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Szklarska Poręba-Huta quarry, Szklarska Poręba District, Karkonosze Mts (Karkonosze Massif), Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie), Poland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 49' 40'' North , 15° 29' 21'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.82778,15.48944
GeoHash:G#: u3510kzj6
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Quarry operated for dimension stone.
Pegmatite druses and hydrothermal veins within granites of Karkonosze Massif.

A large number of minerals representing W–Sn–Mo–Bi and Th–U–REE associations have been found in the pegmatites and in quartz veins.


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62 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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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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Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3147121
Late Carboniferous granite

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Lithology: Granite group

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]

Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
485.4 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3189775
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Granitoid gneiss; orthogneiss

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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References

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- Karwowski et al. (1973)
- Kozłowski et al. (1975)
- Olszyński et al. (1976)
- Pieczka, A., Gołębiowska, B., Ilnicki, S., Dzierżanowski, P., Jeżak, L. (2003): Gadolinite group minerals from Szklarska Poręba (SW Poland, Lower Silesia, Karkonosze Mts). In: Int. Symp. Light Elements in Rock-Forming Minerals (Nové Město na Moravě), Book of Abstracts, 61-62.
- Mikulski, S.Z., Bagiński, B., Dzierżanowski, P. (2004): The CHIME age calculation on monazite and xenotime in aplogranite from the Szklarska Poreba Huta quarry. Mineral. Soc. Poland, Special Paper 24, 287-290.
Pieczka, A., & Gołębiowska, B. (2012). Cuprobismutite homologues in granitic pegmatites from Szklarska Poręba, Karkonosze massif, southwestern Poland. The Canadian Mineralogist, 50(2), 313-324.

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