi visual identification
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Bedogné, F., Maurizio, R., Montrasio, A., Sciesa, E. (1995): I minerali della provincia di Sondrio e della Bregaglia Grigionese. Val Bregaglia, Val Masino, Val Codera e Valle Spluga. Bettini Ed., Sondrio, pg 63
Idaite
Formula: Cu5FeS6
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: Giorgio Bortolozzi visual identification
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Giorgio Bortolozzi visual identification
Meneghinite
Formula: Pb13CuSb7S24
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
Spionkopite
Formula: Cu39S28
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: - Bedogné, F., Maurizio, R., Montrasio, A., Sciesa, E. (1995): I minerali della provincia di Sondrio e della Bregaglia Grigionese. Val Bregaglia, Val Masino, Val Codera e Valle Spluga. Bettini Ed.,Sondrio, p 61
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
Yarrowite
Formula: Cu9S8
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Idaite2.CB.15aCu5FeS6
Meneghinite2.HB.05bPb13CuSb7S24
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Spionkopite2.CA.05cCu39S28
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Wittichenite2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Yarrowite2.CA.05dCu9S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Langite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Spionkopite2.4.7.7Cu39S28
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Yarrowite2.7.3.1Cu9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Idaite2.9.14.1Cu5FeS6
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Meneghinite3.3.5.1Pb13CuSb7S24
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ø = 3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Langite31.4.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
CCarbon
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S SpionkopiteCu39S28
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S DigeniteCu9S5
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
S IdaiteCu5FeS6
S YarrowiteCu9S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe IdaiteCu5FeS6
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu SpionkopiteCu39S28
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
Cu IdaiteCu5FeS6
Cu YarrowiteCu9S8
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SbAntimony
Sb MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
PbLead
Pb MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
BiBismuth
Bi WitticheniteCu3BiS3

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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Tertiary
2.588 - 66 Ma



ID: 2366932
Magmatische Gesteine, Plutonite

Age: Cenozoic (2.588 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Tonalite, diorite, gabbro

Reference: Geological Institute. Geological Map of Switzerland 1:500,000. isbn: 3906723399. University of Bern. [49]

Oligocene
23.03 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 3161835
Bergell Intrusion

Age: Oligocene (23.03 - 33.9 Ma)

Lithology: Granite

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]

Cambrian - Proterozoic
485.4 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3189284
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: to Cambrian (485.4 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Alps

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Bedogné, F., Maurizio, R., Montrasio, A., Sciesa, E. (1995):
I minerali della provincia di Sondrio e della Bregaglia Grigionese.
Val Bregaglia, Val Masino, Val Codera e Valle Spluga. Bettini Ed.,
Sondrio, pp 63,87,105,130,162,169,174,175 and 219


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