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Rudna Mine, Gmina Polkowice, Polkowice Co., Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Polandi
Regional Level Types
Rudna MineMine
Gmina PolkowiceGmina
Polkowice Co.County
Lower Silesian VoivodeshipVoivodeship
PolandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 31' 0'' North , 16° 4' 19'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.51693,16.07205
GeoHash:G#: u35mjdr7c
Owned/operated by:KGHM Polska Miedź
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Polkowice21,565 (2018)1.4km
Sieroszowice420 (2010)7.7km
Jerzmanowa600 (2018)9.0km
Radwanice2,100 (2010)10.5km
Grębocice1,500 (2018)11.3km


Copper mine in Zechstein Cu shales (1970-1974).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Silesia, Czech Republic/Germany/PolandRegion (Historical)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Eric Szeleg photo
Anilite
Formula: Cu7S4
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Carrollite
Formula: Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Mayer W. & Piestrzyński A. 1986: Francolite from the Lower Zechstein sediments, Rudna mine, Fore-Sudetic Monocline. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 17, no. 1
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Reference: Mayer W. & Piestrzyński A. 1986: Francolite from the Lower Zechstein sediments, Rudna mine, Fore-Sudetic Monocline. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 17, no. 1
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Glauconite'
Formula: (K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Reference: Kucha, H., Piestrzyński, A., and Wieczorek, A. (1982): Copper-bearing glauconite from the Weissliegendes of Zechstein copper deposits, Poland. Mineralogia Polonica, 13(2), 21-26
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Eric Szeleg photo
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Eric Szeleg photo
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Eric Szeleg
Herbertsmithite
Formula: Cu3Zn(OH)6Cl2
Reference: Known only from one find, confirmed by several XRD.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Anilite2.BA.10Cu7S4
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Carrollite2.DA.05Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Herbertsmithite3.DA.10cCu3Zn(OH)6Cl2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Glauconite'-(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Anilite2.4.7.5Cu7S4
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Carrollite2.10.1.2Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite41.8.1.4Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
'Glauconite'71.2.2a.5(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
Herbertsmithite-Cu3Zn(OH)6Cl2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
H HerbertsmithiteCu3Zn(OH)6Cl2
CCarbon
C Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
OOxygen
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
O Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O HerbertsmithiteCu3Zn(OH)6Cl2
FFluorine
F Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
Na Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
S DigeniteCu9S5
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S AniliteCu7S4
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl HerbertsmithiteCu3Zn(OH)6Cl2
KPotassium
K Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
CoCobalt
Co CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
NiNickel
Ni CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
CuCopper
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu AniliteCu7S4
Cu HerbertsmithiteCu3Zn(OH)6Cl2
ZnZinc
Zn HerbertsmithiteCu3Zn(OH)6Cl2
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.

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Cenozoic
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 3185279
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3146245
Neogene undifferentiated

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

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]

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


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