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Abraham shaft, Himmelfahrt Mine, Freiberg, Mittelsachsen, Saxony, Germany

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Name(s) in local language(s):Abrahamschacht, Grube Himmelfahrt, Freiberg, Revier Freiberg, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 55' 7'' North , 13° 21' 37'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.91852,13.36034
GeoHash:G#: u3198j2ty
Locality type:Group of Shafts
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


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Freiberg Mining District, Mittelsachsen, Saxony, Germany

150 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Lapis 11(7/8), 13-60 (1986)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Lapis 11(7/8), 13-60 (1986)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Lapis 11(7/8), 13-60 (1986)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Quartz var: Eisenkiesel
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Eisenkiesel4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
var: Eisenkiesel-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Quartz (var: Eisenkiesel)SiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Eisenkiesel)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag SilverAg
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Permian - Late Carboniferous
251.902 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3130841
Late Carboniferous granite

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 323.2 Ma)

Lithology: Granite

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Early Paleozoic - Neoproterozoic
443.8 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2621320

Age: Neoproterozoic to Ordovician (443.8 - 1000 Ma)

Description: metamorphic intrusive rocks

Comments: Transitions to migmatites; Metamorphic age: pre- to early(?)-Variscan

Lithology: Orthogneiss: granitic, granodioritic

Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe. [94]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3188473
Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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Lapis (1986): 11(7/8): 13-60.


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