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Enstatite-Ferrosilite Series from
Mt Calvario, Biancavilla, Etna Volcanic Complex, Catania Province, Sicily, Italy

Locality type:Mountain
Classification
Species:'Enstatite-Ferrosilite Series' (not an IMA approved species)
Comments:Enstatite-ferrosilite series in this locality was previously called 'hyperstene' which was discredited after the publications listed below but it is corrected to recognize in it a member of enstatite-ferrosilite series.

- Preite, D. (1982): I minerali etnei di Biancavilla (CT). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 6(4), 112-114.
- Preite, D. (1985): Note di mineralogia italiana: augite e flogopite di Biancavilla (CT). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 9(4), 144.
- Preite, D. (1985): Die Fundstelle Biancavilla am Ätna, Italien. Lapis, 10(3), 23.
- Sicurella, G., Ciriotti, M.E., Gianfagna, A., Mazziotti-Tagliani, S., Blass, G. (2010): Minerali di Monte Calvario, Biancavilla (Catania, Sicilia). Micro (località), 2/2010, 329-368.
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:XRD
SEM-EDS
References
References:- Preite, D. (1982): I minerali etnei di Biancavilla (CT). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 6(4), 112-114. - Preite, D. (1985): Note di mineralogia italiana: augite e flogopite di Biancavilla (CT). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 9(4), 144. - Preite, D. (1985): Die Fundstelle Biancavilla am Ätna, Italien. Lapis, 10(3), 23.
- Sicurella, G., Ciriotti, M.E., Gianfagna, A., Mazziotti-Tagliani, S., Blass, G. (2010): Minerali di Monte Calvario, Biancavilla (Catania, Sicilia). Micro (località), 2/2010, 329-368.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Hematite1 photo of Enstatite-Ferrosilite Series associated with Hematite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Enstatite-Ferrosilite Series data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mt Calvario, Biancavilla, Etna Volcanic Complex, Catania Province, Sicily, Italy
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