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Pararealgar from
Bicchieri Quarry (Lorano Basso Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Pararealgar
Formula:As4S4
Comments:The thin yellow scales and orange-yellow spots on realgar, mentioned by D'Achiardi (1905) as orpiment, are ascribable to pararealgar (Biagioni et al., 2019).
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:D’Achiardi, G. (1905) I minerali dei marmi di Carrara. Parte II. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 21, 236-264 (Parte II); Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Camarda, S., Chinellato, M., Appiani, R., Del Chiaro, L., and Sanguineti, G. (2019) Minerals from marbles of Carrara and the Apuan Alps. LoGisma editore, Vicchio (Firenze) - Musumeci S.p.A., Quart (Aosta), 144 pp.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pararealgar data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bicchieri Quarry (Lorano Basso Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Pararealgar
1.5km (1.0 miles) Ravaccione quarries (Ravaccione Quarry; Torrione Quarry; Tecchione Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
 
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