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

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 42' 45'' North , 10° 31' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.7125, 10.525
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 (TL)

var: Zygadite (FRL)

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

var: Electrum

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

Mertieite-II

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

'Unnamed (Pd-Bi-Cu Selenide)'

Uraninite

var: Pitchblende

Valentinite

'Wad'

Witherite

Xanthoconite

Zincselenide

Zircon

Zoisite


176 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Localities in this Region


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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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