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Silius, Gerrei, Sarrabus-Gerrei, South Sardinia Province, Sardinia, Italyi
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Name(s) in local language(s):Silius, Gerrei, Sarrabus-Gerrei, Provincia del Sud Sardegna, Sardegna, Italia
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PlacePopulation
Silius1,257 (2018)
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Cagliari Province (1859-2016)


Fluorite vein system (with Pb-Zn sulphides) which comprises the following occurrences (shafts):
- Genna Tres Montis
- Pozzo Centrale
- Muscadroxiu
- Acqua Frida

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12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Mondillo, N. et al. (2016): Rare earth elements (REE)—Minerals in the Silius fluorite vein system (Sardinia, Italy). Ore Geology Reviews 74, 211-224.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work. ; Mondillo, N. et al. (2016): Rare earth elements (REE)—Minerals in the Silius fluorite vein system (Sardinia, Italy). Ore Geology Reviews 74, 211-224.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Mondillo, N. et al. (2016): Rare earth elements (REE)—Minerals in the Silius fluorite vein system (Sardinia, Italy). Ore Geology Reviews 74, 211-224.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work ; Mondillo, N. et al. (2016): Rare earth elements (REE)—Minerals in the Silius fluorite vein system (Sardinia, Italy). Ore Geology Reviews 74, 211-224.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Conti-Vecchi, G., Stara, P. (2001) – Minerali della Sardegna. Edizioni della Torre, Cagliari, 276 pp.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973) Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano, 208 pp.; Conti-Vecchi, G., Stara, P. (2001) – Minerali della Sardegna. Edizioni della Torre, Cagliari, 276 pp.
Synchysite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe(CO3)2F
Reference: Mondillo, N. et al. (2016): Rare earth elements (REE)—Minerals in the Silius fluorite vein system (Sardinia, Italy). Ore Geology Reviews 74, 211-224.
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Reference: Mondillo, N. et al. (2016): Rare earth elements (REE)—Minerals in the Silius fluorite vein system (Sardinia, Italy). Ore Geology Reviews 74, 211-224.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Synchysite-(Ce)5.BD.20cCaCe(CO3)2F
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Synchysite-(Ce)16a.1.3.1CaCe(CO3)2F
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, Mixtures, etc.
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
YYttrium
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
CeCerium
Ce Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Mondillo, N. et al. (2016): Rare earth elements (REE)—Minerals in the Silius fluorite vein system (Sardinia, Italy). Ore Geology Reviews 74, 211-224.

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