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Schneckenstein cliff (Königskrone Topaz Mine), Kielberg, Klingenthal, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany

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Detailed Mineral List:
Azurite
Reference: Min Rec 39 pp355-367
Cassiterite
Reference: Lapis 15(7/8), 75 (1990)
Chalcopyrite
Reference: Vollstädt, Baumgärtel: "Einheimische Edelsteine", 2nd Ed., Steinkopff (Dresden), 1977
Chalcosiderite
Reference: 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: 950.
Photo: Chalcosiderite from Schneckenstein cliff, Kielberg, Klingenthal, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
Chalcosiderite var: Alumo-chalcosiderite
Reference: Fischer, E. (1958): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 6, 182-189.
Photo: © Simone Citon. Alumo-chalcosiderite from Schneckenstein cliff, Kielberg, Klingenthal, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
'Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series'
Reference: Harjo Neutkens collection
Photo: © Harjo. Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series from Schneckenstein cliff, Kielberg, Klingenthal, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
Crandallite
Reference: Lapis 15(7/8), 75 (1990)
Photo: © Harjo. Crandallite from Schneckenstein cliff, Kielberg, Klingenthal, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
Fluorapatite
Reference: Vollstädt, Baumgärtel: "Einheimische Edelsteine", 2nd Ed., Steinkopff (Dresden), 1977
Fluorite
Reference: Vollstädt, Baumgärtel: "Einheimische Edelsteine", 2nd Ed., Steinkopff (Dresden), 1977
Gold
Reference: Min Rec 39 pp355-367
Kaolinite
Reference: Lapis 15(7/8), 75 (1990)
Malachite
Reference: Vollstädt, Baumgärtel: "Einheimische Edelsteine", 2nd Ed., Steinkopff (Dresden), 1977
Molybdenite
Reference: Vollstädt, Baumgärtel: "Einheimische Edelsteine", 2nd Ed., Steinkopff (Dresden), 1977
Pyrite
Reference: Min Rec 39 pp355-367
Quartz
Reference: Vollstädt, Baumgärtel: "Einheimische Edelsteine", 2nd Ed., Steinkopff (Dresden), 1977
Photo: © Andreas Gerstenberg. Quartz from Schneckenstein cliff, Kielberg, Klingenthal, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
Rutile var: Ilmenorutile
Reference: Vollstädt, Baumgärtel: "Einheimische Edelsteine", 2nd Ed., Steinkopff (Dresden), 1977
Photo: © Harjo. Ilmenorutile from Schneckenstein cliff, Kielberg, Klingenthal, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
Topaz
Habit: Long to short prismatic crystals.
Colour: Light to dark yellow, brown, green, colourless.
Reference: Vollstädt, Baumgärtel: "Einheimische Edelsteine", 2nd Ed., Steinkopff (Dresden), 1977
Photo: © Stephan Wolfsried. Topaz from Schneckenstein cliff, Kielberg, Klingenthal, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
Topaz var: Pyknite
Reference: Frenzel, A. (1874): Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Königreich Sachsen, Leipzig.
Photo: © Andreas Gerstenberg. Pyknite from Schneckenstein cliff, Kielberg, Klingenthal, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
'Tourmaline'
Reference: Vollstädt, Baumgärtel: "Einheimische Edelsteine", 2nd Ed., Steinkopff (Dresden), 1977
Photo: © Harjo. Tourmaline from Schneckenstein cliff, Kielberg, Klingenthal, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
Turquoise
Reference: Min Rec 39 pp355-367
Wavellite
Reference: Min Rec 39 pp355-367
'Wolframite'
Reference: Vollstädt, Baumgärtel: "Einheimische Edelsteine", 2nd Ed., Steinkopff (Dresden), 1977


22 entries listed. 16 valid minerals.

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: 950.

Vollstädt, H., R. Baumgärtel (1977) "Einheimische Edelsteine", 2nd. ed., Steinkopff (Dresden).

Lapis (1990) 15(7/8), 75.

Leithner, H. (2008) Famous Mineral Localities: The Königskrone Topaz Mine, Schneckenstein, Saxony, Germany. Mineralogical Record 39(5) 355-367.

Mineralogical Record: 26: 30.

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