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Siele Mine, Piancastagnaio, Siena Province, Tuscany, Italyi
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Siele MineMine
PiancastagnaioCommune
Siena ProvinceProvince
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ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° 47' 20'' North , 11° 39' 44'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Selvena480 (2014)2.9km
Castell'Azzara980 (2014)3.4km
Saragiolo352 (2014)5.4km
Tre Case121 (2014)5.7km
Montevitozzo106 (2016)6.1km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Miniera del Siele, Piancastagnaio, Monte Amiata, Siena, Toscana, Italia


Mercury mine. Abandoned in 1974.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
Dawsonite
Formula: NaAlCO3(OH)2
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Antonio Borrelli photo & specimen
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Mercury
Formula: Hg
Metacinnabar
Formula: HgS
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Montroydite
Formula: HgO
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Mercury1.AD.05Hg
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Metacinnabar2.CB.05aHgS
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Montroydite4.AC.15HgO
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dawsonite5.BB.10NaAlCO3(OH)2
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Mercury1.1.7.1Hg
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Metacinnabar2.8.2.3HgS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Montroydite4.2.6.1HgO
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Dawsonite16a.3.8.1NaAlCO3(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
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 DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O MontroyditeHgO
O QuartzSiO2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
NaSodium
Na DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S CinnabarHgS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MetacinnabarHgS
S MilleriteNiS
S PyriteFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
NiNickel
Ni MilleriteNiS
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg MercuryHg
Hg MetacinnabarHgS
Hg MontroyditeHgO

References

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Petiton, M. (1880) Note sur la mine de mercure du Siele (Toscane). Ann. Mines, Paris.
Rosselli, E. (1890) La miniera cinabrifera del Siele. Atti della Società Toscana de Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 11, 78-90.
De Castro, C. (1914) Le miniere di mercurio del M. Amiata. Mem. descr. Carta Geol. Ital., 16: 1-270.
Zucchetti, S. (1965) Confronto fra i giacimenti mercuriferi primari del M. Amiata e della Spagna. Boll. Ass. Min. Subalp., 2, 49-74.

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