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Marga Hill, Marga Commune, Banat Mts, Caraş-Severin Co., Romania

Actinolite
Marga Hill, Marga Commune, Banat Mts, Caraş-Severin Co., Romania

Photo: Nicu Pascanu Collection
Latitude: 45°29'21"N
Longitude: 22°34'23"E
Dealul Marga, Comuna Marga, Munții Banatului

Located in the southern part of Bistra Basin and in the northern part of Țarcului Mountain, at 28.9 km (17.9 miles) ENE from Caransebeș city. Altitude-1502 m.

Metamorphic rocks and limestone. Talc and mica schists, banded skarn with thicknesses up to 15 m coating some small veins of marble. Important occurrence of amphiboles.

Mineral List

Actinolite
Amphibole Supergroup
Beryl
Magnetite
Muscovite
Phlogopite
Talc
Tremolite


8 entries listed. 8 valid minerals.

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References

1-Ștefan Nicolescu, 1996, Excursion Guide. Field trip E1, Banat and Transylvanian Gold District, Romania. M & M 3, 3rd International Conference on Mineralogy and Museums, Budapest, Hungary, June 9-13, 1996. ISBN 963 8221 25.
2-Rădulescu Dan, Dimitrescu Radu, 1966. Mineralogia Topografică a României, Ed. Academiei RSR 1966, p. 17, 332, 334, 336, 342.
3-Ilinca, G., Marincea, S., Russo-Săndulescu, D., Iancu, V., Seghedi, I., 1993, Mineral Occurrences in Southwestern Banat, Romania, Romanian Journal of Mineralogy, 76, suppl. 2.

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