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Geo-surveying for safe underground mining in gypsum ...

As a matter of fact, somewhere (as for exemple in the Montiglio and Moncucco area), gypsum bodies seem to belong to a chaotic deposit resting unconformably on the older geological formations and interpreted as a melange of different blocks (made of bioclastic rudstones, coquinoid grainstones, ... Sinkhole developed in the gypsum quarry area of ...


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Calcareous Microfossils as Tracers of Major ...

Different types of sedimentary rock (primary gypsum and laminated shale) record the onset of the Messinian Salinity Crisis (MSC) in the Mediterranean successions; this event occurred synchronously at 5.96 Ma. The disappearance of calcareous microfossils is .


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Biography

BIOGRAPHY. ï . Andrea Caretto ... o The Quarry Experience - action in the gypsum quarry of Moncucco (To) and clay quarry of Cambiano (To), in collaboration with the Geomorphologist prof. Marco Giardino (University of Turin) and Munlab, Ecomuseum of Clay in Cambiano ...


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Crystallographic texture analysis: - Università di Roma

ABSTRACT LXXIII, August 2004 n. 3: Gilberto Artioli and Mattia Dugnani - Crystallographic texture analysis: applications in mineralogy and archaeometry. Abstract-Texture analysis by diffraction methods has greatly advanced in the last few years because of instrumental and computational developments, and it is now to be considered a routine tool for the analysis of crystallite orientation in a ...


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The Miocene/Pliocene boundary and the Early Pliocene ...

The Miocene/Pliocene boundary and the Early Pliocene micropalaeontological record: new data from the Tertiary Piedmont Basin (Moncucco quarry, Torino Hill, Northwestern Italy) Stefania T RENKWALDER, Donata V IOLANTI, ... mudstone beds and selenitic gypsum tabular bodies 10-

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Cascina Bric - Territory

It is a land rich in micronutrients. Perfect for vines that do well in medium-textured soils and grow their roots deep in search of water and nourishment. In our area of Moncucco Torinese there is a particular presence of gypsum in the soil, so much so that there is a quarry in Briano, which accentuates minerality and freshness in wine.

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Fish otoliths from the pre-evaporitic (Early Messinian ...

The Moncucco gypsum quarry provides a superb overview of Messinian sediments in the Hills of Torino. The section has been described and Wgured by Bicchi et al. ( 2002), Dela


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R.C.M.N.S. Interim Colloquium "The Messinian salinity ...

Primary precipitated and resedimented gypsum facies in Late Messinian "Evaporiti di Monte Castello Fm." (Southern Apennines foredeep, Italy). A.35 MEIJER P., KRIJGSMAN W. Quantitative analyses of sea level, salinity, and strait transport during and preceding the Messinian salinity crisis. A.36 NEGRI A., GIUNTA S., MORIGI C. MANZI V., ROVERI M.


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Holoplanktonic gastropoda (Mollusca) from the Miocene of ...

Geological Setting. Cyprus lies on part of the complex suture zone between the Eurasian and African Plates and for the past 10–20 million years has been located above a northward dipping subduction zone (Robertson and Xenophontos 1993; Robertson 1998).This compressive regime has caused the centre of the island to rise by up to 5 km from the Late Miocene to today (about 1 km per my).


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Cascina Bric - Vineyards

It is also the westernmost plot, located above the gypsum quarry that overlooks Moncucco Torinese. VIGNA DELLE ROSE. This is the youngest vineyard. Planted in 2016 by the three Mosso sisters, it grows Freisa, Bonarda Piemontese, and Nebbiolo. It is located at the entrance to Moncucco, with a south/southwest exposure and red tuff, chalk, and ...

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Old World porcupine (Rodentia ... - ResearchGate

Old World porcupine (Rodentia, Hystricidae) remains from the late Messinian of Piedmont, NW Italy ... upper Messinian deposits in the gypsum quarry at Moncucco ... deposits of the Monticino gypsum ...

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Andrea Festa | Università degli Studi di Torino

Recently, on the basis of a structural and stratigraphic study carried out in a gypsum quarry in the northern sector of the Tertiary Piedmont Basin (Moncucco quarry, Torino Hill), Dela Pierre et al.(2007) showed that the Valle Versa chaotic complex fully corresponds to gravity ...

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Interaction of tectonic, sedimentary, and diapiric ...

Geologic mapping and integrated stratigraphic and structural observations of a gypsum quarry from northwestern Italy allow evaluation of the relative contributions, the time relationships, and the causative links between tectonic, sedimentary, and diapiric processes in .


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Calcareous Microfossils as Tracers of Major ...

Different types of sedimentary rock (primary gypsum and laminated shale) record the onset of the Messinian Salinity Crisis (MSC) in the Mediterranean successions; this event occurred synchronously at 5.96 Ma. The disappearance of calcareous microfossils is .


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Discover the world of Fassa.uk

the quarry directly to the production facilities. This means the mineral is transported without using any outdoor vehicles! Another gypsum quarry, in Moncucco Torinese, has also been acquired by Fassa Bortolo. Here, the very high quality raw materials are used to make premium gypsum-based products. Today, Fassa Bortolo owns and

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Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology

showing the position of the Moncucco Torinese section. Sediment distribution in grey; black lines indicate boundaries between major tectonic units (adopted from Harzhauser et al., 2015). P. Grunert et al. / Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 457 (2016) 70–79 71

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RHOI Bibliography - Invertebrates

TKENKWALDER, S., D. VIOLANTI, A. D'ATRI, F. LOZAR, F. D. PIERRE and A. IRACE (2008). "The Miocene/Pliocene boundary and the early pliocene micropalaeontological record: new data from the Tertiary Piedmont Basin (Moncucco quarry, Torino Hill, Northwestern Italy)." Bollettino Della Societa Paleontologica Italiana 47 (2): 87-103


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Bing Maps - Directions, trip planning, traffic cameras & more

Map ple locations, get transit/walking/driving directions, view live traffic conditions, plan trips, view satellite, aerial and street side imagery. Do more with Bing Maps.


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Donata Violanti | University of Turin

Donata Violanti, University of Turin, Earth Science Department, Department Member. ... Biostratigraphic and palaeoenvironmental analyses of the Messinian/Zanclean boundary and Zanclean succession in the Moncucco quarry (Piedmont, northwestern ... Flocculent layers and bacterial mats in the mudstone interbeds of the Primary Lower Gypsum unit ...


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(PDF) Moncucco Torinese, a new ... - ResearchGate

a-Southern sector of the gypsum quarry of Moncucco Torinese: outcrop of the "Lago-Mare" deposits (L-M) and position of fossiliferous section (arrow); b-Topographic sketch of the Moncucco Torinese ...


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pre-evaporitic Early Messinian Italy - VLIZ

Moncucco, gypsum quarry: Carta d'Italia IGM 1125,000, sheet Buttigliera d7Asti (56 II SE), x = 416.400, y = 4990.500 The Moncucco gypsum quarry provides a superb overview of Messinian sediments in the Hills of Torino. The section has been described and figured by Bicchi et al. (2002), Dela


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(PDF) Intra-Messinian palaeokarst phenomena revealed in ...

Intra-Messinian palaeokarsts Monticino Quarry Until recently the only witness of a karst cycle much older than the ones formed in the last thousand years in Emilia Ro- magna was the one discovered in 1985 in a gypsum quarry near Brisighella (Monti- di faglie: faglie con direzione N-S, NO-SE cino Quarry, Vena del Gesso Romagnola), (faglie anti ...


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Appalachia biogeography

Additionally, a partial tooth from Stokes Quarry was noted by Schwimmer et al. (2015) to compare favorably with "hadrosaurines" (Hadrosauroidea indet.). Weishampel and Young (1996) documented the discovery of many hadrosaur teeth, vertebrae, and limb material, including the partial femur of .


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Late Miocene (Turolian, MN13) squirrels from Moncucco ...

The site of Moncucco Torinese is located in the Torino Hill, at the top of a gypsum quarry . A detailed description of the geological setting and stratigraphy of the area and fossil site was provided by Dela Pierre et al. (2007) and Colombero et al. (2014b).

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Messinian rodents from Moncucco Torinese, NW Italy ...

gypsum lithofacies alternated with euxinic shales. This unit corresponds to the evaporitic interval of the MSC and was deposited between 5.96 and 5.60 Ma (CIESM 2008). The cyclic deposition of gypsum and shale beds appears to be related to climatic changes linked to the Earth's precession (Krijgsman et al. 1999). The second stage of the


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Among the castles around Asti - ASTI TURISMO

Among the castles around Asti ... Gypsum Museum in which the workings and use of gypsum in rural architecture of Lower Monferrato between the 16 th and 17th centuries are illustrated. In Moncucco the presence of gypsum quarries has been documented since the 17th century and this "poor" material was


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Biography

BIOGRAPHY. ï . Andrea Caretto ... o The Quarry Experience - action in the gypsum quarry of Moncucco (To) and clay quarry of Cambiano (To), in collaboration with the Geomorphologist prof. Marco Giardino (University of Turin) and Munlab, Ecomuseum of Clay in Cambiano ...

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Centralomys benericettii (De Giuli, 1989) (Mammalia ...

Moncucco Torinese and Verduno in order to provide a ... formerly documented only by the late Messinian record from Monticino gypsum quarry (Brisighella, Emilia Romagna, Central Italy) and ...


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Messinian rodents from Moncucco Torinese, NW Italy ...

e rodents from the Upper Messinian deposits of Moncucco Torinese (MCC) (Piedmont, NW Italy) are described. Stratigraphic considerations indicate that the fossiliferous deposits exposed at MCC date back to the post-evaporitic phase of the Messinian Salinity Crisis (5.40-5.33 Ma). irteen rodent taxa


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Abitare il Minerale - Announcements - e-flux

The Quarry Experience Cognitive exploration by artists Andrea Caretto and Raffaella Spagna with Marco Giardino, Professor of Physical Geography and Geomorphology Clay quarry of Munlab, Cambiano, and Gypsum quarry, Moncucco Torinese

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