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Cínovec / Zinnwald (Cinvald), Erzgebirge; Krusné Hory Mts, Saxony & Ústí Region (Bohemia; Böhmen; Boehmen), Germany & Czech Republic

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 44' North , 13° 46' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.7333333333, 13.7666666667
Name(s) in local language(s): Zinnwald; Cínovec; Cinvald, Erzgebirge; Krusné Hory, Sachsen & Čechy (Ústecký Kraj), Deutschland & Česká Republika
A famous tin deposit. One part of the deposit is situated in Saxony, Germany (Zinnwald), the other in Bohemia, Czech Republic (Cinovec).
Quartz/cassiterite/wolframite stockworks, flat veins and greisens in the endo/exocontact of a granitoid cupola intrusion.

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105 entries listed. 89 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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- Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951): The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 983, 994, 1069, 1077, 1084, 1088.

- Rieder, M., Huka, M., Kučerová, D., Minařík, L., Obermajer, J., and Povondra, P. (1970): Chemical Composition and Physical Properties of Lithium-Iron Micas from the Krušné hory Mts. (Erzgebirge). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 27, 131-158.

- Quellmalz, W. (1992): Zinnwald im Erzgebirge - ein klassischer Wolframitfundort. Lapis: 17(2): 31-35, 50.

- Johan, V. and Johan, Z. (1994) Accessory minerals of the Cinovec (Zinnwald) granite cupola, Czech Republic Part 1: Nb-, Ta-, and Ti-bearing oxides. Mineralogy and Petrology: 51: 323-343.

- Novák, F., Jansa, J. & Paulis, P. (1995): Die Indium-Mineralisation der Sn-W-Lagerstätte Zinnwald (Cínovec) im Erzgebirge (Krusné hory), Tschechien. Mineralien-Welt 6(1), 47-48.

- Jahn, S. (2002): Weltberühmter Mineralienfundort Zinnwald/Cínovec,im sächsisch-böhmischen Erzgebirge, Sachsen. Mineralien Welt, 13 (5), 16-55.

- Pauliš, P. et al. (2008): Nové výskyty nerostů na Sn-W ložisku Cínovec. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 16 (1), 113-117.

- Sejkora, J., Škoda, R., Škácha, P., Bureš, B. & Dvořák, Z. (2009): Nové mineralogické nálezy na Sn-W ložisku Cínovec v Krušných horách (Česká republika). Bulletin mineralogicko-petrologického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze 17 (2), 23-30 (in Czech with English abstract).

- Sejkora J., Pauliš P., Kopista J.: Agardit-(Y) z ložiska Sn-W Cínovec v Krušných horách (Česká republika). Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2011, 19, 1, 64-68.

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