Checklist of the Romanian Cave Minerals

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The present note provides an updated list of Romanian cave minerals. A recent survey of the mineralogical literature reveals 104 mineral species identified in various secondary cave deposits. 35 of these minerals are either ore-related or bat guano-derived, being rather uncommon cave minerals. Many occurrences bearing rare and very rare cave minerals, such as berlinite, glaukosphaerite, koniaite, leonite, meta-aluminite, paratacamite, phosphammite, sampleite, syngenite, tinsleyite, etc. were reported within the last three years.

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Theoretical and Applied Karstology, v. 16, p. 83-89