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Iron Mines, Rothau, Bruche valley (Breuch valley), Bas-Rhin, Grand Est, Francei
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Iron MinesGroup of Mines
Rothau- not defined -
Bruche valley (Breuch valley)Valley
Bas-RhinDepartment
Grand EstRegion
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Name(s) in local language(s):Mines de Fer, Rothau, Vallée de la Bruche, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 26' 12'' North , 7° 15' 36'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Locality type:Group of Mines
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Alsace


Iron-bearing quartz veins hosted by granite. The main ore was magnetite, accompanied by minor hematite and pyrite.
Ref.: J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


24 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Reference: J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Wittichenite2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Chamosite9.EC.55(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
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)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(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)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
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 interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Chamosite71.4.1.7(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
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)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
BBoron
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S MolybdeniteMoS2
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
BiBismuth
Bi WitticheniteCu3BiS3
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

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