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Diana Cave, Cerna valley, Caraş-Severin, Romaniai
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Diana CaveCave
Cerna valleyValley
Caraş-SeverinCounty
RomaniaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° North , 21° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~30km
Locality type:Cave
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


The Diana cave is located within the town limits of Băile Herculane in the Cerna valley.


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: B. Onac et al (2009, July) Mineralogical and Stable Isotope Investigations of Minerals from Caves on Cerna Valley (Romania). Mineralogy 1 2009 ICS Proceedings. In 15th International Congress of Speleology. pp318-323
Apjohnite
Formula: Mn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: B. Onac et al (2009, July) Mineralogical and Stable Isotope Investigations of Minerals from Caves on Cerna Valley (Romania). Mineralogy 1 2009 ICS Proceedings. In 15th International Congress of Speleology. pp318-323
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: B. Onac et al (2009, July) Mineralogical and Stable Isotope Investigations of Minerals from Caves on Cerna Valley (Romania). Mineralogy 1 2009 ICS Proceedings. In 15th International Congress of Speleology. pp318-323
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: B. Onac et al (2009, July) Mineralogical and Stable Isotope Investigations of Minerals from Caves on Cerna Valley (Romania). Mineralogy 1 2009 ICS Proceedings. In 15th International Congress of Speleology. pp318-323
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: B. Onac et al (2009, July) Mineralogical and Stable Isotope Investigations of Minerals from Caves on Cerna Valley (Romania). Mineralogy 1 2009 ICS Proceedings. In 15th International Congress of Speleology. pp318-323
Pickeringite
Formula: MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: B. Onac et al (2009, July) Mineralogical and Stable Isotope Investigations of Minerals from Caves on Cerna Valley (Romania). Mineralogy 1 2009 ICS Proceedings. In 15th International Congress of Speleology. pp318-323
Rapidcreekite
Formula: Ca2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
Reference: Onac, B. P. (2009): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 38/1, 27-39; Onac, B.P. & Effenberger, H.S. (2010): Rapidcreekite, Ca2(SO4)(CO3)•4H2O, in the H2S-rich environment of Diana Cave (Romania). 20th General Meeting of the IMA (IMA2010), Budapest, Hungary, August 21-27, CD of Abstracts, p. 470.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: B. Onac et al (2009, July) Mineralogical and Stable Isotope Investigations of Minerals from Caves on Cerna Valley (Romania). Mineralogy 1 2009 ICS Proceedings. In 15th International Congress of Speleology. pp318-323
Tamarugite
Formula: NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Pušcaš, C. M.; Onac, B. P.; Effenberger, H. S.; Povarǎ, I. (2005): Tamarugite from Diana Cave (SW Romania) -first true karst occurrence.EGU General Assembly 2012, held 22-27 April, 2012 in Vienna, Austria., p.5305; B. Onac et al (2009, July) Mineralogical and Stable Isotope Investigations of Minerals from Caves on Cerna Valley (Romania). Mineralogy 1 2009 ICS Proceedings. In 15th International Congress of Speleology. pp318-323

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Sulphur'1.CC.05S8
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anhydrite'7.AD.30CaSO4
'Apjohnite'7.CB.85Mn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
'Epsomite'7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Halotrichite'7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
'Pickeringite'7.CB.85MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
'Rapidcreekite'7.DG.20Ca2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
'Tamarugite'7.CC.10NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O

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 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
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 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Hydrated Compound Sulfates
Rapidcreekite32.2.1.1Ca2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApjohniteMn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H RapidcreekiteCa2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
H TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
CCarbon
C RapidcreekiteCa2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
OOxygen
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O ApjohniteMn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O RapidcreekiteCa2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
O TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
NaSodium
Na TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
AlAluminium
Al ApjohniteMn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S ApjohniteMn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S RapidcreekiteCa2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
S SulphurS8
S TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca RapidcreekiteCa2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
MnManganese
Mn ApjohniteMn2+Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
FeIron
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O

References

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- Pušcaš, C. M.; Onac, B. P.; Effenberger, H. S.; Povarǎ, I. (2005): Tamarugite from Diana Cave (SW Romania) -first true karst occurrence.EGU General Assembly 2012, held 22-27 April, 2012 in Vienna, Austria., p.5305
- Onac, B.P. & Effenberger, H.S. (2010): Rapidcreekite, Ca2(SO4)(CO3)×4H2O, in the H2S-rich environment of Diana Cave (Romania). Acta Mineralogica-Petrographica, Abstract Series 6, IMA 2010, 20th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, 21-27 August, Budapest, Hungary (2010), 470

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