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Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 38' 54'' North , 12° 55' 51'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
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-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

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

Bismutoferrite

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 (TL)

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: Milky Quartz

var: Rock Crystal

var: Smoky Quartz

Rammelsbergite

Realgar

Rhodochrosite

Rutile

Safflorite

'Schalenblende'

Scheelite

Schorl

Schulenbergite

Scorodite

Semseyite

Senarmontite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

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


190 valid minerals. 12 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Rock Types Recorded

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Localities in this Region


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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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