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

Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Formula:ZnS
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, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
5.6km (3.5 miles) A Levigliani mine, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
6.4km (4.0 miles) B Buca della Vena Mine, Ponte Stazzemese, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
9.2km (5.7 miles) C Bottino Mine, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
9.5km (5.9 miles) D Monte Arsiccio Mine, Sant'Anna di Stazzema, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
10.0km (6.2 miles) E Monte Costa quarry, Seravezza Quarries, Seravezza, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
10.8km (6.7 miles) F Pitone quarry, Seravezza Quarries, Seravezza, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
11.8km (7.3 miles) G Pollone Mine, Valdicastello Carducci, Pietrasanta, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
12.6km (7.8 miles) H Seravezza Quarries, Seravezza, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
16.6km (10.3 miles) I Frigido Mine, Ischignano, Massa, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
16.8km (10.4 miles) J Gioia Quarries, Casette, Massa, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
17.2km (10.7 miles) K Colonnata, Colonnata quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
17.7km (11.0 miles) L Calagio Quarry, Colonnata quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
17.9km (11.1 miles) M Artana Quarry, Colonnata quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
18.2km (11.3 miles) N La Piana Quarry, Colonnata quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
18.6km (11.6 miles) O Canalgrande Quarry (Montecatini Quarry), Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
18.7km (11.6 miles) P Carbonera Quarry (Venai Quarry), Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
18.8km (11.7 miles) Q Lucchetti Quarry (Strinato Quarry), Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
19.6km (12.2 miles) R Val Bona Quarry (Valbona Quarry), Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
20.0km (12.4 miles) S Val Pulita Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
20.2km (12.6 miles) T La Facciata Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
54.6km (33.9 miles) U Ca' dei Ladri (Silla), Gaggio Montano, Reno Valley, Bologna Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
61.8km (38.4 miles) V Speranza Stope, Corchia mine, Berceto, Parma Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
63.2km (39.3 miles) W Calignaia, Livorno (Leghorn), Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
72.8km (45.3 miles) X Fosce creek, Orciatico, Lajatico, Pisa Province, Tuscany, Italy
78.5km (48.8 miles) Y Libiola Mine, Sestri Levante, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
79.6km (49.4 miles) Z Cetine di Camporbiano Mine (Le Cetine; Cetine di Volterra; Cetine di Gambassi), Podere Giuseppe, Gambassi Terme, Florence metropolitan city (Metropolitan City of Florence; Florence Province), Tuscany, Italy
80.9km (50.3 miles) 0 Valgraveglia Mine (Gambatesa Mine), Monte Copello, Reppia, Ne, Graveglia Valley, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
95.4km (59.3 miles) 1 Groppallo, Farini, Nure Valley, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
100.5km (62.5 miles) 2 Pescia stream, Rovegno, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
102.6km (63.8 miles) 3 Casale, Salsominore, Ferriere, Aveto Valley, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
108.2km (67.3 miles) 4 Maffei Mine, Botro ai Marmi, Campiglia Marittima, Campigliese (Campiglia Mountains; Campiglia Ridge), Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
109.0km (67.7 miles) 5 Rondanera Brook (Rondinera Brook), Marsaglia, Corte Brugnatella, Trebbia Valley, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
110.4km (68.6 miles) 6 Le Cetine di Cotorniano Mine (Le Cetine Mine; Cetine Mine; Rosia), Chiusdino, Siena Province, Tuscany, Italy
111.1km (69.0 miles) 7 Monte Valerio, Campiglia Marittima, Campigliese (Campiglia Mountains; Campiglia Ridge), Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
112.0km (69.6 miles) 8 Groppi di Collegio (Collegio), Corte Brugnatella, Trebbia Valley, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
115.3km (71.7 miles) 9 Niccioleta Mine, Massa Marittima, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
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