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Crnac (Cërnac) Mine, Leposavić, District of Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovo

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° 4' 58'' North , 20° 41' 34'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 43.08300,20.69300
GeoHash:G#: srwtngh0t
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate

Lead-zinc mine north of Trepca in the Kopaonik Mountains.

Intermediate sulfidation Pb–Zn(–Ag) epithermal deposit.
Two mineralisation types: a vein-type in Jurassic amphibolite and gabbro and a disseminated type in metasomatic listwaenites.

Mineral List

16 valid minerals.

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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Late Jurassic - Middle Jurassic
145 - 174.1 Ma

ID: 3160694
ophiolite complex

Age: Jurassic (145 - 174.1 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{plutonic ultramafic group}, Minor{basalt group,serpentinite}

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]

145 - 201.3 Ma

ID: 3191730
Mesozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

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Pavlović and Todorović (1961)
Urošević et al. (1966)
Palinkaš, S.S.; Šoštarić, S.B.; Bermanec, V.; Palinkaš, L.; Prochaska, W.; Furić, K.; Smajlović, J. (2009): Dickite and kaolinite in the Pb-Zn-Ag sulphide deposits of northern Kosovo (Trepča and Crnac). Clay Minerals, 44, 67-79.
S. Borojević Šoštarić, L.A. Palinkaš, F. Neubauer, V. Hurai, V. Cvetković, Z. Roller-Lutz, M. Mandić, J. Genser (2013): Silver-base metal epithermal vein and listwanite hosted deposit Crnac, Rogozna Mts., Kosovo, part II: A link between magmatic rocks and epithermal mineralization. Ore Geology Reviews 50, 98-117.
Radosavljević, S.A., Stojanović, J.N., Vuković, N.S., Radosavljević-Mihajlović, A.S., Kašića, V.D. (2015): Low-temperature Ni-As-Sb-S mineralization of the Pb(Ag)-Zn deposits within the Rogozna ore field, Serbo-Macedonian Metallogenic Province: Ore mineralogy, crystal chemistry and paragenetic relationships. Ore Geology Reviews 65, 213-227.

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