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Sphalerite from
Lorano quarries (Lorano I Quarry; Lorano II Quarry; Lorano Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Formula:ZnS
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Leoni, L., and Orlandi, P. (1975) Le blende dei marmi di Carrara (Alpi Apuane). Rendiconti della Societa Italiana di Mineralogia e Petrologia, 31, 1, 65-71; Bracci, G., Dalena, D., and Orlandi, P. (1978) I geodi del marmo di Carrara. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, serie A, 85, 221-241.
Orlandi, P., Bracci, G., Dalena, D., Duchi, G., and Vezzalini, G. (1980) I minerali delle geodi della formazione marmifera di Carrara. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, serie A, 87, 93-124; Orlandi, P., Merlino, S., Duchi, G., and Vezzalini, G. (1981) Colusite: a new occurrence and crystal chemistry. Canadian Mineralogist, 19, 423-427; Franzini, M., Orlandi, P., Bracci, G., and Dalena, D. (1982) I minerali del marmo di Carrara. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana Ed., Milano, 110 pp.; Orlandi, P., and Criscuolo, A. (2009) Minerali del marmo delle Alpi Apuane. Parco delle Alpi Apuane - Pacini Editore, Ospedaletto-Pisa, 180 pp.; 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:
Tetrahedrite3 photos of Sphalerite associated with Tetrahedrite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Lorano quarries (Lorano I Quarry; Lorano II Quarry; Lorano Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
0.2km (0.1 miles) Pradetto Quarry (Campaccio Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.3km (0.2 miles) Fossa degli Angeli Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.5km (0.3 miles) Bicchieri Quarry (Lorano Basso Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.5km (0.3 miles) La Facciata Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.9km (0.6 miles) La Piastra Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.2km (0.7 miles) Val Pulita Quarry (Valpulita Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.3km (0.8 miles) Ravaccione quarries (Ravaccione Quarry; Torrione Quarry; Tecchione Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.4km (0.8 miles) Val Bona Quarry (Valbona Quarry), Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.4km (0.9 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
1.6km (1.0 miles) Tagliata Quarry (La Tagliata Quarry), Fantiscritti, Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
 
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