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Alunite from
Montecchio Cave, Semproniano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy

Locality type:Cave
Classification
Species:Alunite
Formula:KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:De Waele, J., Galli, E., Piccini, L., and Rossi, A. (2013) Descrizione morfologica e mineralogica della grotta ipogenica sulfurea di Montecchio (Grosseto, Toscana). In: Cucchi, F., and Gudi, P. (eds.), Atti del XXI Congresso Nazionale di Speleologia “Diffusione delle conoscenze”, Sessione Attività di esplorazione e ricerca. Trieste 2-5 giugno 2011. Edizioni Università di Trieste, Trieste, 380-386; Piccini, L., De Waele, J., Galli, E., Polyak, V.J., Bernasconi, S.M., and Asmeron, Y. (2015) Sulphuric acid speleogenesis and landscape evolution: Montecchio cave, Albegna river valley (Southern Tuscany, Italy). Geomorphology, 229, 134–143; D’Angeli, M.I., De Waele, J., Carbone, C., Parise, M., Madonia, G., and Vattano, M. (2017) Secondary minerals from Italian sulfuric acid caves. In: Moore, K., White, S. (eds.), Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Speleology, Sidney, NSW, Australia, July 22-28, 2017. Australian Speleological Federation Inc., Sideney, Vol.1, 237-241; D'Angeli, I. M., Carbone, C., Nagostinis, M., Parise, M., Vattano, M., Madonia, G., and De Waele, J. (2018) New insights on secondary minerals from Italian sulfuric acid caves. International Journal of Speleology, 47, 3, 271-291.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Alunite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Montecchio Cave, Semproniano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Alunite
32.1km (20.0 miles) Poggio Peloso, Civitella Paganico, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
54.8km (34.1 miles) Gavorrano Mine, Gavorrano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
58.8km (36.5 miles) Accesa mine, Massa Marittima, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
65.6km (40.8 miles) Le Cetine di Cotorniano Mine (Le Cetine Mine; Cetine Mine; Rosia), Chiusdino, Siena Province, Tuscany, Italy
78.6km (48.8 miles) Larderello, Pomarance, Pisa Province, Tuscany, Italy
 
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