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Büsbacher Berg Mine (Brockenberg Mine), Büsbach, Stolberg, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germanyi
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Büsbacher Berg Mine (Brockenberg Mine)Mine
Büsbach- not defined -
Stolberg- not defined -
Aachen- not defined -
North Rhine-WestphaliaDistrict
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Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Büsbacher Berg (Grube Brockenberg), Büsbach, Stolberg, Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 44' 53'' North , 6° 13' 51'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.74833,6.23111
GeoHash:G#: u1h2ty3q7
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Breinigerberg971 (2015)1.4km
Stolberg58,874 (2018)2.8km
Eschweiler55,778 (2015)8.3km
Hürtgenwald8,876 (2015)10.2km
Würselen37,074 (2015)10.3km


A lead and zinc mine closed in 1889.
Located near Büsbach, 2.5 km south of Stolberg.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Rhenish Massif, EuropeMassif
Eifel Mountains, Germany/BelgiumMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Leon Hupperichs Collection
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: collection Leon Hupperichs
Hopeite
Formula: Zn3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Leon Hupperichs Collection
Sphalerite var: Schalenblende
Reference: Leon Hupperichs Collection
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Schalenblende2.CB.05aZnS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Hopeite8.CA.30Zn3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Hopeite40.3.4.1Zn3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Sphalerite
var: Schalenblende
-ZnS

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HopeiteZn3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
CCarbon
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O HopeiteZn3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
SiSilicon
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P HopeiteZn3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
ZnZinc
Zn HopeiteZn3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn WillemiteZn2SiO4
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
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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Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3137809
Late Carboniferous shale/slate

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 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]

Visean - Tournaisian
330.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2612586

Age: Mississippian (330.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

Comments: Carboniferous limestone on the Left Bank of the Rhine

Lithology: Limestone

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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Weiß, S. (1990) Atlas der Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West. Weise (Munich).

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