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Zapachitsa Cu deposit (Zapacica; Zapachica Mine), Bov, Svoge Obshtina, Sofiya Oblast (Sofia Oblast), Bulgaria

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° North , 23° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~26km
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate

A copper deposit located in the Western Stara-Planina Mts.

Mineral List

22 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Minceva-Stefanova, J. (1962): New minerals for Bulgaria: tyrolite, cornwallite, conichalcite, euchroite and cuproadamite. - Bull. Geol. Inst., Bulg. Acad. Sci., 10, 23-38 (in Bulgarian with German summary).
Minceva-Stefanova, J. (1964): Zink-Olivenit aus der Lagerstätte Zapačica und uber den Chemismus und die Ablagerung der Kupferarsenate. - Chemie der Erde, 23, 4, 248-258.
Minceva-Stefanova, J. (1968): Strashimirite - a new hydrated copper arsenate. - Zap. Vses. Mineral. Obsht. 97, 4, 470-477 (in Russian).
Minceva-Stefanova, J. (1986): Parageneses of strashimirite. - Geochem., Mineral. and Petrol., 20-21, 49-57 (in Bulgarian).
Minceva-Stefanova, J. (1993): Cornubite in paragenesis with cornwallite from Zapachitsa Deposit, Western Stara Planina, Bulgaria. - Compt. rend. Acad. bulg. Sci., 46, 4, 65-68.
Minceva-Stefanova, J. (1999): Arseniosiderite and kolfanite from Zapachitsa deposit, Western Balkan, Bulgaria. - Compt. rend. Acad. bulg. Sci., 52, 5/6, 65-68.
Minceva-Stefanova, J. (2001): Arsenate minerals diversity in oxidation zones of the polymetallic stratabound deposits in Western Balkan Mountain. - Compt. rend. Acad. bulg. Sci., 54, 6, 39-42.

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