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

Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Leuze A. (1892): Mineralogische Notizen. In: Bericht über die 25. Versammlung des oberrheinischen geologischen Verains zu Basel am 21. April 1892. Druck von Alfred Müller & Co., Stuttgart, pages 20-33; 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; Del Caldo A., Moro C., Gramaccioli C.M., Boscardin M. (1973): Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano, 208 pp.; De Michele V. (1974): Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol., 408 pp.; Gramaccioli C.M. (1975): Minerali alpini e prealpini. Istituto Italiano Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 2 vol., 472 pp.; Boriani A., Burlini L., Caironi V., Giobbi Origoni E., Sassi A., Sesana E. (1988): Geological and petrological studies on the hercynian plutonism of Serie dei Laghi - geological map of its occurrence between Valsesia and Lago Maggiore (N-Italy). Rend. Soc. Ital. Miner. Petrol., 43, 2, 367-384; 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.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Orthoclase2 photos of Quartz associated with Orthoclase at this locality.
Zinnwaldite2 photos of Quartz associated with Zinnwaldite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mont'Orfano (Montorfano), Mergozzo, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
2.2km (1.4 miles) Scala dei Ratti Quarry (Ratti Quarry; Scala Quarry), Feriolo, Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
2.8km (1.7 miles) Cirla Quarry (Monte Camoscio Quarry; Camoscio Quarry), Feriolo, Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
3.3km (2.1 miles) Seula mine (ex Montecatini quarry), Mount Camoscio, Oltrefiume, Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
3.6km (2.3 miles) Locatelli Quarry, Mount Camoscio, Oltrefiume, Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
5.1km (3.1 miles) Mount Zughero quarry, Stresa, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
5.2km (3.2 miles) Candoglia marble quarries, Candoglia, Mergozzo, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
5.4km (3.4 miles) Ornavasso marble quarries, Ornavasso, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
8.1km (5.0 miles) Migiandone Mine (Miggiandone), Ornavasso, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
8.1km (5.1 miles) Agrano granite quarry, Agrano, Omegna, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
8.2km (5.1 miles) Giacomini Quarry (Diverio Quarry; Bottigetto Quarry), Agrano, Omegna, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
 
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