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Sphalerite from
Mežica Mines, Mežica, Carinthia Region, Slovenia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Formula:ZnS
Comments:The principal zinc ore at Mežica
Habit:small grains, veins, and lenticular aggregates. Well-formed crystals are unknown
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Terzić, S.B. (1972) Thallium and mercury in minerals from the Mežica ore deposit. Geologija, 15, 361-369.;
Bancroft, P., Žorž, M., Krivograd, F., and Kobler, G. (1991) Famous Mineral Localities: The Mežica Mine, Slovenia, Yugoslavia. Mineralogical Record, 22(2), 97-104.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mežica Mines, Mežica, Carinthia Region, Slovenia
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
0.0km (0.0 miles) Union Mine, Mežica, Carinthia Region, Slovenia
17.6km (10.9 miles) Pb deposit, Rijavitzagraben (Jeravitzagraben; Remscheniggraben), Bad Eisenkappel (Bad Eisenkappl), Karawanken, Carinthia, Austria
26.1km (16.2 miles) Pyrrhotite prospect, Ebriach, Bad Eisenkappel (Bad Eisenkappl), Karawanken, Carinthia, Austria
28.3km (17.6 miles) Modre quarry, Dragonerfels, Rammersdorf, Völkermarkt, Carinthia, Austria
30.1km (18.7 miles) Haider quarry, Radl pass, Eibiswald, Wies, Koralpe, Styria, Austria
30.5km (18.9 miles) Svata quarry, Terpetzen, Trixen, Saualpe, Carinthia, Austria
31.4km (19.5 miles) Terpetzen, Trixen, Saualpe, Carinthia, Austria
35.4km (22.0 miles) Remšnik mine, Carinthia Region, Slovenia
37.8km (23.5 miles) Spodumene prospect (Brandrücken exploration adit; Weinebene deposit), Brandrücken, Moschkogel - Weinebene area, Koralpe, Carinthia, Austria
38.7km (24.0 miles) Aldrian quarry (Hofstatt quarry), Lieschengraben, Oberhaag, Styria, Austria
 
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