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Antillone Quarry (Kighel Quarry), Formazza gneiss quarries, Formazza, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italyi
Regional Level Types
Antillone Quarry (Kighel Quarry)Quarry
Formazza gneiss quarriesGroup of Quarries
FormazzaCommune
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola ProvinceProvince
PiedmontRegion
ItalyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° North , 8° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~10km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Cava di Antillone (Cava Kighel), Cave di gneiss di Formazza, Formazza (Pomatt), Val Formazza (Pomattertal), Val d'Ossola, Provincia del Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italia


Gneiss quarry located at Kighel near Antillone (Altillone) village, on the right side of Formzza Valley, and operated by the company F.lli Corbelli S.r.l.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Appiani R., Bosio P., Milanesi D., Stefanelli P., Vanini F., 2003. Apatiti alpine: eccezionali ritrovamenti in Val Formazza (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola). Riv. Mineral. Ital., 27 (3): 134-137.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Albertini C., Milanesi D. (2001): Valli Antigorio e Formazza: le titaniti. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 25, (2), 71-84.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Appiani R., Bosio P., Milanesi D., Stefanelli P., Vanini F., 2003. Apatiti alpine: eccezionali ritrovamenti in Val Formazza (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola). Riv. Mineral. Ital., 27 (3): 134-137. ; Albertini C., Milanesi D. (2001): Valli Antigorio e Formazza: le titaniti. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 25, (2), 71-84.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Albertini C., Milanesi D. (2001): Valli Antigorio e Formazza: le titaniti. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 25, (2), 71-84.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Appiani R., Bosio P., Milanesi D., Stefanelli P., Vanini F., 2003. Apatiti alpine: eccezionali ritrovamenti in Val Formazza (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola). Riv. Mineral. Ital., 27 (3): 134-137. ; Albertini C., Milanesi D. (2001): Valli Antigorio e Formazza: le titaniti. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 25, (2), 71-84.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Appiani R., Bosio P., Milanesi D., Stefanelli P., Vanini F., 2003. Apatiti alpine: eccezionali ritrovamenti in Val Formazza (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola). Riv. Mineral. Ital., 27 (3): 134-137. ; Albertini C., Milanesi D. (2001): Valli Antigorio e Formazza: le titaniti. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 25, (2), 71-84.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Albertini C., Milanesi D. (2001): Valli Antigorio e Formazza: le titaniti. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 25, (2), 71-84.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Gianfranco Ciccolini collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Albertini C., Milanesi D. (2001): Valli Antigorio e Formazza: le titaniti. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 25, (2), 71-84.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Albertini C., Milanesi D. (2001): Valli Antigorio e Formazza: le titaniti. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 25, (2), 71-84.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Albertini C., Milanesi D. (2001): Valli Antigorio e Formazza: le titaniti. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 25, (2), 71-84.
Appiani R., Bosio P., Milanesi D., Stefanelli P., Vanini F. (2003): Apatiti alpine: eccezionali ritrovamenti in Val Formazza (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola). Riv. Mineral. Ital., 27, (3), 134-137.
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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