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Borieva Mine, Madan ore field, Smolyan Province, Bulgariai
Regional Level Types
Borieva MineMine
Madan ore fieldOre Field
Smolyan ProvinceOblast
BulgariaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 27' 28'' North , 24° 57' 10'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Madan5,661 (2016)4.7km
Rudozem3,783 (2016)9.2km
Nedelino5,017 (2016)10.6km
Zlatograd7,331 (2016)14.8km
Páchni1,110 (2013)17.7km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Бориева (- река )


In Bulgaria, the word “mine” is usually used as an exploration-administrative term and does not always coincide with the name of the ore deposit. In this case, the Borieva mine includes the following ore deposits: Petrovitsa, Yuzhna Petrovitsa, and Borieva.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Rhodope Mts, Bulgaria/GreeceMountain Range

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Mineral List

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14 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Kostova, B., Pettke, T., Driesner, T., Petrov, P., & Heinrich, C. A. (2004). LA ICP-MS study of fluid inclusions in quartz from the Yuzhna Petrovitsa deposit, Madan ore field, Bulgaria. Swiss Bulletin of Mineralogy and Petrology, 84(1), 25-36.
Bianchite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Calcite var: Manganoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Reference: Kostova, B., Pettke, T., Driesner, T., Petrov, P., & Heinrich, C. A. (2004). LA ICP-MS study of fluid inclusions in quartz from the Yuzhna Petrovitsa deposit, Madan ore field, Bulgaria. Swiss Bulletin of Mineralogy and Petrology, 84(1), 25-36.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Kostova, B., Pettke, T., Driesner, T., Petrov, P., & Heinrich, C. A. (2004). LA ICP-MS study of fluid inclusions in quartz from the Yuzhna Petrovitsa deposit, Madan ore field, Bulgaria. Swiss Bulletin of Mineralogy and Petrology, 84(1), 25-36.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Kostova, B., Pettke, T., Driesner, T., Petrov, P., & Heinrich, C. A. (2004). LA ICP-MS study of fluid inclusions in quartz from the Yuzhna Petrovitsa deposit, Madan ore field, Bulgaria. Swiss Bulletin of Mineralogy and Petrology, 84(1), 25-36.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Manfred Kampf and Rob Lavinski specimens; Vassileva, R. D., Atanassova, R., & Bonev, I. K. (2009). A review of the morphological varieties of ore bodies in the Madan Pb-Zn deposits, Central Rhodopes, Bulgaria. Geochem Mineral Petrol, 47, 31-49.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Vassileva, R. D., Atanassova, R., & Bonev, I. K. (2009). A review of the morphological varieties of ore bodies in the Madan Pb-Zn deposits, Central Rhodopes, Bulgaria. Geochem Mineral Petrol, 47, 31-49.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Vassileva, R. D., Atanassova, R., & Bonev, I. K. (2009). A review of the morphological varieties of ore bodies in the Madan Pb-Zn deposits, Central Rhodopes, Bulgaria. Geochem Mineral Petrol, 47, 31-49.
Johannsenite
Formula: CaMn2+Si2O6
Reference: Vassileva, R. D., Atanassova, R., & Bonev, I. K. (2009). A review of the morphological varieties of ore bodies in the Madan Pb-Zn deposits, Central Rhodopes, Bulgaria. Geochem Mineral Petrol, 47, 31-49.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Vassileva, R. D., Atanassova, R., & Bonev, I. K. (2009). A review of the morphological varieties of ore bodies in the Madan Pb-Zn deposits, Central Rhodopes, Bulgaria. Geochem Mineral Petrol, 47, 31-49.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Vassileva, R. D., Atanassova, R., & Bonev, I. K. (2009). A review of the morphological varieties of ore bodies in the Madan Pb-Zn deposits, Central Rhodopes, Bulgaria. Geochem Mineral Petrol, 47, 31-49.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Kostova, B., Pettke, T., Driesner, T., Petrov, P., & Heinrich, C. A. (2004). LA ICP-MS study of fluid inclusions in quartz from the Yuzhna Petrovitsa deposit, Madan ore field, Bulgaria. Swiss Bulletin of Mineralogy and Petrology, 84(1), 25-36.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Manfred Kampf specimens; Vassileva, R. D., Atanassova, R., & Bonev, I. K. (2009). A review of the morphological varieties of ore bodies in the Madan Pb-Zn deposits, Central Rhodopes, Bulgaria. Geochem Mineral Petrol, 47, 31-49.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Manganoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mn)CO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Bianchite7.CB.25(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Johannsenite9.DA.15CaMn2+Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Bianchite29.6.8.2(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Johannsenite65.1.3a.4CaMn2+Si2O6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
-(Ca,Mn)CO3
'Chlorite Group'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Bianchite(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O QuartzSiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O JohannseniteCaMn2+Si2O6
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Bianchite(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si QuartzSiO2
Si JohannseniteCaMn2+Si2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S Bianchite(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca JohannseniteCaMn2+Si2O6
Ca Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
MnManganese
Mn JohannseniteCaMn2+Si2O6
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Bianchite(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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