Stratified sulfide ores in karst cavities of the Olkusz mine (Cracow-Silesian Region, Poland)

Maria Sass-Gustkiewicz


Warstwowane rudy siarczkowe w kawernach krasowych w kopalni Olkusz (rejon śląsko-krakowski)

Karst cavities beneath the brecciated ore-bearing dolomite and solution channels developed in limestones are filled with stratified sphalerite ores.. These ores represent internal sediments deposited by underground solutions and provide an argument in favor of epigenetic and karstic origin of Zn-Pb ores in the Triassic of the Cracow-Silesian region.

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