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Chalcopyrite from
Bottino Mine, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Chalcopyrite
Formula:CuFeS2
Comments:xls up to 4 cm
Habit:bisphenoids, pseudo-tetrahedrons, multiple twins
Colour:bright golden on fractures; greenish-yellow to reddish brown on surface
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Am.Min.:77:1301-1304.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Arsenopyrite
Boulangerite
Calcite
Dolomite
Galena
Meneghinite
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Siderite
Sphalerite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Siderite22 photos of Chalcopyrite associated with Siderite at this locality.
Sphalerite16 photos of Chalcopyrite associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Quartz7 photos of Chalcopyrite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Galena5 photos of Chalcopyrite associated with Galena at this locality.
Dolomite3 photos of Chalcopyrite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Meneghinite2 photos of Chalcopyrite associated with Meneghinite at this locality.
Calcite2 photos of Chalcopyrite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Boulangerite2 photos of Chalcopyrite associated with Boulangerite at this locality.
Chlorite Group1 photo of Chalcopyrite associated with Chlorite Group at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chalcopyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bottino Mine, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Chalcopyrite
3.0km (1.9 miles) A Buca della Vena Mine, Ponte Stazzemese, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
3.4km (2.1 miles) B Monte Arsiccio Mine, Sant'Anna di Stazzema, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
3.5km (2.1 miles) C Seravezza Basin, Seravezza, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
4.0km (2.5 miles) D Levigliani mine, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
4.7km (2.9 miles) E Pollone Mine, Valdicastello Carducci, Pietrasanta, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
7.7km (4.8 miles) F Madielle quarries, Madielle basin, Massa, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
9.2km (5.7 miles) G Cava del Ferro (Bùgie mines; Trimpello), Fornovolasco, Vergemoli, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
10.6km (6.6 miles) H Frigido Mine, Ischignano, Massa, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
12.5km (7.7 miles) I Gioia quarries, Colonnata quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
12.5km (7.8 miles) J Gioia Quarries, Casette, Massa, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
12.7km (7.9 miles) K Fossa Combratta Quarry (Brugiana Nord Quarry; Monte Brugiana North Quarry), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
13.4km (8.3 miles) L Artana Quarry (Artana B Quarry), Colonnata quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
13.7km (8.5 miles) M Arnetola Valley, Vagli di Sotto, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
14.8km (9.2 miles) N Fantiscritti, Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
15.2km (9.5 miles) O Canal Piccinino Quarry (Canal Piccinino A Quarry), Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
15.5km (9.6 miles) P Val Bona Quarry (Valbona Quarry), Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
16.5km (10.3 miles) Q Crestola Bassa Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
17.0km (10.5 miles) R Crestola quarries (Crestola C Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
18.7km (11.6 miles) S Scortico manganese mine, Fivizzano, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
42.7km (26.6 miles) T Santa Scolastica, Romanoro, Frassinoro, Modena Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
49.2km (30.5 miles) U Monte Nero Mine, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia Province, Liguria, Italy
50.2km (31.2 miles) V Cerchiara Mine, Borghetto Vara, Vara Valley, La Spezia Province, Liguria, Italy
54.7km (34.0 miles) W Antignano, Livorno (Leghorn), Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
57.2km (35.5 miles) X Rossola, La Francesca and Montaretto Mines, Bonassola, La Spezia Province, Liguria, Italy
61.8km (38.4 miles) Y Speranza Stope, Corchia mine, Berceto, Parma Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
63.7km (39.6 miles) Z Ca' dei Ladri (Silla), Gaggio Montano, Reno Valley, Bologna Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
66.9km (41.6 miles) 0 Bracco, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
67.6km (42.0 miles) 1 Monte Alpe Mine, Maissana, La Spezia Province, Liguria, Italy
70.8km (44.0 miles) 2 Mt. Scogliera, Lagorara Valley, Maissana, La Spezia Province, Liguria, Italy
72.0km (44.8 miles) 3 Fosce creek, Orciatico, Lajatico, Pisa Province, Tuscany, Italy
73.3km (45.5 miles) 4 Cassagna Mine, Ne, Graveglia Valley, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
73.4km (45.6 miles) 5 Libiola Mine, Sestri Levante, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
76.4km (47.5 miles) 6 Valgraveglia Mine (Gambatesa Mine), Monte Copello, Reppia, Ne, Graveglia Valley, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
77.8km (48.3 miles) 7 Monte Copello-Reppia Prospect, Monte Copello, Reppia, Ne, Graveglia Valley, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
81.0km (50.3 miles) 8 Cetine di Camporbiano Mine (Le Cetine; Cetine di Volterra; Cetine di Gambassi), Podere Giuseppe, Gambassi Terme, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, Italy
86.3km (53.7 miles) 9 Mt. Bregaceto, Borzonasca, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
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