Turț Mine (Ghezuri Mine), Turț, Negrești-Oaș, Oaș Mts, Satu Mare, Satu Mare Co., Romania
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||47° North , 23° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~12km|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
|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).
30 valid minerals.
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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)