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Fahsel quarry, Blauenthal, Eibenstock, Erzgebirge District, Saxony, Germanyi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° North , 12° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~9km
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Name(s) in local language(s):
Steinbruch Fahsel, Blauenthal, Eibenstock, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland


Active granite quarry with pegmatites and hydrothermal mineralisations, operated by the Fahsel company.
Located near Blauenthal, about 4 km NE of Eibenstock.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Bohemian MassifMassif
Erzgebirge / Krusné Hory Mts (Ore Mts), Germany & Czech RepublicMining District

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: M Adelt collection; Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: M Adelt collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: M Adelt collection; Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Opal var: Milk Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: M Adelt collection; Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: M Adelt collection; Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: M Adelt collection; Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Walpurgite
Formula: (BiO)4(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Milk Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Walpurgite8.EA.05(BiO)4(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Feldspar Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Walpurgite40.5.9.1(BiO)4(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Feldspar Group'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Opal
var: Milk Opal
-SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H Walpurgite(BiO)4(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
H Opal (var: Milk Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O Walpurgite(BiO)4(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Opal (var: Milk Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
O UraniniteUO2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Opal (var: Milk Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
SSulfur
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As Walpurgite(BiO)4(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi Walpurgite(BiO)4(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U Walpurgite(BiO)4(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
U UraniniteUO2

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