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St Andreasberg, St Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany

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Name(s) in local language(s): St Andreasberg, Revier St Andreasberg, Harz, Niedersachsen, Deutschland
 
Historical silver mining area, located around 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld. Quartz-calcite veins, carrying a suite of lead-copper-silver-arsenic ores, hosted by diabase included devonian schists. Today, all the mines are closed.

The mines listed here all belong to the "Inner mining distric" ("Inwendiges Revier"), unlike the mines belonging to Beerberg. They were located practically below the city of St Andreasberg.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Acanthite
Actinolite
Adamite
var: Cuprian Adamite
Adelite
Agardite-(La)
Albite
var: Zygadite (FRL)
'Allemontite'
Analcime
Andradite
Anglesite
Anhydrite
Annabergite
Antimony
'Apophyllite'
Aragonite
Argentopyrite
Arsenic
Arseniosiderite
Arsenolite (TL)
Arsenopyrite
'Axinite Group'
Azurite
Baryte
Berthierite
Berzelianite
'Bindheimite'
Bohdanowiczite
Bornite
Boulangerite
Bournonite
Breithauptite (TL)
'Brewsterite'
Brianyoungite
Brochantite
Calcite
Caledonite
Carminite
Cervantite
'Chabazite'
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chalcostibite
Chervetite
Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
Claudetite
Clausthalite
Clinochlore
Cobaltite
Conichalcite
Copper
Covellite
Cubanite
Cuprite
Datolite
Devilline
Dickite
Dolomite
Duftite
Dyscrasite
Epidote
Erythrite
Eucairite
Ferroselite
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Fluorite
Galena
Galenobismutite
Gersdorffite
Gmelinite-Na
Gold
Grossular
Guanajuatite
Guérinite
Gypsum
Häggite
Harmotome (TL)
Hematite
Heulandite-Ca
Hörnesite
Hydrocerussite
Hydrozincite
Jamesonite
Jarosite
Johannsenite
Kaolinite
Karelianite
Kermesite
Klockmannite
Köttigite
Laumontite
Lautite
Lead
Lepidocrocite
Linarite
Löllingite
Magnetite
Malachite
Marcasite
Maucherite
Miargyrite
Millerite
Minium
Montmorillonite
Muscovite
var: Illite

Nacrite
Natrolite
Naumannite
Nickeline
Nickelskutterudite
Nolanite
Nontronite
Opal
Orpiment
Osarizawaite
Owyheeite
Pararealgar
Parasymplesite
Pharmacolite
Pharmacosiderite
Phaunouxite
'Phillipsite'
Picropharmacolite
Polybasite
Posnjakite
Prehnite
Proustite
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
'Pyrobitumen
var: Thucholite'

Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
Pyrostilpnite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
Rammelsbergite
Rauenthalite
Realgar
Retgersite
Rhodochrosite
Richelsdorfite
Rosasite
Rösslerite
Safflorite
Samsonite (TL)
Saponite
Schulenbergite
Schultenite
Scolecite
Scorodite
Semseyite
Serpierite
Siderite
Silver
Skutterudite
Smithsonite
Smythite
Sphalerite
Stephanite
Sternbergite
'Stetefeldtite'
Stibarsen
'Stibiconite'
Stibnite
'Stilbite'
Stilbite-Ca
Stilleite
Strontianite
Sulphur
Talc
Tennantite
Tetrahedrite
Thomsonite-Ca
Tiemannite
Titanite
'Tourmaline'
Ullmannite
Umangite
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
Valentinite
'Wad'
Witherite
Xanthoconite
'Zincselenide'
Zircon
Zoisite


197 entries listed. 171 valid minerals. 4 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

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References

- Klaproth, M.H. (1797): Untersuchung des Kreuzsteins vom Harz, Beiträge zur chemischen Kenntniss der Mineralkörper, Zweiter Band, Rottmann Berlin, 80-83
- Klaproth, M.H. (1802): Chemische Untersuchung des Spießglanz-Silbers von Andreasberg, Beiträge zur chemischen Kenntniss der Mineralkörper, Dritter Band, Rottmann Berlin, 173-177.
- WILKE, A. (1954): Die Erzgänge von St. Andreasberg. Der Aufschluss 5 (7/8), 159-164.
WILKE, A. (1958): Die Erzgänge von St. Andreasberg. Der Aufschluss 9 (8/9), 193-198.
- Lapis 1986(3)
- Lapis 1989(7/8)
- Gebhard, G. (1988): Harzer Bergbau und Minerale: St. Andreasberg. , xx pp.
- GRUNDMANN, G. & SCHNORRER-KÖHLER, G. (1989): 'reichlich rothgültige Erze nesterweise' Die Mineralien des Bergbaubezirks St. Andreasberg im Harz. Lapis 14 (7), 23-67.
- Gebhard, G. (1990): Harzer Bergbau und Minerale: St. Andreasberg. 2nd edition, Verlag Gebhard-Giesen, xx pp.
- Weiß, S. (1990): Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West, Weise, Munich


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