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Reference: Ozdín D., 2009-2017: Minerals of Slovakia. www.ozdinminerals.com

Cultish minerals of Slovakia

Cultish minerals are such minerals satisfactory following 4 criteria:

1. high quality, general connection, exceptionality or aesthetic appearance

2. exceptionality overlapping area of Slovak Republic

3. least 4x publishing (especially in photos form) different first authors

4. valuation: least 4 points

Other minerals that meanwhille fail to satisfy all 4 criteria, but have possibility their fulfil are classified as potential cultish minerals. Regional cultish minerals are minerals of Slovakia that are valued and characteristic only in Slovakian area. Minerals are ordering according to score that they have gained for their publication in different printed or vision mediums. Number of exposure is under points in parenthesis. Valuation table is here. Valuation is closed for photos of minerals from mineralogical auctions, sales web markets, sales catalogues etc.

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CULTISH MINERALS
Rank Photo Mineral and locality Collection

Pts

1. OPAL var. precious (Dubník) [Harlekýn] Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria 11.0 pts

(12)

2.

QUARTZ var. sceptre amethyst (Banská Štiavnica)

Národní muzeum, Praha, Czech Republic

9.5 pts

(8)

3. OPAL var. precious and stibnite (Dubník) Daniel Ozdín, Bratislava, Slovak Republic 8.1 pts

(9)

4. Schafarzikit (Pernek) SCHAFARZIKITE (Pernek) Národní muzeum, Praha, Czech Republic 6.6 pts

(6)

5. Euchroit (Ľubietová - Svätodušná) EUCHROITE (Ľubietová - Svätodušná) privat collection 5.0 pts

(5)

6. ANTIMONY (Pezinok) Daniel Ozdín, Bratislava, Slovak Republic 4.9 pts

(5)

7. QUARTZ var. chalcedony (Osrblie, Tri Vody) Národní muzeum, Praha, Czech Republic 4.3 pts

(5)

8. VALENTINITE (Pernek) Národní muzeum, Praha, Czech Republic 4.0 pts

(4)

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POTENTIAL CULTISH MINERALS
Rank Photo Mineral and locality Collections

Pts

1.   DEVILLINE (Špania Dolina) Vysoká škola chemicko-technologická, Praha, Czech Republic 4.7 pts

(4)

2. TETRADYMITE (Župkov) Národní muzeum, Praha, Czech Republic 4.2 pts

(5)

3. HODRUŠITE (Hodruša-Hámre) Martin Števko, Bratislava, Slovak Republic 3.9 pts

(5)

4.   HÜBNERITE (Chyžné - Herichová) ex. Ján Kantor, Bratislava, Slovak Republic 3.9 pts

(3)

5. QUARTZ var. amethyste (Banská Štiavnica) Monastery Melk, Austria 3.7 pts

(6)

6.-12.  

BARITE var. wolnyne (Krásnohorské Podhradie)

Východoslovenské múzeum, Košice, Slovak Republic

3.6 pts

(3)

6.-12. Celestín (Špania Dolina) CELESTINE (Špania Dolina) Vysoká škola chemicko-technologická, Praha, Czech Republic 3.6 pts

(3)

6.-12.

DEVILLINE (Špania Dolina)

Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria

3.6 pts

(3)

6.-12. Hauerit na sadrovci (Vígľašská Huta - Kalinka)

HAUERITE (Vígľašská Huta - Kalinka)

Národní muzeum, Praha, Czech Republic

3.6 pts

(3)

6.-12. Hodrušit (Hodruša-Hámre)

HODRUŠITE (Hodruša-Hámre)

privat collection, Czech Republic

3.6 pts

(3)

6.-12.   PHARMACOSIDERITE (Nová Baňa) Banícke múzeum, Rožňava, Slovak Republic 3.6 pts

(3)

6.-12.

TETRADYMITE (Župkov)

Vysoká škola chemicko-technologická, Praha, Czech Republic

3.6 pts

(3)

13.

GALENA (Banská Štiavnica)

Národní muzeum, Praha, Czech Republic

3.2 pts

(3)

14.   OPAL var. precious (Dubník) Národní muzeum, Praha, Czech Republic 3.0 pts

(2)

15.

DEVILLINE (Špania Dolina)

Národní muzeum, Praha, Czech Republic

2.7 pts

(3)

16.-17. Hauerit na sadrovci (Vígľašská Huta - Kalinka)

HAUERITE (Vígľašská Huta - Kalinka)

Slovenské banské múzeum, Banská Štiavnica, Slovak Republic

2.4 pts

(2)

16.-17.  

INESITE (Hodruša-Hámre)

P. Černý, Příbram, Czech Republic

2.4 pts

(2)

18. KERMESITE (Pezinok) Peter Huber, Wiener Neustadt, Austria 1.1 pts

(2)

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 REGIONAL CULTISH MINERALS
Rank Photo Mineral and locality Collections

Pts

1. KERMESITE (Chyžné) Martin Števko, Bratislava, Slovak Republic 9.0 pts

(11)

2. BARITE (Banská Štiavnica - Šobov) Daniel Ozdín, Bratislava, Slovak Republic 6.4 pts

(6)

3. KERMESITE (Pezinok) Martin Števko, Bratislava, Slovak Republic 5.9 pts

(5)

4. GOLD (Magurka) Liptovské múzeum, Ružomberok, Slovak Republic 5.6 pts

(5)

5.

METACINNABARIT (Merník)

Vysoká škola chemicko-technologická, Praha, Czech Republic

5.1 pts

(4)

6. GOLDMANITE (Pezinok - Rybníček) Daniel Ozdín, Bratislava, Slovak Republic 5.0 pts(6)
7. Sfalerit (Banská Štiavnica) SPHALERITE (Banská Štiavnica) Národní muzeum, Praha, Czech Republic 4.9 pts

(4)

8.-9.

ALBITE (Rožňava)

Banícke múzeum, Rožňava, Slovak Republic

4.6 pts

(4)

8.-9. Senarmontit (Pernek) SÉNARMONTITE (Pernek) Národní muzeum, Praha, Czech Republic 4.6 pts

(4)

10. ARAGONITE (Špania Dolina) Národní muzeum, Praha, Czech Republic 3.8 pts

(3)

11. Devillín (Špania Dolina) DEVILLINE (Špania Dolina) Vysoká škola chemicko-technologická, Praha, Czech Republic 4.2 pts

(3)

12.-13.

BARITE var. wolnyne (Krásnohorské Podhradie)

Dušan Peterec, Košice, Slovak Republic

3.7 pts

(3)

12.-13. Pseudomalachit (Ľubietová - Podlipa) PSEUDOMALACHITE (Ľubietová) Vysoká škola chemicko-technologická, Praha, Czech Republic 3.7 pts

(3)

14.-16. Brandholzit (Pernek)

BRANDHOLZITE (Pernek)

Národní muzeum, Praha, Czech Republic

3.6 pts

(3)

14.-16.  

POLYBASITE (Banská Štiavnica)

Ex. Zdeněk Mrázek, Praha, Czech Republic

3.6 pts

(3)

14.-16.  

PYRARGYRITE (Banská Štiavnica)

Vysoká škola chemicko-technologická, Praha, Czech Republic

3.6 pts

(3)

17.

ALBITE (Rožňava)

Východoslovenské múzeum, Košice, Slovak Republic

3.4 pts

(3)

18. QUARTZ var. sceptre amethyst (Banská Štiavnica) Martin Števko, Bratislava, Slovak Republic 3.2 pts

(3)

19.-20. Fluorit (Banská Štiavnica) FLUORITE (Banská Štiavnica) Ladislav Turecký, Bratislava, Slovak Republic 3.1 pts

(3)

19.-20.   PYRITE (Banská Štiavnica) Slovenské banské múzeum, Banská Štiavnica, Slovak Republic 3.1 pts

(3)

21. QUARTZ var. jasper (Zemplín) Rudolf Ďuďa, Košice, Slovak Republic 2.8 pts

(3)

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Valuation
Photography in title page of book available in bookshops: 1.8 pts
Colour photography in title page of prominent atiquarian journal (Lapis, Mineralogical Record): 1.7 pts
Colour photography in title page of antiquarian or scientific journal: 1.5 pts

Colour photography carried on broadcast bilboards, show bill at the station (tram-, bus-, trolley-bus-stopand underground) or vehicle: 1.5 pts

Colour photography carried in calendar: 1.4 pts
Colour photography as "Photo of the day" on the most visited mineralogical website www.mindat.org: 1.4 b
Mineral or specimen with esceptional history (present of eminent statesman; several random events associated with sample etc.) 1.3 pts
Mineral displayed in television (news, TV programs and films, commercials, etc.): 1.3 pts
Colour photography on postcard or school aids (e. g. posters): 1.3 pts
Colour photography in special book or textbook: 1.2 pts
Colour photography in antiquarian and other non-scientific journals: 1 pts
Colour photography in casual publication: 1 pts
Colour photography in scientific book: 1 pts
Winner of international show (on the Web too; for international show is allowed then, when go into a place at least 3 countries): 1 pts
Colour photography of minerals as leitmotiv on poster of exhibition with time duration least 3 months: 1 pts
Colour photography of minerals as cloth printing: 0.9 pts
Colour photography in scientific journals: 0.7 pts
Colour photography carried in Internet (homepage of author of photography): 0.7 pts
Winner of home show (on the Web too; + shows where participants are least from 2 countries and competitive number is more than 10): 0.5 pts
Black-and-white photography pubished in journal or book: 0.4 pts

Colour photography carried in Internet (photography in different web page): 0.3 pts

Mineral which is remembered in books, journals or newspapers and photography is not carried (for each mention): 0.2 pts
Supplementary valuation of photos (unpuplished reports, works (processual too), year-book of clubs, bills of short-time undertakings (e.g. mineral shows): 0.2 pts
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