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Cordierite from
Dervio-Colico road tunnel, Dorio, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy

Locality type:Tunnel
Classification
Species:Cordierite
Formula:(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Mottana A., Fusi A., Bianchi Potenza B., Crespi R., Liborio G. (1983): Hydrocarbon-bearing cordierite from the Dervio-Colico road tunnel (Como, Italy). N. Jahrb. Mineral. Abh., 148, 2, 181-199; Rosaspina C. (1984): Cordierite negli scisti sillimanitici dell'Alto Lario Orientale. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 8, 3 (3-1984), 110.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cordierite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Dervio-Colico road tunnel, Dorio, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Cordierite
27.0km (16.8 miles) A Chete-Canete area, Villa di Chiavenna, Bregaglia Valley, Valchiavenna, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
27.2km (16.9 miles) B Pizzo Trubinasca, Bondasca Valley, Bregaglia Valley (Bergell), Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
56.1km (34.8 miles) C Sponda Alp - Pizzo Forno, Chironico Valley, Leventina, Ticino (Tessin), Switzerland
69.8km (43.4 miles) D Seula mine (ex Montecatini quarry), Mount Camoscio, Oltrefiume, Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
70.8km (44.0 miles) E Mont'Orfano (Montorfano), Mergozzo, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
72.2km (44.9 miles) F Candoglia marble quarries, Candoglia, Mergozzo, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
100.9km (62.7 miles) G Vedretta della Miniera, Zebrù Valley, Valfurva, Valtellina, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
101.4km (63.0 miles) H Schattenspitze, Ochsen valley, Silvretta Alps, Montafon, Vorarlberg, Austria
136.5km (84.8 miles) I Brosso Mine, Cálea, Léssolo, Canavese District, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
139.8km (86.9 miles) J Traversella Mine, Traversella, Chiusella Valley, Canavese District, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
164.8km (102.4 miles) K Locana, Orco Valley, Canavese District, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
190.7km (118.5 miles) L Porphyry quarry, Detzeln, Waldshut, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
222.2km (138.1 miles) M Zeigerhalde, Oberried, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
251.1km (156.0 miles) N Fohberg Quarry (Hauri Quarry), Bötzingen, Kaiserstuhl, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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