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Sphalerite from
Leibnitz-Dante Mine, Hoffnungsthal, Rösrath, Bergisches Land, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Mineral Species
Species:Sphalerite
Formula:ZnS
Description
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Leibnitz-Dante Mine, Hoffnungsthal, Rösrath, Bergisches Land, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
34.7km (21.6 miles) A Virneberg Mine (St Josephsberg Mine), Rheinbreitbach, Linz am Rhein, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
35.4km (22.0 miles) B Marienberg Mine, Bruchhausen, Linz am Rhein, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
39.7km (24.6 miles) C Anxbach Mine, Lorscheid, Neuwied, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
41.7km (25.9 miles) D Prangenhaus Quarry, Rohdenhaus, Wülfrath, Niederberg area, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
42.5km (26.4 miles) E Petersbach Mine, Eichelhardt, Wissen, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
43.2km (26.9 miles) F Wingertshardt Mine, Voßwinkel, Wissen, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
43.6km (27.1 miles) G Eupel Mine (incl. Glücksstern Mine; Rasselskaute Mine), Niederhövels, Wissen, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
44.8km (27.8 miles) H Rohdenhaus Quarry (incl. Krieger Quarry), Rohdenhaus, Wülfrath, Niederberg area, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
45.3km (28.1 miles) I Friedrich Mine, Schönstein (Steckenstein), Wissen, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
46.0km (28.6 miles) J Silberg Mines, Herscheid, Lüdenscheid, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
46.1km (28.6 miles) K Georg Mine, Willroth, Altenkirchen, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
48.8km (30.3 miles) L Neue Eintracht Mine, Freusburg, Kirchen, Betzdorf, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
49.5km (30.8 miles) M Concordia Mine, Niederfischbach, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
49.9km (31.0 miles) N Fischbacher Werk Mine, Niederfischbach, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
50.0km (31.1 miles) O Apollo Mine, Raubach, Neuwied, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
50.8km (31.6 miles) P "Alter Berg" adit (Kohlberg adit), Burgsahr, Kirchsahr, Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
51.7km (32.2 miles) Q Hürnigskopf Mine, Plittersdorf, Kirchsahr, Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
52.0km (32.3 miles) R Hoffnung Mine (Spes Mine), Martinsknipp, Ahrbrück, Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
52.6km (32.7 miles) S Grüneau Mine (Grüne Au Mine; Grünau Mine), Schutzbach, Betzdorf, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
53.3km (33.1 miles) T Donnerkuhle Quarry, Hagen, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
55.8km (34.7 miles) U Füsseberg Mine, Biersdorf, Herdorf, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
56.1km (34.8 miles) V Wolf Mine, Herdorf, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
56.2km (34.9 miles) W Genna zinc smelter slag locality, Letmathe, Iserlohn, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
56.5km (35.1 miles) X Eisenzecher Zug Mine, Eiserfeld, Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
57.1km (35.5 miles) Y Maubacher Bleiberg, Untermaubach, Düren, Eifel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
57.5km (35.7 miles) Z Mechernicher Bleiberg, Mechernich, Eifel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
57.6km (35.8 miles) 0 Wildermann Mine, Müsen, Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
58.0km (36.0 miles) 1 Brüderbund Mine, Kohlenbach Valley, Eiserfeld, Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
58.7km (36.5 miles) 2 Gute Hoffnung Mine, Bleibuir (Bescheid), Mechernich, Eifel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
60.3km (37.4 miles) 3 Dorothea Mine, Fuchshofen (Wershofen), Adenau, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
61.6km (38.3 miles) 4 Bleidelle Mine, Langenfeld, Mayen, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
62.2km (38.6 miles) 5 Copper smelter slag locality, Kall, Mechernich, Eifel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
62.4km (38.8 miles) 6 Hermann Mine, Hüttebrüchen, Allendorf, Sundern, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
62.9km (39.1 miles) 7 Silbersand Mine, St Johann, Mayen, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
63.0km (39.1 miles) 8 Bergsegen Mine, Aremberg, Adenau, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
63.2km (39.3 miles) 9 Zollverein Mine, Essen, Ruhr Coal Mining area, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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