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

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Rutile
Formula:TiO2
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Del Tredici, C. (1978) Il rutilo nei marmi di Carrara. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2 [9], 2, 31-32; Orlandi, P., Bracci, G., Dalena, D., Duchi, G., and Vezzalini, G. (1980) I minerali delle geodi della formazione marmifera di Carrara. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, serie A, 87, 93-124; 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; Del Chiaro, R., and Lari, A. (1990) Osservazione sui solfuri dei marmi delle Apuane. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 14, 3 (3-1990), 171-174; Orlandi, P., and Criscuolo, A. (2009) Minerali del marmo delle Alpi Apuane. Parco delle Alpi Apuane - Pacini Editore, Ospedaletto-Pisa, Pisa, 180 pp.; 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; Morino, A. (2017) I minerali nel marmo di Carrara. I minerali estetici. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 41, 4 (4-2017), 242-253; 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:
Calcite13 photos of Rutile associated with Calcite at this locality.
Adularia4 photos of Rutile associated with Adularia at this locality.
Dolomite1 photo of Rutile associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Rutile data
Locality Data:Click here to view Crestola Bassa Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
Photo GalleryView Gallery (21 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Rutile
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
0.8km (0.5 miles) Pescina Quarry (Pescina A Quarry), Pescina-Boccanaglia 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
1.2km (0.7 miles) La Facciata 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
1.4km (0.9 miles) Pratazzolo Quarry (Pratazzolo B Quarry; Pulcinacchia), Pescina-Boccanaglia quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.5km (1.0 miles) Calacata Quarry, Pescina-Boccanaglia quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.7km (1.1 miles) Ponti di Vara quarries, Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
2.3km (1.5 miles) Boccanaglia A Quarry, Pescina-Boccanaglia quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
 
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