|Name(s) in local language(s):||Tršće, Čabar, Primorsko-goranska županija, Hrvatska|
|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||45° North , 14° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~1km|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
In mines near Tršće cinnabar was mined as a mercury ore from 1890 to WWII, until the small deposit was exhausted.
The cinnabar is hosted in Permian clastics, sandstones, conglomerates and shales, and also in Lower Triassic dolostones.
Regions containing this locality
|Eurasian Plate||Tectonic Plate|
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Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Cinnabar|
Reference: Šinkovec, B. and Jović, P. (1959): Rudarskogeološka istraživanja pojava cinabarita kod Tršća (in Croatian). Fond stručne dokumentacije Geološkog Zavoda, Zagreb
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 2 - SULFIDES|
|AmXp, with m:p = 1:1|
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Šinkovec, B. and Jović, P. (1959) Rudarskogeološka istraživanja pojava cinabarita kod Tršća (in Croatian). Fond stručne dokumentacije Geološkog Zavoda, Zagreb, quoted in: Basic geological map 1:100000, sheet Delnice, L 33-90.
Šinkovec, B. (1977) Istraživanje pojave cinnabarita kod Tršća u Gorskom Kotaru. Fond stručne dokumentacije IGI, 3229, Zagreb.
Stanislav Frančišković-Bilinski, Halka Bilinski, Darko Tibljaš, and Gerd Rantitsch (2005): EFFECTS OF MERCURY MINING REGIONS FROM NW DINARIDES ON QUALITY OF STREAM SEDIMENTS. PSP Volume 14 – No 10, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 913-927. [https://bib.irb.hr/datoteka/204766.F_25_131_pp913_927.pdf]
Bošnjak, Nikolina, Romić, Marija, Palinkaš, Ladislav, and Bakić, Helena (2008) Mercury contamination of soil, stream and overbank sediments associated with cinnabar mineralization (Trsce, Croatia). Conference of The Soil-Society-Environment (EUROSOIL 2008), Vienna, Austria, Book of abstracts, 211.
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