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Quartz from
Crestola Bassa Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Comments:The presence of quartz crystals in the Pianello quarries, at the foot of Poggio di Crestola (Monte Crestola), has been reported for the first time by Repetti (1820).
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Repetti, E. (1820) Sopra l'Alpe Apuana e i marmi di Carrara. Dalla Badia Fiesolana, Fiesole, 231 pp.; Del Tredici, C. (1978) Il rutilo nei marmi di Carrara. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 [9], 2, 31-32; Franzini, M., Orlandi, P., Bracci, G., and Dalena, D. (1982) I minerali del marmo di Carrara. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana Ed., Milano, 110 pp.; Orlandi, P., and Del Chiaro, L. (1989) Nuovi dati sui minerali delle geodi del marmo di Carrara. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, Serie A, 96, 313-325; Orlandi, P., and Criscuolo, A. (2009) Minerali del marmo delle Alpi Apuane. Parco delle Alpi Apuane - Pacini Editore, Ospedaletto-Pisa, Pisa, 180 pp.; Morino, A., and Passarino, G. (2014) Il quarzo dei marmi di Carrara. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 38, 1 (1-2014), 36-41; Granai, F., and Morino, A. (2015) Anatasio. Eccezionale ritrovamento nelle cave di Crestola Bassa, Carrara (MS). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 39, 3 (3-2015), 186-189; 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.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite2 photos of Quartz associated with Calcite at this locality.
Adularia1 photo of Quartz associated with Adularia at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Crestola Bassa Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
Photo GalleryView Gallery (13 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
0.4km (0.3 miles) Crestola quarries (Crestola C Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.6km (0.4 miles) Ruggetta quarries, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.7km (0.4 miles) Betogli quarries, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.8km (0.5 miles) Pescina Quarry (Pescina A Quarry), Pescina-Boccanaglia quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.9km (0.6 miles) La Piastra Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.0km (0.6 miles) Val Pulita Quarry (Valpulita Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.0km (0.6 miles) Grotta Colombara Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.2km (0.7 miles) La Facciata Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.2km (0.7 miles) Bicchieri Quarry (Lorano Basso Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.3km (0.8 miles) Val Bona Quarry (Valbona Quarry), Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
 
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