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Almandine from
Alpe Sparesè, Dorio, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy

Validity:Believed Valid
References:Kuno Stoeckli; Repossi E. (1913): I filoni pegmatitici di Olgiasca. Rinvenimento in essi di minerali di uranio. Atti Soc. Ital. Sc. Nat., 52, 4, 487-513; Rusca L., Scaini G. (1939): Itinerari mineralogici. Comune di Colico. Natura, 30, 1, 30-47; Scaini G. (1972): Località Alpe Sparesè. In: Boscardin M., de Michele V., Scaini G. (eds.), Itinerari mineralogici della Lombardia. Museo Civico di Storia Naturale e Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali, Milano, 52-53; Del Caldo A., Moro C., Gramaccioli C.M., Boscardin M. (1973): Guida ai Minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Ed., Milano, 208 pp.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Schorl1 photo of Almandine associated with Schorl at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Almandine data
Locality Data:Click here to view Alpe Sparesè, Dorio, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
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Nearest other occurrences of Almandine
1.0km (0.6 miles) Sommafiume pegmatitic dyke (Alpe Sommafiume; Marategno Mine), Dorio, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
1.6km (1.0 miles) Luna pegmatitic dyke, Dorio, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
2.0km (1.2 miles) Laghetto pegmatitic dyke (Laghetto Quarry), Piona Peninsula, Colico, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
2.3km (1.5 miles) Malpensata pegmatitic dyke (Olgiasca-Malpensata; Croce Quarry; Secondi dyke), Piona Peninsula, Colico, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
2.8km (1.7 miles) Rivetta (Piona), Colico, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
15.8km (9.8 miles) Soè Valley, Bodengo Valley, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
16.9km (10.5 miles) Bomino Valley, Gerola Alta, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
16.9km (10.5 miles) Pizzo Paglia pegmatite dyke, Leggia Valley, Leggia, Grono, Moesa Region, Grisons, Switzerland
22.7km (14.1 miles) Tanno, Chiavenna, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
26.9km (16.7 miles) Punta Trubinasca, Codera Valley, Novate Mezzola, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
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