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Limestone quarry, Gemerská Ves, Revúca Co., Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakiai
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Limestone quarryQuarry
Gemerská Ves- not defined -
Revúca Co.County
Banská Bystrica RegionRegion

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Name(s) in local language(s):Gemerská Ves, okres Revúca, Banskobystrický Kraj, Slovenská Republika
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 29' 9'' North , 20° 15' 7'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.48583,20.25194
GeoHash:G#: u2w7ufe42
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate

Small old limestone quarry. The limestone contains cavities with fine red calcite crystals up to 8 cm.

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3 valid minerals.

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Formula: CaCO3
Description: Classic slovak locality of very nice calcite crystals up to 8 cm with red phantoms.
Reference: Bálintová, T. et al., 2006: Mineralogické štúdium fantómových kalcitov z Gemerskej Vsi. Miner. Slov., 38, 2, 124-130.
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Martin Števko-unpublished, PXRD confirmed
Reference: Automatically generated from locality name
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Martin Števko-unpublished, PXRD confirmed

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Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
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AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
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H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
C CalciteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
S PyriteFeS2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2

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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23.03 - 33.9 Ma

ID: 3154939
Oligocene sandstone

Age: Oligocene (23.03 - 33.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone

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]

201.3 - 251.902 Ma

ID: 3186255
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 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]

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- Bálintová T., Ozdín D., Fejdi P., Števko M., Gregor M., Stankovič J., 2006: Mineralogické štúdium fantómových kalcitov z Gemerskej Vsi. Mineralia Slovaca, 38, 2, 124-130. (in Slovak with English abstract)

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