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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: 50°44'N
Longitude: 13°46'E
 
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.

Mineral List

Acanthite
'Agardite'
Agardite-(Y)
Albite
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Anglesite ?
Aragonite ?
Arsenopyrite
Autunite
Azurite
Bariopharmacosiderite
Baryte
Bayldonite
Beryl
'Biotite'
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Bornite
'Brabantite'
Brochantite
Calcite
Cassiterite
Cerussite
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chrysocolla
Covellite
Crandallite
Cryolite
Djurleite
Dolomite
Dussertite
Dzhalindite
Enargite ?
Ferberite
Florencite-(Ce)
Fluorapatite
Fluorite
Galena
Goethite
Goyazite
Halite
Hematite
var: Specularite
Hübnerite ?
Kaňkite
Kaolinite
Kesterite
Lepidolite
'Limonite'
Linarite
Löllingite
Malachite
Manganite ?
Metatorbernite
Metazeunerite
Mimetite
Mixite
Molybdenite
Muscovite
var: Sericite
Nacrite
Olivenite
Opal
Orthoclase
Philipsbornite
Phlogopite
'Pitticite'
Polylithionite
Pyrite
Pyrolusite ?
Pyromorphite
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
Roquesite
Russellite
Scheelite
Schorl
Scorodite ?
Segnitite
Siderite
Silver
Sphalerite
Stannite
Stolzite (TL)
Talc
var: Steatite
Tennantite
Tetrahedrite
Thometzekite
Topaz
var: Pyknite
Torbernite
'Tourmaline'
Trilithionite
Tungstite
Uraninite
Uranopilite
Walpurgite
'Wolframite'
Wulfenite
Zeunerite
'Zinnwaldite'


104 entries listed. 90 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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References

- 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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