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Silesian Voivodeship, Polandi
Regional Level Types
Silesian VoivodeshipVoivodeship
PolandCountry

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Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Katowice317,316 (2015)
Częstochowa248,125 (2017)
Sosnowiec227,295 (2010)
Gliwice198,835 (2017)
Zabrze192,177 (2013)
Bytom189,186 (2018)
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Upper Silesia; Śląskie;
Other Languages:
French:
Voïvodie de Silésie, Pologne
German:
Woiwodschaft Schlesien, Polen
Italian:
Voivodato della Slesia, Polonia
Polish:
Województwo śląskie, Polska
Russian:
Силезское воеводство, Польша
Silesian:
Ślůnske wojewůdztwo, Polsko
Simplified Chinese:
西里西亚省, 波兰
Spanish:
Voivodato de Silesia, Polonia
Arabic:
محافظة سيليزيا, بولندا
Asturian:
Voivodatu de Silesia, Polonia
Basque:
Silesiako voivoderria, Polonia
Belarusian:
Сілезскае ваяводства, Польшча
Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa):
Сылескае ваяводзтва, Польшча
Bosnian:
Šlesko vojvodstvo, Poljska
Bulgarian:
Силезко войводство, Полша
Catalan:
Voivodat de Silèsia, Polònia
Cebuano:
Województwo Śląskie, Polonya
Crimean Tatar (Latin):
Sileziya voyevodalığı, Lehistan
Croatian:
Šlesko vojvodstvo, Poljska
Czech:
Slezské vojvodství, Polsko
Danish:
Województwo śląskie, Polen
Dutch:
Woiwodschap Silezië, Polen
Erzya:
Силезэнь воеводства, Польша Мастор
Esperanto:
Silezia Provinco, Pollando
Estonian:
Sileesia vojevoodkond, Poola
Farsi/Persian:
استان سیلسیان, لهستان
Finnish:
Sleesian voivodikunta, Puola
Galician:
Voivodato de Silesia, Polonia
Georgian:
სილეზიის სავოევოდო, პოლონეთი
Hakka:
Śląskie, Pô-làn
Hebrew:
שלזיה, פולין
Hungarian:
Sziléziai vajdaság, Lengyelország
Icelandic:
Slesía, Pólland
Indonesian:
Provinsi Silesia, Polandia
Japanese:
シロンスク県, ポーランド
Javanese:
Provinsi Silesia, Polen
Kashubian:
Szląsczé wòjewództwò, Pòlskô
Korean:
실롱스크주, 폴란드
Latin:
Silesia vaivodatus, Polonia
Latvian:
Silēzijas vojevodiste, Polija
Limburgian:
Woiwodsjap Silezië, Pole
Lithuanian:
Silezijos vaivadija, Lenkija
Lombard:
Śląskie, Polònia
Lower Sorbian:
Šlazyńske wójwodstwo, Pólska
Macedonian:
Шлеско Војводство, Полска
Malay:
Wilayah Silesia, Poland
Manx:
Queiggey ny Sileesh, Yn Pholynn
Marathi:
श्लोंस्का प्रांत, पोलंड
Moksha:
Силезиянь воеводши, Полень мастор
Norwegian:
Schlesiske voivodskap, Polen
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
Schlesiske voivodskap, Polen
Occitan:
Voivodat de Silèsia, Polonha
Papiamento:
Voivodat di Silesia, Polonia
Portuguese:
Silésia, Polónia
Romanian:
Voievodatul Silezia, Polonia
Serbian:
Војводство шлеско, Пољска
Slovak:
Sliezske vojvodstvo, Poľsko
South Azerbaijani:
سیلسیان اوستانی, لهیستان
Swedish:
Schlesiens vojvodskap, Polen
Thai:
จังหวัดชล็อนสก์, ประเทศโปแลนด์
Traditional Chinese:
西里西亞省, 波蘭
Turkish:
Silezya Voyvodalığı, Polonya
Udmurt:
Силезия воеводство, Польша
Ukrainian:
Сілезьке воєводство, Польща
Upper Sorbian:
Šleske wojewódstwo, Pólska
Urdu:
سیلیزیا صوبہ, پولینڈ
Vietnamese:
Śląskie, Ba Lan
Waray:
Silesya, Polonya
Western Punjabi:
صوبہ سائیلیشیا, پولینڈ
Zeelandic:
Woiwodschap Silezië, Poôl'n


Before 1999 known as "Upper Silesia".

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300 valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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Acetamide ?
Formula: CH3CONH2
Reference: Łukasz Kruszewski (2012) Unique chloride assemblage of exhalative origin from burning coal-mining dump in Radlin (Rybnik Coal Area, S Poland). Mineralogical Society of Poland Special Papers 40; Kruszewski, Ł., Fabiańska, M.J., Segit, T., Kusy, D., Motyliński, R., Ciesielczuk, J., Deput, E., (2019): Carbon-nitrogen compounds, alcohols, mercaptans, monoterpenes, acetates, aldehydes, ketones, SF6, PH3, and other fire gases in coal-mining waste heaps of Upper Silesian Coal Basin (Poland) – a re-investigation by means of in situ FTIR external database approach. Science of The Total Environment (in press)
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Elek Szełęg collection
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Akaganeite
Formula: (Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Reference: Ł. Kruszewski PXRD data (to be published soon); Kruszewski, Ł., Fabiańska, M.J., Segit, T., Kusy, D., Motyliński, R., Ciesielczuk, J., Deput, E., (2019): Carbon-nitrogen compounds, alcohols, mercaptans, monoterpenes, acetates, aldehydes, ketones, SF6, PH3, and other fire gases in coal-mining waste heaps of Upper Silesian Coal Basin (Poland) – a re-investigation by means of in situ FTIR external database approach. Science of The Total Environment (in press)
Alamosite
Formula: PbSiO3
Reference: Tyszka, R., Pietranik, A., Kierczak, J., Zieliński, G., & Darling, J. (2018). Cadmium distribution in Pb-Zn slags from Upper Silesia, Poland: Implications for cadmium mobility from slag phases to the environment. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 186, 215-224.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Reference: Dana 6: 693.
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Harańczyk, Cz. (1983): Paragenezy mineralne w złożach krakowidów i ich pokrywy. Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae: 53(1-4): 91-126 [in Polish, with English abstract]
Aluminopyracmonite ?
Formula: (NH4)3Al(SO4)3
Reference: Ł. Kruszewski (PXRD data)
Alum-(K)
Formula: KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Łukasz Kruszewski (2012) Unique chloride assemblage of exhalative origin from burning coal-mining dump in Radlin (Rybnik Coal Area, S Poland). Mineralogical Society of Poland Special Papers 40
Alum-(Na) ?
Formula: NaAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Łukasz Kruszewski (2012) Unique chloride assemblage of exhalative origin from burning coal-mining dump in Radlin (Rybnik Coal Area, S Poland). Mineralogical Society of Poland Special Papers 40
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Ammonioalunite
Formula: (NH4)Al3(SO4)2(OH)6
Ammoniojarosite
Formula: (NH4)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Ammonioleucite ?
Formula: (NH4)(AlSi2O6)
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Koszowska E. 2002: Wollastonite-garnet-pyroxene skarn from Zawiercie, Southern Poland - a preliminary report. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 20, 109-111
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: - Włodyka R. 2010: Hydrogarnets from picrite and teschenite sills in the Polish Western Carpathians. Mineralogia - Special Papers, vol. 37, pp. 116-117
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Reference: Koszowska E. 1995: The variation of habit during the growth of garnet crystals in Zawiercie skarn, S Poland. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 26, No 2, 39-54
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Ankerite ?
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Ankerite-Dolomite Series'
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Aragonite var: Plumboan Aragonite
Formula: (Ca,Pb)CO3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Aragonite var: Tarnowitzite (FRL)
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Breithaupt, August (1841) Handbuch fur Mineralogie
Arcanite
Formula: K2SO4
Reference: Kruszewski, Ł., Fabiańska, M.J., Segit, T., Kusy, D., Motyliński, R., Ciesielczuk, J., Deput, E., (2019): Carbon-nitrogen compounds, alcohols, mercaptans, monoterpenes, acetates, aldehydes, ketones, SF6, PH3, and other fire gases in coal-mining waste heaps of Upper Silesian Coal Basin (Poland) – a re-investigation by means of in situ FTIR external database approach. Science of The Total Environment (in press)
Arsenic
Formula: As
Reference: Ł. Kruszewski PXRD data (to be published soon)
Arsenolamprite
Formula: As
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Pierwoła, J., Ciesielczuk, J., Misz-Kennan, M., Fabiańska, M.J., Bielińska, A., Kruszewski, Ł., 2018. Structure and thermal history of the Wełnowiec dump, Poland: A municipal dump rehabilitated with coal waste. Int. J. Coal Geol., 197, 1–19.
Baghdadite ?
Formula: Ca3(Zr,Ti)(Si2O7)O2
Reference: Ł. Kruszewski PXRD and EPMA data
Bararite
Formula: (NH4)2[SiF6]
Reference: Łukasz Kruszewski (2012) Unique chloride a