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Turț Mine (Ghezuri Mine), Turț, Negrești-Oaș, Oaș Mts, Satu Mare, Satu Mare Co., Romania

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Name(s) in local language(s):TURTGHEZURITURTBAI

Actively exploited Pb-Zn deposit. Mining started in medieval times; modern mining since 1973.
Includes Ghezuri and Turț Bai deposits/structures.

The mine is near the Turț village which is located 45 km NW of Baia Mare and about 20 km NE of Satu Mare, Oasului Mts.

Note: most wurtzites from here are actually paramorphs of sphalerite after wurtzite (Clain & Haake, 2006).

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- Clain, E. & Haake, R. (2006): Die Blei-Zink-Lagerstätte von Turt, Oasgebirge, Rumänien. Mineralien-Welt 17 (5), 52-64. (in German)

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