Bitumen in the Valle Romana Quarry



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English: The picture shows bitumen manifestations ("seepage") in biocalcarenites, in the Valle Romana Quarry close to the village Lettomanoppello in the area of the Majella Mountain in central Italy. The picture was taken in occasion of a field excursion in the realm of the TaskForceMajella research Project, during a managers meeting of NorskHydro, in July 2001. The picture is taken towards the West. Johne Alex Larsen (NorskHydro) for scale. The figure was published in van Dijk (2011) (Afb. 5, p. 37)[1]
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Author Jpvandijk


  1. ? van Dijk, J.P. (2011); TaskForceMajella: Internationale inspanningen ontsluieren geheimen oliereservoir. GEA, Juni 2011, Vol. 44, nr. 2, pp. 35-59.


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