Mineral resources of Poland> Rock raw materials and others> Calcite
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Vein of calcite occur in Paleozoic limestones in the Holy Cross Mts. and near the city of Cracow (Paczółtowice and Czarna deposits). Calcite deposits, occurring in the form of veins, were documented in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship.

Calcite is used in the ceramic industry. In the past, it was used in glass industry and as the fancy stone.

Anticipated economic resources, documented within three deposits, are estimated at 232.78 thousand tonnes as of 31.12.2016. Resources have not changed in comparison with the previous year. Only in Radomice I deposit calcite is occurring as the main raw material, in others calcite is a co-occurring raw material with limestones (limestones were documented for building and road industries). The exploitation of calcite has not been carried out in 2016.

Prepared by: Dariusz Brzeziński