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Vrchoslav fluorite deposit, Krupka (Graupen), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Ústí Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

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Worked from 1952 until 1969, with a total output of 320,000 tons of fluorite. Located about 2 km WNW of Krupka. In 1972 new work started - research on tin and Wo ore. Excavating attained duration 2km.
Abouth 1km was discover a new big Si vein, which are rich on Molybdenite.
Today, the adits are inaccessible, and the dumps ingrowth by grass and trees.

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References

Fengl, M. (1998): Mineralogie těžených fluoritových ložisek (1.). Minerál, roč. 6, č. 2, s. 83-88.

Lapis 23(4), 18-34 (1998)

Sejkora, J., Radoň, M.: Brochantit z fluoritového ložiska Vrchoslav (Krušné hory). Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1997, roč. 4-5, s. 190-192.

Števko M., Bačík P., Ozdín D., Zeman M., Jonáš J., 2010: Výskyt schrockingeritu na fluoritovom ložisku Vrchoslav v Krušných horách (Česká republika). Bull. mineral.-petrolog. Odd. Nár. Muz.(Praha), 18, 2, 99-105.

Sejkora, J., Breiter, K.: Historický rudní revír Krupka, Krušné hory. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1999, roč. 7, s. 29-45.

Sejkora, J., Kotrlý, M., Novotná, M., Skála, R.: Ferrimolybdit z opuštěné štoly 5. květen u Vrchoslavi, Krušné hory. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1998, roč. 6, s. 225-228.

Škovíra, J., Sejkora, J., Kotrlý, M.: Výskyt ryzí mědi a kupritu ve Vrchoslavi u Teplic. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1999, roč. 7, s. 241.

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