Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia (Kisbánya), Baia Mare (Nagybánya), Maramureș Co., Romania
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||47° 42' 23'' North , 23° 41' 3'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||47.70639,23.68417|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Herja (Herzsa), Chiuzbaia (Kisbánya)|
This old mine has been producing some of the world's finest well-crystallized specimens for over a century. The mine is located close to the small village of Chiuzbaia (formerly Kisbánya), 7 km ENE of Baia Mare. [Note: Geographically, the Herja mine belongs to Baia Mare, but old specimens from Herja mine are usually labelled as Chiuzbaia (Kisbánya).]
According to Cook and Damian (1997), all the lead antimony sulfosalts are As-free.
63 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.
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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0 - 66 Ma
|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. 
2.588 - 23.03 Ma