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Kowary (Schmiedeberg im Riesengebirge), Kowary area, Jelenia Góra District, Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie), Poland

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Mining at Kowary started in 1148 on iron ore and continued until the 17th century.
From 1948 bis 1972 uranium was mined (U deposit with polymetallic mineralization). Ore series include marbles.

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Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

44 entries listed. 40 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Jelenia Góra District

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- Berg 1912: Die kristallinen Schiefer des östlichen Riesengebirges. Abh. Preuss. Geol. Landesanst. N. F. 68.

- Berg 1913: Beiträge zur Geologie von Niederschlesien mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Erzlagerstätten. Abh. Preuss. Geol. Landesanst. N. F. 74.

- Hoehne K. 1936: Über einige Arsen-, Nickel-, Kobalt-, Silber-, Wismut- und Uranerzführende Kalkspatgänge der Grube Bergfreiheit zu Oberschmiedeberg im Riesengebirge. Chem d. Erde, Bd. 10.

- Zimnoch E. 1961: Seria magnetytowa Kowar. Biul. Inst. Geol. 171.

- Mochnacka K. 1966: Minerały kruszcowe złoża polimetalicznego w Kowarach (Dolny Śląsk). Pr. Miner. Kom. Nauk PAN Oddz. w Krakowie nr 4

- Mochnacka K. 1967: Geologia polimetalicznego złoża w Kowarach (Dolny Śląsk). Pr. Geol. Kom. Nauk Geol. PAN Oddz. w Krakowie nr 40.

- Mochnacka K. 1971: Okruszcowanie w Kowarach (Dolny Śląsk). Prz. Geol. nr 11.


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