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Teliatko serpentinite body (Kälbel), Dobšiná (Dobschau; Topschau), Rožňava Co., Košice Region, Slovakia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 49' 42'' North , 20° 21' 56'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.82861,20.36583
GeoHash:G#: u2wmz2vzq
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):serpentinitové teleso Teliatko, Dobšiná, okres Rožňava, Košický kraj, Slovenská republika

Body of serpertinized ultrabasic rocks with chrysotile asbestos. Asbestos was mined by a large quarry.

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43 valid minerals.

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66 - 252.17 Ma

ID: 3192983
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 252.17 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Carboniferous - Devonian
298.9 - 419.2 Ma

ID: 3131206
Devonian phyllite

Age: Paleozoic (298.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: medium grade metamorphic

Lithology: Phyllite

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

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Kantor J., 1955: Rudné minerály spišsko-gemerských serpentinitov (awaruit, heazlewoodit atď.). Geol. Sbor. Slov. Akad. Vied 6, 3-4, 302-318.
Fediuková E., Hovorka D., Greguš J., 1976: Compositional zoning of andradite from serpentinite at Dobšiná (West Carpathians). Věst. Ústř. Úst. Geol. 51, 339-345.
Hovorka D., Dubíková K., Gerthofferová H., Šamajová E., Turan J., 1980: Serpentine-group minerals of the Western Carpathians ultramafics. I.- Bodies of the Gemeride Mesozoic. Miner. Slov. 12, 6, 481-505.
Hovorka D., Ivan P., Jaroš J., Kratochvíl M., Reichwalder P., Rojkovič I., Spišiak J., Turanová L., 1985: Ultramafic rocks of the Western Carpathians, Czechoslovakia. 1-258, Geol. Úst. D. Štúra, Bratislava.
Ďuďa R., 1990: Nikelín z Dobšinej (azbestový lom). Miner. Slov. 22, 5, 474.
Ďuďa R., Peterec D., 1990: Vzácne sekundárne minerály olova z Dobšinej. Zbor. Východoslov. múzea v Košiciach, Prír. vedy 32-33, 193-199 (in Slovak with English abstract).
Ozdín D. & Števko M., 2010: Unikátny výskyt achátov v serpentinizovaných peridotitoch v Dobšinej. Minerál, 18, 4, 331-335.
Uher P. & Ozdín D., 2010: Minerály serpentinitového lomu v Dobšinej. Minerál, 18, 4, 323-330.
Putiš M., Koppa M., Snárska B., Koller F., Uher P., 2012: The blueschist-associated perovskite-andradite-bearing serpentinized harzburgite from Dobšiná (the Meliata Unit), Slovakia. J. Geosci. 57, 4, 221-240.
Števko M., Sejkora J., Litochleb J., Macek I., Bačík P., 2013: Krutovit a sprievodné minerály z lokality Dobšiná-Teliatko (Slovenská republika). Bull. mineral.-petrolog. Odd. Nár. Muz. (Praha), 21, 1, 1-14 (in Slovak with English abstract). []

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