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Venetsa deposit, Sofiya Oblast (Sofia Oblast), Bulgaria

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Name(s) in local language(s): находище Венеца, Софийска област, България
The deposit is situated at 2 km south from Gara Lakatnik village.

Mineral List

14 entries listed. 14 valid minerals.

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- Minceva-Stefanova, J. (1992): Strashimirite from its second occurrence in Bulgaria - the Venetsa deposit and its new paragenetic minerals from the Zapachitsa deposit, Western Stara Planina. - In: Scientific session "Achievments and Problems of Bulgarian Mineralogy and Petrology" dedicated to the 100th anniversary of acad. Str. Dimitrov, Sofia, Abstracts, 19-20 (in Bulgarian).
- Minceva-Stefanova, J. (1998): Morphology and two main paragenetic types of strashimirite from the Venetsa deposit, Western Balkan Mountains. Geokhim., Mineral. Petrol. 33, 3-14. (in Bulgarian.)
- Minceva-Stefanova, J. (2001): Arsenate minerals diversity in oxidation zones of the polymetallic stratabound deposits in Western Balkan Mountain. - Compt. rend. Acad. bulg. Sci., 54, 6, 39-42.
- Stoilova, D., Minceva-Stefanova, J. (2001): Infrared spectroscopy of strashimirite - Cu8(AsO4)4(OH) 4.5H2O. - Compt. rend. Acad. bulg. Sci., 54, 2001, 8, 49-52.

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