Palazzolo

1991 YE. Discovered 1991 Dec. 30 by U. Quadri and L. Strabla at Bassano Bresciano.

Named for the village of Palazzolo sull'Oglio, situated between Brescia and Bergamo and crossed by the river Oglio. The village is noted for its industries, including the first Italian factories for making cement and buttons. With a current population of 16,000, Palazzolo is famous all over the world for its production of spinning machines and zippers. Discoveries of Roman relics attest to its very ancient origin. (M 26933)

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