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Toranica Pb-Zn deposit, Kriva Palanka, North Macedoniai
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Toranica Pb-Zn depositDeposit
Kriva Palanka- not defined -
North MacedoniaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 9' 43'' North , 22° 30' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.16200,22.50000
GeoHash:G#: srrzzgrgr
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kriva Palanka20,820 (2017)14.5km
Makedonska Kamenica8,114 (2013)17.3km
Kyustendil48,286 (2016)20.8km
Orizari4,292 (2014)27.0km
Kratovo10,288 (2014)27.9km


Pb-Zn mine active from 1987-2000.
Located close to the Sasa deposit and geologically similar.

Polymetallic Pb-Zn deposit.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: http://biomine.brgm.fr/Documents/4BioMinEProducts/Deliverable/DI3_WP1_Resource%20identification_v061031.pdf; Serafimovski, T., Spasovski, O., Stankovski, R. (1997): Content and distribution of some elements in the major minerals from the Toranica Pb-Zn deposit (NE Macedonia). Geologica Macedonica 11, 1-15.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: http://mineralmundi.com/toranica-10304298.htm; http://biomine.brgm.fr/Documents/4BioMinEProducts/Deliverable/DI3_WP1_Resource%20identification_v061031.pdf; Serafimovski, T., Spasovski, O., Stankovski, R. (1997): Content and distribution of some elements in the major minerals from the Toranica Pb-Zn deposit (NE Macedonia). Geologica Macedonica 11, 1-15.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: http://biomine.brgm.fr/Documents/4BioMinEProducts/Deliverable/DI3_WP1_Resource%20identification_v061031.pdf
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: http://biomine.brgm.fr/Documents/4BioMinEProducts/Deliverable/DI3_WP1_Resource%20identification_v061031.pdf
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: http://biomine.brgm.fr/Documents/4BioMinEProducts/Deliverable/DI3_WP1_Resource%20identification_v061031.pdf
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://mineralmundi.com/toranica-10304298.htm; http://biomine.brgm.fr/Documents/4BioMinEProducts/Deliverable/DI3_WP1_Resource%20identification_v061031.pdf; Serafimovski, T., Spasovski, O., Stankovski, R. (1997): Content and distribution of some elements in the major minerals from the Toranica Pb-Zn deposit (NE Macedonia). Geologica Macedonica 11, 1-15.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: http://biomine.brgm.fr/Documents/4BioMinEProducts/Deliverable/DI3_WP1_Resource%20identification_v061031.pdf
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: http://mineralmundi.com/toranica-10304298.htm; http://biomine.brgm.fr/Documents/4BioMinEProducts/Deliverable/DI3_WP1_Resource%20identification_v061031.pdf; Serafimovski, T., Spasovski, O., Stankovski, R. (1997): Content and distribution of some elements in the major minerals from the Toranica Pb-Zn deposit (NE Macedonia). Geologica Macedonica 11, 1-15.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Cambrian
485.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 3136585
Cambrian undifferentiated

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Metamorphic

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3186042
Proterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Alderton, D. H. M., Serafimovski, T., Mullen, B., Fairall, K., James, S. (2005): The chemistry of waters associated with metal mining in Macedonia. Mine Water and the Environment 24, 139-149.
RMZ - Materials and Geoenvironment (2006), 53(4), 445-453.
Serafimovski, T., Spasovski, O., Stankovski, R. (1997): Content and distribution of some elements in the major minerals from the Toranica Pb-Zn deposit (NE Macedonia). Geologica Macedonica 11, 1-15.


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