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Saxony, Germany

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Name(s) in local language(s):Sachsen, Deutschland


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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Abernathyite

Acanthite

Actinolite

Adamite

var: Cobaltoan Adamite

Aerugite (TL)

Aeschynite-(Ce)

Aeschynite-(Y)

'Agardite'

Agardite-(Ce)

Agardite-(Y)

Aikinite

Akaganeite

Alabandite

Alacránite

Albite

var: Oligoclase

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Allanite-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

Allanite-(Y)

Allargentum

Allophane

var: Cupro-Allophane

Almandine

Aluminocopiapite

Alum-(K)

Alunite

Alunogen

Amblygonite (TL)

'Amphibole Supergroup'

Analcime

Anapaite

Anatase

Andalusite

var: Chiastolite

'Andorite'

Andradite

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

Annabergite (TL)

Annite

Anorthite

var: Labradorite

Anthophyllite

Antigorite

Antlerite

'Apatite'

'var: Pseudoapatite'

'Apatite Group'

'Apophyllite'

Aragonite

Argentopyrite

Argentotennantite

Argyrodite (TL)

Argyropyrite

Arrojadite-(KFe)

Arsenbrackebuschite

Arsenic

Arseniosiderite

Arsenocrandallite

Arsenogorceixite

Arsenolamprite (TL)

Arsenolite

Arsenopyrite

Arsenuranylite

'Asbestos'

Asbolane

Asselbornite (TL)

Atacamite

Atelestite (TL)

Augite

Aurichalcite

Austinite

Autunite

Axinite-(Fe)

'Axinite Group'

Azurite

Bariopharmacoalumite

Bariopharmacosiderite

Baryte

Barytocalcite

Bassetite

'Bastnäsite'

Bastnäsite-(Ce)

Bavenite

Bayldonite

Bazzite

Becquerelite

Beraunite

Bergenite (TL)

Berlinite

Bernalite

Berthierite

Bertrandite

Beryl

var: Aquamarine

Berzelianite

β-Roselite (TL)

Betpakdalite-CaCa

Betpakdalite-CaMg

Beudantite

Beyerite (TL)

Bieberite

Billietite

Bindheimite

'Biotite'

Bismite

Bismuth (TL)

Bismuthinite

Bismutite (TL)

Bismutoferrite (TL)

Blödite

Bohdanowiczite

Böhmite

Boltwoodite

Bornite

Boulangerite

Bournonite

Braunite

Breithauptite

Brendelite (TL)

Brianyoungite

Brochantite

Brockite

Bromargyrite

Brookite

Brushite

Bukovite

Bukovskýite

Bunsenite (TL)

'Cacholong'

Cacoxenite

Calciopetersite

Calcite

var: Cobaltoan Calcite

var: Manganoan Calcite

Caledonite

Canfieldite

Carlsbergite

Carminite

Carnotite

Cassiterite

Cattierite

Celadonite (TL)

Celestine

Cerite-(Ce)

Cerussite

Cervantite

'Chabazite'

Chabazite-Ca

Chalcanthite

Chalcoalumite

Chalcocite

Chalconatronite

Chalcophanite

Chalcophyllite

Chalcopyrite

Chalcosiderite

var: Alumo-chalcosiderite

'Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series'

Chamosite

Chapmanite

Chenevixite

Cheralite

Chernikovite

Childrenite

Chlorapatite

Chlorargyrite (TL)

var: Bromian Chlorargyrite

var: Iodian Bromian Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chloritoid

'Chlorotile (of Frenzel)'

Chondrodite

Chromite

Chrysocolla

'Chrysoprase'

Chrysotile

Churchite-(Y)

Cinnabar

Claudetite

Clausthalite

'Clays'

Clinochlore

Clinochrysotile

Clinoclase

Clinohumite

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Clinosafflorite

Clinozoisite

Cobaltaustinite

Cobaltite

Cobaltkoritnigite (TL)

Cobaltlotharmeyerite (TL)

Cobaltneustädtelite (TL)

Cobalttsumcorite (TL)

Coffinite

Cohenite

'Columbite'

Columbite-(Fe)

'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'

Columbite-(Mn)

Conichalcite

Connellite

Copiapite

Copper

Coquimbite

Cordierite

Corkite

Cornubite

Cornwallite

Coronadite

Corundum

var: Ruby

Cosalite

Covellite

Crandallite

Cristobalite

Crocoite

Cryptomelane

Cubanite

Cuprite

var: Chalcotrichite

Cuprosklodowskite

Cuprotungstite

Curite

Cyanotrichite

Cyrilovite

Datolite

Daubréelite

Descloizite

Devilline

Dewindtite

Diadochite

Diamond

Diaphorite (TL)

Dickite

Diopside

Dioptase

Djurleite

Dolomite

Domeykite-β

Dravite

Dreyerite

Dufrénite

Duftite

Dumontite

Dumortierite

Dussertite

Dyscrasite

Elbaite

Embreyite

Emplectite (TL)

Enargite

Enstatite

var: Bronzite

Eosphorite

Epidote

Epistilbite

Epsomite

Erythrite (TL)

Eskebornite

Ettringite

Eucairite

Euclase

Eulytine (TL)

Euxenite-(Y)

Famatinite

Faustite

Fayalite

'Feldspar Group'

Ferberite

'Fergusonite'

Fergusonite-(Y)

Fergusonite-(Y)-β

Ferriallanite-(Ce)

Ferricopiapite

Ferrihydrite

Ferrilotharmeyerite

Ferrimolybdite

Ferrinatrite

Ferripyrophyllite (TL)

Ferristrunzite

Ferrisymplesite

Ferro-actinolite

'Ferro-chloro-pargasite'

Ferrohexahydrite

Ferro-hornblende

Ferrolaueite

Ferroselite

Florencite-(Ce)

Fluellite

Fluoborite

Fluocerite-(Ce)

Fluorapatite (TL)

var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Fluor-dravite

Fluor-elbaite

Fluorite (TL)

var: Stink-Fluss

Fluor-schorl (TL)

Foitite

Fornacite

Forsterite

Fourmarierite

Francevillite

Freibergite (TL)

Freieslebenite (TL)

Fritzscheite (TL)

Fülöppite

'Gadolinite'

Galena

var: Argentiferous Galena

Galenobismutite

Gananite

'Ganomatite'

'Garnet'

'Garnierite'

Geminite

Gersdorffite

Gibbsite

Giraudite

Gladite

'Glaskopf'

Godovikovite

Goethite

Gold

Gonnardite

Gorceixite

Goslarite

Goyazite

'Graebeite'

Graphite

Gratonite

Grayite

Greenockite

Greifensteinite (TL)

Grossular

var: Hessonite

Grunerite

Guérinite (TL)

'Gummite'

Gustavite

Gypsum

var: Selenite

Haidingerite

Hakite

'Halloysite'

Halotrichite

Hammarite

Harmotome

Hausmannite

Hedenbergite

Heinrichite

Helvine (TL)

Hematite

var: Martite

Hemimorphite

Hercynite

var: Picotite

Herderite (TL)

Hessite

Heterogenite (TL)

Heteromorphite

'Heulandite'

Heulandite-Ca

Hexahydrite

Hidalgoite

'Hingganite-(Y)'

Hinsdalite

Hisingerite

Hoelite

Hollandite

'Hornblende'

Hörnesite

Hübnerite

Hügelite

Humboldtine

Hydrocerussite

Hydrokenoelsmoreite

var: Ferritungstite

'Hydromuscovite'

Hydroniumjarosite

Hydrowoodwardite (TL)

Hydroxylapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite

Hydroxylbastnäsite-(Ce)

Hydrozincite

'Hypersthene'

Ikunolite

Ilmenite

Ilsemannite

Ilvaite

Indialite

Iodargyrite

Iriginite

Iron

var: Kamacite

Isokite

Ixiolite

Jadeite

Jamesonite

Jarosite

Johannite

Jolliffeite

Jordisite (TL)

Julgoldite-(Fe2+)

Kaatialaite

Kahlerite

'Kaneite'

Kaňkite

Kaolinite

Kasolite

Kemmlitzite (TL)

Kermesite (TL)

Kësterite

Kettnerite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Kidwellite

Kintoreite

Kleberite (TL)

Klockmannite

Koechlinite (TL)

Kolbeckite (TL)

Köttigite (TL)

Krausite

Kremersite

Ktenasite

Kutnohorite

Kyanite

Lacroixite (TL)

Langite

Laumontite

Lautite (TL)

Lavendulan

Leadhillite

Lechatelierite

Lepidocrocite

'Lepidolite'

Lesukite

Letovicite

Libethenite

Liebigite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Lindbergite

Lindströmite

Linnaeite

Liroconite

Liskeardite

Lithiophorite (TL)

Lizardite

Löllingite

Ludlamite

Ludwigite

Lukrahnite

Magnesiochromite (TL)

Magnesiocopiapite

Magnesio-hornblende

Magnesite

var: Mesitine Spar

Magnetite

Malachite

Malayaite

'Manganese Oxides'

Manganite

'Manganomelane'

Mansfieldite

Marcasite

var: Lonchidite

Margarite

Marićite

Mascagnite

Massicot

Matildite

Maucherite

Mawbyite

Melanterite

var: Cuprian Melanterite

'Melilite Group'

Meneghinite

Mesolite

Meta-ankoleite

Meta-autunite

Metaheinrichite

Metanováčekite

Metarauchite

Metasaléeite

Metaschoepite

Metasideronatrite

Metastibnite

Metatorbernite (TL)

Metatyuyamunite

Metauranocircite-I

Metauranospinite

Metavanmeersscheite

Metavoltine

Metazeunerite (TL)

Meurigite-K

Mgriite (TL)

Miargyrite (TL)

'Mica Group'

Microcline

var: Amazonite

Millerite

Mimetite (TL)

var: Campylite

'Mimetite-M' (FRL)

'Mimetite-Pyromorphite Series'

Minium

Mirabilite

Mitridatite

Mixite

Molybdenite

Molybdite

Monazite-(Ce)

Montmorillonite

Moorhouseite

Morenosite

Morinite

Mottramite

Mullite

'Muromontite'

Muscovite

var: Astrolite

var: Gilbertite

var: Illite

var: Phengite

var: Sericite

Nacrite (TL)

Namibite

Namuwite

Natrodufrénite

Natrojarosite

Natrolite

Natrophilite

Natrozippeite

Naumannite

Nepheline

Népouite

Neustädtelite (TL)

Nevskite

Nickelbischofite

Nickelblödite

Nickelhexahydrite

Nickeline

Nickellotharmeyerite (TL)

Nickelschneebergite (TL)

Nickelskutterudite (TL)

Nimite

Nontronite

Nordenskiöldine

Nordstrandite

Nováčekite-I (TL)

Olenite

Olivenite

'Olivine'

Omphacite

Opal

var: Alumocalcite

var: Milk Opal

var: Opal-AN

var: Precious Opal

var: Wax Opal

Orickite

Orpiment

Orthoclase

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

Orthoserpierite

Owyheeite

Oxy-schorl

Paganoite (TL)

'Parachrysotile'

Paracoquimbite

Paragonite

Pararammelsbergite

Pararealgar

Parasymplesite

Paravauxite

Pargasite

Parisite-(Ce)

Parkerite

Parnauite

Parsonsite

Paulkellerite (TL)

Pearceite

'Pearceite-T2ac' (FRL)

Pecoraite

Pentahydrite

Pentlandite

Petersite-(Y)

Petewilliamsite (TL)

Petitjeanite

'Petitjeanite-Preisingerite Series'

'Petrified Wood'

Petrovicite

Petterdite

Pharmacoalumite

Pharmacolite

Pharmacosiderite

Phaunouxite

Phenakite

Philipsbornite

Philipsburgite

'Phillipsite'

Phillipsite-K

Phlogopite

Phoenicochroite

Phosphowalpurgite

Phosphuranylite

Phurcalite (TL)

Pickeringite

Picropharmacolite

'Pinite'

Pitticite (TL)

Plumboagardite

Plumbogummite

Plumbojarosite

Polybasite

Polyhydrite

Posnjakite

Powellite

Prehnite

Preisingerite

Priceite

Prismatine (TL)

Prosopite (TL)

Proustite

Pseudomalachite

Pseudorutile

'Psilomelane'

Pucherite (TL)

Pyracmonite

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

var: Bravoite

Pyroaurite

'Pyrochlore'

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite (TL)

var: Ca-bearing Pyromorphite

Pyrope

Pyrophyllite

Pyrostilpnite (TL)

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Aventurine

var: Brecciated Agate

var: Carnelian

var: Chalcedony

var: Citrine

var: Eisenkiesel

var: Milky Quartz

var: Mutzschen Diamonds

var: Prase

var: Rock Crystal

var: Rose Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz

'Quartz-beta'

Rammelsbergite (TL)

Ramsbeckite

Ranciéite

Rappoldite (TL)

Rauenthalite

Ravatite

Realgar

'Redikortsevite'

Reichenbachite

Retgersite

Rhabdophane-(Ce)

Rhabdophane-(Nd)

Rhodochrosite

Richelsdorfite

Rockbridgeite

Romanèchite

Römerite

Rooseveltite

Rosasite

Roscherite (TL)

Roselite (TL)

Rösslerite

var: Wapplerite

Rossmanite

'Rotgültigerz'

Rozenite

Russellite

Rutherfordine

Rutile

var: Ilmenorutile

var: Niobian Rutile

var: Sagenite (of Saussure)

Sabieite

Safflorite (TL)

Sainfeldite

Salammoniac

Saléeite

Sanidine

Saponite

Sapphirine

'Scapolite'

'Schalenblende'

Scheelite

Schlegelite (TL)

Schlemaite (TL)

Schneebergite (TL)

Schoepite

Schorl

Schreibersite

Schröckingerite

Schulenbergite

Schumacherite (TL)

Scolecite

Scorodite (TL)

Segnitite

Selenium

Semseyite

Senarmontite

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Serpierite

Siderite

var: Sideroplesite

var: Sphärosiderite

Sideronatrite

Siderophyllite

Sillénite

Sillimanite

Silver

Sklodowskite

Skutterudite

'Smectite Group'

Smithsonite

Smolyaninovite

Soddyite

Spangolite

Sperrylite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

var: Marmatite

Spherocobaltite (TL)

Spinel

'Spinel Group'

Stannite

Staurolite

Stephanite (TL)

Sternbergite

Stibarsen

'Stibiconite'

Stibnite

'Stilbite'

Stilbite-Ca

Stilpnomelane

Stolzite

Strengite

Stromeyerite

Strontianite

Sulphur

Susannite

Sylvanite

Symplesite

Synchysite-(Ce)

Szaibélyite

Taenite

Talc

var: Steatite

Talmessite

Tamarugite

Tantalite-(Fe)

'Tektite
var: Moldavite'

Tellurium

Tennantite

'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'

Tenorite

Tetrahedrite

'Thénardite'

Thomsonite-Ca

Thorite

Thortveitite

Tiemannite

'TiO2 II'

Titanite

Topaz

var: Pyknite

Torbernite (TL)

Tosudite

var: Aluminum Tosudite

'Tourmaline'

'var: Indicolite'

'var: Rubellite'

'var: Verdelite'

Tremolite

Tridymite

Trilithionite

Triphylite

Triplite

Trögerite (TL)

Troilite

Tschermigite

Tsumcorite

Tungstite

Turquoise

Tyrolite

Tyuyamunite

Ullmannite

'UM1983-01-As:AgCu'

Umangite

'Unnamed (Fe-U Sulphate Hydrate)'

'Unnamed (Pb-Cu-Bi Selenide)'

Uraninite

var: Pitchblende

Uranocircite (TL)

'Uranocker'

Uranophane

Uranopilite (TL)

Uranospathite

Uranosphaerite (TL)

Uranospinite (TL)

Vaesite

Valentinite

Valleriite

Vanadinite

Vandendriesscheite

Variscite (TL)

Vauquelinite

Vesuvianite

Viitaniemiite

Violarite

Vivianite

Volborthite

Volkonskoite

Voltaite

Vonsenite

'Wad'

'var: Cobaltian Wad'

Walpurgite (TL)

Watkinsonite

Wavellite

Waylandite

Weilite (TL)

Wendwilsonite

Whewellite

Willemite

Willemseite

Witherite

Wittichenite

'Wolframite'

Wollastonite

Wölsendorfite

Woodwardite

Wroewolfeite

Wulfenite

Wurtzite

Wyllieite

Xanthiosite (TL)

Xanthoconite (TL)

Xenotime-(Y)

Yarrowite

Yingjiangite

Yttrotantalite-(Y)

Zálesíite

Zeunerite (TL)

Zincite

Zinkenite

'Zinnwaldite'

Zippeite

Zircon

Znucalite

Zoisite

Zwieselite

Zýkaite


723 valid minerals. 94 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 2 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Rock Types Recorded

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References

Frenzel, A. (1874): Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Königreich Sachsen. Verlag Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig.

Pietzsch, K. (1962): Geologie von Sachsen. VEB Deutscher Verlag der Wissenschaften, Berlin, xx pp.

Prescher, H. (1987): Zeugnisse der Ergeschichte Sachsens. Deutscher Verlag für Grundstoffindustrie, 214 pp.

Vollstädt, H. & Weiß, St. (1991): Mineralfundstellen Sächsisches Erzgebirge. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 127 pp.

Bartnik, D. (2005): Mineralogische Streifzüge durch Nordwest-Sachsen. Author's publishing, Leipzig, 126 pp.

Geokompetenzzentrum Freiberg (2008): Sächsisches Rohstoffkataster der Spat- und Erzvorkommen. Geokompetenzzentrum Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany, 50 pp. [http://www.gkz-ev.de/Magazin]

Schade, M. (2008): Gold in Sachsen. GOLD-Museum, Theuern, Saxony, Germany, 315 pp.

Pälchen, W. & Walter, H. (Eds.) (2008): Geologie von Sachsen - Geologischer Bau und Entwicklungsgeschichte. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Stuttgart, Germany, 537 pp.

Pälchen, W. (Ed.) (2009): Geologie von Sachsen II (Georessourcen, Geopotenziale, Georisiken). Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Stuttgart, Germany, 307 pp.

LEHMANN, U. (2010): Reserves and resources of ores and fluorite/barite in Saxony. World of Mining, 62, 38-47.

External Links

http://www.umwelt.sachsen.de/umwelt/geologie/index.html
http://www.umwelt.sachsen.de/umwelt/download/boden/schn_min.pdf (Map of mineralisation types in western Saxony)
http://www.umwelt.sachsen.de/umwelt/download/boden/schn_geo.pdf (Simplified geological map of western Saxony)
http://www.smul.sachsen.de/lfulg/index.html [Sächsisches Landesamt für Umwelt, Landwirtschaft und Geologie]
http://www.smul.sachsen.de/umwelt/geologie/7735.htm [Brief descriptions and re-evaluations of 139 ore and spar deposits; 'Rohstoffkataster für Erz- und Spatminerale im Freistaat Sachsen']
http://www.deutschefotothek.de/#|2 [Kartenforum Sachsen: old topographical and geological maps]
http://www.unbekannter-bergbau.de/
http://hov.isgv.de/ [Digital compilation of historic place names]

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