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Sphalerite from
Cava del Ferro (Bùgie mines; Trimpello), Fornovolasco, Vergemoli, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy

Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Habit:tetrahedric xls
Colour:black, yellow, red
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Cioffi M., 1991. La mineralizzazione a magnetite-pirite di Fornovolasco (Alpi Apuane). Tesi di laurea inedita, Università di Firenze. ; Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., & Bonini, M. (2008). Fornovolasco. Storia e minerali delle miniere di ferro presso Vergemoli (Alpi Apuane). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/2008, 230-252
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Chlorite Group
Dolomite
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Siderite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Siderite4 photos of Sphalerite associated with Siderite at this locality.
Dolomite3 photos of Sphalerite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Hydrozincite1 photo of Sphalerite associated with Hydrozincite at this locality.
Chlorite Group1 photo of Sphalerite associated with Chlorite Group at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Cava del Ferro (Bùgie mines; Trimpello), Fornovolasco, Vergemoli, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
5.6km (3.5 miles) A Levigliani mine, Stazzema, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
6.4km (4.0 miles) B Buca della Vena Mine, Ponte Stazzemese, Stazzema, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
9.2km (5.7 miles) C Bottino Mine, Stazzema, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
9.5km (5.9 miles) D Monte Arsiccio Mine, Sant'Anna di Stazzema, Stazzema, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
11.8km (7.3 miles) E Pollone Mine, Valdicastello Carducci, Pietrasanta, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
12.6km (7.8 miles) F Seravezza Quarries, Seravezza, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
61.8km (38.4 miles) G Speranza Stope, Corchia mine, Berceto, Parma Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
72.8km (45.3 miles) H Fosce creek, Orciatico, Lajatico, Pisa Province, Tuscany, Italy
78.5km (48.8 miles) I Libiola Mine, Sestri Levante, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
80.9km (50.3 miles) J Valgraveglia Mine (Gambatesa Mine), Reppia, Graveglia Valley, Ne, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
95.4km (59.3 miles) K Groppallo, Farini, Nure Valley, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
102.4km (63.6 miles) L Casale, Salsominore, Ferriere, Aveto Valley, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
108.2km (67.3 miles) M Maffei Mine, Botro ai Marmi, Campiglia Marittima, Campigliese (Campiglia Mountains; Campiglia Ridge), Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
109.0km (67.7 miles) N Rondanera Brook (Rondinera Brook), Marsaglia, Corte Brugnatella, Trebbia Valley, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
110.4km (68.6 miles) O Le Cetine di Cotorniano Mine (Le Cetine Mine; Cetine Mine; Rosia), Chiusdino, Siena Province, Tuscany, Italy
112.0km (69.6 miles) P Groppi di Collegio (Collegio), Corte Brugnatella, Trebbia Valley, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
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117.2km (72.8 miles) S Campiano Mine, Montieri, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
118.4km (73.6 miles) T Boccheggiano mines, Montieri, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
118.8km (73.8 miles) U Poggio al Montone, Montoccoli-Castellaccia area (Fosso Zanca-Filone di Montoccoli area; Zanca Valley mines), Massa Marittima, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
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