Mineralogical locations
of Piedmont
by Patrizia and Massimo Deidda
Ossola Valley
Cava Maddalene-Beura (VCO)

We are in the heart of the Ossola, Beura (VCO) formerly called '' Bevola '' under the name '' typical '' beola Ossola gneiss.

We have news from the mining phases since the 16th century AD.

It is recalled that in the cave is forbidden to research and the collection of minerals.

 

THE MINERALS

 

Albite, anatase, allanite, apatite, arsenopyrite, axinite, bastansite, Beryl, bertrandite, bavenite, bismuth, bismutinite, Enborne, brookite, cerussite, calcite, chlorite, clinozoisite, cosalite, datolite, Drava, epidote, fluorite, gadolinite, galena, heulandite, ilmenite, jarosite, kyanite, laumontite, marcasite, molybdenite, monazite, muscovite, orthoclase, phenakite, prehnite, pyrite, pyrrhotite, rutile, quartz, scheelite, scolecite, sphalerite, staurolite, stilbite, synchysite, thoré, titanite, torbernite, tourmaline, wulfenite, xenotime.

 

Thanks

 

Thank you to the dealers of quarries which allowed authors to make the photo report.

 

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