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Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbánya), Cavnic, Maramureș, Romaniai
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View of the Cavnic Gold Mine, Cavnic, ca. 1902.

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

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

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

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

Cavnic Mine, Cavnic, Maramureș, Romania
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 39' 50'' North , 23° 51' 41'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Deposit first discovered:
Before 1400
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cavnic5,072 (2014)0.5km
Negreia565 (2013)9.3km
Șurdești1,451 (2013)9.7km
Breb1,307 (2014)10.0km
Budeşti3,437 (2012)10.2km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Capnic; Kapnikbánya, Kapnik, Hungary


The most famous mine in the Cavnic mining district.

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

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Rock Types Recorded

Note: data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.
Albite var. Andesine
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Plotinskaya, O. Y., Damian, F., Prokofiev, V. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., & Damian, G. (2009). Tellurides occurrences in the Baia Mare region, Romania. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 4(2), 89-100.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Plotinskaya, O. Y., Damian, F., Prokofiev, V. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., & Damian, G. (2009). Tellurides occurrences in the Baia Mare region, Romania. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 4(2), 89-100.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., & Udubaşa, S. Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. pp62-65
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Vilhelm Farago specimens
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., Udubaşa, S. (2012) Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. Romanian Journal of Earth Sciences, 8, 62-65.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Rob Lavinsky (ex. Larry Krause specimen)
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.; Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., & Udubaşa, S. Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. pp62-65; Costin, D. (2012). Compositional data on boumonite-CuPbSbS3 from Varatec ore deposit, Baiut mine field, Eastern Carpathians, Romania. Studia UBB, Geologia, 48(1), 45-54.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]; Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.
Calcite var. Manganese-bearing Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]; Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.; Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., & Udubaşa, S. Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. pp62-65; Plotinskaya, O. Y., Damian, F., Prokofiev, V. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., & Damian, G. (2009). Tellurides occurrences in the Baia Mare region, Romania. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 4(2), 89-100.
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
Reference: Huber, P. & Muresan, I. (1996): Mineralienübersicht der wichtigsten Bergbaue des Bezirkes Maramures. Lapis, 21 (7-8), 60 (in German).
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.; Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., & Udubaşa, S. Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. pp62-65
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.; Plotinskaya, O. Y., Damian, F., Prokofiev, V. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., & Damian, G. (2009). Tellurides occurrences in the Baia Mare region, Romania. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 4(2), 89-100.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: No reference listed
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., & Udubaşa, S. Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. pp62-65
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Rădulescu Dan, Dimitrescu Radu, 1966, Mineralogia Topografică a României, Ed. Academiei RSR, 1966, p.325
Fülöppite
Formula: Pb3Sb8S15
Reference: collected: Gábor Koller, analysed: Sándor Szakáll, Béla Fehér EDS, and PXRD
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]; Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.; Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., & Udubaşa, S. Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. pp62-65; Plotinskaya, O. Y., Damian, F., Prokofiev, V. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., & Damian, G. (2009). Tellurides occurrences in the Baia Mare region, Romania. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 4(2), 89-100.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.; Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., & Udubaşa, S. Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. pp62-65; Plotinskaya, O. Y., Damian, F., Prokofiev, V. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., & Damian, G. (2009). Tellurides occurrences in the Baia Mare region, Romania. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 4(2), 89-100.
Gold var. Electrum
Formula: (Au,Ag)
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Gypsum var. Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.; Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., & Udubaşa, S. Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. pp62-65
Ilvaite
Formula: CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Reference: Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., Udubaşa, S. (2012) Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. Romanian Journal of Earth Sciences, 8, 62-65.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Radulescu Dan, Dimitrescu Radu, 1966, Mineralogia Topografica a Romaniei, Ed. Academiei RSR, p.94
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.
'K Feldspar var. Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.; Plotinskaya, O. Y., Damian, F., Prokofiev, V. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., & Damian, G. (2009). Tellurides occurrences in the Baia Mare region, Romania. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 4(2), 89-100.
Kutnohorite
Formula: CaMn2+(CO3)2
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.; Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., & Udubaşa, S. Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. pp62-65
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.; Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., & Udubaşa, S. Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. pp62-65; Plotinskaya, O. Y., Damian, F., Prokofiev, V. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., & Damian, G. (2009). Tellurides occurrences in the Baia Mare region, Romania. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 4(2), 89-100.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.
Muscovite var. Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.; Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., & Udubaşa, S. Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. pp62-65; Plotinskaya, O. Y., Damian, F., Prokofiev, V. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., & Damian, G. (2009). Tellurides occurrences in the Baia Mare region, Romania. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 4(2), 89-100.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]; Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.; Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., & Udubaşa, S. Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. pp62-65; Plotinskaya, O. Y., Damian, F., Prokofiev, V. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., & Damian, G. (2009). Tellurides occurrences in the Baia Mare region, Romania. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 4(2), 89-100.
Quartz var. Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Philippe Michelin photo & specimen
Quartz var. Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Karel Bal Collection
Quartz var. Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: various added photos
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.
Rhodochrosite (TL)
Formula: MnCO3
Type Locality:
Reference: 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: 174; Zeitschrift für Kristallographie (1981): 156: 233.; Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.; Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., & Udubaşa, S. Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. pp62-65; Plotinskaya, O. Y., Damian, F., Prokofiev, V. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., & Damian, G. (2009). Tellurides occurrences in the Baia Mare region, Romania. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 4(2), 89-100.
Rhodonite
Formula: CaMn3Mn[Si5O15]
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.; Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., & Udubaşa, S. Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. pp62-65; Plotinskaya, O. Y., Damian, F., Prokofiev, V. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., & Damian, G. (2009). Tellurides occurrences in the Baia Mare region, Romania. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 4(2), 89-100.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.; Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., & Udubaşa, S. Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. pp62-65; Plotinskaya, O. Y., Damian, F., Prokofiev, V. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., & Damian, G. (2009). Tellurides occurrences in the Baia Mare region, Romania. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 4(2), 89-100.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Vilhelm Farago specimens; Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., & Udubaşa, S. Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. pp62-65
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.; Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., & Udubaşa, S. Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. pp62-65; Plotinskaya, O. Y., Damian, F., Prokofiev, V. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., & Damian, G. (2009). Tellurides occurrences in the Baia Mare region, Romania. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 4(2), 89-100.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.; Plotinskaya, O. Y., Damian, F., Prokofiev, V. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., & Damian, G. (2009). Tellurides occurrences in the Baia Mare region, Romania. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 4(2), 89-100.
'Tennantite Subgroup'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4 C2+2)As4S12S
Reference: Maggie Wilson Collection
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Reference: Plotinskaya, O. Y., Damian, F., Prokofiev, V. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., & Damian, G. (2009). Tellurides occurrences in the Baia Mare region, Romania. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 4(2), 89-100.
'Tetrahedrite Subgroup'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4 C2+2)Sb4S12S
Reference: Grancea, L., Bailly, L., Leroy, J., Banks, D., Marcoux, E., Milesi, J.-P., Cuney, M., André-Mayer, A.-S., Istvan, D., Fabre, C. (2002) Fluid evolution in the Baia Mare epithermal gold/polymetallic district, Inner Carpathians, Romania. Mineralium Deposita. 37(6-7), 630-647.; Hîrtopanu, P., Andersen, J., Hârtopanu, I., & Udubaşa, S. Ilvaite From The Cavnic Deposit, Romania. pp62-65; Plotinskaya, O. Y., Damian, F., Prokofiev, V. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., & Damian, G. (2009). Tellurides occurrences in the Baia Mare region, Romania. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 4(2), 89-100.

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Gold1.AA.05Au
var. Electrum1.AA.05(Au,Ag)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Chalcostibite2.HA.05CuSbS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Fülöppite2.HC.10aPb3Sb8S15
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Orpiment2.FA.30As2S3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
'Tennantite Subgroup'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4 C2+2)As4S12S
'Tetrahedrite Subgroup'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4 C2+2)Sb4S12S
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ferberite4.DB.30FeWO4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var. Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var. Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var. Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var. Manganese-bearing Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mn)CO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Kutnohorite5.AB.10CaMn2+(CO3)2
Rhodochrosite (TL)5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var. Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var. Andesine9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ilvaite9.BE.07CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var. Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Rhodonite9.DK.05CaMn3Mn[Si5O15]
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var. Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
'Tennantite Subgroup'3.3.6.2Cu6(Cu4 C2+2)As4S12S
'Tetrahedrite Subgroup'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4 C2+2)Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
2 < ø < 2.49
Fülöppite3.6.20.1Pb3Sb8S15
ø = 2
Chalcostibite3.7.5.1CuSbS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite (TL)14.1.1.4MnCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Kutnohorite14.2.1.3CaMn2+(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Ilvaite56.2.3.3CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1CaMn3Mn[Si5O15]
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var. Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var. Andesine-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Aragonite-CaCO3
Calcite
var. Manganese-bearing Calcite
-(Ca,Mn)CO3
'Chlorite Group'-
Gold
var. Electrum
-(Au,Ag)
Gypsum
var. Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
'K Feldspar'-
'var. Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Quartz
var. Amethyst
-SiO2
var. Milky Quartz-SiO2
var. Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Gypsum var. SeleniteCaSO4 · 2H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite var. IlliteK0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Calcite var. Manganese-bearing Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O Calcite var. Manganese-bearing Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
O Gypsum var. SeleniteCaSO4 · 2H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Quartz var. Smoky QuartzSiO2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O Quartz var. Milky QuartzSiO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Albite var. Andesine(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O K Feldspar var. AdulariaKAlSi3O8
O Muscovite var. IlliteK0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O RhodoniteCaMn3Mn[Si5O15]
O KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
O FerberiteFeWO4
O IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O Quartz var. AmethystSiO2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Albite var. Andesine(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Albite var. Andesine(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al K Feldspar var. AdulariaKAlSi3O8
Al Muscovite var. IlliteK0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz var. Smoky QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz var. Milky QuartzSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Albite var. Andesine(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si K Feldspar var. AdulariaKAlSi3O8
Si Muscovite var. IlliteK0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si RhodoniteCaMn3Mn[Si5O15]
Si IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Si Quartz var. AmethystSiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S StibniteSb2S3
S Tetrahedrite SubgroupCu6(Cu4 C22+)Sb4S12S
S SphaleriteZnS
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S RealgarAs4S4
S Gypsum var. SeleniteCaSO4 · 2H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S CovelliteCuS
S OrpimentAs2S3
S FülöppitePb3Sb8S15
S Tennantite SubgroupCu6(Cu4 C22+)As4S12S
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K K Feldspar var. AdulariaKAlSi3O8
K Muscovite var. IlliteK0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Calcite var. Manganese-bearing Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
Ca Gypsum var. SeleniteCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Albite var. Andesine(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca RhodoniteCaMn3Mn[Si5O15]
Ca KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
Ca IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
MnManganese
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn Calcite var. Manganese-bearing Calcite(Ca,Mn)CO3
Mn RhodoniteCaMn3Mn[Si5O15]
Mn KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
CuCopper
Cu Tetrahedrite SubgroupCu6(Cu4 C22+)Sb4S12S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu Tennantite SubgroupCu6(Cu4 C22+)As4S12S
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As RealgarAs4S4
As OrpimentAs2S3
As Tennantite SubgroupCu6(Cu4 C22+)As4S12S
AgSilver
Ag Gold var. Electrum(Au,Ag)
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb Tetrahedrite SubgroupCu6(Cu4 C22+)Sb4S12S
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb FülöppitePb3Sb8S15
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W FerberiteFeWO4
AuGold
Au Gold var. Electrum(Au,Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb FülöppitePb3Sb8S15
Pb AltaitePbTe
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi

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