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Manó deposit, Nižná Slaná (Niedersalz; Alsósajó), Rožňava Co., Košice Region, Slovakia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 44' 4'' North , 20° 24' 51'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.73472,20.41417
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):ložisko Manó, Nižná Slaná, okres Rožňava, Košický Kraj, Slovenská Republika

Hydrothermal, metasomatic siderite deposit. Mining ceased in 2008.

Mineral List

43 valid minerals.

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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443.8 - 541 Ma

ID: 1377546
Cambrian-Ordovician sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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- Hornáček P. & Varček C., 1963: Nové poznatky o mineralógii ložiska Nižná Slaná. Acta geol. geogr. Univ. Comen. (Bratislava), Geol. č. 8, 61-77.
- Varček C., 1963: Ni-minerály z Nižnej Slanej. Acta geol. geogr. Univ. Comen. (Bratislava), Geol. č. 8, 39-60.
- Varček C., 1965: Geokronit aus Nižná Slaná im Zips-Gömörer Erzgebirge. Geol. Sbor. Geol. carpath. (Bratislava), 16, 1, 175-184.
- Beňo J., 1970: Výskyt bulanžeritu a evansitu v Nižnej Slanej. Geol. Práce, Zpr. (Bratislava), 19, 153-155.
- Hybler J., Števko M., Sejkora J., 2016: Polytypism of cronstedtite from Nižná Slaná, Slovakia. European Journal of Mineralogy, 29, 91-99.

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