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Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbánya), Cavnic (Kapnic; Kapnik), Maramureș Co., Romania

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View of the Cavnic Gold Mine, Cavnic, ca. 1902.

Cavnic Mine, Cavnic, Maramureș Co., Romania
View of the Cavnic Gold Mine, Cavnic, ca. 1900.

Cavnic Mine, Cavnic, Maramureș Co., Romania
View of the Cavnic Gold Mine, Cavnic, ca. 1902.

Cavnic Mine, Cavnic, Maramureș Co., Romania
View of the Cavnic Gold Mine, Cavnic, ca. 1900.

Cavnic Mine, Cavnic, Maramureș Co., Romania
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 39' 50'' North , 23° 51' 41'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.66389,23.86139
GeoHash:G#: u82znuzq6
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


The most famous mine in the Cavnic mining district.

Formerly known as Kapnikbanya, Kapnik, Hungary (during the Austro-Hungarian empire).


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

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References

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- Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 963, 1101.
- Huber, P. & Muresan, I. (1996): Mineralienübersicht der wichtigsten Bergbaue des Bezirkes Maramures. Lapis, 21 (7), 60. (in German).
- Huber, P. and Muresan, I. (1996). Farbenprächtige Mineralien aus Cavnic: Vererzung und Mineralien von Cavnic (Kapnikbanya, Kapnik). Lapis, 21(7/8), 45-55. (in German)
- Szakáll, S., Ed. (2002): Minerals of the Carpathians. Christian Weise Verlag, Munich, Germany, 480 pp.

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