Vein-type lead-zinc deposit, consisting of (1) several large NE-SW trending sulphide-dominated veins, up to 40 m thick and 13 km long, and (2) smaller baryte-fluorite dominated veins, up to 10 m thick, trending NE-SW and E-W. The veins are mainly hosted in Paleozoic rocks.
Photo: Zbynek Burival
This deposit has been operated by several french compagnies from 1923 to 1960.
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35 entries listed. 28 valid minerals.
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- Jébrak, M., Marcoux, E., Masloubi, M., and Zaharaoui, M. (1998): From sandstone- to carbonate-hosted stratabound deposits: an isotope study of galena in the Upper-Moulouya District (Morocco). Mineralium Deposita 33, 406-415.
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Locality Updated: Forsythe Mine, Cooksville, Howard Co., Maryland, USAFrom Bill Cordua, 9th Dec 2013 04:44:50