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Mala Kopa skarn, Slovenj Gradec, Carinthia Region, Sloveniai
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Name(s) in local language(s):Mala Kopa
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 30' 51'' North , 15° 11' 3'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.51444,15.18417
GeoHash:G#: u26b9e8y2
Locality type:Skarn
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Legen1,026 (2014)3.2km
Razborca111 (2014)3.5km
Golavabuka198 (2014)3.6km
Sv. Primož na Pohorju343 (2014)4.1km
Sv. Anton na Pohorju249 (2014)5.0km


Thick veins of magnetite inside hedenbergite and epidote skarn. Mined for iron before 1900, mine dumps are still clearly visible.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Minerali Slovenije, A. Rečnik, IJS 2007, Ljubljana, Slovenija
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Minerali Slovenije, A. Rečnik, IJS 2007, Ljubljana, Slovenija
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Minerali Slovenije, A. Rečnik, IJS 2007, Ljubljana, Slovenija
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Minerali Slovenije, A. Rečnik, IJS 2007, Ljubljana, Slovenija

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
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 Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
OOxygen
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

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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Paleozoic - Precambrian
251.902 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3154911
Eastern Alps (Middle to Upper Austro Alpine)

Age: Eoarchean to Triassic (251.902 - 4000 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{meta-granite group}, Minor{meta-basalt group,schist group,eclogite}

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 - Proterozoic
485.4 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3189284
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: to Cambrian (485.4 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Alps

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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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