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Veliki Majdan Mine, Ljubovija, Boranja orefield, Podrinje District, Serbia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 17' 28'' North , 19° 18' 38'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.29114,19.31082
Owned/operated by:Mineco Limited
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Lead(-silver)-zinc(-iron) mine.
Vein-type Pb–Zn deposit related to Tertiary magmatism.

There has been mining in and around Veliki Majdan since the 14th Century. Modern exploration started in the 1930s, conducted initially by a London based mining company. Exploration, including extensive underground development continued until 1939, starting again after the end of the war. Concerted processing operations started in the 1960s and ran continuously until the outbreak of the civil war in late 1992. Only very limited mining occurred in the preceding decade, until Mineco acquired the mine in 2007 and returned it to full production.


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1 valid mineral.

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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Permian - Carboniferous
252.17 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 1381575
Carboniferous-Permian sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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Radanović-Gužvica B. (1999): The average structural density of barite crystals of different habit types. Geol. Croat., 51/1, 59-65.

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