gypsum quarry moncucco

  • 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 ...

  • Subsidence hazards connected to ...

    Due to high solubility of gypsum in fluent water, it is possible to recognize evidences of Quaternary karst activity (caves, potholes, pipes) in most of the open pits (Montalvo, Montiglio, Coceonato, Murisengo, Moncucco) and underground quarries (Montalvo, Moncucco). The permeability of gypsum depends, principally, on the presence and features ...

  • 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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  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Donata Violanti

    Donata Violanti studies Geology, Earth Sciences, and Paleontology.

  • 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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  • (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 ...

  • 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

  • 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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  • Moncucco Torinese: Paleoecology and paleoclimatology

    Other rich faunal assemblages come from the upper Messinian karstic complex of the Monticino gypsum quarry near Brisighella, in Romagna. In Piedmont (NW Italy), two new sites, Verduno (Colombero et al., 2013) and Moncucco Torinese (Angelone et al., 2011), have recently been added to that of Ciabòt Cagna (Cavallo et al., 1993).