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Limestone caves, Cerna valley, Hunedoara, Romaniai
Regional Level Types
Limestone cavesGroup of Caves
Cerna valleyValley
HunedoaraCounty
RomaniaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° North , 22° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~5km
Locality type:Group of Caves
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Over a 100 caves in the Jurassic and Cretaceous limestone that outcrops on the valley walls.
Part of the Domogled-Valea Cernei National Park.

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Golden Quadrangle (Golden Quadrilateral; Apuseni District), Romania

Quadrangle - 199 mineral species & varietal names listed

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25 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Aluminite
Formula: Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Apjohnite
Formula: Mn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Ardealite
Formula: Ca2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Brushite
Formula: Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Darapskite
Formula: Na3(SO4)(NO3) · H2O
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
'Limestone'
Reference: Automatically generated from locality name
Monohydrocalcite
Formula: CaCO3 · H2O
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Nitratine
Formula: NaNO3
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Pickeringite
Formula: MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Tamarugite
Formula: NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Taranakite
Formula: (K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Monohydrocalcite5.CB.20CaCO3 · H2O
Nitratine5.NA.05NaNO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Aluminite'7.DC.05Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
'Alunite'7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Anhydrite'7.AD.30CaSO4
'Apjohnite'7.CB.85Mn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
'Chalcanthite'7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
'Darapskite'7.DG.05Na3(SO4)(NO3) · H2O
'Epsomite'7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Halotrichite'7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Pickeringite7.CB.85MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Tamarugite7.CC.10NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Ardealite'8.CJ.50Ca2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
'Brushite'8.CJ.50Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
'Fluorapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
'Hydroxylapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Taranakite8.CH.25(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Limestone-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)·xH2O
Monohydrocalcite15.1.3.1CaCO3 · H2O
Group 18 - NORMAL NITRATES
AXO3·xH2O, where x can equal zero
Nitratine18.1.1.1NaNO3
Group 20 - COMPOUND NITRATES
Miscellaneous
Darapskite20.1.1.1Na3(SO4)(NO3) · H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AB(XO4)2·xH2O
Tamarugite29.5.3.1NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Apjohnite29.7.3.3Mn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Pickeringite29.7.3.1MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Aluminite31.7.4.1Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A[HXO4]·xH2O
Brushite39.1.1.1Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Miscellaneous
Taranakite39.3.6.1(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Acid Compound Phosphates, etc·
Ardealite43.1.1.1Ca2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limestone'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H ApjohniteMn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
H BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H DarapskiteNa3(SO4)(NO3) · H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MonohydrocalciteCaCO3 · H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
H Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C MonohydrocalciteCaCO3 · H2O
NNitrogen
N DarapskiteNa3(SO4)(NO3) · H2O
N NitratineNaNO3
OOxygen
O AluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O ApjohniteMn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
O BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O DarapskiteNa3(SO4)(NO3) · H2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MonohydrocalciteCaCO3 · H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O NitratineNaNO3
O PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
O Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na DarapskiteNa3(SO4)(NO3) · H2O
Na NitratineNaNO3
Na TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
AlAluminium
Al AluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al ApjohniteMn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Al Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
P BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
P Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
SSulfur
S AluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S ApjohniteMn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S DarapskiteNa3(SO4)(NO3) · H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S SulphurS8
S TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
Ca BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca MonohydrocalciteCaCO3 · H2O
MnManganese
Mn ApjohniteMn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
FeIron
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O

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