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Adit, Baiut mining area.

Băiuț, Maramureș Co., Romania
it\'s large here,,, looking up at a \'hanging-pillar\' 50 m. hig

Dealul Crucii Adit, Baia Mare, Maramureș Co., Romania
Adit, Baiut mining area.

Băiuț, Maramureș Co., Romania
it\'s large here,,, looking up at a \'hanging-pillar\' 50 m. hig

Dealul Crucii Adit, Baia Mare, Maramureș Co., Romania
Adit, Baiut mining area.

Băiuț, Maramureș Co., Romania
it\'s large here,,, looking up at a \'hanging-pillar\' 50 m. hig

Dealul Crucii Adit, Baia Mare, Maramureș Co., Romania
Area:238,391 km2
Locality type:Country
Museums in region:


Romania is divided into 41 counties and the municipality of Bucharest. Each county is further subdivided into cities and communes.


Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Actinolite

Aegirine

Aegirine-augite

Aeschynite-(Nd)

Aeschynite-(Y)

Afwillite

Aikinite

'Aikinite-Bismuthinite Series'

Ajoite

Åkermanite

Akhtenskite

Alabandite (TL)

Alacránite

Albite

var: Andesine

var: Cleavelandite

var: Oligoclase

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Alburnite (TL)

Aleksite

Allanite-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

Alleghanyite

Alloclasite (TL)

Allophane

Almandine

'Almandine-Spessartine Series'

Altaite

Aluminite

Alunite

Alunogen

'Amber'

'var: Almashite'

'var: Muntenite'

'Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series'

'Amphibole Supergroup'

Analcime

Anatase

Andalusite

Andersonite

'Andorite' (FRL)

Andradite

'Andradite-Grossular Series'

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

Annabergite

Annite

Anorthite

Anthophyllite

Antigorite

Antlerite

'Apatite'

Apjohnite

'Apophyllite'

Aragonite

Ardealite (TL)

Arfvedsonite

Argentojarosite

Argutite

Argyrodite

Armalcolite

Arsenic

Arsenolite

Arsenopyrite

'Asbestos'

Asbolane

Aschamalmite

'Ashanite'

Atacamite

Augite

var: Ferroaugite

var: Titanian Augite

Aurichalcite

Auricupride

Autunite

Awaruite

Axinite-(Mn)

Azurite

Babingtonite

Baddeleyite

'Badenite'

Bannisterite

Barrerite

Baryte

Bassanite

Bastnäsite-(Ce)

Bayldonite

Bechererite

Becquerelite

Bementite

Benavidesite

Benjaminite

Berlinite

Berryite

Berthierite

Beryl

'Bielzite'

'Biharite'

Billingsleyite

'Bindheimite'

'Biotite'

Birnessite

Bismite

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

Bismutoferrite

'Bloodstone'

Bohdanowiczite

Bornite

Boulangerite

Bournonite

Brannerite

Braunite

'Bravoite'

Britholite-(Ce)

Brochantite

Brookite

'Brostenite'

Brownmillerite

Brucite

Brushite

Buckhornite

Burbankite

'Bursaite'

Bustamite

Cacoxenite

Calaverite

Calcite

var: Cobaltoan Calcite

var: Glendonite

var: Lublinite

var: Sand-Calcite

Calderite

Caledonite

Cancrinite

Canfieldite

Cannizzarite

Carbonatecyanotrichite

Carpholite

Carrollite

Caryopilite

Cassiterite

Cattierite

Cebollite

Celadonite

Celestine

Celsian

Cerite-(Ce)

Cerussite

Cervelleite

'Chabazite'

Chabazite-Ca

Chalcanthite

Chalcoalumite

Chalcocite

Chalcophanite

Chalcophyllite

Chalcopyrite

Chalcostibite

Chamosite

Charlesite

Chatkalite

Chevkinite-(Ce)

Chlorapatite

Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chondrodite

Chromite

Chrysocolla

Chrysotile

Churchite-(Y)

Cinnabar

Clarkeite

Claudetite

Clausthalite

'Clays'

Clinochlore

var: Pennine

'Clinochlore-1MIa'

'Clinochlore-1MIb'

Clinoenstatite

Clinohumite

'Clinoptilolite'

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Clinozoisite

Clintonite

Coalingite

Cobaltite

Cobaltpentlandite

'Coeruleolactite'

Coffinite

Collinsite

Coloradoite

Columbite-(Fe)

Columbite-(Mg)

Conichalcite

Coombsite

Copiapite

Copper

Coquandite

Coquimbite

Cordierite

Coronadite

Corundum

Cosalite

Cotunnite

Covellite

Crandallite

Crednerite

Cristobalite

Crocoite

Cronstedtite

Cryptomelane

'Csiklovaite'

Cubanite

Cummingtonite

Cuprite

Cuprobismutite

Cupromakovickyite

Cuproneyite (TL)

Cupropavonite

Cuspidine

Cyanotrichite (TL)

Cymrite

Danburite

Darapskite

Diadochite

Diamond

Diaphorite

Diaspore

Dickite

Dietrichite (TL)

Digenite

Diopside

Dioptase

Dissakisite-(Ce)

Djerfisherite

Djurleite

'Dognácskaite'

Dollaseite-(Ce)

Dolomite

var: Ferroan Dolomite

Dravite

Dufrénite

Dypingite

Eclarite

'Electrum'

'Ellestadite'

Emplectite

Empressite

Enargite

Enstatite

var: Bronzite

Epidote

Epsomite

'Erionite'

Erythrite

Eskimoite

Ettringite

Eucairite

Euchroite

Evansite

Fayalite

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

Felbertalite

'Feldspar Group'

'var: Perthite'

Felsőbányaite (TL)

Ferberite

'Fergusonite'

Fergusonite-(Y)

Ferricopiapite

Ferrimolybdite

Ferro-actinolite

Ferro-anthophyllite

Ferrosilite

'Ferro-winchite'

Fersmite

Fibroferrite

Fizélyite (TL)

Florencite-(Ce)

Fluoborite

Fluorapatite

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Fluorite

Fluoro-edenite

Fluorophlogopite

Foggite

Forsterite

Foshagite

Fraipontite

Francoanellite

Franklinite

Freibergite

Freieslebenite

Friedelite

Friedrichite

Frohbergite

Fukalite

Fülöppite (TL)

Galaxite

Galena

Galenobismutite

'Garnet Group'

'Garnet Supergroup'

Gehlenite

Geigerite

Genthelvite

Geocronite

'Geocronite-Jordanite Series'

Germanite

Gersdorffite

Gibbsite

Giessenite

'Gismondine'

Gladite

'Glass'

Glaucodot

Glaucophane

Glaukosphaerite

Goethite

Gold

Goldfieldite

Gonnardite

Goslarite

Goyazite

Graphite

Graţianite (TL)

Greenalite

Greenockite

Grossular

var: Hibschite

'Grossular-Hibschite Series'

Groutite

Grunerite

Guanajuatite

Gunningite

Gustavite

'Gustavite-Lillianite Series'

Gypsum

var: Selenite

Gyrolite

Halite

'Halloysite'

Halloysite-7Å

Halotrichite

Hammarite

Hastingsite

Hausmannite

Hawleyite

Hedenbergite

var: Manganoan Hedenbergite

Hedleyite

Helvine

Hematite

var: Iron Rose

var: Martite

var: Specularite

Hemimorphite (TL)

Hercynite

var: Picotite

Hessite

Hetaerolite

Heteromorphite

'Heterosite-Purpurite Series'

'Heulandite'

Hexahydrite

Heyrovskýite

Hibonite

Hisingerite

Hodrušite

'Högbomite'

Holdawayite

Homilite

'Hornblende'

Hörnesite (TL)

Hübnerite

Hureaulite

Hydrocalumite

Hydrohetaerolite

Hydromagnesite

Hydroniumjarosite

Hydrotalcite

Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)

Hydroxylapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite

Hydroxylbastnäsite-(Ce)

Hydroxylellestadite

Hydrozincite

Ice

Ikaite

Ikunolite

Ilmenite

Ilvaite

Ingodite

Iron

var: Kamacite

Isocubanite

Iwakiite

Ixiolite

Izoklakeite

Jacobsite

Jamesonite

Jarosite

Jerrygibbsite

Johannsenite

Jôkokuite

'Jolotcaite'

Jordanite

'Joséite'

Joséite-A

Kaersutite

Kalinite

Kamaishilite

Kaolinite

Kasolite

Kawazulite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Khademite

Kieserite

Kilchoanite

Klebelsbergite (TL)

Klockmannite

Kobellite

Kolbeckite

Konyaite

Kostovite

Kotoite

Krautite (TL)

Krennerite (TL)

Kröhnkite

Krupkaite

Kutnohorite

Kyanite

Kyrgyzstanite

Langite

Lanthanite-(Ce)

Larnite

Laumontite

Lawsonite

var: Chromian Lawsonite

Leadhillite

Lennilenapeite

Leonite

Lepidocrocite

Leucite

Leucophoenicite

Leucophosphite

Lévyne-Ca

Libethenite

Lillianite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Lindströmite

Linnaeite

'Lithiophilite-Triphylite Series'

Lithiophorite

Lizardite

Löllingite

Loparite-(Ce)

Ludwigite (TL)

Luzonite

Mackinawite

Madocite

Maghemite

Magnesiochromite

Magnesio-fluoro-hastingsite (TL)

Magnesio-hastingsite

Magnesio-hornblende

Magnesio-riebeckite

Magnesite

Magnetite

var: Mushketovite

var: Titaniferous Magnetite

Makovickyite (TL)

Malachite

Maldonite

Manganbelyankinite

Manganhumite

Manganite

'Manganoan Calcite'

Mangano-ferri-eckermannite

Manganogrunerite

Manjiroite

Marcasite

'Maskelynite'

Matildite

Mawsonite

Mcgillite

Mcguinnessite

Melanocerite-(Ce)

Melanterite

'Melilite Group'

'Melnikovite'

Melonite

Meneghinite

Mercury

Merrihueite (TL)

Merrillite

Metacinnabar

Metastibnite

Metatorbernite

Miargyrite

'Mica Group'

Microcline

var: Hyalophane

Millerite

Mimetite

Minnesotaite

Mirabilite

Mogánite

Molybdenite

'Monazite'

Monazite-(Ce)

Monetite

Monohydrocalcite

Montbrayite

Monticellite

Montmorillonite

Mordenite

Mottramite

Mountainite

Mrázekite

Mundite

Muscovite

var: Illite

var: Liebenerite

var: Sericite

Museumite (TL)

Muthmannite (TL)

Nagyágite (TL)

Nahcolite

Namansilite

Nambulite

Namuwite

Natrojarosite

Natrolite

Natronambulite

Naumannite

Nelenite

Neltnerite

Neotocite

Nepheline

Neyite

Nickeline

Nimite

Nitratine

Norbergite

Norrishite

Norsethite

'Nováčekite'

Nsutite

Nuffieldite

Nukundamite

'Ochran'

Okenite

Opal

var: Milk Opal

'Oravitzite'

Orpiment

Orthoclase

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

Padĕraite (TL)

Palygorskite

Para-alumohydrocalcite

Paracelsian

Paragonite

'Parajamesonite'

Pararealgar

Paratacamite

Pargasite

Parisite-(Ce)

Pavonite

Pearceite

'Pearceite-Polybasite Series'

Pectolite

Pekoite

Pennantite

Penroseite

Pentlandite

Perovskite

Pertsevite-(F)

'Petrified Wood'

Petzite (TL)

Pharmacolite

Pharmacosiderite

'Phillipsite'

Phlogopite

Pickeringite

Piemontite

Pigeonite

Pilsenite

Pinakiolite

Pirquitasite

Pitticite

Plagionite

Planerite

Platinum

'Plessite'

Plombièrite

'Plumosite'

Polybasite

Polycrase-(Y)

Polydymite

Portlandite

Prehnite

Proustite

Pseudobrookite (TL)

Pseudomalachite

'Psilomelane'

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

Pyroaurite

'Pyrochlore'

Pyrochlore Group

Pyrochroite

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrophanite

Pyrophyllite

Pyrosmalite-(Mn)

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyroxferroite

Pyroxmangite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Blue Chalcedony

var: Carnelian

var: Chalcedony

var: Jasper

var: Milky Quartz

var: Rock Crystal

var: Smoky Quartz

Quenstedtite

Ramdohrite

Rammelsbergite

Ramsbeckite

Ramsdellite

Ranciéite

Rankinite

Rapidcreekite

Realgar

Reevesite

Reinhardbraunsite

'Rezbanyite (of Frenzel)'

Rhodochrosite (TL)

Rhodonite

Rhomboclase

Ribbeite

Riebeckite

Riversideite

Robertsite

Roedderite

Romanèchite

Römerite

Röntgenite-(Ce)

Roquesite

Rosasite

Rozenite

Rucklidgeite

Rutile

var: Nigrine

var: Niobian Rutile

Saddlebackite

Safflorite

Saléeite

Samarskite-(Y)

Sampleite

Sanidine

Sarkinite

'Scapolite'

'Scapolite Group'

Scawtite

Schallerite

Scheelite

'Schirmerite'

Schorl

Schreibersite

Scolecite

Scorodite

Selenium

Seligmannite

Semseyite (TL)

Senarmontite

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Siderite

var: Manganoan Siderite

var: Sphärosiderite

Sideronatrite

Siderophyllite

Siderotil

Siegenite

Sillimanite

Silver

Skinnerite

Sklodowskite

Skutterudite

Slavíkite

'Smectite Group'

Smithsonite

Sodalite

Soddyite

Sonolite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

Spinel

'Spinel Group'

Spodumene

Spurrite

Srebrodolskite

Staurolite

Stephanite

Stevensite

'Stibiconite'

Stibnite

'Stilbite'

Stilbite-Ca

Stillwellite-(Ce)

Strätlingite

Strengite

Stromeyerite

Stützite (TL)

Suanite

Sulphur

Susannite

Svanbergite

Sylvanite (TL)

Sylvite

Symplesite

Synchysite-(Ce)

Syngenite

Szaibélyite (TL)

Szmikite (TL)

Szomolnokite

Taenite

Takovite

Talc

Talnakhite

Tamarugite

Taranakite

Tavorite

Teallite

Tellurantimony

Tellurite (TL)

Tellurium (TL)

Tellurobismuthite

Tennantite

'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'

Tenorite

Tephroite

Tetradymite

Tetrahedrite

var: Argentian Tetrahedrite

Thaumasite

Theisite

'Thénardite'

'Thomsonite'

Thomsonite-Ca

Thorianite

Thorite

'Thorogummite'

'Thrombolite'

Tilleyite

Tinsleyite

Titanite

Tobermorite

Todorokite

Topaz

Torbernite

Törnebohmite-(Ce)

'Tourmaline'

Treasurite

Tremolite

Tridymite

Triplite

Tritomite-(Ce)

Troilite

Tschermakite

Tsumoite

Turneaureite

Tyrolite

Ullmannite

Ulvöspinel

'UM1974-09-S:BiCuPb'

'UM2000-46-S:BiCuPb'

'Unnamed (Al-analogue of Sapphirine)' (FRL)

Upalite

Urancalcarite

Uraninite

var: Pitchblende

Uranophane

Uranopilite

Uranosilite

Uranospathite

'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'

Uricite

'Ursilite'

Uytenbogaardtite

Uzonite

Vaesite

Valentinite

Valleriite

Variscite

Vashegyite

Vaterite

Vermiculite

Vernadite

Vesuvianite

Veszelyite (TL)

Vikingite

Villyaellenite

Vivianite

Voltaite

Volynskite

'Wad'

Wairakite

Wavellite

Weeksite

Weissite

Whewellite

Whitlockite

Winchite

Wittichenite

Wöhlerite

Wolfeite

'Wolframite'

Wollastonite

'Wollastonite-1A'

Woodhouseite

Woodruffite

Wroewolfeite

Wulfenite

Wurtzite

Wüstite

Xanthoconite

Xenotime-(Y)

Xonotlite

Zellerite

'Zeolite Group'

Zeophyllite

Zinkenite

Zippeite

Zircon

Zoisite

Zunyite


706 valid minerals. 35 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 2 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Rock Types Recorded

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Geochronology

Mineralization age: Phanerozoic : 83.01 Ma to 12.71 ± 0.13 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Cenozoic
  Neogene
   Miocene
ⓘ Adularia (youngest age)12.71 ± 0.13 MaRoşia Montană (Verespatak; Vöröspatak; Goldbach), Roşia Montanã Commune, Alba Co., Romania
ⓘ Adularia (oldest age)12.78 ± 0.09 MaRoşia Montană (Verespatak; Vöröspatak; Goldbach), Roşia Montanã Commune, Alba Co., Romania
    
  
 Mesozoic
  Cretaceous
   Late Cretaceous
ⓘ Molybdenite (youngest age)71.96 MaMoldova Nouă Mine (Moldova Nova; Neumoldowa; Neu-Moldava; Újmoldova; Nová Moldava), Moldova Nouă-Sasca Cu-Mo ore field, Banat Mts, Caraş-Severin Co., Romania
ⓘ Molybdenite (oldest age)83.01 MaCiclova (Csiklova), Oraviţa-Ciclova Cu-Mo-(W) ore field, Banat Mts, Caraş-Severin Co., Romania

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References

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Bielz, E.A. (1889) Die in Siebenbürgen vorkommenden Mineralien und Gesteine nach den neuesten Erkenntnissen revidiert und zusammengestellt. Verh. Mitt. Siebenb. Vereins Naturwiss., 39, 1-82.
Rǎdulescu, D. & Dimitrescu, R. (1966) Mineralogia topograficǎ a României. Editura Academiei Republicii Socialiste Romania, Bucureşti, 376 pp.
Pavelescu, L. and Pavelescu, M. (1972) Study of some allanites and monazites from the South Carpathians (Romania): Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen: 17: 208-214.
Szakáll, S., Editor (2002) Minerals of the Carpathians. Christian Weise Verlag, Munich, Germany, 480 pp.
Onac, B. P. (2003) Minerals of the Carpathians: First update. Acta Mineralogica-Petrographica, 44, 31-34.
Papp, G. (2004) History of Minerals, Rocks and Fossil Resins Discovered in the Carpathian Region. Studia Naturale 14, Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest, Hungary, 215 pp. [for corrections and additions see http://www.nhmus.hu/~pappmin/errata.rtf & http://www.nhmus.hu/~pappmin/addenda.rtf]
Pauliš, P. & Beneš, M. (2005) Rudná ložiska a mineralogická naleziště severního Rumunska. Kuttna, Kutná Hora, 124 pp. (in Czech). [Kompletní přehled minerálů ČR a jejich nejvýznamnějších lokalit]
Racatainanu, C. P. et al. (2009) Romanian natural building stones - geology, rock types, quarries, companies and products. Vol. I. Transylvania region. 2nd, reviewed ed., Argonaut, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 243 pp.
Racatainanu, C. P. et al. (2009) Romanian natural building stones - geology, rock types, quarries, companies and products. Vol. II. Dobrogea and Transylvania regions. Argonaut, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 217 pp.
Szakáll, S. & Kristály, F., Eds. (2010) Mineralogy of Székelyland, Eastern Transylvania, Romania. Csík County Nature and Conservation Society, Miercurea-Ciuc, Romania, 321 pp. [The Székelyland formerly belonged to Hungary; it now belongs to the Harghita, Covasna, and parts of Mureş Counties; for exact map outline see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:T%C3%B6rt_Sz%C3%A9kelyf%C3%B6ld.png]
Mircea BORCOŞ and Gheorghe UDUBAŞA (2012) Chronology and characterisation of mining development in Romania. Romanian Journal of Earth Sciences, 86, 17-26. [http://rjes.igr.ro/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/3Borcos-Udubasa-p-17-26.pdf]
Ilinca, G. (2012) Upper Cretaceous contact metamorphism and related mineralization in Romania. Acta Mineralogica-Petrographica, Abstract Series, Szeged, Vol. 7.
Sauer, W. (2015) Rumänien ist eine Reise wert! Exkurionsbericht der Gruppe "Ostsachsen". Aufschluss, 66 (3), 161-176 (in German).

External Links

http://www.igr.ro/ [Geological Institute of Romania / Institul Geologic al României]

http://www.minerals-of-the-carpathians.eu/

http://mapire.eu/en/ (Historical Maps of the Habsburg Empire)

http://discutii.mfinante.ro/static/10/Mfp/programe_strategii_ec/annex13.pdf

http://www.science.smith.edu/geosciences/Skarn/Romania.html [Skarns in Romania, by Stefan Nicolescu]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Sz%C3%A9kely_settlements [Székelyland settlements; formerly in Hungary]

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liste_deutscher_und_ungarischer_Bezeichnungen_rum%C3%A4nischer_Orte [List of German and Hungarian names of (now) Romanian places]

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