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Facciatoia Quarry, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italyi
Regional Level Types
Facciatoia QuarryQuarry
San Piero in Campo- not defined -
Campo nell'Elba- not defined -
Elba IslandIsland
Livorno ProvinceProvince
TuscanyRegion
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° North , 10° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
Locality type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Cava Facciatoia, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Isola d'Elba, Livorno, Toscana, Italia


This is an old quarry on magnesite that gave real nice rubellite crystals in the last decade of the 1800s.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: L. Giannettoni, C. Gini, F. Guelfi, P. Orlandi, S. Sovilla (1993) - Uranopolicrasio, una nuova specie dell'Isola d'Elba - R. Min. It., 17, 4: 237-243.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Orlandi, P., & Pezzotta, F. (1997). Minerali dell'Isola d'Elba. Edizioni Novecento Grafico, Bergamo, 249 pp.
Hambergite
Formula: Be2(BO3)(OH)
Reference: Orlandi, P., & Pezzotta, F. (1997). Minerali dell'Isola d'Elba. Edizioni Novecento Grafico, Bergamo, 249 pp.
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Pezzotta, F., & Guastoni, A. (2007). Hambergite, helvite e pirofanite nelle pegmatiti elbane. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 3/2007, 166-168.
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Barsotti, G., & Nannoni, R. (2006). Rocce, minerali e miniere delle isole dell'Arcipelago Toscano. Pacini editore, 152 pp.
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Reference: Ceciliato, L. (2007). Fenacite e fluorite nelle pegmatiti elbane. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 3/2007, 162-164.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Description: Rubellite is quite rare but crystals are around 5-10 mm in size.
Reference: No reference listed
'Tourmaline var: Rubellite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Description: Rubellite is quite rare but crystals are around 5-10 mm in size.
Reference: No reference listed
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Pezzotta, F., & Guastoni, A. (2007). Hambergite, helvite e pirofanite nelle pegmatiti elbane. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 3/2007, 166-168.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Microlite Group'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 6 - Borates
Hambergite6.AB.05Be2(BO3)(OH)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Lepidolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Microlite Group'8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Monoborates
Hambergite25.1.1.1Be2(BO3)(OH)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Lepidolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H HambergiteBe2(BO3)(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be HambergiteBe2(BO3)(OH)
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
BBoron
B Tourmaline (var: Rubellite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B HambergiteBe2(BO3)(OH)
OOxygen
O Tourmaline (var: Rubellite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O HambergiteBe2(BO3)(OH)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
AlAluminium
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
TaTantalum
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n

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