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Mieszko Mine, Wałbrzych City Co., Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Polandi
Regional Level Types
Mieszko MineMine (Inactive)
Wałbrzych City Co.County
Lower Silesian VoivodeshipVoivodeship
PolandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 44' 53'' North , 16° 17' 21'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Mine (Inactive) - last checked 2019
Age:
323.2 ± 0.4 to 298.9 ± 0.15 Ma
Geologic Time:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Wałbrzych127,431 (2017)2.6km
Dziećmorowice1,162 (2010)5.0km
Jedlina-Zdrój5,062 (2016)5.1km
Boguszów-Gorce16,726 (2015)6.0km
Szczawno-Zdrój5,586 (2010)6.6km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Melchior Grube
Name(s) in local language(s):
Kopalnia Mieszko, Wałbrzych, Dolnośląskie (Dolny Śląsk), Polska


Inactive coal mine of the Lower Silesian Coal Basin. Some minerals are found in 1.5-cm-wide fissures within dolomitic veins cutting a porphyry rock.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Bohemian MassifMassif
Silesia, Czech Republic/Germany/PolandRegion (Historical)
Sudetes Mountains (Sudeten; Sudety), Czech Republic/Germany/PolandMountain Range
Mid Sudetes Mountains, Czech Republic/PolandMountain Range

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Plewa A. 1965: Hematytyzacja intruzywnych skał "porfirowych" i towarzyszących im dolomitów występujących w kopalni Mieszko w Wałbrzychu. Spraw. z Pos. Kom. Nauk. PAN Oddz. w Krakowie T. 8/2.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Plewa A. 1965: Hematytyzacja intruzywnych skał "porfirowych" i towarzyszących im dolomitów występujących w kopalni Mieszko w Wałbrzychu. Spraw. z Pos. Kom. Nauk. PAN Oddz. w Krakowie T. 8/2.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Plewa A. 1965: Hematytyzacja intruzywnych skał "porfirowych" i towarzyszących im dolomitów występujących w kopalni Mieszko w Wałbrzychu. Spraw. z Pos. Kom. Nauk. PAN Oddz. w Krakowie T. 8/2.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Plewa A. 1965: Hematytyzacja intruzywnych skał "porfirowych" i towarzyszących im dolomitów występujących w kopalni Mieszko w Wałbrzychu. Spraw. z Pos. Kom. Nauk. PAN Oddz. w Krakowie T. 8/2.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Lis, J., Sylwestrzak, H., 1986. Minerały Dolnego Śląska. Instytut Geologiczny, Wydawnictwa Geologiczne, Warszawa, 791 pp.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Plewa A. 1965: Hematytyzacja intruzywnych skał "porfirowych" i towarzyszących im dolomitów występujących w kopalni Mieszko w Wałbrzychu. Spraw. z Pos. Kom. Nauk. PAN Oddz. w Krakowie T. 8/2.
Metauranopilite
Formula: (UO2)6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
Reference: Plewa A. 1965: Schroeckingeryte and meta-uranopilite from Wałbrzych (Lower Silesia). Bull. Acad. Pol. Sc. Ser. Sc. Geol. Geogr. V. 13, nr 2.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Plewa A. 1965: Schroeckingeryte and meta-uranopilite from Wałbrzych (Lower Silesia). Bull. Acad. Pol. Sc. Ser. Sc. Geol. Geogr. V. 13, nr 2.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Plewa A. 1965: Hematytyzacja intruzywnych skał "porfirowych" i towarzyszących im dolomitów występujących w kopalni Mieszko w Wałbrzychu. Spraw. z Pos. Kom. Nauk. PAN Oddz. w Krakowie T. 8/2.
Schröckingerite
Formula: NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Reference: Plewa A. 1965: Schroeckingeryte and meta-uranopilite from Wałbrzych (Lower Silesia). Bull. Acad. Pol. Sc. Ser. Sc. Geol. Geogr. V. 13, nr 2.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Plewa A. 1965: Hematytyzacja intruzywnych skał "porfirowych" i towarzyszących im dolomitów występujących w kopalni Mieszko w Wałbrzychu. Spraw. z Pos. Kom. Nauk. PAN Oddz. w Krakowie T. 8/2.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Plewa A. 1965: Hematytyzacja intruzywnych skał "porfirowych" i towarzyszących im dolomitów występujących w kopalni Mieszko w Wałbrzychu. Spraw. z Pos. Kom. Nauk. PAN Oddz. w Krakowie T. 8/2.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Schröckingerite5.EG.05NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Metauranopilite7.EA.05(UO2)6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Schröckingerite17.1.5.1NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Metauranopilite31.2.7.1(UO2)6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Metauranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
H SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
CCarbon
C SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O Metauranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
O SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O UraniniteUO2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
NaSodium
Na SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S Metauranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
CaCalcium
Ca SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
UUranium
U Metauranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
U SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
U UraniniteUO2

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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Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3131109
Late Carboniferous undifferentiated

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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