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Cordierite from
Chete-Canete area, Villa di Chiavenna, Bregaglia Valley, Valchiavenna, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy

Locality type:Area
Classification
Species:Cordierite
Formula:(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Giovanni Scapin collection; Bedogné F., Montrasio A., Sciesa E. (1995): I minerali della provincia di Sondrio e della Bregaglia grigionese. Val Bregaglia, Val Masino, Val Codera e Valle Spluga. Bettini, Sondrio, 300 pp.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cordierite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Chete-Canete area, Villa di Chiavenna, Bregaglia Valley, Valchiavenna, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Cordierite
5.7km (3.5 miles) A Pizzo Trubinasca, Bondasca Valley, Bregaglia Valley (Bergell), Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
27.0km (16.8 miles) B Dervio-Colico road tunnel, Dorio, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
57.7km (35.8 miles) C Sponda Alp - Pizzo Forno, Chironico Valley, Leventina, Ticino (Tessin), Switzerland
74.5km (46.3 miles) D Schattenspitze, Ochsen valley, Silvretta Alps, Montafon, Vorarlberg, Austria
81.2km (50.4 miles) E Vedretta della Miniera, Zebrù Valley, Valfurva, Valtellina, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
91.4km (56.8 miles) F Seula mine (ex Montecatini quarry), Mount Camoscio, Oltrefiume, Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
91.7km (57.0 miles) G Mont'Orfano (Montorfano), Mergozzo, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
92.0km (57.2 miles) H Candoglia marble quarries, Candoglia, Mergozzo, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
160.1km (99.5 miles) I Brosso Mine, Cálea, Léssolo, Canavese District, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
163.1km (101.3 miles) J Traversella Mine, Traversella, Chiusella Valley, Canavese District, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
175.6km (109.1 miles) K Porphyry quarry, Detzeln, Waldshut, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
208.2km (129.4 miles) L Zeigerhalde, Oberried, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
217.3km (135.0 miles) M Königsfeld im Schwarzwald, Freiburg im Breisgau, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
237.9km (147.8 miles) N Fohberg Quarry (Hauri Quarry), Bötzingen, Kaiserstuhl, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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