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Narechen (Naretschenski Bani), Rhodope Mts, Asenovgrad Obshtina, Plovdiv Oblast, Bulgaria

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° North , 24° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~26km
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Нареченски бани, Асеновград Община, Пловдив Oбласт, България


A number of Pb-Bi-S minerals, including bonchevite, galenobismutite, and lillianite, have been recorded from scheelite-bearing quartz veins near the town of Narechen, in the Southern Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria. The quartz veins are up to 0.5 m thick and cut muscovite-biotite schists of the Rhodopian Complex (Bonev, 1982).


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Kostov, I. (1958) Bonchevite, PbBi4S2, a new mineral. Mineralogical Magazine: 31: 821-828.
Bonev, I. (1982) In Excursion Guide (Central Rhodopes), p. 22. 13th General Meeting of IMA, Varna, Bulgaria.
Birch, W.D. and Mumme, W.G. (1985) Pekoite from Narechen, Bulgaria―a possible solution to the bonchevite problem. Mineralogical Magazine, 49(1), 135-137.

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