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Quartz 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:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Busatti, L. (1883) Fluorite dell'Isola del Giglio. Fluorite di Carrara. Note mineralogiche. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 6, 1, 12-25; D’Achiardi, G. (1906) I minerali dei marmi di Carrara. Parte III. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 22, 94-105; Aloisi, P. (1909) Il quarzo dei marmi di Carrara. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 25, 87-125; 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.; Morino, A., and Passarino, G. (2014) Il quarzo dei marmi di Carrara. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 38, 1 (1-2014), 36-41.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite1 photo of Quartz associated with Calcite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz 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
Photo GalleryView Gallery (2 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
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
0.5km (0.3 miles) Collestretto Quarry (Colle Stretto Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.7km (0.4 miles) Grotta Colombara Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.8km (0.5 miles) Polvaccio Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.9km (0.5 miles) Battaglino quarries (Battaglino A 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
1.1km (0.7 miles) Murlungo quarries (Campocecina quarries; Campo Cecina quarries), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
 
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