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Dúbrava magnesite deposit, Jelšava, Revúca Co., Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakiai
Regional Level Types
Dúbrava magnesite depositDeposit
Jelšava- not defined -
Revúca Co.County
Banská Bystrica RegionRegion
SlovakiaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Dúbrava, Jelšava, okres Revúca, Banskobystrický kraj, Slovenská republika
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 39' 38'' North , 20° 14' 35'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.66056,20.24306
GeoHash:G#: u2wkudks3
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Revúca13,466 (2016)9.6km
Betliar938 (2012)20.0km
Dobšiná4,896 (2012)20.1km
Rožňava19,261 (2016)21.6km
Tisovec4,215 (2012)22.1km


Largest magnesite deposit in Slovak Republic. Mined since 1894. Open pit mining ceased in 1972.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
CzechoslovakiaCountry (Former)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


24 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Clinochlore var: Leuchtenbergite
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Magnesite var: Breunnerite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)CO3
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Nesquehonite
Formula: MgCO3 · 3H2O
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Starkeyite
Formula: MgSO4 · 4H2O
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydromagnesite5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
var: Breunnerite5.AB.05(Mg,Fe)CO3
Nesquehonite5.CA.05MgCO3 · 3H2O
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Starkeyite7.CB.15MgSO4 · 4H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Leuchtenbergite9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Palygorskite9.EE.20(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-

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
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 13 - ACID CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Nesquehonite13.1.5.1MgCO3 · 3H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydromagnesite16b.7.1.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Starkeyite29.6.6.2MgSO4 · 4H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Palygorskite74.3.1a.1(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
Aragonite-CaCO3
Clinochlore
var: Leuchtenbergite
-Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Magnesite
var: Breunnerite
-(Mg,Fe)CO3
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
H NesquehoniteMgCO3 · 3H2O
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H StarkeyiteMgSO4 · 4H2O
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
C GraphiteC
C CalciteCaCO3
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
C NesquehoniteMgCO3 · 3H2O
OOxygen
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
O Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O AragoniteCaCO3
O RutileTiO2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
O NesquehoniteMgCO3 · 3H2O
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O StarkeyiteMgSO4 · 4H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
Mg Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mg NesquehoniteMgCO3 · 3H2O
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg StarkeyiteMgSO4 · 4H2O
AlAluminium
Al Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S StarkeyiteMgSO4 · 4H2O
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3131000
Early Carboniferous shale/slate

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{shale/slate}, Minor{phyllite,marble,basalt tuffite}

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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3190634
Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

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