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Forsterite from
Valle Guffari, Buscemi, Syracuse Province, Sicily, Italy

Locality type:Valley
Classification
Species:Forsterite
Formula:Mg2SiO4
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Manuella, F.C. (2011) Vein mineral assemblage in partially serpentinized peridotite xenoliths from Hyblean Plateau (south-eastern Sicily, Italy). Periodico di Mineralogia, 80, 2, 247-266; Correale, A., Scribano, V., and Paonita, A. (2019) A volcanological paradox in a thin-section: large explosive eruptions of high-Mg magmas explained through a vein of silicate glass in a serpentinized peridotite xenolith (Hyblean area, Sicily). Geosciences, 9(4), 150.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Forsterite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Valle Guffari, Buscemi, Syracuse Province, Sicily, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Forsterite
24.0km (14.9 miles) Mount Caliella, Palagonia, Metropolitan City of Catania, Sicily, Italy
72.9km (45.3 miles) Mt Etna, Etna Volcanic Complex, Metropolitan City of Catania, Sicily, Italy
 
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