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Campomorto Quarry, Pietra Massa Locality, Montalto di Castro, Viterbo Province, Latium, Italy

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 22' 47'' North , 11° 39' 3'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.37996,11.65096
GeoHash:G#: sr83155cp
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Cava Campomorto, Località Pietra Massa, Montalto di Castro, Viterbo, Lazio, Italia


The quarry (abandoned), with other quarries in the area, excavated tephritic lavas commonly (and not properly) defined as basalts.

[GPS coordinates to be confirmed.]

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Campomorto Quarry, Montalto di Castro, Italy

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Afwillite
Formula: Ca3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
'Apophyllite'
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
'Chabazite'
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: "Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
Ettringite
Formula: Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
Gehlenite
Formula: Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
'Gismondine'
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
Hydrocalumite
Formula: Ca4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
Jennite
Formula: Ca9(Si3O9)2(OH)8 · 8H2O
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
Katoite (TL)
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x (x = 1.5-3)
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
'Phillipsite'
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
Portlandite
Formula: Ca(OH)2
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: "Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
Strätlingite
Formula: Ca2Al2SiO7 · 8H2O
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
Tobermorite
Formula: [Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: "Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
Vertumnite (TL)
Formula: Ca4Al4Si4O6(OH)24 · 3H2O
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
Vonsenite
Formula: Fe2+2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Reference: "Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Passaglia, E. & Turconi, B. (1982): Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cristobalite'4.DA.15SiO2
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Hydrocalumite'4.FL.10Ca4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
'Opal'4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Portlandite4.FE.05Ca(OH)2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 6 - Borates
Vonsenite6.AB.30Fe2+2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Ettringite'7.DG.15Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Afwillite'9.AG.75Ca3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Gehlenite'9.BB.10Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
'Gismondine'9..
'Jennite'9.DG.20Ca9(Si3O9)2(OH)8 · 8H2O
'Katoite' (TL)9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x (x = 1.5-3)
Strätlingite9.EG.25Ca2Al2SiO7 · 8H2O
Tobermorite9.DG.10[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Vertumnite (TL)9.EG.25Ca4Al4Si4O6(OH)24 · 3H2O
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
Phillipsite-
Smectite Group-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Portlandite6.2.1.4Ca(OH)2
Miscellaneous
Hydrocalumite6.4.4.1Ca4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 24 - ANHYDROUS BORATES
A2BO2[XO3]
Vonsenite24.2.1.2Fe2+2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Ettringite31.10.2.1Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Katoite (TL)51.4.3d.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x (x = 1.5-3)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Afwillite52.4.7.1Ca3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with No Additional Anions with cations in [8] and lower coordination
Gehlenite55.4.1.2Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Jennite56.2.4.11Ca9(Si3O9)2(OH)8 · 8H2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Tobermorite72.3.2.1[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Group 73 - PHYLLOSILICATES Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets
Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets with double layers
Vertumnite (TL)73.1.6.1Ca4Al4Si4O6(OH)24 · 3H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
'Gismondine'77.1.3.1
Zeolite group - related species
Strätlingite77.2.5.1Ca2Al2SiO7 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
'Phillipsite'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AfwilliteCa3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
H EttringiteCa6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HydrocalumiteCa4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
H JenniteCa9(Si3O9)2(OH)8 · 8H2O
H KatoiteCa3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x (x = 1.5-3)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H PortlanditeCa(OH)2
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H SträtlingiteCa2Al2SiO7 · 8H2O
H Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
H VertumniteCa4Al4Si4O6(OH)24 · 3H2O
BBoron
B VonseniteFe22+Fe3+(BO3)O2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C HydrocalumiteCa4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
OOxygen
O AfwilliteCa3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O CristobaliteSiO2
O EttringiteCa6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
O GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O HydrocalumiteCa4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
O JenniteCa9(Si3O9)2(OH)8 · 8H2O
O KatoiteCa3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x (x = 1.5-3)
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O PortlanditeCa(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O SträtlingiteCa2Al2SiO7 · 8H2O
O Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
O TridymiteSiO2
O VertumniteCa4Al4Si4O6(OH)24 · 3H2O
O VonseniteFe22+Fe3+(BO3)O2
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
AlAluminium
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al EttringiteCa6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Al GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
Al HydrocalumiteCa4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
Al KatoiteCa3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x (x = 1.5-3)
Al SträtlingiteCa2Al2SiO7 · 8H2O
Al VertumniteCa4Al4Si4O6(OH)24 · 3H2O
SiSilicon
Si AfwilliteCa3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si CristobaliteSiO2
Si GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
Si JenniteCa9(Si3O9)2(OH)8 · 8H2O
Si KatoiteCa3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x (x = 1.5-3)
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SträtlingiteCa2Al2SiO7 · 8H2O
Si Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Si TridymiteSiO2
Si VertumniteCa4Al4Si4O6(OH)24 · 3H2O
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
SSulfur
S EttringiteCa6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl HydrocalumiteCa4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AfwilliteCa3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca EttringiteCa6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Ca GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca HydrocalumiteCa4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
Ca JenniteCa9(Si3O9)2(OH)8 · 8H2O
Ca KatoiteCa3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x (x = 1.5-3)
Ca PortlanditeCa(OH)2
Ca SträtlingiteCa2Al2SiO7 · 8H2O
Ca Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Ca VertumniteCa4Al4Si4O6(OH)24 · 3H2O
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
FeIron
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe VonseniteFe22+Fe3+(BO3)O2

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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Pliocene
2.588 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3137617
Pliocene clay

Age: Pliocene (2.588 - 5.333 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{clay}, Minor{sand,conglomerate,limestone}

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]

Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3184894
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

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]

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

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Pagani, G. (1976) Località mineralogiche consigliate - Cava di Montalto di Castro (VT). Notizie del Gruppo Mineralogico Lombardo, 1/1976, 5-6.
Passaglia, E. and Turconi, B. (1982) Silicati ed altri minerali di Montalto di Castro - VT. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/1982, 97-110.
Preite, D. (1997) Montalto di Castro: Kugelcalcite und seltene Silikate aus Latium, Mittelitalien. Lapis, 22(12), 37-42.

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