SK - Slovakia


SK1- Rock-forming and accessory minerals as tracers of magmatic and metamorphic evolution of the Western Carpathians, Slovakia

Practical information:

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Pre-conference: 16.08.2010 Bratislava (SK) - 20.08.2010 Budapest (HU)
  • Length: 980 km
  • Min. number of participants: 5
  • Max. number of participants: 30
  • Field trip registration fee
    • Student/young scientist: EUR 70
    • Normal: EUR 110
  • Accommodation and meals cost: EUR 190

Leaders: Pavel Uher (Comenius University, Bratislava; puher@fns.uniba.sk), Igor Broska (Geological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava), Marian Janák (Geological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava)

Scientific focus (keywords): igneous petrology; metamorphic petrology; rock-forming minerals; accessory minerals; secondary copper minerals; speleology (cave visit); mining heritage; medieval monuments

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Photo: Libethenite and pseudomalachite, Ľubietová (SK)
Libethenite and pseudomalachite , Ľubietová (SK)

Photo: Collar of Anna-Agnes adit at Poproč (SK)

SK2 - Slovak Ore Mountains: Hydrothermal mineralization and environmental impacts of mining

Practical information:

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Post-conference: 28.08.2010 Budapest - 30.08.2010 Budapest
  • Length: 880 km
  • Min. number of participants: 5
  • Max. number of participants: 40
  • Field trip registration fee
    • Student/young scientist: EUR 40
    • Normal: EUR 80
  • Accommodation and meals cost: EUR 70

Leaders: Vratislav Hurai (Geological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, geolvrah@savba.sk), Martin Chovan (Comenius University, Bratislava)

Scientific focus (keywords): ore deposits; siderite-sulphide veins; Sb-Au veins, magnesite-talc deposits; ore mineralogy; environmental pollution; remediation; speleology (cave visit)

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Collar of Anna-Agnes adit at Poproč (SK)

SK3 - Classic localities in the Central Slovakian Volcanic Field: Gold, silver and base metal mineralizations and mining history at Banská Štiavnica and Kremnica

Practical information:

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Post-conference: 28.08.2010 Budapest (HU) - 29.08.2010 Budapest (HU)
  • Length: 400 km
  • Min. number of participants: 5
  • Max. number of participants: 40
  • Field trip registration fee
    • Student/young scientist: EUR 30
    • Normal: EUR 60
  • Accommodation and meals cost: EUR 55

Leader: Peter Koděra (Comenius University, Bratislava, kodera@fns.uniba.sk), Jaroslav Lexa (Geological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava)

Scientific focus (keywords): ore deposits; hydrothermal precious and base metal deposits; Au, Ag, Cu, Pb, Zn minerals; volcanic petrology; mineralogical exhibitions; history of mining education; mining heritage; medieval monuments

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Photo: Zlatý stol (Golden Table) adit, Hodruša-Hámre (SK)
Zlatý stol (Golden Table) adit, Hodruša-Hámre (SK)