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Selvino, Seriana Valley, Bergamo Province, Lombardy, Italy

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 46' 60'' North , 9° 45' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.78333,9.75000
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Selvino, Val Seriana, Bergamo, Lombardia, Italia


A famous quartz locality.



Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

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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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]

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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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