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Kunratice, Šluknov (Schluckenau), Ústí Region, Czech Republic

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Other regions containing this locality:Erzgebirge; Krusné Hory Mts (Ore Mts), Germany & Czech Republic
Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

A uranium prospect abandoned during the Soviet era.
Copper-Nickel deposit in basaltic dyke with a high tellurium content (182 ppm).

Mineral List

17 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of 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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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]

Ediacaran - Cryogenian
541 - 720 Ma

ID: 3155545
Cadomian granite

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 720 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granite group}, Minor{granodiorite,tonalite}

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]

541 - 1000 Ma

ID: 2619425

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Description: plutonic, metamorphic

Comments: GÜK500, DDR1990: Upper Riphäikum; GÜK500, DDR1976: Seidenberger granodiorite

Lithology: Metagranodiorite (to metamonzogranite)

Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe. [94]

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Vavřín, J. and Frýda, J. (1998) Pt-Pd-As-Te mineralization from the Kunratice and Rožany copper-nickel deposits of the Šluknov area. Bulletin of the Czech Geological Survey: 73(2): 177-180 (in Czech with English abstract).
Vavřín, J. and Frýda, J. (1988) Pt-Pd-As-Te mineralizace na ložiskách měďnato-niklových rud z Kunratic a Rožan na Šluknovsku. Vestnik Ceskeho Geologickeho Ustavu: 73(2): 177-180.
Laufek, F., Drábek, M., Skála, R., Haloda, J., Táborský, Z., and Císařová, I. (2007) Vavřínite, Ni2SbTe2, a new mineral species from the Kunratice Cu–Ni sulfide deposit, Czech Republic. The Canadian Mineralogist: 45(5): 1213-1219.

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