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Orthoclase from
Papiermühle, Selb, Fichtelgebirge, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

Mineral Species
Species:Orthoclase
Formula:K(AlSi3O8)
Description
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Beryl2 photos of Orthoclase associated with Beryl at this locality.
Quartz2 photos of Orthoclase associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Orthoclase data
Locality Data:Click here to view Papiermühle, Selb, Fichtelgebirge, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
Nearest other occurrences of Orthoclase
11.4km (7.1 miles) A Kleiner Kornberg, Niederlamitz, Weißenstadt, Fichtelgebirge, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
21.7km (13.5 miles) B Großer Teichelberg, Pechbrunn, Marktredwitz, Fichtelgebirge, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
26.3km (16.3 miles) C Ochsenkopf, Fichtelberg, Fichtelgebirge, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
26.3km (16.4 miles) D Ludwig-Vereinigt Feld Mine, Schönbrunn, Oelsnitz, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
32.2km (20.0 miles) E Tirpersdorf, Oelsnitz, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
34.6km (21.5 miles) F Sägmühle (Rotes Kreuz), Tirschenreuth, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
34.9km (21.7 miles) G Tisová, Kraslice (Graslitz), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
35.8km (22.2 miles) H Streuberg Quarry, Bergen, Bergen U deposit, Zobes-Bergen District, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
42.0km (26.1 miles) I Ahornberg, Bärnau, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
42.5km (26.4 miles) J Reimersgrün Quarry, Limbach, Reichenbach, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
45.6km (28.3 miles) K Loket (Elbogen), Karlovy Vary (Karlsbad; Carlsbad), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
48.2km (30.0 miles) L Smolné Pece (Pechöfen), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
50.8km (31.6 miles) M Podhorní hill (Podhora), Mariánské Lázně (Marienbad), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
53.9km (33.5 miles) N Thermal springs area, Karlovy Vary (Karlsbad; Carlsbad), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
57.5km (35.7 miles) O Henneberg Quarry, Weitisberga, Wurzbach, Thuringia, Germany
57.5km (35.8 miles) P Breitenbrunn District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
58.0km (36.0 miles) Q Brünst Quarry, Leßlohe, Georgenberg, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
59.4km (36.9 miles) R Elias Mine, Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
60.9km (37.9 miles) S Kreuzberg (Rose quartz cliff), Pleystein, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
61.3km (38.1 miles) T Hagendorf North Pegmatite (Meixner Feldspar Pit), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
61.8km (38.4 miles) U Hagendorf South Pegmatite (Cornelia Mine; Hagendorf South Open Cut), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
63.3km (39.3 miles) V Silbergrube, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
64.5km (40.1 miles) W Pegmatite quarry, Burkhardsrieth, Pleystein, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
78.9km (49.0 miles) X Přísečnice (Pressnitz), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Ústí Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
79.2km (49.2 miles) Y Greifenstein Rocks, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
81.1km (50.4 miles) Z Sauberg Mine, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
86.7km (53.9 miles) 0 Výsluní, Chomutov (Komotau), Ústí Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
92.2km (57.3 miles) 1 Vater Abraham Mine ("Shaft 139"; Shaft 152), Lauta, Marienberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
94.5km (58.7 miles) 2 Kamenička, Chomutov (Komotau), Ústí Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
102.3km (63.5 miles) 3 Zeilberg Quarry, Maroldsweisach, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
105.3km (65.4 miles) 4 Meyersgrund, Manebach, Ilmenau, Ilmenau District, Thuringian Forest, Thuringia, Germany
109.9km (68.3 miles) 5 Gehlberg, Thuringian Forest, Thuringia, Germany
113.8km (70.7 miles) 6 Himmelleiten Quarry, Roßbach, Wald, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
124.5km (77.3 miles) 7 Johanniszeche, Schmelz, Lam, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
125.5km (78.0 miles) 8 Moldava (Moldawa), Dubí (Eichwald), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Ústí Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
126.6km (78.7 miles) 9 Segen Gottes Mine, Gersdorf, Roßwein, Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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