Island of Giglio

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Minerals

Geologically the Island of Giglio is mostly granite, with exception of a calcareous zone. The Island is rich in minerals, thanks to the 65 types of minerals identified up to now.
In times not long ago many important minerals were extracted and formed the local economy, Manganesium, ochre, pyrite.
Many minerals are of interest to the researchers or simple enthusiasts-quartz, fluorite, orthoclase, tourmalin, cobalt, cacopryte, allanite, alluminium, graphite, magnetite, ematite, calite, garnet, zircon, zolfo, sphalerite, galena, limonite.

At Island of Giglio, there is tourist accommodation available in hotels, farm holiday, farmhouse, residence self-catering accommodation, b&b, rooms for rent, holiday homes, camp sites and tourist villages.