Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat Articles
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Sphalerite from
Mežica, Carinthia Region, Slovenia

Locality type:Municipality
Comments:The principal ore of zinc at Mežica occurs primarily as small grains embedded in calcite and dolomite, and as veins and lenticular aggregate. Well-formed crystals are unknown.
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Peter Bancroft, Mirjan Žorž, Franc Krivograd, and Gregor Kobler (1991) Famous Mineral Localities: The Mežica Mine, Slovenia, Yugoslavia. Mineralogical Record 22(2), 97-104.;
Aleksander Rečnik (2010) Minerals of the lead and zinc ore deposit Mežica. Bode Vlg. & Jožef Stefan Institute. Ljubljana: 112 pp.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Galena1 photo of Sphalerite associated with Galena at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mežica, Carinthia Region, Slovenia
Localities for Sphalerite in this Region
Mežica Mines, Mežica, Carinthia Region, Slovenia
Union Mine, Mežica, Carinthia Region, Slovenia
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
0.0km (0.0 miles) Mežica Mines, Mežica, Carinthia Region, Slovenia
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
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: July 21, 2019 20:13:13
Go to top of page