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Sassi Rossi mine, Cortabbio, Valsassina, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italyi
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Sassi Rossi mineMine
Cortabbio- not defined -
Valsassina- not defined -
Lecco ProvinceProvince
LombardyRegion
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 59' 9'' North , 9° 23' 6'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.98583,9.38500
GeoHash:G#: u0ntte3yy
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cortenova1,238 (2014)1.6km
Esino Lario698 (2014)4.1km
Primaluna2,124 (2014)4.1km
Crandola Valsassina252 (2014)4.2km
Taceno508 (2014)4.4km


From Cortabbio , cross the stream Pioverna, up to the farm "Merla" and go up the right side of the Lori valley.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


21 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Luigi Possenti Collection
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Luigi Possenti Collection
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Luigi Possenti Collection
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Luigi Possenti Collection
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Luigi Possenti Collection
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: Luigi Possenti Collection
Laurionite
Formula: PbCl(OH)
Reference: Luigi Possenti Collection
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Luigi Possenti Collection
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: - Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Luigi Possenti Collection
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Luigi Possenti Collection
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Luigi Possenti Collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Laurionite3.DC.05PbCl(OH)
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Langite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Adamite8.BB.30Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A(O,OH)Xq
Laurionite10.2.2.1PbCl(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Langite31.4.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Annabergite40.3.6.4Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Adamite41.6.6.3Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H LaurionitePbCl(OH)
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O LaurionitePbCl(OH)
O CerussitePbCO3
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O SideriteFeCO3
O AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S GreenockiteCdS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl LaurionitePbCl(OH)
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
NiNickel
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As NickelineNiAs
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb LaurionitePbCl(OH)
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3

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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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3185977
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Comments: Dinaric Alps

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]

Middle Triassic
237 - 247.2 Ma



ID: 3143772
Middle Triassic limestone

Age: Middle Triassic (237 - 247.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{carbonates, consolidated,claystone,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]

Middle Triassic
237 - 247.2 Ma



ID: 2352985
Biogene Sedimentgesteine und Evaporite

Age: Middle Triassic (237 - 247.2 Ma)

Lithology: Biogenic carbonate rocks and evaporite

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

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

References

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- Battaini et altri 1943
- Boscardin ed altri 1970
- Archivio Regione Lombardia
- Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano


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