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Sphalerite from
Levigliani mine, Stazzema, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy

Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Comments:Levigliani is the only italian locality for mercurian sphalerite.
Habit:tetrahedric xls
Colour:black, amber
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Dini A., 1995. Metacinabro zincifero (leviglianite) e sfalerite mercurifera della miniera di Levigliani (Alpi Apuane, Toscana). Atti Soc. Tosc. Sci. Nat., Mem., 102: 67-72.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Cinnabar
Dolomite
Grumiplucite
Mercury
Pyrite
Quartz
Siderite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Grumiplucite3 photos of Sphalerite associated with Grumiplucite at this locality.
Mercury1 photo of Sphalerite associated with Mercury at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Levigliani mine, Stazzema, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
2.3km (1.5 miles) A Buca della Vena Mine, Ponte Stazzemese, Stazzema, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
4.0km (2.5 miles) B Bottino Mine, Stazzema, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
5.6km (3.5 miles) C Cava del Ferro (Bùgie mines; Trimpello), Fornovolasco, Vergemoli, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
5.9km (3.7 miles) D Monte Arsiccio Mine, Sant'Anna di Stazzema, Stazzema, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
7.1km (4.4 miles) E Seravezza Quarries, Seravezza, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
7.9km (4.9 miles) F Pollone Mine, Valdicastello Carducci, Pietrasanta, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
60.2km (37.4 miles) G Speranza Stope, Corchia mine, Berceto, Parma Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
73.6km (45.7 miles) H Fosce creek, Orciatico, Lajatico, Pisa Province, Tuscany, Italy
74.2km (46.1 miles) I Libiola Mine, Sestri Levante, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
76.9km (47.8 miles) J Valgraveglia Mine (Gambatesa Mine), Reppia, Graveglia Valley, Ne, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
93.4km (58.1 miles) K Groppallo, Farini, Nure Valley, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
99.7km (61.9 miles) L Casale, Salsominore, Ferriere, Aveto Valley, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
106.4km (66.1 miles) M Rondanera Brook (Rondinera Brook), Marsaglia, Corte Brugnatella, Trebbia Valley, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
107.8km (67.0 miles) N Maffei Mine, Botro ai Marmi, Campiglia Marittima, Campigliese (Campiglia Mountains; Campiglia Ridge), Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
109.3km (67.9 miles) O Groppi di Collegio (Collegio), Corte Brugnatella, Trebbia Valley, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
112.6km (70.0 miles) P Le Cetine di Cotorniano Mine (Le Cetine Mine; Cetine Mine; Rosia), Chiusdino, Siena Province, Tuscany, Italy
116.2km (72.2 miles) Q Niccioleta Mine, Massa Marittima, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
116.7km (72.5 miles) R Bruscoline (Serrabottini North), Massa Marittima, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
118.5km (73.6 miles) S Campiano Mine, Montieri, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
119.6km (74.3 miles) T Poggio al Montone, Montoccoli-Castellaccia area (Fosso Zanca-Filone di Montoccoli area; Zanca Valley mines), Massa Marittima, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
119.7km (74.4 miles) U Boccheggiano mines, Montieri, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
120.4km (74.8 miles) V Castellaccia Mine, Montoccoli-Castellaccia area (Fosso Zanca-Filone di Montoccoli area; Zanca Valley mines), Massa Marittima, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
122.8km (76.3 miles) W Fenice Capanne Mine, Massa Marittima, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
124.0km (77.0 miles) X Accesa mine, Massa Marittima, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
130.3km (81.0 miles) Y Fonte all'Anguilla, Gavorrano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
131.7km (81.8 miles) Z Gavorrano Mine, Gavorrano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
133.7km (83.1 miles) 0 Vigneria stope, Rio Mine (Rio Marina Mine), Rio Marina, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
134.4km (83.5 miles) 1 Rio Marina, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
145.6km (90.4 miles) 2 Cape Calamita Mine (Calamita Mine), Capoliveri, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
188.0km (116.8 miles) 3 Tafone Mine, Manciano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
197.6km (122.8 miles) 4 Ponte San Pietro mineralisation, Ischia di Castro, Viterbo Province, Latium, Italy
198.3km (123.2 miles) 5 Torgola Mine, Collio, Trompia Valley, Brescia Province, Lombardy, Italy
208.7km (129.7 miles) 6 Maglio Mine, Contrada Maglio, Val Munari, Tretto, Schio, Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy
208.8km (129.7 miles) 7 Gorno, Riso Valley, Seriana Valley, Bergamo Province, Lombardy, Italy
209.1km (129.9 miles) 8 Oneta, Riso Valley, Seriana Valley, Bergamo Province, Lombardy, Italy
209.3km (130.0 miles) 9 San Patrizio Mine, Pozzani di Sopra, Santa Maria di Tretto (Contrada Pornaro), Tretto, Schio, Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy
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