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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): 46.0830555556, 14.1611111111
Name(s) in local language(s):Rudnik urana Žirovski vrh
Other regions containing this locality:The Alps, Europe

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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31 valid minerals.

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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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