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Bornite from "Muszka"?

Posted by Uwe Kolitsch  
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Uwe Kolitsch September 18, 2014 10:25AM
We have an old piece of more or less massive "bornite" (probably superficially oxidised chalcopyrite) from "Muszka" -
has anyone heard of this locality? (No relevant hits via Google.) It could be in Bohemia or Poland.
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Ilkka Mikkola September 18, 2014 12:01PM
Hello Uwe
Could it be Muszca village, Also-Feher County, Austria-Hungary Empire (now in Romania)? There is Musca village in Apuseni Mountains with the Rosia Poieni copper mine and older mines.

Ilkka
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Grzegorz Słowik September 18, 2014 12:26PM
Hi,
There is no such location in Poland.

Regards,
Grzesiek
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Jasun D. McAvoy September 18, 2014 05:38PM
Is it possible it could be referring to Mezica in Slovenia?
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Peter Haas September 18, 2014 08:47PM
Jasun D. McAvoy Wrote:
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> Is it possible it could be referring to Mezica in
> Slovenia?


Less likely, as they would have it called "Miess" on an old label (this area has once been part of the Austrian empire as well).
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Roger Lang September 19, 2014 09:39AM
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Here the old names: Muşca / Muska, Kismuska, Muszka / Russendorf, Russenhof
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Exonyms

It is situated near Baie de Aries (Offenbanya).

Cheers

Roger
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Uwe Kolitsch September 20, 2014 04:58PM
Hi Ilkka and Roger,
Thanks! Certainly looks like the right locality.
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