Mineralogical locations
of Piedmont
by Patrizia and Massimo Deidda
Right Ala Valley
Ponte del Villar-Ala di Stura (TO)


Il Ponte del Villar is located near the hamlet of Villar of Ala di Stura (TO), in its vicinity, just near the Stura Valley are located the already known mineralogical deposits referred to in (A) for the geographical coordinates, (B) and (C) located upstream of the classic resorts consist of highly altered and vesuvianiti seldom crystallized.

The Ponte del Villar deposits located on the right bank of the Ala Valley are only a short distance from the most known deposits of Pian Airal (Madonnina del Cresto).




Calcite, chlorite, Garnet, diopside, titanite, vesuvianite.



My heartfelt thanks to Istituto Geografico Militare in Florence that has made available the cartography of the area treated.

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