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Baia de Arieş (Offenbánya), Alba Co., Romania

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View of Baya de Arieş (Offenbánya), ca. 1910.

Baia de Arieş, Alba Co., Romania
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A famous old telluride deposit, formerly known as Offenbánya (Hungarian name; old German names include Schwendburg and Offenburg). Mined for gold and silver. The modern mine was operated until 2004.

Located near the small town of the same name.



Alternative Label Names

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Baia de Aries, Romania

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

Detailed Mineral List:

Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Mineralogical Record 13:389-400
Arsenic
Formula: As
Reference: Mineralogical Record 13:389-400
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Offenbanya
Evansite
Formula: Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 923.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Marcoux, E., Grancea, L., Lupulescu, M., & Milési, J. (2002). Lead isotope signatures of epithermal and porphyry-type ore deposits from the Romanian Carpathian Mountains. Mineralium Deposita, 37(2), 173-184.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: in the collection of Joachim Esche; Gratian, C., Radu, J., Ion, B., & Sorin, U. Neogene Gold Mineralization Types In Romania.; Mineralogical Record 13:389-400
Krennerite
Formula: Au3AgTe8
Reference: Mineralogical Record 13:389-400
Muthmannite
Formula: AuAgTe2
Reference: AmMin 89:1505–1509 (2004)
Nagyágite
Formula: [Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3
Reference: Mineralogical Record 13:389-400
Pitticite
Formula: (Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1015.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Offenbanya
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 174.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: In the collection of Brent Thorne. Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA. label.
Sylvanite (TL)
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Reference: CM 32 (1994), 189; Wagner F E, Sawicki J A, Friedl J, Mandarino J A, Harris D C, Cabri L J (1994) 197Au Mössbauer study of the gold–silver ditellurides sylvanite, krennerite and calaverite, The Canadian Mineralogist 32, 189-201 ; Mineralogical Record 13:389-400
Tellurium
Formula: Te
Reference: No reference listed
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Wagner F E, Sawicki J A, Friedl J, Mandarino J A, Harris D C, Cabri L J (1994) 197Au Mössbauer study of the gold–silver ditellurides sylvanite, krennerite and calaverite, The Canadian Mineralogist 32, 189-201

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Arsenic'1.CA.05As
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
'Tellurium'1.CC.10Te
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Altaite'2.CD.10PbTe
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Krennerite'2.EA.15Au3AgTe8
'Muthmannite'2.CB.85AuAgTe2
'Nagyágite'2.HB.20a[Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Sylvanite' (TL)2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
'Tennantite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Rhodochrosite'5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Evansite'8.DF.10Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
'Pitticite'8.DB.05(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Arsenic1.3.1.1As
Tellurium1.3.4.2Te
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Muthmannite2.8.26.AuAgTe2
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Nagyágite2.11.10.1[Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Krennerite2.12.13.1Au3AgTe8
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sylvanite (TL)2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A3(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Evansite42.1.2.1Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Pitticite43.5.3.1(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
H Pitticite(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
O Pitticite(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
AlAluminium
Al EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
PPhosphorus
P EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S GalenaPbS
S Nagyágite[Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3
S Pitticite(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
MnManganese
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Pitticite(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenicAs
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As Pitticite(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
AgSilver
Ag KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Ag MuthmanniteAuAgTe2
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
SbAntimony
Sb Nagyágite[Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
Te KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Te MuthmanniteAuAgTe2
Te Nagyágite[Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Te TelluriumTe
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Au MuthmanniteAuAgTe2
Au Nagyágite[Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb Nagyágite[Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 923, 1015.
- HUBER, S. & HUBER, P. (1983): Offenbanya, Baia de Aries; Sylvanit und Gold aus Offenburg. Lapis 8(10), 34-35.

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