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Žirovski Vrh uranium mine, Todraž, Slovenia
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Žirovski Vrh uranium mine, Todraž, Slovenia

Photo: I. Dolinar
Latitude: 46°4'59"N
Longitude: 14°9'40"E
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Rudnik urana Žirovski vrh
 
Uranium mine active 1962-1990. Epigenetic mineralization in sandstone.

Located near Todraž, a small settlement southeast of Gorenja vas in the Gorenja vas - Poljane Municipality in the Upper Carniola region.

Mineral List

Arsenopyrite
Autunite
Baryte
β-Uranophane
Calcite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Coffinite
Dewindtite
Dumontite
'Feldspar Group'
Francevillite
Galena
'Gummite'
Gypsum
Johannite
'Limonite'
Marcasite
Meta-autunite
Metatorbernite
Metauranopilite
Muscovite
var: Sericite

Phosphuranylite
Pyrite
var: Bravoite
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
Saléeite
Sphalerite
Tennantite
Torbernite
Tyuyamunite
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
Uranophane
Uranopilite
'Uvanite'
Zippeite


38 entries listed. 29 valid minerals.

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References

- Dolenec, T. & Pezdic, J. (1984): Sulfur isotope composition of sulfides from the uranium mine Zirovski vrh. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 31, 263-284.
- Dolenec, T., Lukacs, E. & Pecnik, M. (1979): Uranopilite, zippeite, and johannite - recently formed secondary uranium minerals of the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 26, 179-184.
- Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian).
- Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994].

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