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Apuanite from
Buca della Vena Mine, Ponte Stazzemese, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy

Locality type:Mine
Comments:In the past it is rather common in the Sala del Castello. Today, it is very difficult to find sample of this phase.
Type V-1 veins.
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References:Mellini M., Merlino S., Orlandi P., 1979. Versiliaite and apuanite, two new minerals from the Apuane Alps, Italy. Amer. Miner., 64: 1230-1234. Orlandi P., Dini A., 2004. Die Mineralien der Buca della Vena-Mine, Apuaner Berge, Toskana (Italien). Lapis, 1: 11-24.
Associated Minerals:
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Versiliaite7 photos of Apuanite associated with Versiliaite at this locality.
Cinnabar2 photos of Apuanite associated with Cinnabar at this locality.
Calcite2 photos of Apuanite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Pyrite1 photo of Apuanite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Hematite1 photo of Apuanite associated with Hematite at this locality.
Fluorite1 photo of Apuanite associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Apuanite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Buca della Vena Mine, Ponte Stazzemese, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
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