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Boryslav, Lviv Oblast, Ukrainei
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Boryslav- not defined -
Lviv OblastOblast
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
49° 17' 21'' North , 23° 25' 8'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Boryslav36,704 (2013)1.0km
Truskavets’26,600 (2017)6.4km
Skhidnytsya2,257 (2016)8.4km
Drohobych79,406 (2014)9.2km
Stebnyk20,087 (2013)10.5km


Boryslav (Ukrainian: Борислав, Polish: Borysław) is a city located on the Tysmenytsia River (a tributary of the Dniester), in the Lviv Oblast (province) of western Ukraine (Wikipedia). Formerly part of Galicia. Ozocerite (mineral wax) mined beginning in 1854 followed by an extensive oil industry.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
Soviet Union (1922-1991)Country (Former)
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: RadwaŃski, Andrzej B.. The oil and ozokerite mine in Boryslav and historical monuments of petroleum and salt industries in the vicinity of Boryslav (Ukrainian Fore-Carpathian region). Geotourism/Geoturystyka, [S.l.], n. 18, p. 35, Feb. 2014.
'Ozocerite'
Reference: Eugene Coste. "Volcanic Origin of Natural Gas and Petroleum." The Journal of the Canadian Mining Institute, Volume 6, 1903; RadwaŃski, Andrzej B.. The oil and ozokerite mine in Boryslav and historical monuments of petroleum and salt industries in the vicinity of Boryslav (Ukrainian Fore-Carpathian region). Geotourism/Geoturystyka, [S.l.], n. 18, p. 35, Feb. 2014.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Ozocerite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Ozocerite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl

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]

Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3141858
Carpatian, Crimea, Caucasus

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{clay}, Minor{sand,sandstone,limestone}

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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Eugene Coste. "Volcanic Origin of Natural Gas and Petroleum." The Journal of the Canadian Mining Institute, Volume 6, 1903

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