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Chrysotile from
Ponte del Diavolo (Ponte del Roch), Lanzo Torinese, Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont, Italy

Classification
Species:Chrysotile
Formula:Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Belluso, E., Compagnoni, R., Ferraris, G. (1995): Occurrence of asbestiform minerals in the serpentinites of the Piemonte zone, western Alps. “Giornata di studio in ricordo del Prof. Stefano Zucchetti”, Politecnico di Torino, Dipartimento Georisorse e Territorio, 12 Maggio 1994. Contribution volume, Tipolitografia Edicta, Torino, 57-66.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chrysotile data
Locality Data:Click here to view Ponte del Diavolo (Ponte del Roch), Lanzo Torinese, Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Chrysotile
3.5km (2.2 miles) Poggio San Vittore asbestos mine, Balangero, Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont, Italy
7.2km (4.5 miles) Santa Maria della Neve, Varisella, Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont, Italy
12.4km (7.7 miles) Chiampernotto, Ceres, Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont, Italy
34.7km (21.6 miles) Traversella Mine, Traversella, Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont, Italy
36.7km (22.8 miles) Brosso Mine, Cálea, Léssolo, Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont, Italy
40.0km (24.9 miles) Cogne Mines, Cogne, Aosta Valley, Italy
57.9km (36.0 miles) Varenche Mine, Saint-Barthélemy, Nus, Aosta Valley, Italy
69.0km (42.9 miles) Col de Bousson, Cervières, Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
77.0km (47.8 miles) Klein Matterhorn (Chli Matterhorn), Gorner glacier area, Zermatt, Matt Valley, Zermatt - Saas Fee area, Valais, Switzerland
77.5km (48.1 miles) Caramantran peak, Saint-Véran, Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
 
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