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Rossola, La Francesca and Montaretto Mines, Bonassola, La Spezia Province, Liguria, Italyi
Regional Level Types
Rossola- not defined -
La Francesca and Montaretto MinesGroup of Mines
BonassolaCommune
La Spezia ProvinceProvince
LiguriaAdministrative Region
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 11' 30'' North , 9° 35' 56'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bonassola597 (2014)1.5km
Montaretto107 (2014)1.9km
Montale151 (2014)2.2km
Levanto4,135 (2014)2.4km
Ghiare-Molino175 (2014)2.7km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Miniere Rossola, La Francesca e Montaretto), Bonassola, La Spezia, Liguria, Italia


The Rossola and La Francesca mines are old Cu mines.
The Montaretto mine is an old Mn mine.

References:
-Antofilli, Borgo, Palenzona, 1985. I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Edizioni Melita, La Spezia

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: Antofilli, Borgo, Palenzona, 1985. I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Edizioni Melita, La Spezia
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Antofilli, Borgo, Palenzona, 1985. I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Edizioni Melita, La Spezia
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Antofilli, Borgo, Palenzona, 1985. I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Edizioni Melita, La Spezia
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Antofilli, Borgo, Palenzona, 1985. I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Edizioni Melita, La Spezia
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Antofilli, Borgo, Palenzona, 1985. I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Edizioni Melita, La Spezia

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
SiSilicon
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
MnManganese
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2

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