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Mine Gianna: a jump back in history

Talc tubs at  Gianna
Talc tubs at Gianna
© Archivio Ecomuseo delle Miniere e della Val Germanasca (Photo: Bruno Allaix)
And here we meet the talc...

In the carts it is, in fact, possible to observe, to touch, to try in first person, the different aspects of the extracted mineral: the colour, whiter depending on the purity, the weight, the softness, the greasiness and the other organoleptic characteristics, such as the absence of odour and taste, of particular reactions with the most part of the reagents, that make an inactive mineral out of it.
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