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Croppo Quarry, Trontano, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italyi
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Name(s) in local language(s):Cava del Croppo, Trontano, Val d'Ossola, Provincia del Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italia
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 6' 48'' North , 8° 18' 58'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.11360,8.31638
GeoHash:G#: u0jym4xz1
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Gneiss quarry with pegmatite dykes.

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The Alps, Europe

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Reference: Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Hugi T. –(1959) Sul ritrovamento di berillo nella cava Croppo presso Domodossola. Periodico di Mineralogia – Roma p. 113
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Description: The real locality of occurrence is Campaccio.
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973). Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chrysoberyl' ?4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Bavenite'9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
'Beryl'9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chrysoberyl ?7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with chains linked by Be
Bavenite70.5.3.1Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
OOxygen
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2

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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Unknown
Ma



ID: 2367125
Metamorphe Gesteine, meist Metasedimente

Age: Anthropocene ( Ma)

Lithology: Gneiss and mica schist

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

Paleozoic - Precambrian
251.902 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3154935
Penninic basement, Penninic nappes, Austroalpine nappes, Southern Alpes

Age: Eoarchean to Triassic (251.902 - 4000 Ma)

Description: medium grade metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

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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- Del Caldo A., Moro C., Gramaccioli C.M., Boscardin M. (1973): Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano, 208 pp.
- Mattioli V. (1979): Minerali Ossolani. Ed. Arti Grafiche Medesi, Milano, 268 pp.
- Piccoli G.C., Maletto G., Bosio P., Lombardo B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.


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