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Příbram, Central Bohemia Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
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Latitude: 49°41'18"N
Longitude: 14°0'33"E
 
 
Ancient mining district with many localities.
First mining activities in this area were carried out by Celtic inhabitants.
Silver was extracted first, then Pb-Zn ores, and finally uranium.
The Březové Hory (Birkenberg) subdistrict closed in 1978, the Bohutín one in 1979.
All mining activites stopped in 1991.

A mining museum can be visited in Březové Hory (Birkenberg).


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Acanthite
Agardite-(Ce)
Allargentum
'Allemontite'
Amphibole Supergroup
'Andorite'
Anglesite
Ankerite
Annabergite
Antimonselite
Antimony
Antlerite
'Apatite'
Aragonite
Argentojarosite
Argentopyrite ?
Arsenic
Arsenolamprite
Arsenolite
Arsenopyrite
Aurichalcite
Aurostibite
Azurite
Baryte
Barytocalcite
Berthierite
Berzelianite
β-Uranophane
Betekhtinite
Beudantite
'Bindheimite'
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Bornite
Boulangerite
Bournonite
Brandtite
Breithauptite
Brianyoungite
Brochantite
Calcite
Čechite (TL)
Cerussite
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chamosite
Chapmanite
Chervetite
Chlorargyrite
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
Cinnabar
Clausthalite
'Clay'
Coffinite
Compreignacite
Conichalcite
Connellite
Copper
Cosalite
Covellite
Cronstedtite (TL)
Cuprite
Cupropearceite
Cupropolybasite
Cuprosklodowskite
Cuprostibite
Descloizite
Devilline
Diaphorite (TL)
Digenite
Djurleite
Dolomite
var: Cobaltoan Dolomite
Duftite
Dyscrasite
Emplectite
Epidote
Erythrite
'Fayalite-Tephroite Series'
Ferrihydrite
Fizélyite
Fluorapatite
Fourmarierite
Freibergite
Freieslebenite
Galena
Geocronite
Goethite
Gold
var: Electrum
Gudmundite
Guérinite
'Gummite'
Gypsum
Hakite
Heazlewoodite
Hedyphane
Hematite
Hemimorphite
Hessite
Heteromorphite
Hisingerite
Hörnesite
Huemulite
Hydrocerussite
Hydrozincite
Ilmenite
Imiterite
Iodargyrite
Jalpaite
Jamesonite
Jarosite
'Joséite-B'
Kasolite
Kermesite
'K Feldspar'
Kobellite
Köttigite
Koutekite
Ktenasite
Kutnohorite
Lanarkite
Langite
Laurionite
Lead
Leadhillite
Lepidocrocite
Libethenite
Liebigite
'Limonite'
Linarite
Litharge
Löllingite
Magnetite
Malachite
Marcasite
Masuyite
Maucherite
Mckinstryite
Mcnearite
Metalodèvite
Metarossite
Metaschoepite
Metatorbernite
Metazeunerite
Miargyrite
Millerite
Mimetite
var: Campylite
'Mixite Group'
Molybdenite
Monohydrocalcite
Montroseite
Mottramite
Munakataite
Muscovite
var: Sericite

Namuwite
Natrozippeite
Nickeline
Nickelskutterudite
Orthoserpierite
Pääkkönenite
Paralaurionite
Pascoite
Pearceite
Permingeatite
Pharmacolite
Phosgenite
Phosphohedyphane
Picropharmacolite
'Pitticite'
Plumbojarosite
Polybasite
Posnjakite
Proustite
Pseudomalachite
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
'Pyrobitumen'
Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
Pyrostilpnite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Agate
var: Chalcedony
Rammelsbergite
Ramsbeckite
Richetite
Römerite
Roquesite
Roxbyite
Safflorite
Samsonite
'Schalenblende'
Scheelite
Schoepite
Schröckingerite
Schulenbergite
Seligmannite
Semseyite
Sénarmontite
Serpierite
Siderite
Siegenite
Silver
Sklodowskite
Skutterudite
Smithsonite
Sphalerite
Stephanite
Stibarsen
Stibnite
Stromeyerite
Sulphur
Symplesite
Tellurobismuthite
Tennantite
Tetradymite
Tetrahedrite
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
Tiemannite
Titanite
Trögerite
Tsumoite
Tyuyamunite
'UM1992-30-SO:CCuHZn'
Umangite
'Unnamed (Cu Antimonide)'
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
Uranophane
Uranopilite
Uranospinite
Valentinite
Vanadinite
Vésigniéite
Vivianite
Volborthite
'Wad'
Whewellite
Widenmannite
Willemite
Witherite
Wölsendorfite
Wulfenite
Wurtzite
Xanthoconite
Zinczippeite
Zippeite
Znucalite (TL)
Zoubekite (TL)


282 entries listed. 226 valid minerals. 5 type localities (valid minerals). 1 erroneous literature entry.

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References

Klaproth, M.H. (1802): Chemische Untersuchung des Weiß-Spießglanzerzes, Beiträge zur chemischen Kenntniss der Mineralkörper, Dritter Band, Rottmann Berlin, 183-186

Slavík, F. (1927): The minerals of Příbram. Am. Mineral. 13, 345-350.

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: 1015.

Stobbe, J. (1981): Famous mineral localities: Příbram Czechoslovakia. Mineralogical Record 12, 157-165.

Ondruš, P. & Hyršl, J. (1989): New finds and revision of secondary minerals from Příbram district. Acta Universitatis Carolinae, Geologica 1989, 521-533.

Sejkora, J. & Litochleb, J. (2003): Die primäre Mineralisation der Príbramer Erzzone und ihre interessantesten Mineralien. Lapis 28 (7-8), 32-59.

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