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Vesuvianite from
Rocca Castellaccio (Rocca di Castellaccio), Ciappanico, Torre di Santa Maria, Malenco Valley, Valtellina, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy

Classification
Species:Vesuvianite
Formula:Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Bedognè, F., Montrasio, A., Sciesa, E. (1993) I minerali della provincia di Sondrio: Valmalenco. Bettini, Sondrio, 275 pp.
AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Clinochlore1 photo of Vesuvianite associated with Clinochlore at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Vesuvianite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Rocca Castellaccio (Rocca di Castellaccio), Ciappanico, Torre di Santa Maria, Malenco Valley, Valtellina, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Vesuvianite
6.0km (3.7 miles) Cassandra Lakes, Airale Valley, Torreggio Valley, Torre di Santa Maria, Malenco Valley, Valtellina, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
7.3km (4.5 miles) Dossi di Franscia (Franscia Mine; Franscia Mines; Franscia Quarries), Campo Franscia (Franscia), Lanzada, Lanterna Valley, Malenco Valley, Valtellina, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
9.4km (5.8 miles) Sissone Valley, Chiesa in Valmalenco, Malenco Valley, Valtellina, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
10.7km (6.7 miles) Cima Vazzeda, Sissone Valley, Chiesa in Valmalenco, Malenco Valley, Valtellina, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
11.5km (7.1 miles) Forcella di Fellaria, Scerscen Valley, Lanzada, Lanterna Valley, Malenco Valley, Valtellina, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
15.1km (9.4 miles) Pizzi dei Rossi, Forno Valley, Bregaglia Valley (Bergell), Grisons, Switzerland
23.0km (14.3 miles) Piz Lunghin, Casaccia, Bregaglia Valley (Bergell), Grisons, Switzerland
28.9km (18.0 miles) San Giorgio, Codera Valley, Novate Mezzola, Valchiavenna, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
48.7km (30.3 miles) Dosso degli Areti, Braone, Brescia Province, Lombardy, Italy
55.3km (34.4 miles) Campo Lake, Fumo Valley, Daone Valley, Daone, Chiese Valley, Giudicarie Valleys, Trento Province (Trentino), Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
 
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