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Chvojnica, Prievidza Co., Trenčín Region, Slovakia

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Name(s) in local language(s): Chvojnica, okres Prievidza, Trenčiansky kraj, Slovenská republika
Sb-Au mineralization in quartz-carbonate veins in Variscan granitoids and high-metamorphosed rocks occurring in Partizánska and Trausementz dolina valleys, W and NW from the village of Chvojnica. There are some old mines with interesting minerals. Minerals were formed in three stages.
1. Older high-temperature paragenesis: quartz-pyrite-arsenopyrite-gold
2. Younger sulphide mineralization:
a) sphalerite-galena-tetrahedrite
b) stibnite-sphalerite-sulphosalts

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30 entries listed. 28 valid minerals.

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- Zelný L. & Uher P., 1988: Hydrotermálna polymetalická mineralizácia v Chvojnici (Malá Magura). Mineralia Slovaca, 20, 6, 561-566 (in Slovak with English abstract).
- Mikuš T. & Chovan M., 2003: Hydrothermal Sb-Au mineralization in the Strážovské vrchy mountains (Malá Magura, Western Carpathians). Geologica Carpathica, 54, 4, 207-216.

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