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Miage Glacier, Veny Valley, Monte Bianco Massif (Mont Blanc Massif), Courmayeur, Aosta Valley, Italy

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° North , 7° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra
Name(s) in local language(s):Ghiacciaio del Miage, Val Veny, Massiccio del Monte Bianco, Courmayeur, Val d'Aosta, Italia

According to the analytical data (Scaini & Giorgetta, 1967; Passaglia, 1970), "chabazite" is nowadays ascribable to chabazite-Ca.

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Scaini, G., Giorgetta, A. (1967): Alcuni minerali di Courmayeur (Aosta). Rend. Soc. Mineral. Ital. 23, 301-404.
Passaglia, E. (1970): The crystal chemistry of chabazites. American Mineralogist, 55, 1278-1301.
Palenzona, A. (1992): Miage 1990. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2/1992, 77-84.
Feronato, R., Lucianaz, F., Mochet, M. (2002): Miage: nuovi ritrovamenti sugli speroni rocciosi del rifugio Gonella. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 26(2), 66-69.
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, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.

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