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Moldova Nouă Mine (Moldova Nova; Neumoldowa; Neu-Moldava; Újmoldova; Nová Moldava), Moldova Nouă-Sasca Cu-Mo ore field, Banat Mts, Caraş-Severin Co., Romania

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 44' 16'' North , 21° 42' 8'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.73778,21.70250
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Porphyry Cu-Mo deposit, already mined in Roman times.
Modern mining stopped around 2005.


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Mineral List


61 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Geochronology

Mineralization age: Late Cretaceous : 73.1 Ma to 71.96 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Mesozoic
  Cretaceous
   Late Cretaceous
ⓘ Molybdenite (youngest age)71.96 Ma
ⓘ Molybdenite (oldest age)73.1 Ma

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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Pliocene - Miocene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 1378452
Miocene-Pliocene sedimentary rocks

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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References

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Vlad, S.N. (1997) Calcic skarns and transversal zoning in the Banat mountains, Romania: indicators of an Andean-type setting. Mineralium Deposita 32, 446-451.
Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005) Porphyry Copper Deposits of the World: Database, Map, and Grade and Tonnage Models. USGS Open-File Report 05-1060.
Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008) Porphyry copper deposits of the world: Database and grade and tonnage models, 2008. US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Ilinca, G. (2012) Upper Cretaceous contact metamorphism and related mineralization in Romania. Acta Mineralogica-Petrographica, Abstract Series, Szeged, Vol. 7.

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