Pietre da costruzione ed ornamentali del messinese: la pietra di Mandanici (Messina)

Triscari, M. and Stagno, F. and Di Gangi, G. and Gangemi, G. (1995) Pietre da costruzione ed ornamentali del messinese: la pietra di Mandanici (Messina). Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti, Classe di Scienze FF. MM. NN., LXXIII. pp. 149-268.

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Abstract

A mineralogical and petrological investigation on the calcareous sandstones outcorps near Pizzo Illici, in the Mandamici area, south of Messina, has been carried out. These materials have been widely used as building material in that area mainly for the Cathedral facade. The excavation site has been located and microscopic determinations have shown that fluid circulation activity is responsible for a sulphide alteration processes which gives rise to the distinctive honey-yellow colour of the material. Information on the main alteration and decay processes is also given.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: M.U.S. - Miscellanea > Atti Accademia Peloritana > Classe di Scienze Fisiche, Matematiche e Naturali > 1995
M.U.S. - Miscellanea > Atti Accademia Peloritana > Classe di Scienze Medico-Biologiche > 1995
M.U.S. - Miscellanea > Atti Accademia Peloritana > Classe di Scienze Giuridiche, Economiche e Politiche > 1995
M.U.S. - Miscellanea > Atti Accademia Peloritana > Classe di Lettere, Filosofia e belle Arti > 1995
Depositing User: Dr A F
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2012 07:51
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2012 07:51
URI: http://cab.unime.it/mus/id/eprint/651

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