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Dănești, Dănești village, Șișești Commune, Maramureș Co., Romania

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 37' 3'' North , 23° 44' 1'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.61750,23.73361
GeoHash:G#: u82yuhd21
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Dănești, satul Dănești

Geographical location: located in the southern area of the Gutâi Mountains, 18 km ESE of Baia Mare, 7 km SE of Baia Sprie locality and 3 km NW of Șurdești village.
Geological investigations: Neogene magmatic rocks, 'biotite'-quartz andesites, piroxene-hornblende andesite-"Mogoșa" type, dacites and rhyodacites.
Metallogenetic unit: sub-province associated to Neogene magmatism, Gutâi Metallogenetic District.
Development status: the main occurrence of "Dănești" dacite type with presence of 'biotite' (Marias, 2005). Extensive plaque of chalcedony deposition over dacite/rhyodacite. The only occurrence in the South Gutâi Region that has been identified the amethyst in the second stage crystallization over chalcedony.

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8 valid minerals.

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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0 - 66 Ma

ID: 3184425
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Felsic volcanic 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]

2.588 - 23.03 Ma

ID: 3162663
Neogene andesite

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{andesite}, Minor{rhyolite,rhyodacite}

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]

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1-Jude Radu, 2010, An overview of the Oaș and Neogene Metallogenetic District. Romanian Journal of Mineral Deposits, Mineral Resources of Carpathians area, 10th-12th September 2010, Baia Mare, Romania. Vol 84, p.94-95.
2-Marias Francisc, 2005, Metallogeny of the Baia Mare Mining District-an approach based on the Cavnic hydrothermal system-comparison with other epithermal systems in the world. Ed. Cornelius, 2005, p.64-76.
3-Marinel Kovacs, Alexandrina Fülöp, 2003, Neogene volcanism in the Gutâi Mts., (Eastern Carpathians). A Review. Studia Universitatis, Babeș-Bolyai, Geologia, vol 48, 2003, p.3-16.

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