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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.

Mineral List

Aurichalcite
'Autunite Group'
Baryte
'Biotite'
Bismuth
Brochantite
Cassiterite
Conichalcite
Copper
Cuprite
Devilline
Erythrite
Ferrimolybdite
Fluorite
Gypsum
'Ilsemannite'
Jarosite
Jordisite
Kamiokite
Metatorbernite
Molybdenite
Nacrite
Natrozippeite
Opal
Rosasite
Schröckingerite
Serpierite
'Wolframite'


28 entries listed. 24 valid minerals.

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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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