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Brefeld, Tarthun, Egeln, Stassfurt Potash deposit, Saxony-Anhalt, Germanyi
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Stassfurt Potash depositDeposit
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Name(s) in local language(s):Brefeld, Tarthun, Egeln, Stassfurter Kalisalzlagerstätte, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 55' 13'' North , 11° 28' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.92028,11.48306
GeoHash:G#: u30pm7c9w
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Tarthun837 (2015)1.5km
Unseburg1,294 (2015)2.5km
Wolmirsleben1,544 (2015)3.3km
Schneidlingen1,169 (2018)3.9km
Groß Börnecke1,763 (2015)4.1km


Abandoned potash mines.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


25 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Amesite
Formula: Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Reference: No reference listed
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: No reference listed
Bischofite
Formula: MgCl2 · 6H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Blödite
Formula: Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Boracite
Formula: Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Reference: No reference listed
Carnallite
Formula: KMgCl3 · 6H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: No reference listed
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: No reference listed
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Hydroboracite
Formula: CaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Kainite
Formula: KMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Kieserite
Formula: MgSO4 · H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Leonite
Formula: K2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Pentahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Picromerite
Formula: K2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Polyhalite
Formula: K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: No reference listed
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: No reference listed
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: No reference listed
Sylvite
Formula: KCl
Reference: No reference listed
Syngenite
Formula: K2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Szaibélyite
Formula: MgBO2(OH)
Reference: No reference listed
Tachyhydrite
Formula: CaMg2Cl6 · 12H2O
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 3 - Halides
Bischofite3.BB.15MgCl2 · 6H2O
Carnallite3.BA.10KMgCl3 · 6H2O
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Sylvite3.AA.20KCl
Tachyhydrite3.BB.35CaMg2Cl6 · 12H2O
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 6 - Borates
Boracite6.GA.05Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Hydroboracite6.CB.15CaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
Szaibélyite6.BA.15MgBO2(OH)
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Blödite7.CC.50Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite7.CB.25MgSO4 · 6H2O
Kainite7.DF.10KMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
Kieserite7.CB.05MgSO4 · H2O
Leonite7.CC.55K2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Pentahydrite7.CB.20MgSO4 · 5H2O
Picromerite7.CC.60K2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Polyhalite7.CC.65K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Syngenite7.CD.35K2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Amesite9.ED.15Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Sylvite9.1.1.2KCl
AX2
Bischofite9.2.9.1MgCl2 · 6H2O
Group 11 - HALIDE COMPLEXES
AmBX3
Carnallite11.1.2.1KMgCl3 · 6H2O
AmBX6
Tachyhydrite11.5.5.1CaMg2Cl6 · 12H2O
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Diborates
Szaibélyite25.2.1.2MgBO2(OH)
Hexaborates
Boracite25.6.1.1Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Group 26 - HYDRATED BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Triborates
Hydroboracite26.3.6.1CaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2B(XO4)2·xH2O
Blödite29.3.3.1Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Leonite29.3.3.3K2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Picromerite29.3.6.1K2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Syngenite29.3.1.1K2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Polyhalite29.4.5.1K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite29.6.8.1MgSO4 · 6H2O
Kieserite29.6.2.1MgSO4 · H2O
Pentahydrite29.6.7.3MgSO4 · 5H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Kainite31.7.1.1KMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Amesite71.1.2c.1Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BischofiteMgCl2 · 6H2O
H CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
H TachyhydriteCaMg2Cl6 · 12H2O
H SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
H HydroboraciteCaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
H PentahydriteMgSO4 · 5H2O
H HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H SyngeniteK2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
H LeoniteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
H BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
H PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
H PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
H KainiteKMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
H AmesiteMg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
BBoron
B SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
B HydroboraciteCaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
B BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
OOxygen
O BischofiteMgCl2 · 6H2O
O CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
O TachyhydriteCaMg2Cl6 · 12H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
O HydroboraciteCaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
O BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
O PentahydriteMgSO4 · 5H2O
O HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O SyngeniteK2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
O LeoniteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
O BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
O PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
O PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
O KainiteKMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
O AmesiteMg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
NaSodium
Na BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg BischofiteMgCl2 · 6H2O
Mg CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
Mg TachyhydriteCaMg2Cl6 · 12H2O
Mg SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
Mg HydroboraciteCaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
Mg BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
Mg KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
Mg PentahydriteMgSO4 · 5H2O
Mg HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg LeoniteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Mg BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Mg PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Mg PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Mg KainiteKMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
Mg AmesiteMg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
AlAluminium
Al AmesiteMg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si AmesiteMg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
SSulfur
S SulphurS8
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
S PentahydriteMgSO4 · 5H2O
S HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S SyngeniteK2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
S LeoniteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
S BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
S PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
S PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
S KainiteKMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
ClChlorine
Cl SylviteKCl
Cl BischofiteMgCl2 · 6H2O
Cl CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
Cl TachyhydriteCaMg2Cl6 · 12H2O
Cl BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
Cl KainiteKMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
Cl HaliteNaCl
KPotassium
K SylviteKCl
K CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
K SyngeniteK2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
K LeoniteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
K PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
K PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
K KainiteKMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca TachyhydriteCaMg2Cl6 · 12H2O
Ca HydroboraciteCaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca SyngeniteK2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
Ca PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe HematiteFe2O3

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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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 2607018

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: fluvial

Comments: In part, under alluvial clay [in den Alps with Pleistocene terraces and talus]

Lithology: Sand, gravel, crushed stone

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

Eocene
33.9 - 56 Ma



ID: 3143051
Eocene marl

Age: Eocene (33.9 - 56 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{marl}, Minor{sand,chalk}

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]

Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3185222
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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