Mines

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Davorin Preisinger

In the book MINES – Abandoned mines in Slovenia, more than 50 abandoned mine passages containing colored metal, flint and coal are represented.” Each mine passage is represented in its own chapter with short but detailed texts supplementing the exquisite photography of the inner parts of each mine.

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Davo Preisinger

The author, a speleologist and a mineral collector, also represents various minerals and ores pertaining to a certain passage. This book significantly contributes to the awareness of the rich mining history in Slovenia that is nearly forgotten.

1. Saint Ana’s mercury mine, 6
– Julij’s passage, 14
– August’s passage, 17
– Fridrik’s passage, 18
– Jakob’s passage, 20
– Anton’s passage (main passage), 21
– Jurij’s passage, 25
– Alojzij’s passage, 25

2. Mine underneath Korosica (sfalerite, zinc),27
3. Pocivalnik above Trzic (copper), 31
4. Mining passage underneath Sija (iron), 37
5. Stegovnik (copper, pirite), 38
6. Mining passage above Trzic (iron),42
7. Manganite mine at Begunjscica, 45
8. Korl’s passage of the Sava cave (siderite), 51
9. Jelovica Cok (iron), 57
10. Manganite mine at Smarjetna gora, 61
11. Skofje, Cerkno (copper), 65
12. Nova Oselica (iron), 68
13. Bodoveljska Grapa (copper), 7
14. Knapovze, Trnovec, Medvode (lead), 74
15. Markovo, Tuhinjska Valley (kaolin), 81
16. Motnik, Tuhinjska Valley (coal), 81
17. Krasnja (flint), 85

18. Lead mine Sitarjevec, Litija (lead, mercury, barite), 89
– August’s passage, 92
– Export and main passage, 97
– Alma passage, 99
– Grol’s passage, 107
– Ventilation passage, 113

19. Reka gozd (lead), 115
20. Maljek (lead), 177
21. Pustov mlin (lead), 119
22. Bohor above the Zveglic farm (lead), 120
23. Janez’s ditch Pohorje (pirite), 122
24. Okoska gora (galenite), 124
25. Studence, Piresica (iron), 126
26. Tofant mine near Piresica (iron), 130
27. Loznica underneath Vranjek (bauxite), 132
28. Skorno near Sostanj, research passage Penk, 136
29. Passage in Plentakov Kozjak, the Mislinja ditch (flint), 139
30. Zilè’s cave, the Mislinja ditch (iron), 142
31. Remsnik, Kobansko (lead – copper), 148
32. The Velenje coal mine, 150

Additional information

Weight 0.578 kg
Dimensions 1.5 × 17.1 × 24.1 cm
Author

Davorin Preisinger

Photography

Davorin Preisinger, Matjaz Chvatal

Edited and Designed

Matjaz Chvatal

Technical Data

152 Pages, 360 Photos, Hardcover

Language

English, Slovenian

Format

Printed Book

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