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Glückauf Mine, Sondershausen, Kyffhäuserkreis, Thuringia, Germanyi
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Glückauf MineMine
SondershausenTown
KyffhäuserkreisDistrict
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
51° North , 10° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~14km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Grube Glückauf, Sondershausen, Thüringen, Deutschland


A potash mine started in 1895 and closed in 1991.
Reopened as a tourist mine in 1996 and reopened as a halite producing mine in 2006.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Boracite
Formula: Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Reference: Christian Bracke and M. Kampf specimens
Carnallite
Formula: KMgCl3 · 6H2O
Reference: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaliwerk_Gl%C3%BCckauf_Sondershausen
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Description: Occurs in a potash deposit.
Reference: Dana 7:II:444.
Sylvite
Formula: KCl
Reference: Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Seventh edition, Volume II, John Wiley & Sons, New York: 8.
Syngenite
Formula: K2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
Description: Occurs in a potash deposit.
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 444.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Carnallite3.BA.10KMgCl3 · 6H2O
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Sylvite3.AA.20KCl
Group 6 - Borates
Boracite6.GA.05Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Syngenite7.CD.35K2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Sylvite9.1.1.2KCl
Group 11 - HALIDE COMPLEXES
AmBX3
Carnallite11.1.2.1KMgCl3 · 6H2O
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hexaborates
Boracite25.6.1.1Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2B(XO4)2·xH2O
Syngenite29.3.1.1K2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SyngeniteK2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
H CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
BBoron
B BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
OOxygen
O SyngeniteK2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
O BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
O CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
Mg CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
SSulfur
S SyngeniteK2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl SylviteKCl
Cl BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
Cl CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
KPotassium
K SyngeniteK2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O
K SylviteKCl
K CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
CaCalcium
Ca SyngeniteK2Ca(SO4)2 · H2O

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- Dana 7:II:444

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