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L'ASSETTO GEOLOGICO DELL'AREA


The Verbano Cusio Ossola Province is located in the central western Alps and has had great importance for geological studies about the Alps since the last century.
The Alps are a double-vergent chain : an European one and an African one, the southern Alps divided by an important tectonic line named Lineamento Periadriatico or Insubric Line... L'ASSETTO GEOLOGICO DELL'AREA



Beola Isorno Scura

Medium to fine-grained granitoid orthogneiss, dark-grey in colour (the darkest variety); regular foliation and marked mineralogical lineation. Mineralogical composition: quartz, K-feldspar, plagioclase, biotite and scarce muscovite, chlorite and epidote.
Beola Isorno Scura


THE HISTORICAL STONES

Domodossola
The beolas is the most practical and right material for the local building trade (but not only), and this is efficiently demonstrated by every local administration in the valley.
Domodossola has a concrete example: all pedestrian walkways were built using beolas; the oldest buildings too are, totally, built with beolas. Beolas were used for walls, gardens, building balconies, terraces, shelves, doors and windows frame and even rooves. LE PIETRE STORICHE