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Sphalerite from
Val Pulita Quarry (Valpulita Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Formula:ZnS
Comments:Sometimes also as light brown acicular crystals.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Bombarda, L., Granai, F., and Orlandi, P. (1999) Le cave di Val Bona e Val Pulita. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 23, 2 (2-1999), 100-102; Orlandi, P., and Criscuolo, A. (2009) Minerali del marmo delle Alpi Apuane. Parco delle Alpi Apuane - Pacini Editore, Ospedaletto-Pisa, 180 pp.; Dallegno, A., and Mazzoleni, G. (2014) Sfalerite e wurtzite. La fluorescenza dei cristalli nei geodi del marmo di Carrara. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 38, 4 (4-2014), 222-239; Morino, A., and Passarino, G. (2014) I minerali delle cavità dei marmi Carrara: sfalerite e wurtzite. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 38, 4 (4-2014), 212-221; Morino, A., and Passarino, G. (2016) Minerali nel marmo di Carrara: solfuri e solfosali. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 40, 1 (1-2016), 22-33.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Colusite4 photos of Sphalerite associated with Colusite at this locality.
Wurtzite2 photos of Sphalerite associated with Wurtzite at this locality.
Fluorite2 photos of Sphalerite associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Val Pulita Quarry (Valpulita Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
0.4km (0.2 miles) Val Bona Quarry (Valbona Quarry), Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.4km (0.2 miles) La Piastra Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.8km (0.5 miles) La Facciata Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.9km (0.5 miles) Fossa degli Angeli Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.9km (0.6 miles) Bicchieri Quarry (Lorano Basso Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.0km (0.6 miles) Fantiscritti quarries, Fantiscritti, Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.0km (0.7 miles) Fantiscritti, Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.1km (0.7 miles) Fior di Chiara Quarry (Fiordichiara Quarry; Fiordichiara quarries), Fantiscritti, Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.2km (0.7 miles) Tagliata Quarry (La Tagliata Quarry), Fantiscritti, Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.2km (0.7 miles) Lorano quarries (Lorano I Quarry; Lorano II Quarry; Lorano Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
 
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