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Torbernite from
Mont'Orfano (Montorfano), Mergozzo, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy

Classification
Species:Torbernite
Formula:Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Gallitelli P. (1938): Ricerche petrografiche sul Montorfano (Lago Maggiore). Mem. R. Acc. Sci. Lett. Arti Modena, 3, 1-92; Scaini G. (1939): Itinerari mineralogici. Comune di Mergozzo. Località: cave di granito bianco di Mont’Orfano. Natura, 30, 3, 155-159; De Michele V. (1974): Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol., 408 pp.; Ravagnani D. (1974): I giacimenti uraniferi italiani e i loro minerali. Gruppo Mineralogico Lombardo - Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Ed., Milano, 188 pp.; Piccoli G.C., Maletto G., Bosio P., Lombardo B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo), 607 pp.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Torbernite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mont'Orfano (Montorfano), Mergozzo, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Torbernite
19.2km (11.9 miles) Beura quarries, Beura-Cardezza, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
21.6km (13.4 miles) Grignaschi quarry, Cosasca, Trontano, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
21.7km (13.5 miles) Campaccio, Trontano, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
45.7km (28.4 miles) Gischi glacier (incl. Gischihorn), Kriegalp Valley (Chriegalp Valley), Binn Valley, Valais, Switzerland
68.7km (42.7 miles) Rivetta (Piona), Colico, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
69.6km (43.3 miles) Malpensata pegmatitic dyke (Olgiasca-Malpensata; Croce Quarry; Secondi dyke), Piona Peninsula, Colico, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
69.7km (43.3 miles) Laghetto pegmatitic dyke (Laghetto Quarry), Piona Peninsula, Colico, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
71.3km (44.3 miles) Alpe Sparesè, Dorio, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
71.9km (44.7 miles) Sommafiume pegmatitic dyke (Alpe Sommafiume; Marategno Mine), Dorio, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
 
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