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Artana (Novo Brdo; Novobërdo) Mine, Novo Brdo, District of Pristina (District of Prishtina), Kosovo

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 36' 58'' North , 21° 25' 55'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.616, 21.432
 
Lead-zinc mine, suspended. Mining (gold-silver-lead) since 1326.

"There were mines and smelting furnaces for iron, lead, gold and silver ores. Novo Brdo silver is known by its argentum glame (an alloy of silver with 1/6-1/3 gold). In 1450 the mines of Novo Brdo were producing about 6,000 kg of silver per year." (Source: Wikipedia)
The sphalerite is enriched in Sn, at 1600 ppm level.

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5 entries listed. 4 valid minerals.

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References

Kołodziejczyk, J., Pršek, J., Voudouris, P., Melfos, V., Asllani, B. (2016): Sn-Bearing Minerals and Associated Sphalerite from Lead-Zinc Deposits, Kosovo: An Electron Microprobe and LA-ICP-MS Study. Minerals, 6, 42; 12757 (2016)

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