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Drahonín uranium mine, Drahonín, Tišnov, South Moravian Region, Czech Republici
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Drahonín uranium mineMine
Drahonín- not defined -
Tišnov- not defined -
South Moravian RegionRegion
Czech RepublicCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Drahonín, Tišnov, Jihomoravský Kraj, Česká Republika
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 25' 2'' North , 16° 16' 51'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.41724,16.28087
GeoHash:G#: u2g94kpk7
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Drahonín120 (2018)0.5km
Olší298 (2018)0.8km
Sejřek157 (2018)2.9km
Pernštejnské Jestřabí174 (2018)3.5km
Žďárec362 (2018)4.3km


Abandoned uranium mine Drahonín with zoned granitic pegmatites from Strážek Moldanubicum.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
CzechoslovakiaCountry (Former)
Moravia (Mähren; Maehren), Czech RepublicHistoric County

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
'Apatite'
'Biotite'
Calciosamarskite
Formula: (Ca,Fe3+,Y)2(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O8
Ishikawaite
Formula: U4+Fe2+Nb2O8
Ixiolite
Formula: (Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'Pyrochlore Group var: Yttropyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Samarskite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Sekaninaite
Formula: (Fe,Mg)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: (Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
'Yttrobetafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Calciosamarskite4.DB.25(Ca,Fe3+,Y)2(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O8
Ishikawaite4.DB.25U4+Fe2+Nb2O8
Ixiolite4.DB.25(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
'Pyrochlore Group'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'var: Yttropyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Samarskite-(Y)4.DB.25(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'4.DH.15(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
'Yttrobetafite (of Hogarth 1977)'4..A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sekaninaite9.CJ.10(Fe,Mg)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Ishikawaite8.1.4.1U4+Fe2+Nb2O8
Ixiolite8.1.10.1(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Samarskite-(Y)8.1.11.1(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Group'8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'var: Yttropyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'8.2.1.4A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'8.2.1.7(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
'Yttrobetafite (of Hogarth 1977)'8.2.3.2A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Sekaninaite61.2.1.2(Fe,Mg)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Cleavelandite-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
Calciosamarskite-(Ca,Fe3+,Y)2(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O8
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
H Pyrochlore Group (var: Yttropyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977))A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Sekaninaite(Fe,Mg)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O UraniniteUO2
O Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
O Calciosamarskite(Ca,Fe3+,Y)2(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O8
O IshikawaiteU4+Fe2+Nb2O8
O Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
O Pyrochlore Group (var: Yttropyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977))A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
FFluorine
F Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
NaSodium
Na Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Sekaninaite(Fe,Mg)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
AlAluminium
Al Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Sekaninaite(Fe,Mg)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Sekaninaite(Fe,Mg)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Ca Calciosamarskite(Ca,Fe3+,Y)2(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O8
Ca Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
TiTitanium
Ti Calciosamarskite(Ca,Fe3+,Y)2(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O8
Ti Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
MnManganese
Mn Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
FeIron
Fe Sekaninaite(Fe,Mg)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Fe Calciosamarskite(Ca,Fe3+,Y)2(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O8
Fe IshikawaiteU4+Fe2+Nb2O8
Fe PyriteFeS2
YYttrium
Y Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Y Calciosamarskite(Ca,Fe3+,Y)2(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O8
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Nb Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Nb Calciosamarskite(Ca,Fe3+,Y)2(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O8
Nb IshikawaiteU4+Fe2+Nb2O8
Nb Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Nb Pyrochlore Group (var: Yttropyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977))A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Nb Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
Ce Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
TaTantalum
Ta Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Ta Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Ta Calciosamarskite(Ca,Fe3+,Y)2(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O8
Ta Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
ThThorium
Th Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2
U Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
U IshikawaiteU4+Fe2+Nb2O8
U Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)

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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Early Carboniferous - Devonian
323.2 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3136292
Moravian Karst

Age: Paleozoic (323.2 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{sandstone,conglomerate,shale/slate}

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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3189974
Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Paragneiss

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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