Skouriotissa Mine, Skouriotissa, Nicosia District (Lefkoşa District; Lefkosia District), Cyprus
An operating copper-gold-pyrite mine (VHMS-type Cu deposit). Started in 1914 and owned by Cyprus Mines Corp., then by Oxiana Resources NL. Orebody includes the Phoenix deposit. Mineralization is replacement lenses in andesite pillow lavas.
Impressive piles of slags at Skouriotissa mine are evidence of ancient mining activities.
References- Rocks & Min.: 23:129; 64:48
- Dana 7:II: 465,467
- Bureau of Mines Mineral Trade Notes (Sep, 1947).
External Links- www.lrz-muenchen.de/~ressourcen/activities/cyprus/cyprus_deposits.html
27 entries listed. 26 valid minerals.
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Locality Updated: Govezhda Mine (Govejda Mine), Georgi Damyanovo Obshtina, Montana Oblast, BulgariaFrom Marcus Voigt, 22nd May 2013 06:56:17