|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude:||45° North , 24° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~380km|
Quarry in basalt with limestone xenoliths.
Not to be confused with Racoșu de Sus.
[For discussion on correct county, see http://www.mindat.org/loc-214564.html.]
54 valid minerals.
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- Szakáll, S., Almási, E., Köllı, A., Sajó, I., Vezzalini, G. (2006): New data about the minerals of the copper ore deposit at Balan (East Carpathians) and of limestone xenolithes from basalt at Racosu de Jos (Persani Mts.), Romania. Acta Mineral.-Petrogr., Abstr. Ser. 5, p. 112. [http://www.mineral.hermuz.hu/acta_05/pdf/szakalls1.pdf]
- Szakáll, S. & Kristály, F., Eds. (2010): Mineralogy of Székelyland, Eastern Transylvania, Romania. Csík County Nature and Conservation Society, Miercurea-Ciuc, Romania, 321 pp.