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Zemberg-Terézia vein system, Dobšiná Mining District (Dobschau; Topschau), Rožňava Co., Košice Region, Slovakia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 50' 36'' North , 20° 23' 28'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.8433333333, 20.3911111111
Name(s) in local language(s):Zembersko-tereziánsky žilný systém, Dobšiná, okres Rožňava, Košický kraj, Slovenská Republika

Hydrothermal quartz-carbonate veins with Co, Ni and Cu sulphides/arsenides/sulfoarsenides hosted in complex of metamorphic rocks, mostly gneisses and amphibolites. The most significant mining activity in Dobšiná area is connected with the exploitation and mining of cobalt and nickel ores from this vein system. Mining of rich cobalt and nickel ores starts there in 1780 and ceased in 1897.

Note: GPS coordinates refers to dump of Dobrá nádej (Jóremény) adit

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52 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

  • Košice Region
    • Rožňava Co.
      • Dobšiná Mining District (Dobschau; Topschau)

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- Niedzwiezki J., 1872: Beobachtungen an Löllingit, Granat, Chlorit. Jb. K.-kön. geol. Reichsanst., 3, 160-162 (in German).
- Melczer G., 1907: Gömörmegye ásványai. In: Eisele: Gömör és Borsód vármegyék bányászati és kohászati monografiája. Selmeczbánya, 521-546 (in Hungarian).
- Halahyjová-Andrusovová G., 1956: O enargite v Dobšinej. Geol. Práce Zpr. 7, 159-160 (in Slovak).
- Halahyjová-Andrusovová G., 1961: Mineralogické a paragenetické štúdium rudných ložísk v okolí Dobšinej. Manuskript, ŠGÚDŠ, Bratislava, 334. (in Slovak)
- Halahyjová-Andrusovová G., 1964: O genéze dobšinských rudných žíl. Geol. Práce Zpr., 33, 53-69 (in Slovak).
- Peterec D. & Ďuďa D., 1993: Sekundárne minerály z haldového materiálu z Dobšinej, Henclovej a Hummela (SGR). Minerál, 4, 30-31.
- Grecula P. ed., 1995: Ložiská nerastných surovín Slovenského rudohoria. Zväzok 1. [Mineral deposits of the Slovak Ore Mountains. Volume 1]. Geocomplex, Bratislava, Slovak Republic, 829 p. (in Slovak and English)
- Peterec D., 2010: História baníctva v Dobšinej. Minerál, 18, 4, 292-322 (in Slovak).
- Turecký L. & Števko M., 2010: Niklové, kobaltové a arzénové minerály z Dobšinej. Minerál, 18, 4, 336-350 (in Slovak)
- Ozdín D. & Dojčanský Ľ., 2010: Aragonity dobšinských ložísk. Minerál, 18, 4, 354-359 (in Slovak).
- Kúšik D., 2010: Historický nález vivianitu z Dobšinej. Minerál, 18, 4, 360-362 (in Slovak).
- Kozub G., Budzyń B., Pršek J., 2011: Hydrothermal copper-bismuth mineralization from the Joremeny adit, Dobšiná, Slovak Republic-preliminary report. Mineralogia, Special Papers, 38, 123-124.

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