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Fuchsbau Quarry, Leupoldsdorf, Tröstau, Fichtelgebirge, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

Goyazite
Fuchsbau Quarry, Leupoldsdorf, Tröstau, Fichtelgebirge, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

Photo: K. Gerl
Fuchsbau, Leupoldsdorf, Tröstau, Fichtelgebirge, Franken, Bayern, Deutschland

An anbandoned quarry ('Kastl-Bruch').
Located in a nature reserve, where collecting is strictly prohibited (since 1984).

Known for a unique find of huge tabular goyazite crystals in 1980.

Mineral List

Albite
Anatase
Beryl
Cassiterite
Chalcopyrite
Cyrilovite
Dufrénite
Epidote
Euclase
Fluorapatite
Fluorite
Goyazite
Herderite
'Herderite-Hydroxylherderite Series'
Kaolinite
'Limonite'
Lithiophorite
Meta-autunite
Metatorbernite
Microcline
Montmorillonite
Muscovite
var: Gilbertite
Nontronite
Orthoclase
'Psilomelane'
Pyrite
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
var: Smoky Quartz
Rutile
Topaz
'Tourmaline'
'Wad'
'Wolframite'
'Zinnwaldite'


36 entries listed. 24 valid minerals. 2 erroneous literature entries.

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References

- Der Aufschluss 1975(2), 88-92
- Der Aufschluss 1980(9b), 442
- Lapis 1985(7/8), 15-26
- Lapis 1987(7/8), 70
- Meier, S. (2002). Seltene Phosphat-Mineralien aus dem Fichtelgebirge und der Oberpfalz. Lapis, 27 (2), 32-34.

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