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Zorzone Mine (Gorno Mine), Vedra Valley, Oltre il Colle, Brembana Valley, Bergamo Province, Lombardy, Italy

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 54' 11'' North , 9° 46' 51'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.9030555556, 9.78083333333
Name(s) in local language(s):Miniera di Zorzone (Miniera di Gorno), Val Vedra, Oltre il Colle, Val Brembana, Bergamo, Lombardia, Italia
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe

Alpine-type Zn-Pb-Ag deposit (similar to Mississippi Valley type deposits), broadly stratabound with some discordant mineralisation composed of brecchia bodies and veining. The deposit has a generally simple mineralogy with low-iron sphalerite, galena and pyrite.

Mineralisation is similar to that of the Paglio Pignolino Mine.

Warning: the mine has resumed activity ("Gorno Zinc Project"), work is under way for the safety of the tunnels, access to the area is forbidden!

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- F. Andreoli, P.Mariani, G. Scaini (1978): I minerali d'Italia. Sagdos S.p.A. Brugherio, Rizzoli Ed., Milano 569 pp.

- Appiani R., Bogni G., Gentile P., Vignola P. and Gruppo Orobico Minerali 1993. Le miniere di zinco della Val Brembana (1° Parte). Riv.Mineral. Ital., 16 (3): 133-152

- Appiani R., Bogni G., Gentile P., Vignola P. and Gruppo Orobico Minerali 1994. Le miniere di zinco della Val Brembana (2° Parte). Riv.Mineral. Ital., 17 (1): 33-44

- Maida, F. (2002): Descrizione delle specie e varietà di minerali e loro ritrovamento nella Bergamasca. G.O.M. Gruppo Orobico Minerali - Novecento Grafico, Ed., Bergamo 82 pp. (geologic part by F. Pezzotta).

- Guastoni A., Maida F., Pezzotta F., 2003. Segnalazione di stibnite nelle miniere di Zorzone (Val Brembana, Bergamo). Riv. Mineral. Ital., 27 (3): 148.
-Maida F.,Veneziani A. (2012). Minerali della Provincia di Bergamo, G.O.M. Gruppo Orobico Minerali,Bergamo- Novecento Grafico,Bergamo ( geologic post by Pezzotta F.).

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