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Magnetite from
Buca della Vena Mine, Ponte Stazzemese, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Magnetite
Formula:Fe2+Fe23+O4
Comments:It forms, with baryte and hematite, the ore bodies. It is also present in type V-1 veins.
Habit:octahedric, cubeoctahedric
Colour:black
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Extremely common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Orlandi P., Dini A., 2004. Die Mineralien der Buca della Vena-Mine, Apuaner Berge, Toskana (Italien). Lapis, 1: 11-24
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Anatase
Derbylite
Pyrite
Rutile
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Aquamarine2 photos of Magnetite associated with Aquamarine at this locality.
Dolomite2 photos of Magnetite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Ullmannite1 photo of Magnetite associated with Ullmannite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Magnetite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Buca della Vena Mine, Ponte Stazzemese, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
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Nearest other occurrences of Magnetite
3.0km (1.9 miles) Bottino Mine, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
3.7km (2.3 miles) Monte Arsiccio Mine, Sant'Anna di Stazzema, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
5.8km (3.6 miles) Pollone Mine, Valdicastello Carducci, Pietrasanta, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
6.4km (4.0 miles) Cava del Ferro (Bùgie mines; Trimpello), Fornovolasco, Vergemoli, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
8.5km (5.3 miles) Caprara Quarry (Capraia Quarry), Madielle quarrying basin, Massa, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
14.5km (9.0 miles) Monte Brugiana Quarry (Brugiana South-West Quarry; Monte Brugiana South-West Quarry), Massa, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
14.5km (9.0 miles) Fossa Combratta marble quarry (Brugiana North Quarry; Monte Brugiana North Quarry), Monte Brugiana north slope, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
17.8km (11.1 miles) Poggio Silvestre Quarry (Poggio Silvestre A Quarry; Poggio Silvestro Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
18.2km (11.3 miles) Zampone Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
18.2km (11.3 miles) Crestola Bassa Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
 
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