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Rio Oremo, Chiavolino, Pollone, Biella Province, Piedmont, Italyi
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Rio Oremo- not defined -
Chiavolino- not defined -
Pollone- not defined -
Biella ProvinceProvince
PiedmontRegion
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° North , 7° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~6km
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Rio Oremo, Chiavolino, Pollone, Provincia di Biella, Piemonte, Italia


Glaucophanite outcrops along Rio Oremo, upstream of Chiavolino hamlet.

Furthermore, finds of tiny gold flakes have been reported from the stream bed (Barelli, 1835; Jervis, 1881).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Boscardin, M. & Orlandi, P. (1984): Fengite e glaucofane di Oropa (Biellese). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 8(3), 103-106.
Glaucophane
Formula: ◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: Boscardin, M. & Orlandi, P. (1984): Fengite e glaucofane di Oropa (Biellese). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 8(3), 103-106.; Piccoli, G. C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., & Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo F. Eusebio - Alba, 607 pag.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Barelli V. (1835): Cenni di statistica mineralogica degli Stati di S.M. il Re di Sardegna, ovvero Catalogo ragionato della raccolta formatasi presso l'Azienda Generale dell'Interno. Tipografia Giuseppe Fodratti, Torino, 686 pp.; Jervis G. (1881): I tesori sotterranei dell'Italia. Vol. 3: Regioni delle Isole. Sardegna e Sicilia. Addenda ai precedenti volumi. Loescher, Torino, XXII+539 pp.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: A Borrelli collection
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: A Borrelli collection
Muscovite var: Phengite
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Reference: Piccoli, G. C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., & Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo F. Eusebio - Alba, 607 pag.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Boscardin, M. & Orlandi, P. (1984): Fengite e glaucofane di Oropa (Biellese). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 8(3), 103-106.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Boscardin, M. & Orlandi, P. (1984): Fengite e glaucofane di Oropa (Biellese). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 8(3), 103-106.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Glaucophane9.DE.25◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Phengite9.EC.15KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Glaucophane66.1.3c.1◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Fuchsite-K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Phengite-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
O RutileTiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Mg Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
CrChromium
Cr Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
AuGold
Au GoldAu

References

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Barelli, V. (1835): Cenni di statistica mineralogica degli Stati di S.M. il Re di Sardegna, ovvero Catalogo ragionato della raccolta formatasi presso l'Azienda Generale dell'Interno. Tipografia Giuseppe Fodratti, Torino, 686 pp.
Jervis, G. (1881): I tesori sotterranei dell'Italia. Vol. 3: Regioni delle Isole. Sardegna e Sicilia. Addenda ai precedenti volumi. Loescher, Torino, XXII+539 pp.
Boscardin, M., Orlandi, P. (1984): Fengite e glaucofane di Oropa (Biellese). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 8, 3 (3-1984), 103-106.
Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.


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