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Aragonite from
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy

Locality type:Mountain
Classification
Species:Aragonite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:Occurs in erratic blocks of leucite-tephrite with apatite and zeolites.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 189; Lapis (1994): 5: 13-23, 58.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Wollastonite2 photos of Aragonite associated with Wollastonite at this locality.
Gypsum1 photo of Aragonite associated with Gypsum at this locality.
Siderite1 photo of Aragonite associated with Siderite at this locality.
Cuspidine1 photo of Aragonite associated with Cuspidine at this locality.
Kalsilite1 photo of Aragonite associated with Kalsilite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Aragonite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy
Localities for Aragonite in this Region
San Vito quarry, San Vito, Ercolano, Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy
Pollena quarries, Pollena - Trocchia area, Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy
Cupa dell'Olivella, Sant'Anastasia, Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy
Lagno Amendolare, Sant'Anastasia, Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Aragonite
1.1km (0.7 miles) Lagno Amendolare, Sant'Anastasia, Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy
2.0km (1.2 miles) Cupa dell'Olivella, Sant'Anastasia, Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy
2.0km (1.2 miles) Pollena quarries, Pollena - Trocchia area, Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy
4.1km (2.5 miles) San Vito quarry, San Vito, Ercolano, Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy
9.2km (5.7 miles) Villa Inglese quarries, Torre del Greco, Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy
20.2km (12.5 miles) Fiano tuff quarries, Nocera Inferiore, Salerno, Campania, Italy
31.8km (19.8 miles) Torregaveta, Bacoli, Naples, Campania, Italy
 
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