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Zschorlau, Schneeberg, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Zschorlau- not defined -
SchneebergTown
ErzgebirgskreisDistrict
SaxonyState
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° North , 12° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~4km
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Zschorlau, Revier Schneeberg, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland


Old mining district.
Located south of Schneeberg.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Bohemian MassifMassif
Ore Mountains, Germany & Czech RepublicMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

11 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: M Adelt collection
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Ertl, A., Kolitsch, U., Darby Dyar, M., Meyer, H.-P., Henry, D.J., Rossman, G.R., Prem, M., Ludwig, T., Nasdala, L., Lengauer, C.L., and Tillmanns, E. (2011): CNMNC Newsletter 8, 291
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Fluor-schorl (TL)
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Type Locality:
Reference: Ertl, A., Kolitsch, U., Darby Dyar, M., Meyer, H.-P., Henry, D.J., Rossman, G.R., Prem, M., Ludwig, T., Nasdala, L., Lengauer, C.L., and Tillmanns, E. (2011): CNMNC Newsletter 8, 291; Ertl, A., Kolitsch, U., Dyar, M.D., Meyer, H.-P., Rossman, G.R., Henry, D.J., Prem, M., Ludwig, T., Nasdala, L., Lengauer, C.L., Tillmanns, E. and Niedermayr, G. (2016): Fluor-schorl, a new member of the tourmaline supergroup, and new data on schorl from the cotype localities. Eur. J. Mineral. 28, 163-177.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Baumann, L., Kuschka, E., and Seifert, L. (2000): Lagerstätten des Erzgebirges, Schweizerbart (Stuttgart), 199.
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Baumann, L., Kuschka, E., and Seifert, L. (2000): Lagerstätten des Erzgebirges, Schweizerbart (Stuttgart), 199.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Baumann, L., Kuschka, E., and Seifert, L. (2000): Lagerstätten des Erzgebirges, Schweizerbart (Stuttgart), 199.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Ertl, A., Kolitsch, U., Dyar, M.D., Meyer, H.-P., Rossman, G.R., Henry, D.J., Prem, M., Ludwig, T., Nasdala, L., Lengauer, C.L., Tillmanns, E. and Niedermayr, G. (2016): Fluor-schorl, a new member of the tourmaline supergroup, and new data on schorl from the cotype localities. Eur. J. Mineral. 28, 163-177.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Description: Brown, Mg-rich (either Mg/Al-rich schorl or Al/Fe-rich dravite)
Reference: Joachim Gröbner collection (Uwe Kolitsch analysis)
Walpurgite
Formula: (BiO)4(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: http://www.tu-freiberg.de/~ub/el-bibl/jb_sachsen/1939-40_Bergwerksverzeichnis.pdf
Xanthoconite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: M Kampf collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Xanthoconite2.GA.10Ag3AsS3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Walpurgite8.EA.05(BiO)4(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Fluor-schorl (TL)9.CK.Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Xanthoconite3.4.2.1Ag3AsS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AXO4·xH2O
Walpurgite40.5.9.1(BiO)4(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Fluor-schorl (TL)-Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Fluor-schorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
H Walpurgite(BiO)4(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B Fluor-schorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O Fluor-schorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Walpurgite(BiO)4(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O CassiteriteSnO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
FFluorine
F Fluor-schorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
NaSodium
Na Fluor-schorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Fluor-schorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Fluor-schorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SSulfur
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S XanthoconiteAg3AsS3
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Fluor-schorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AsArsenic
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As Walpurgite(BiO)4(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
As XanthoconiteAg3AsS3
AgSilver
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag XanthoconiteAg3AsS3
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
BiBismuth
Bi Walpurgite(BiO)4(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
UUranium
U Walpurgite(BiO)4(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O

References

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- Woidtke, S. (2006): Der Berg ist frei. Band IV. Eigenverlag, Aue, Germany, 428 S.

External Links

- http://www.freudenstein-fundgrube.de/ (with information on history of mining district)

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