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Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbánya), Cavnic (Kapnic; Kapnik), Maramureș Co., Romania
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Latitude: 47°39'50"N
Longitude: 23°51'41"E
 
 
The most famous mine in the Cavnic mining district.

Formerly known as Kapnikbanya, Kapnik, Hungary (during the Austro-Hungarian empire).

Mineral List

Albite
var: Andesine

'Apatite'
Aragonite
Baryte
Boulangerite
Bournonite
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
Chalcopyrite
Chalcostibite
'Chlorite Group'
Covellite
Dolomite
Epidote
Ferberite
Fluorite
Galena
Gold
var: Electrum
Gypsum
var: Selenite
Hematite
Ilvaite
Kaolinite
'K Feldspar
var: Adularia'

Kutnohorite
Magnetite
Muscovite
var: Illite

Orpiment
Pyrite
Quartz
var: Amethyst
var: Milky Quartz
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz

Realgar
Rhodochrosite (TL)
Rhodonite
Scheelite
Siderite
Sphalerite
Stibnite
Tetrahedrite


42 entries listed. 31 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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References

- Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 963, 1101.
- Huber, P. & Muresan, I. (1996): Mineralienübersicht der wichtigsten Bergbaue des Bezirkes Maramures. Lapis, 21 (7), 60. (in German).
- Huber, P. and Muresan, I. (1996). Farbenprächtige Mineralien aus Cavnic: Vererzung und Mineralien von Cavnic (Kapnikbanya, Kapnik). Lapis, 21(7/8), 45-55. (in German)
- Szakáll, S., Ed. (2002): Minerals of the Carpathians. Christian Weise Verlag, Munich, Germany, 480 pp.


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