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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2011
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2011) 182 (2): 149–162.
.../Zanclean succession of the Moncucco quarry (Piedmont, northwestern Italy). The uppermost Messinian deposits may be correlated to the “Lago-Mare” deposits of the Mediterranean area. They yield a brackish ostracod assemblage, which belongs to the Loxocorniculina djafarovi zone of the Messinian post...
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Messinian and modern gypsum. A: Panoramic view of <span class="search-highlight">Moncucco</span> <span class="search-highlight">quarry</span> (Italy). ...
Published: 01 March 2014
Figure 2. Messinian and modern gypsum. A: Panoramic view of Moncucco quarry (Italy). Three Primary Lower Gypsum couplets, composed of mud (M—dashed lines) and gypsum (G), are visible; arrows indicate gypsum growth direction. B: Twinned Messinian selenite crystal. TI—turbid interval; LI—limpid
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Figure 3. (A) Panoramic view of the <span class="search-highlight">Moncucco</span> <span class="search-highlight">quarry</span>. SAF—Sant&#x27;Agata Fossili...
Published: 01 September 2007
Figure 3. (A) Panoramic view of the Moncucco quarry. SAF—Sant'Agata Fossili marls (upper Tortonian-lower Messinian); GSF—Gessoso Solfifera Formation (Messinian); VVC—Valle Versa chaotic complex (upper Messinian); LM—Lago-Mare deposits (upper Messinian); AAF—Argille Azzurre Formation (lower Pliocene
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Figure 4. (A) Geological map of the <span class="search-highlight">Moncucco</span> <span class="search-highlight">quarry</span>. The capital letters (A...
Published: 01 September 2007
Figure 4. (A) Geological map of the Moncucco quarry. The capital letters (A–F) indicate the blocks discussed in the text. (B) Distribution of the chaotic units.
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Figure 2. Stratigraphic scheme of the Messinian succession of Torino Hill a...
Published: 01 September 2007
Figure 2. Stratigraphic scheme of the Messinian succession of Torino Hill and Monferrato. GSF—Gessoso Solfifera Formation; VVC—Valle Versa chaotic complex; LM—Lago-Mare deposits; AAF—Argille Azzurre Formation (lower Pliocene). The vertical dashed bar indicates the position of the Moncucco quarry.
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 September 2007
GSA Bulletin (2007) 119 (9-10): 1107–1119.
...Figure 3. (A) Panoramic view of the Moncucco quarry. SAF—Sant'Agata Fossili marls (upper Tortonian-lower Messinian); GSF—Gessoso Solfifera Formation (Messinian); VVC—Valle Versa chaotic complex (upper Messinian); LM—Lago-Mare deposits (upper Messinian); AAF—Argille Azzurre Formation (lower Pliocene...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 March 2014
Geology (2014) 42 (3): 179–182.
...Figure 2. Messinian and modern gypsum. A: Panoramic view of Moncucco quarry (Italy). Three Primary Lower Gypsum couplets, composed of mud (M—dashed lines) and gypsum (G), are visible; arrows indicate gypsum growth direction. B: Twinned Messinian selenite crystal. TI—turbid interval; LI—limpid...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1144/SP407.15
EISBN: 9781862396951
...Abstract Abstract This paper reports the results of an Interreg Project (OSMATER – Sub-Alpine Observatory Materials Territory Restoration) that investigated the present and historical quarrying and processing activities in the cross-border area between the Ossola Valley (Italy) and the Canton...
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Published: 01 October 2016
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2016) 135 (3): 408–424.
... in the Moncucco quarry (Piedmont, northwestern Italy) . Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France , 182 ( 2 ), 149 – 162 . Walsh-Kennedy S. Aksu A.E. Hall J. Hiscott R.N. Yaltirak C. Çifçi G. ( 2014 ) - Source to sink: The development of the latest Messinian to Pliocene...
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Published: 01 June 2015
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2015) 134 (2): 237–254.
... European taxa, and are both correlatable to the Messinian mammal assemblages characterizing MN13 latest Miocene Italian fossiliferous sites along the northern Apennines, from Piedmont (Ciabot Cagna, Moncucco and Verduno; C avallo et alii , 1993 ; A ngelone et alii , 2011 ; C olombero et alii , 2014...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 21 October 2020
DOI: 10.1144/SP486-2018-8
EISBN: 9781786204868
... After the war, new quarries were opened and working conditions greatly improved ( Dino & Cavallo 2015 ) ( Fig. 5 ). Between 1960 and 1970, bench splitting and secondary cutting were performed, once or twice a year, using gunpowder arranged in coplanar cylindrical holes, perpendicular...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2011
GSA Bulletin (2011) 123 (1-2): 347–370.
...., 1999 ). The lowermost gypsum cycles (1–3, Fig. 1 ) commonly show at their base a thin, stromatolitic limestone (facies F2 of the Vena del Gesso Basin ideal evaporitic cycle of Vai and Ricci Lucchi, 1977 ), passing upward and laterally to massive selenite. In the Moncucco quarry (Tertiary Piedmont...
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