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Leonie I Mine (Leonie Mine; Alte Leonie Mine), Auerbach, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
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Churchite-(Y)
Leonie I Mine, Auerbach, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

Photo: Leon Hupperichs
Latitude: 49°41'59"N
Longitude: 11°37'58"E
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Grube Leonie I (Grube Leonie, Grube Alte Leonie), Auerbach, Oberpfalz, Bayern, Deutschland
 
Ancient iron mine, abandoned in 1988.
Located 1 km north of Auerbach.

Mineral List

'Apatite'
Baryte
Beraunite
Cacoxenite
Churchite-(Y)
Crandallite
Dufrénite
Frondelite
'Laubmannite (of Moore)'
'Limonite'
Magnesio-hastingsite ?
Rhodochrosite
Rockbridgeite
Siderite
Strengite
Vivianite
Wavellite


17 entries listed. 14 valid minerals.

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References

von Gehlen, K., and Harder, H. (1956): Zur Genese der kretazischen Eisenerze von Auerbach (Oberpfalz). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 5, 118-138 (in German).

Geipel, R. (1982): Neufunde in der Grube Leonie / Auerbach. Mineralien-Magazin, 6 (5), 196.

Geipel, R. (1982): Neues von Auerbach / Oberpfalz. Mineralien-Magazin, 6 (9), 388.

Geipel, R. (1982): Sammeln in der Oberpfalz - Die Phosphatmineralien von Auerbach. Mineralien-Magazin, 6 (12), 549-554.

Pfeufer, J. (1983): Genesis of the Auerbach-Sulzbach-Rosenberg-Amberg iron ore deposits (Upper Palatinate). Geol. Jahrb., Reihe D, 64, 3-69 (in German).

Stanjek, H. (1983): Auerbach/Oberpfalz. Phosphatmineralien aus der Grube Leonie. Lapis 8 (3), 9-18; 42 (in German).

Weiß, S. (1990): Mineralfundstellenatlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag (Munich).

Sattler, C.-D. & Halbach, P. (1998): Precipitation and alteration of late Cretaceous sedimentary apatites and siderites (Leonie trough, Bavaria, Germany). Chemie der Erde 58, 197-218.

Dill, H. G., Weber, B. & Kaufhold, S. (2009): The origin of siderite-goethite-phosphate mineralization in the karst-related faultbound iron ore deposit Auerbach, Germany, a clue to the timing of hypogene and supergene Fe-Al phosphates in NE Bavaria. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie - Abhandlungen 186, 283-307.

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