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Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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Name(s) in local language(s): Revier Freiberg, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland
 
Large old silver mining district, the first activities dating back to the 12th century.
The last mine closed in 1969.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Acanthite
Alabandite
Albite
var: Oligoclase
'Allanite'
Allanite-(Ce)
Allophane
Almandine
Amphibole Supergroup
Anatase
Andalusite
'Andorite'
Anglesite
Ankerite
Annabergite
Anthophyllite
'Apatite'
'var: Pseudoapatite'
Aragonite
Argentopyrite
Argentotennantite
Argyrodite (TL)
'Argyropyrite'
Arsenic
Arsenolite
Arsenopyrite
Atacamite
Aurichalcite
Azurite
Baryte
Barytocalcite
Berthierite
Bertrandite
Beryl
'Biotite'
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Bornite
Boulangerite
Bournonite
Breithauptite
Brianyoungite
Brochantite
Brookite
Bukovskýite
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
Canfieldite
Cassiterite
Celestine
Cerite-(Ce)
Cerussite
Cervantite
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chapmanite
Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
'Chrysoprase'
Chrysotile
Claudetite
Clausthalite
Clinochlore
Clinosafflorite
Cobaltite
Copper
Covellite
Cubanite
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite
Diaphorite (TL)
Dolomite
Dyscrasite
Enargite
Enstatite
var: Bronzite

Epidote
Epsomite
Erythrite
Eulytine
Fayalite
'Feldspar Group'
Ferberite
Ferrimolybdite
Fluorapatite
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Fluorite
Freibergite (TL)
Freieslebenite (TL)
Fülöppite
Galena
Galenobismutite
'Ganomatite'
Gersdorffite
Goethite
Gold
Goslarite
Gustavite
Gypsum
Halotrichite
Harmotome
Hematite
Heteromorphite
'Hornblende'
Hübnerite
Hydroniumjarosite
Hydrozincite
'Ilsemannite'
Iodargyrite
Jamesonite
Jarosite
Jordisite (TL)
Julgoldite-(Fe2+)
Kaňkite
Kaolinite
Kermesite (TL)
'K Feldspar
var: Adularia'

Kutnohorite
Kyanite
Langite
'Limonite'
Linarite
Lindbergite
Linnaeite
Lithiophorite
Löllingite
Magnesite
var: Mesitine Spar

Magnetite
Malachite
'Manganese Oxides'
Marcasite
var: Lonchidite
Melanterite
var: Cuprian Melanterite
Miargyrite (TL)
Millerite
Mimetite
Molybdenite
Molybdite
Montmorillonite
Muscovite
Nacrite (TL)
Namuwite
Natrojarosite
Naumannite
Nickeline
Nickelskutterudite
Opal
Orpiment
Orthoclase
Owyheeite
'Pearceite-T2ac' (FRL)
Picropharmacolite
'Pitticite' (FRL)
Polybasite
Posnjakite
Proustite
Pseudorutile
'Psilomelane'
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
var: Bravoite
Pyroaurite
Pyromorphite
var: Ca-bearing Pyromorphite
Pyrostilpnite (TL)
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Agate
var: Amethyst
var: Chalcedony
var: Eisenkiesel
var: Jasper
var: Milky Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
var: Smoky Quartz
Rammelsbergite
Realgar
Rhodochrosite
Rutile
Safflorite
'Schalenblende'
Scheelite
Schorl
Schulenbergite
Scorodite
Semseyite
Sénarmontite
'Serpentine Group'
Serpierite
Siderite
var: Sideroplesite
var: Sphärosiderite
Sillimanite
Silver
Skutterudite
Smithsonite
Sphalerite
Stannite
Stephanite (TL)
Sternbergite
'Stibiconite'
Stibnite
Stolzite
Stromeyerite
Strontianite
Sulphur
Synchysite-(Ce)
Talc
Tennantite
Tenorite
Tetrahedrite
Titanite
Topaz
'Tourmaline'
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
Valentinite
Variscite
'Wad'
Whewellite
Witherite
'Wolframite'
Wulfenite
Wurtzite
Xanthoconite (TL)
Zinkenite
Zýkaite


261 entries listed. 185 valid minerals. 11 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 2 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

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References

- Müller, H. (1901): Die Erzgänge des Freiberger Bergrevieres. W. Engelmann, Leipzig, 350 pp.
- Hofmann, F. (1986): Die Freiberger Mineralien. Lapis 11(7/8), 28-55.
- Weber, W. (1986): Der Freiberger Bergbau. Lapis 11(7/8), 13-27.
- Flach, S. (1986): Freiberg, über die Mineralien und Bergbaugeschichte der 800jährigen Bergstadt in Sachsen. Bode Verlag, 111 pp. (ISBN 3- 925094-05-9)
- Wagenbreth, O. & Wächtler, E. (1986): Der Freiberger Bergbau: Technische Denkmale und Geschichte. Deutscher Verlag für Grundstoffindustrie, 1. Aufl., Leipzig, xx pp.


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