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Machów mine, Tarnobrzeg, Subcarpathia, Polandi
Regional Level Types
Machów mineMine
Tarnobrzeg- not defined -
SubcarpathiaVoivodeship
PolandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 34' 59'' North , 21° 40' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.58333,21.66667
GeoHash:G#: u2zrv03jm
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Tarnobrzeg50,459 (2010)1.5km
Błonie322 (2010)4.0km
Koprzywnica2,536 (2010)6.0km
Samborzec475 (2010)7.2km
Polanów360 (2010)8.6km


An opencast sulfur mine located near Tarnobrzeg.

Abstract from Gradowski et al., 1992:
Sulphur deposits being surface mined in the Tarnobrzeg area of Poland formed post-depositionally in the vuggy limestone layer above gypsum and anhydrite beds. Sulphur was deposited mostly as powder but also as coarsely crystalline masses and as free-growing crystals. Other materials present in the sulphur-bearing horizon include calcite, gypsum, quartz, aluminum oxide, celestine, and barite. Mineral specimens of these minerals collected at the mine are described.

In 1984 it produced 2.342 million tons of ore.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Min.Rec.: 20(5):398.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: No reference listed
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Min.Rec.: 20(5):398.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Gradowski, J. and Kubiak, W.W. (1992), The Machow Mine, Tarnobrzeg, Poland. (La mine Machow, Tarnobrzeg, Pologne), Mineralogical Record, 4pp., 13 references (in English) (January-February 1992): 23: quoted in the locality page.
Hauerite
Formula: MnS2
Reference: Karwowski Ł. & Burek W. 2003: SULPHIDES ASSOCIATION CONECTED WITH HAUERITE OCCURENCES IN BADENIAN CLAYSTONS NEAR TARNOBRZEG. Mineralogical Society of Poland - Special Papers, vol. 22, pp. 105-107
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Min.Rec.: 20(5):398.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Hauerite2.EB.05aMnS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Hauerite2.12.1.9MnS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O CelestineSrSO4
O BaryteBaSO4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
SSulfur
S CelestineSrSO4
S SulphurS8
S BaryteBaSO4
S HaueriteMnS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn HaueriteMnS2
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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: 3131611
Carpathian Foredeep

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Description: molasse

Lithology: Major:{clay}, Minor{sand,silt,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

References

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Mineralogical Record (1989) 20(5): 398.
Gradowski, J. and Kubiak, W.W. (1992) The Machow Mine, Tarnobrzeg, Poland. (La mine Machow, Tarnobrzeg, Pologne), Mineralogical Record, 4pp., 13 references (in English) (January-February 1992): 23: 29.

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