|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||44° 41' 48'' North , 7° 4' 33'' East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~0km|
|Other regions containing this locality:||The Alps, Europe|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Retromorphic LT eclogites and omphacite metagabbros in ophiolitic massif.
Note: This locality is on the Italian side of the border, not in France as originally added to Mindat ("Monviso (Monte Viso), Abries, Briançon, Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France"). See http://www.mindat.org/mesg-105-236948.html.
Located a few km south of Pian del Re.
18 valid minerals.
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- P. Nisio and J.M. Lardeaux (1987): Retromorphic iron-rich talc in low-temperature eclogites: Example from Monviso (Italian western Alps). Bull. Minéral. 110, 427-437.