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Meneghinite from
Bottino Mine, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Meneghinite
Formula:Pb13CuSb7S24
Comments:xls up to 5 cm. Also as curved hairs and needles similar to boulangerite; pseudos after galena have been reported
Habit:prismatic
Colour:lead to steel grey
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, (1), 1-22; Canadian Mineralogist 16, pp. 393-395 (1978); Lapis 3 (1990), 7
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Albite
Boulangerite
Calcite
Chalcopyrite
Dolomite
Galena
Pyrite
Quartz
Siderite
Sphalerite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz20 photos of Meneghinite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Sphalerite9 photos of Meneghinite associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Boulangerite8 photos of Meneghinite associated with Boulangerite at this locality.
Siderite6 photos of Meneghinite associated with Siderite at this locality.
Senarmontite3 photos of Meneghinite associated with Senarmontite at this locality.
Dolomite3 photos of Meneghinite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Galena3 photos of Meneghinite associated with Galena at this locality.
Cerussite2 photos of Meneghinite associated with Cerussite at this locality.
Chalcopyrite2 photos of Meneghinite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Sulphur2 photos of Meneghinite associated with Sulphur at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Meneghinite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bottino Mine, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Meneghinite
4.7km (2.9 miles) A Pollone Mine, Valdicastello Carducci, Pietrasanta, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
9.2km (5.7 miles) B Cava del Ferro (Bùgie mines; Trimpello), Fornovolasco, Vergemoli, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
10.6km (6.6 miles) C Frigido Mine, Ischignano, Massa, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
211.4km (131.4 miles) D Gorno, Riso Valley, Seriana Valley, Bergamo Province, Lombardy, Italy
216.8km (134.7 miles) E Paglio Pignolino Mine, Dossena, Brembana Valley, Bergamo Province, Lombardy, Italy
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