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Scărișoara Cave, Gârda de Sus, Alba, Romaniai
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Scărișoara CaveCave
Gârda de Sus- not defined -
AlbaCounty
RomaniaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 29' 24'' North , 22° 48' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.49014,22.81019
GeoHash:G#: u820rp3bs
Locality type:Cave
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Ice cave

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Bogdan P. Onac, Jonathan G. Wynn (2017) Ikaite in old and newly formed ice deposit of Scărișoara Ice Cave, Romania. In 17th International Congress of Speleology (No. I, p. 261). Australian Speleological Federation Inc.
Calcite var: Glendonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Bogdan P. Onac, Jonathan G. Wynn (2017) Ikaite in old and newly formed ice deposit of Scărișoara Ice Cave, Romania. In 17th International Congress of Speleology (No. I, p. 261). Australian Speleological Federation Inc.
Ice
Formula: H2O
Reference: Bogdan P. Onac, Jonathan G. Wynn (2017) Ikaite in old and newly formed ice deposit of Scărișoara Ice Cave, Romania. In 17th International Congress of Speleology (No. I, p. 261). Australian Speleological Federation Inc.
Ikaite
Formula: CaCO3 · 6H2O
Reference: Bogdan P. Onac, Jonathan G. Wynn (2017) Ikaite in old and newly formed ice deposit of Scărișoara Ice Cave, Romania. In 17th International Congress of Speleology (No. I, p. 261). Australian Speleological Federation Inc.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ice4.AA.05H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Glendonite5.AB.05CaCO3
Ikaite5.CB.25CaCO3 · 6H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Ice4.1.2.1H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)·xH2O
Ikaite15.1.4.1CaCO3 · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Calcite
var: Glendonite
-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H IceH2O
H IkaiteCaCO3 · 6H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Calcite (var: Glendonite)CaCO3
C IkaiteCaCO3 · 6H2O
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Calcite (var: Glendonite)CaCO3
O IceH2O
O IkaiteCaCO3 · 6H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Calcite (var: Glendonite)CaCO3
Ca IkaiteCaCO3 · 6H2O

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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Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3160922
undifferentiated

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{dolomite/dolostone,conglomerate,sandstone}

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]

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3186649
Mesoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

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

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Bogdan P. Onac, Jonathan G. Wynn (2017) Ikaite in old and newly formed ice deposit of Scărișoara Ice Cave, Romania. In 17th International Congress of Speleology (No. I, p. 261). Australian Speleological Federation Inc.


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