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Selvino, Seriana Valley, Bergamo Province, Lombardy, Italy

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Name(s) in local language(s):Selvino, Val Seriana, Bergamo, Lombardia, Italia
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A famous quartz locality.



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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: -Maida, F. (2002): Descrizione delle specie e varietà di minerali e loro ritrovamento nella bergamasca. G.O.M. Gruppo Orobico Minerali - Novecento Grafico, Ed., Bergamo 82 pp.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: - Maida, F. (2002): Descrizione delle specie e varietà di minerali e loro ritrovamento nella bergamasca. G.O.M. Gruppo Orobico Minerali - Novecento Grafico, Ed., Bergamo 82 pp.
'Pyrobitumen'
Reference: Joel Dyer, https://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,6,415729,415729#msg-415729
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
Quartz var: "Herkimer-style" Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Alessio Becucci, Simone Boscolo, ad Alessandro Tagliaferri collections.
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: "Herkimer-style" Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Pyrobitumen-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Pyrobitumen'-
Quartz
var: "Herkimer-style" Quartz
-SiO2
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: "Herkimer-style" Quartz)SiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: "Herkimer-style" Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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]

Late Triassic
201.3 - 237 Ma



ID: 2347915
Biogene Sedimentgesteine und Evaporite

Age: Late Triassic (201.3 - 237 Ma)

Lithology: Biogenic carbonate rocks and evaporite

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

Late Triassic
201.3 - 237 Ma



ID: 3142119
Late Triassic limestone

Age: Late Triassic (201.3 - 237 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{carbonates, consolidated,marlstone,gypsum}

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]

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

References

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De Michele, V. (1974) Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
Benz, M. (1999) "Lombardische Diamanten" aus Selvino bei Bergamo. Lapis, 24(3).
Pezzotto, F. (1999): Selvino and Zogno: quartz and fluorite. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana 1999 (3), 146-156 (in Italian).
Maida, F. (2002) Descrizione delle specie e varietà di minerali e loro ritrovamento nella bergamasca. G.O.M. Gruppo Orobico Minerali - Novecento Grafico, Ed., Bergamo 82 pp.
Wagenplast, W. (2008) "Lombardische Diamanten" aus den Bergamasker Alpen. Der Aufschluss, 59, 253-255 (in German).


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