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Reich Geschiebe Mine, Imsbach, Winnweiler, Donnersbergkreis, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Reich Geschiebe MineMine
Imsbach- not defined -
WinnweilerMunicipality
DonnersbergkreisDistrict
Rhineland-PalatinateState
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
49° 35' 30'' North , 7° 53' 22'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Falkenstein236 (2016)1.0km
Imsbach1,049 (2011)1.1km
Winnweiler4,850 (2011)4.0km
Börrstadt964 (2017)4.1km
Steinbach am Donnersberg828 (2011)4.4km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Grube Reich Geschiebe, Imsbach, Winnweiler, Pfalz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland


Vein type copper mineralization at the contact of the Permian Donnersberg rhyolite and Permian andesitic lava. The veins are carbonate-rich, the mineralization contains cobalt and silver minerals as well.

Located 800 m NNE of Imsbach and about 12 km SW of Kirchheimbolanden.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Palatinate, Rhineland-Palatinate, GermanyRegion (Historical)

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


36 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Algodonite
Formula: (Cu1-xAsx)
Reference: Rahm, B. (2014). Algodonit: Neufund eines seltenen Kupferarsenides. Aufschluss, 65, 73-77 (in German). (p. 76; analysis by Dr. G. Müller, Saarbrücken))
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Breithauptite
Formula: NiSb
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Cattierite
Formula: CoS2
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Domeykite
Formula: Cu3As
Reference: Rahm, B. (2014). Algodonit: Neufund eines seltenen Kupferarsenides. Aufschluss, 65, 73-77 (in German). (p. 76; analysis by Dr. G. Müller, Saarbrücken))
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Linnaeite
Formula: Co2+Co3+2S4
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Comm. R. Noll
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Safflorite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Skutterudite
Formula: CoAs3
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Lapis, 9 (5), 36-39.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Algodonite2.AA.10a(Cu1-xAsx)
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Breithauptite2.CC.05NiSb
Cattierite2.EB.05aCoS2
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Domeykite2.AA.10bCu3As
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Linnaeite2.DA.05Co2+Co3+2S4
Luzonite2.KA.10Cu3AsS4
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Safflorite2.EB.15a(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Skutterudite2.EC.05CoAs3
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p > 3:1
Algodonite2.1.1.1(Cu1-xAsx)
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Domeykite2.2.2.1Cu3As
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Breithauptite2.8.11.2NiSb
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Linnaeite2.10.1.1Co2+Co3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cattierite2.12.1.3CoS2
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Safflorite2.12.2.11(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Skutterudite2.12.17.1CoAs3
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Luzonite3.2.2.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite6.1.2.2γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
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
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Annabergite40.3.6.4Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O CupriteCu2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SSulfur
S DigeniteCu9S5
S ChalcociteCu2S
S CovelliteCuS
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S LuzoniteCu3AsS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S CattieriteCoS2
S MilleriteNiS
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
MnManganese
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
CoCobalt
Co CattieriteCoS2
Co Safflorite(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Co SkutteruditeCoAs3
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Co LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
NiNickel
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni BreithauptiteNiSb
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu LuzoniteCu3AsS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu Algodonite(Cu1-xAsx)
Cu DomeykiteCu3As
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As LuzoniteCu3AsS4
As Safflorite(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
As SkutteruditeCoAs3
As NickelineNiAs
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As Algodonite(Cu1-xAsx)
As DomeykiteCu3As
AgSilver
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
SbAntimony
Sb BreithauptiteNiSb
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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 - Early Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3161907
Early shale/slate

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{shale/slate}, Minor{sandstone,conglomerate,coal}

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: 2613360

Age: Paleozoic (259.1 - 323.2 Ma)

Description: volcanic

Comments: Rhyolitic lava predominant; also tuffs, dikes and subvolcanic intrusion

Lithology: Rhyolite (quartz porphyry)

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

Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3186341
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 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

References

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- LEVIN, P., HIRDES, W. (1972): Der Erzgang "Reich Geschiebe" bei Imsbach.- Der Aufschluss, 23(2), 61-65.
- Lapis 1984(5), 36-39


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