Sitarjevec mine, Litija (Littai), Slovenia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||46° 3' 10'' North , 14° 49' 35'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||46.05278,14.82639|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Sitarjevec (Erzberg Littai), Litija (Littai), Slovenija|
One of the oldest mines in Slovenia, dating back to Roman times. Mining stopped in 1965.
Hydrothermal Pb-Zn-Ba mineralisation in carbonian sandstone.
More than 60 minerals are presently known (Sabina Kramar, pers. comm. to U. Kolitsch, 2009).
A museum (exhibits on mining and other things) can be visited in Litija.
44 valid minerals.
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201.3 - 252.17 Ma
|Triassic sedimentary rocks|