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Žirovski Vrh uranium mine, Todraž, Slovenia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 4' 59'' North , 14° 9' 40'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.08306,14.16111
GeoHash:G#: u24n4jpv3
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Rudnik urana Žirovski vrh


Uranium mine active 1962-1990. Epigenetic mineralization in sandstone.

Located near Todraž, a small settlement southeast of Gorenja vas in the Gorenja vas - Poljane Municipality in the Upper Carniola region.

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Mineral List


31 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994]
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994]
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994]
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Janez Zavašnik collection; Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994]
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994]
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994]
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Reference: http://www.image-train.net/products/proceedings_first/chapter_21.pdf; Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994]
Dewindtite
Formula: H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian)
Dumontite
Formula: Pb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian)
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994]
Francevillite
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994]
'Gummite'
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian)
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian)
Johannite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian); Dolenec, T., Lukacs, E. & Pecnik, M. (1979): Uranopilite, zippeite, and johannite - recently formed secondary uranium minerals of the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 26, 179-184.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian)
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994]
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian)
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian)
Metauranopilite
Formula: (UO2)6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994]
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994]
Phosphuranylite
Formula: (H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Janez Zavašnik collection; Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994]
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994]
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Janez Zavašnik collection
Saléeite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994]
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994]
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian)
Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian)
'UM1981-24-SiO:CaU'
Formula: ~(Ca,K,Ba)U8Si2O21
Reference: Simova, F.G. (1981): Uranium silicates from two deposits in Permian sediments, Central Europe. Bulgarska Akademia Nauk, Sofia, Doklady: 34(12): 1693-1696; in: Dunn, P.J., Grice, J.G., Fleischer, M., Pabst, A. (1983): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 68: 1041
'UM1981-25-SiO:CaU'
Formula: ~(Ca,Mg,K,Ba)U7Si4O21
Reference: Simova, F.G. (1981): Uranium silicates from two deposits in Permian sediments, Central Europe. Bulgarska Akademia Nauk, Sofia, Doklady: 34(12): 1693-1696; in: Dunn, P.J., Grice, J.G., Fleischer, M., Pabst, A. (1983): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 68: 1041
'UM1981-26-SiO:CaU'
Formula: ~(Ca,K,Mg)U3Si11O29 (?)
Reference: Simova, F.G. (1981): Uranium silicates from two deposits in Permian sediments, Central Europe. Bulgarska Akademia Nauk, Sofia, Doklady: 34(12): 1693-1696; in: Dunn, P.J., Grice, J.G., Fleischer, M., Pabst, A. (1983): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 68: 1041
'UM1981-28-SiO:CaU'
Formula: ~(Ca,K,Ba)U5Si11O33
Reference: Simova, F.G. (1981): Uranium silicates from two deposits in Permian sediments, Central Europe. Bulgarska Akademia Nauk, Sofia, Doklady: 34(12): 1693-1696; in: Dunn, P.J., Grice, J.G., Fleischer, M., Pabst, A. (1983): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 68: 1041
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: http://www.image-train.net/products/proceedings_first/chapter_21.pdf
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994]
'commodity:Uranium'
Formula: U
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian)
Uranophane-β
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian)
Uranopilite
Formula: (UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian); Dolenec, T., Lukacs, E. & Pecnik, M. (1979): Uranopilite, zippeite, and johannite - recently formed secondary uranium minerals of the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 26, 179-184.
Uvanite
Formula: U6+2V5+6O21 · 15H2O (?)
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian)
Zippeite
Formula: K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Reference: Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian); Dolenec, T., Lukacs, E. & Pecnik, M. (1979): Uranopilite, zippeite, and johannite - recently formed secondary uranium minerals of the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 26, 179-184.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Francevillite'4.HB.15Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Uvanite4.HB.35U6+2V5+6O21 · 15H2O (?)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Johannite'7.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
'Metauranopilite'7.EA.05(UO2)6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
Uranopilite7.EA.05(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Zippeite7.EC.05K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Autunite'8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
'Dewindtite'8.EC.10H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
'Dumontite'8.EC.15Pb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
'Meta-autunite'8.EB.10Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
'Metatorbernite'8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
'Phosphuranylite'8.EC.10(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Saléeite8.EB.05Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Coffinite'9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Gummite'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
UM1981-24-SiO:CaU-~(Ca,K,Ba)U8Si2O21
UM1981-25-SiO:CaU-~(Ca,Mg,K,Ba)U7Si4O21
UM1981-26-SiO:CaU-~(Ca,K,Mg)U3Si11O29 (?)
UM1981-28-SiO:CaU-~(Ca,K,Ba)U5Si11O33

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Metauranopilite31.2.7.1(UO2)6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
Uranopilite31.2.6.1(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Johannite31.8.2.1Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Miscellaneous
Zippeite31.10.4.1K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Francevillite40.2a.27.1Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Meta-autunite40.2a.1.2Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Saléeite40.2a.11.1Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Tyuyamunite40.2a.26.1Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Dumontite42.4.5.1Pb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Phosphuranylite42.4.8.1(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Dewindtite42.9.8.1H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Group 47 - VANADIUM OXYSALTS
Vanadium Bronzes
Uvanite47.4.5.1U6+2V5+6O21 · 15H2O (?)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β53.3.1.9Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Gummite'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2
'UM1981-24-SiO:CaU'-~(Ca,K,Ba)U8Si2O21
'UM1981-25-SiO:CaU'-~(Ca,Mg,K,Ba)U7Si4O21
'UM1981-26-SiO:CaU'-~(Ca,K,Mg)U3Si11O29 (?)
'UM1981-28-SiO:CaU'-~(Ca,K,Ba)U5Si11O33
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
H DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
H DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
H FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H Metauranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
H SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
H UvaniteU26+V65+O21 · 15H2O (?)
H ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
O DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
O FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O Metauranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O QuartzSiO2
O SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
O UM1981-24-SiO:CaU~(Ca,K,Ba)U8Si2O21
O UM1981-25-SiO:CaU~(Ca,Mg,K,Ba)U7Si4O21
O UM1981-26-SiO:CaU~(Ca,K,Mg)U3Si11O29 (?)
O UM1981-28-SiO:CaU~(Ca,K,Ba)U5Si11O33
O UraniniteUO2
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
O UvaniteU26+V65+O21 · 15H2O (?)
O ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Mg UM1981-25-SiO:CaU~(Ca,Mg,K,Ba)U7Si4O21
Mg UM1981-26-SiO:CaU~(Ca,K,Mg)U3Si11O29 (?)
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si UM1981-24-SiO:CaU~(Ca,K,Ba)U8Si2O21
Si UM1981-25-SiO:CaU~(Ca,Mg,K,Ba)U7Si4O21
Si UM1981-26-SiO:CaU~(Ca,K,Mg)U3Si11O29 (?)
Si UM1981-28-SiO:CaU~(Ca,K,Ba)U5Si11O33
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
P DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
P Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
P SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S Metauranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
S ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K UM1981-24-SiO:CaU~(Ca,K,Ba)U8Si2O21
K UM1981-25-SiO:CaU~(Ca,Mg,K,Ba)U7Si4O21
K UM1981-26-SiO:CaU~(Ca,K,Mg)U3Si11O29 (?)
K UM1981-28-SiO:CaU~(Ca,K,Ba)U5Si11O33
K ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Ca Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Ca UM1981-24-SiO:CaU~(Ca,K,Ba)U8Si2O21
Ca UM1981-25-SiO:CaU~(Ca,Mg,K,Ba)U7Si4O21
Ca UM1981-26-SiO:CaU~(Ca,K,Mg)U3Si11O29 (?)
Ca UM1981-28-SiO:CaU~(Ca,K,Ba)U5Si11O33
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
VVanadium
V FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
V UvaniteU26+V65+O21 · 15H2O (?)
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
NiNickel
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Ba UM1981-24-SiO:CaU~(Ca,K,Ba)U8Si2O21
Ba UM1981-25-SiO:CaU~(Ca,Mg,K,Ba)U7Si4O21
Ba UM1981-28-SiO:CaU~(Ca,K,Ba)U5Si11O33
PbLead
Pb DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Pb DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Pb GalenaPbS
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
U DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
U DumontitePb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
U FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
U JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
U Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U Metauranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)(OH)10 · 5H2O
U Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
U UM1981-24-SiO:CaU~(Ca,K,Ba)U8Si2O21
U UM1981-25-SiO:CaU~(Ca,Mg,K,Ba)U7Si4O21
U UM1981-26-SiO:CaU~(Ca,K,Mg)U3Si11O29 (?)
U UM1981-28-SiO:CaU~(Ca,K,Ba)U5Si11O33
U UraniniteUO2
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
U UvaniteU26+V65+O21 · 15H2O (?)
U ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O

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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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3185977
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Comments: Dinaric Alps

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]

Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3158857
Southern Alps; Internal and External Dinarides

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Description: molasse

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{conglomerate,carbonates, consolidated,evaporites}

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

References

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- Dolenec, T. & Pezdic, J. (1984): Sulfur isotope composition of sulfides from the uranium mine Zirovski vrh. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 31, 263-284.
- Dolenec, T., Lukacs, E. & Pecnik, M. (1979): Uranopilite, zippeite, and johannite - recently formed secondary uranium minerals of the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 26, 179-184.
- Dolenec, T. (1985): Secondary uranium minerals from the Zirovski Vrh uranium ore deposit. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 32, 195-206 (in Serbo-Croatian).
- Dolenec, T. (1995): Microscopic characteristics and mineral composition of the ore from the uranium mine Zirovski Vrh, Slovenia. Rudarsko-Metalurski Zbornik 41, 175-190 [Volume Date 1994].


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