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Baia Mare (Nagybánya), Maramureș Co., Romania

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° North , 23° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~6km

Centre of Pb-Zn mining district. Most of the mines were abandoned in the wake of the 1989 revolution.
A mineralogical museum can be visited.

NOTE: Specimen labels with "I.P.E.G mine" or "Ipeg mine" refer to an exploration, mineral extraction and construction company based in Baia Mare who had dealings with alot of the mines from the 1960s through the 1990s until the present.

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76 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Huber, P. & Muresan, I. (1996): Bergbaureviere um Baia Mare - Erzlagerstätten und Mineralfunde NW von Baia Mare (Nagybanya). Lapis, 21(7), 20-26 (in German). [p. 60?]

Bailly, L., Milesi, J. P., Leroy, J., & Marcoux, E. (1998): Les minéralisations épithermales à Au-Cu-Zn-Sb du district de Baia Mare (Nord Roumanie): nouvelles données minéralogiques et microthermométriques. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences-Series IIA-Earth and Planetary Science, 327(6), 385-390.

Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milési, J., ... & Fabre, C. (2002). Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita, 37(6-7), 630-647.

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