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Gemerský Jablonec, Rimavská Sobota Co., Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia

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Name(s) in local language(s):Gemerský Jablonec, okres Rimavská Sobota, Banskobystrický kraj, Slovenská republika
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 12' 23'' North , 19° 58' 50'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.20639,19.98083
GeoHash:G#: u2w4nxtwe
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate

Quarry in alkaline basalts. Maximal size of sapphire crystals is up to 1.4 cm. The best locality of sapphire in Slovak Republic.

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Country (Former) - 1,995 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Daniel Ozdín collection.
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Ozdín, D. (2017) Mineralogické zaujímavosti Slovenska. Korund var. zafír z Hajnáčky. Montanrevue: 10(3): 24. (in Slovak).
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Ozdín, D. (2017) Mineralogické zaujímavosti Slovenska. Korund var. zafír z Hajnáčky. Montanrevue: 10(3): 24. (in Slovak).
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Daniel Ozdín collection.
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Daniel Ozdín collection.
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Daniel Ozdín collection.
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Daniel Ozdín colelction

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Group 9 - Silicates
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
var: Sapphire
'Feldspar Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

C CalciteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O CorundumAl2O3
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O HematiteFe2O3
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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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0 - 66 Ma

ID: 3185279
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

5.333 - 23.03 Ma

ID: 3136854
Tinnye Fm, Kozárd Fm, Sajóvölgy Fm, Szilágy Clay Marl Fm, Rákos Limestone Fm, Hidas Lignite Fm, Baden Clay Fm, Ligeterdõ Gravel

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Tinnye Formation; Kozárd Formation; Sajóvölgy Formation; Szilágy Clay Marl Formation; Rákos Limestone Formation; Hidas Lignite Formation; Baden Clay Formation; Ligeterdõ Gravel

Description: marine molasse

Lithology: Major:{sand}, Minor{clay,limestone,gravel}

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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