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Forsterite from
Val di Serra Quarry, Pilcante, Ala, Trento Province (Trentino), Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Forsterite
Formula:Mg2SiO4
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Gasperini, D., Bosch, D., Braga, R., Bondi, M., Macera, P., and Morten, L. (2006) Ultramafic xenoliths from the Veneto Volcanic Province (Italy): Petrological and geochemical evidence for multiple metasomatism of the SE Alps mantle lithosphere. Geochemical Journal, 40, 377-404.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Forsterite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Val di Serra Quarry, Pilcante, Ala, Trento Province (Trentino), Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Forsterite
26.3km (16.4 miles) Purga di Bolca (Monte Purga di Bolca), Vestenanova, Verona Province, Veneto, Italy
34.1km (21.2 miles) Basalt quarry (San Giovanni Ilarione quarry), San Giovanni Ilarione, Verona Province, Veneto, Italy
35.6km (22.1 miles) Monte Madarosa Quarry, Roccolo Pass, East Lessini Mts., Chiampo, Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy
37.6km (23.4 miles) Bosco Lauri Quarry (Basalti Verona Quarry; Basalt quarry), Montecchia di Crosara, Verona Province, Veneto, Italy
42.6km (26.5 miles) Vago meteorite, Lavagno, Verona Province, Veneto, Italy
73.0km (45.4 miles) Canzoccoli Quarry, Predazzo, Trento Province (Trentino), Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
78.9km (49.0 miles) Hocheppan meteorite, Appiano sulla Strada del Vino (Eppan an der Weinstraße), South Tirol, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
80.9km (50.3 miles) Vedetta Alta (Hochwart), South Tirol, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
83.3km (51.8 miles) Vedretta della Miniera, Zebrù Valley, Valfurva, Valtellina, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
 
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