Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography

Cassiterite from
Grotta d'Oggi (Grotta d'Oggi Quarry), San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

Classification
Species:Cassiterite
Formula:SnO2
Comments:Grotta d\\\'Oggi quarry - Isola Elba is the type localite for this mineral. It has been found up to now in several quarries (all closed) on Isola Elba and the Grotta d\\\'Oggi quarry is the hystorical one. Other location on Elba for these minerals are: Fo
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Alessandro Genazzani collection
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz2 photos of Cassiterite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Elbaite2 photos of Cassiterite associated with Elbaite at this locality.
Lepidolite1 photo of Cassiterite associated with Lepidolite at this locality.
Morganite1 photo of Cassiterite associated with Morganite at this locality.
Orthoclase1 photo of Cassiterite associated with Orthoclase at this locality.
Beryl1 photo of Cassiterite associated with Beryl at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cassiterite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Grotta d'Oggi (Grotta d'Oggi Quarry), San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
Photo GalleryView Gallery (3 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Cassiterite
0.4km (0.2 miles) San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.0km (0.6 miles) Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
15.5km (9.6 miles) Cape Calamita Mine (Calamita Mine), Capoliveri, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
44.4km (27.6 miles) Monte Valerio, Campiglia Marittima, Campigliese (Campiglia Mountains; Campiglia Ridge), Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
70.3km (43.7 miles) Punta di Radice, Giglio Island, Isola del Giglio, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
71.4km (44.4 miles) Arenella (Cava del Piccione), Giglio Island, Isola del Giglio, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
77.3km (48.1 miles) Boccheggiano mines, Montieri, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2020, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: April 6, 2020 20:33:22
Go to top of page