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Chondrodite from
Fiano tuff quarries, Nocera Inferiore, Salerno, Campania, Italy

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Chondrodite
Formula:(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Comments:Originally described as fluosiderite by Scacchi and Zambonini.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Scacchi, A. (1885): La regione vulcanica fluorifera della Campania. Atti della R. Accademia delle Scienze fisiche e matematiche di Napoli, serie 2, 2 (1888), 108 pp.; Scacchi, A. (1890): La regione vulcanica fluorifera della Campania. Memorie del R. Comitato Geologico Italiano, 4, 1-52; Zambonini, F. (1913): Grothina, un nuovo minerale. Atti della R. Accademia dei Lincei, serie 5, Rendiconti, 22, 1, 801-803; Zambonini, F. (1919): Il tufo piperinoide della Campania e i suoi minerali. Memorie per servire alla descrizione della Carta geologica d'Italia, 7, 2, 130 pp.; Balassone, G., Franco, E., Mattia, C.A. (1995): Chondrodite from metamorphic carbonatic ejecta of Campanian Ignimbrite. Plinius, 14, 44-45; Balassone, G., Franco, E., Mattia, C.A., Petti, C., Puliti, R. (2002): Re-examination of fluosiderite, an unknown mineral from southern Italy: equal to fluorine-rich chondrodite. European Journal of Mineralogy, 14, 151-155; Lacalamita, M., Balassone, G., Schingaro, E., Mesto, E., Mormone, A., Piochi, M., Ventruti, G., Joachimski, M., (2016): Fluorophlogopite-bearing and carbonate 1 metamorphosed xenoliths from the Campanian Ignimbrite (Fiano, southern Italy): crystal chemical, geochemical and volcanological insights. Mineralogical Magazine, Prepublication, http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/minsoc/mag/pre-prints/content-minmag-1290;jsessionid=2etf74elfv6x4.x-ic-live-02
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chondrodite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Fiano tuff quarries, Nocera Inferiore, Salerno, Campania, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Chondrodite
20.2km (12.5 miles) Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy
22.6km (14.1 miles) San Vito quarry, San Vito, Ercolano, Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy
 
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