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Sphalerite from
Val Bona Quarry (Valbona Quarry), Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti 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: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:
Wurtzite1 photo of Sphalerite associated with Wurtzite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Val Bona Quarry (Valbona Quarry), Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
0.4km (0.2 miles) Val Pulita Quarry (Valpulita Quarry), Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.6km (0.4 miles) Fantiscritti quarries, Fantiscritti, Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.7km (0.4 miles) Fantiscritti, Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.7km (0.4 miles) La Piastra Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.8km (0.5 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
0.8km (0.5 miles) Tagliata Quarry (La Tagliata Quarry), Fantiscritti, Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
0.8km (0.5 miles) Lucchetti Quarry (Strinato B Quarry; Strinato Quarry), Fantiscritti, Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.0km (0.6 miles) Carbonera Quarry (Carbonera B Quarry; Vennai Quarry; Carbonera-Vennai-Ciresuola quarries), Fantiscritti, Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.0km (0.6 miles) Canalgrande Quarry (Canalgrande B Quarry; Montecatini Quarry), Fantiscritti, Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin), Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
1.1km (0.7 miles) Fossa degli Angeli Quarry, Torano quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
 
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