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San Quirico, Gotra Valley, Albareto, Taro Valley, Parma Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 26' 53'' North , 9° 41' 42'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.4480555556, 9.695
Name(s) in local language(s):San Quirico, Val Gotra, Albareto, Val di Taro, Provincia di Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italia

Tiny mercury droplets were found in a 15-cm-thick marl layer, evidenced during excavations for a house enlargement at San Quirico. The small cavities containing mercury were lined with thin crusts of calomel.

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3 valid minerals.

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- De Stefani C. (1895): Un nuovo giacimento di mercurio in Val Taro. Atti Soc. Tosc. Sc. Nat., Processi verbali, 10, 35.
- Pantanelli D. (1896): Rame e mercurio nativo nell'Appennino Emiliano. Atti Soc. R. Acc. dei Lincei, Rend. delle Sc. Fis. Mat. e Nat., serie 5, 11-14.

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