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District of Pristina (District of Prishtina), Kosovoi
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District of Pristina (District of Prishtina)- not defined -
KosovoDisputed Territory

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The district contains notable nickel-bearing laterites and clay deposits.

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27 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Kołodziejczyk, J., Pršek, J., Voudouris, P., Melfos, V., & Asllani, B. (2016). Sn-Bearing Minerals and Associated Sphalerite from Lead-Zinc Deposits, Kosovo: An Electron Microprobe and LA-ICP-MS Study. Minerals, 6(2), 42.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: http://biomine.brgm.fr/Documents/4BioMinEProducts/Deliverable/DI3_WP1_Resource%20identification_v061031.pdf
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chromium
Formula: Cr
Reference: Buletini i Shkencave Gjeologjike 2012
'Clays'
'Copper Sulphides'
Reference: http://biomine.brgm.fr/Documents/4BioMinEProducts/Deliverable/DI3_WP1_Resource%20identification_v061031.pdf
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: http://biomine.brgm.fr/Documents/4BioMinEProducts/Deliverable/DI3_WP1_Resource%20identification_v061031.pdf
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Ilich, M., & Toshovich, R. (2002). Geology and Origin the Golesh Vein Magnesite Deposit: a Brief Survey.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Garnierite'
Reference: Buletini i Shkencave Gjeologjike 2012
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: http://biomine.brgm.fr/Documents/4BioMinEProducts/Deliverable/DI3_WP1_Resource%20identification_v061031.pdf
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Mineral deposits and mining districts of Serbia Compilation map and GIS databases J. Monthel, P. Vadala, J.M. Leistel, F. Cottard with the collaboration of M. Ilic, A. Strumberger, R. Tosovic, A. Stepanovic March 2002 BRGM/RC-51448-FR
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Buletini i Shkencave Gjeologjike 2012
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Buletini i Shkencave Gjeologjike 2012
'Kerolite'
Formula: (Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2 · nH2O (n ~ 1)
Reference: Buletini i Shkencave Gjeologjike 2012
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Buletini i Shkencave Gjeologjike 2012
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Gassmann, G., Körlin, G. & Klein, S. (2011): Römischer Erzbergbau im Umfeld der antiken Stadt Ulpiana bei Priština (Kosovo). Der Anschnitt 63, 157-167.
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: Gassmann, G., Körlin, G. & Klein, S. (2011): Römischer Erzbergbau im Umfeld der antiken Stadt Ulpiana bei Priština (Kosovo). Der Anschnitt 63, 157-167.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Hiessleitner, G. (1934): Einbruch von Granit und Andesit in Chromerze führenden Serpentin von Lojane, NNW Kumanovo in Südserbien. Zeitschrift für Praktische Geologie 42, 81-88. (p. 84)
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Opal var: Chrysopal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Vik Vanrusselt collection
Opal var: Prase Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Vik Vanrusselt collection
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Reference: http://biomine.brgm.fr/Documents/4BioMinEProducts/Deliverable/DI3_WP1_Resource%20identification_v061031.pdf
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: http://biomine.brgm.fr/Documents/4BioMinEProducts/Deliverable/DI3_WP1_Resource%20identification_v061031.pdf
Pyrolusite var: Polianite
Formula: morphological variety
Reference: http://biomine.brgm.fr/Documents/4BioMinEProducts/Deliverable/DI3_WP1_Resource%20identification_v061031.pdf
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: http://biomine.brgm.fr/Documents/4BioMinEProducts/Deliverable/DI3_WP1_Resource%20identification_v061031.pdf
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Ilich, M., & Toshovich, R. (2002). Geology and Origin the Golesh Vein Magnesite Deposit: a Brief Survey.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Reference: Gassmann, G., Körlin, G. & Klein, S. (2011): Römischer Erzbergbau im Umfeld der antiken Stadt Ulpiana bei Priština (Kosovo). Der Anschnitt 63, 157-167.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Chromium1.AE.05Cr
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Chrysopal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Prase Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
var: Polianite4.DB.05morphological variety
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sepiolite9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clays'-
'Copper Sulphides'-
'Garnierite'-
'Kerolite'-(Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2 · nH2O (n ~ 1)
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Chromium1.1.12.1Cr
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Sepiolite74.3.1b.1Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Clays'-
'Copper Sulphides'-
'Garnierite'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Kerolite'-(Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2 · nH2O (n ~ 1)
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
Opal
var: Chrysopal
-SiO2 · nH2O
var: Prase Opal-SiO2 · nH2O
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
Pyrolusite
var: Polianite
-morphological variety
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Kerolite(Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2 · nH2O (n ~ 1)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Opal (var: Chrysopal)SiO2 · nH2O
H Opal (var: Prase Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
CCarbon
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Kerolite(Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2 · nH2O (n ~ 1)
O HematiteFe2O3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O Opal (var: Chrysopal)SiO2 · nH2O
O Opal (var: Prase Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
NaSodium
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Kerolite(Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2 · nH2O (n ~ 1)
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Kerolite(Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2 · nH2O (n ~ 1)
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Opal (var: Chrysopal)SiO2 · nH2O
Si Opal (var: Prase Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiumCr
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Kerolite(Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2 · nH2O (n ~ 1)
Ni NickelineNiAs
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As NickelineNiAs
SnTin
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
SbAntimony
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11

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