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Einheit Mine, Elbingerode, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Photo: 2009 HGG
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Grube Einheit, Elbingerode, Wernigerode, Harz, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland
 
An iron mine, started in 1889 and closed in 1990, working a hydrothermal deposit of the Lahn-Dill type (VHMS-type). Main ores were hematite, siderite and pyrite.

Mineral List

Ankerite
Baryte
Calcite
Chalcopyrite
Chamosite ?
Cryptomelane
Dolomite
Fluorite
Goethite
Groutite
Gypsum
var: Selenite
Hausmannite
Hematite
Kutnohorite
'Limonite'
Magnetite
Melanterite
Millerite
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
Rhodochrosite
Romanèchite
Siderite
Sphalerite
Sulphur
Voltaite
Wurtzite


30 entries listed. 27 valid minerals.

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References

- Schaarschmidt, H. (2003): Schöne Calcitkristalle und interessante Begleitmineralien aus Elbingerode im Harz. Lapis 2003 (2), 13-20

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