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Fuchsbau Quarry, Wunsiedel in Fichtelgebirge, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germanyi
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Fuchsbau QuarryQuarry
Wunsiedel in FichtelgebirgeDistrict
Upper FranconiaAdministrative District
Bavaria- not defined -
GermanyCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Fuchsbau, Leupoldsdorf, Tröstau, Fichtelgebirge, Franken, Bayern, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 1' 50'' North , 11° 54' 14'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.03056,11.90389
GeoHash:G#: u2bkwgu1h
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Tröstau2,583 (2015)3.6km
Fichtelberg2,111 (2012)4.7km
Nagel1,941 (2011)5.3km
Mehlmeisel1,409 (2017)6.9km
Wunsiedel10,295 (2014)7.2km


An anbandoned quarry ('Kastl-Bruch').
Located in a nature reserve, where collecting is strictly prohibited (since 1984).

Known for a unique find of huge tabular goyazite crystals in 1980.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Fichtel Mountains, Germany/Czech RepublicMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


24 valid minerals. 2 erroneous literature entries.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Cyrilovite
Formula: NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Dufrénite
Formula: Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Euclase
Formula: BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Goyazite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Herderite
Formula: CaBePO4(F,OH)
'Herderite-Hydroxylherderite Series'
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Lithiophorite
Formula: (Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Gilbertite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
'Psilomelane'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wad'
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
'Zinnwaldite'

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Lithiophorite4.FE.25(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Cyrilovite8.DL.10NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Dufrénite8.DK.15Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Goyazite8.BL.10SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Herderite ?8.BA.10CaBePO4(F,OH)
Meta-autunite8.EB.10Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Euclase9.AE.10BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Gilbertite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Orthoclase ?9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Herderite-Hydroxylherderite Series'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Psilomelane'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wad'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
Miscellaneous
Lithiophorite6.4.1.1(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Meta-autunite40.2a.1.2Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Herderite ?41.5.4.1CaBePO4(F,OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Cyrilovite42.7.8.1NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Goyazite42.7.3.3SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Dufrénite42.9.1.2Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Euclase52.2.1.1BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase ?76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Herderite-Hydroxylherderite Series'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Gilbertite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Psilomelane'-
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wad'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
H Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
H Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
LiLithium
Li Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be HerderiteCaBePO4(F,OH)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O CassiteriteSnO2
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
O RutileTiO2
O AnataseTiO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
O Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O HerderiteCaBePO4(F,OH)
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F FluoriteCaF2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F HerderiteCaBePO4(F,OH)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
P DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
P HerderiteCaBePO4(F,OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Ca HerderiteCaBePO4(F,OH)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti AnataseTiO2
MnManganese
Mn Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
CuCopper
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
SrStrontium
Sr GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
UUranium
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O

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: 3162190
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]

Guadalupian - Late Carboniferous
259.1 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 2612401

Age: Paleozoic (259.1 - 323.2 Ma)

Description: plutonic

Comments: Early Variscan granitoids, postasturisch

Lithology: Granite, granodiorite

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

Early Permian - Late Devonian
272.95 - 382.7 Ma



ID: 3188790
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Paleozoic (272.95 - 382.7 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Der Aufschluss 1975(2), 88-92
- Der Aufschluss 1980(9b), 442
- Lapis 1985(7/8), 15-26
- Lapis 1987(7/8), 70
- Meier, S. (2002). Seltene Phosphat-Mineralien aus dem Fichtelgebirge und der Oberpfalz. Lapis, 27 (2), 32-34.


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