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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).


Mineral List


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

Neogene
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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License



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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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