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Victoria Mine, Littfeld, Kreuztal, Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germanyi
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Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Victoria, Littfeld, Siegerland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 1' 7'' North , 7° 58' 16'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.01872,7.97127
GeoHash:G#: u1jdjrst8
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kreuztal31,772 (2015)5.8km
Olpe25,686 (2015)8.5km
Wenden19,924 (2011)9.3km
Hilchenbach16,467 (2015)10.0km
Kirchhundem12,966 (2017)11.1km


Pb-Zn mine.
Mining started here in the 17th century, and was finally abandoned in 1927.

Note on the linnaeite in many older collections, this has been shown to be siegenite by modern analysis. No tests found any actual linnaeite at this locality.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Rhenish Massif, EuropeMassif

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


36 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990; Dana 7:I:290.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990; Dana 7:I:290.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990; Dana 7:I:290.
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Linnaeite
Formula: Co2+Co3+2S4
Habit: Octahedrons
Colour: grey
Fluorescence: none
Description: All the Linnaeite in the Musen Area is Siegenite. see: http://www.mindat.org/mesg-106-325401.html
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990 Rolf Golze, Markus Henrich, Stefan Hucko, Norbert Stötzel (2013): SIEGERLAND & WESTERWALD. Bergbaugeschichte · Mineralienschätze · Fundorte, Edition Krüger Stiftung, Bode-Verlag.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Mercury
Formula: Hg
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Morenosite
Formula: NiSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990; Dana 7:I:290.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990; Dana 6:A3:22.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Dana 7:I:290.
Siegenite
Formula: CoNi2S4
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Mercury1.AD.05Hg
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Linnaeite ?2.DA.05Co2+Co3+2S4
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Siegenite2.DA.05CoNi2S4
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Morenosite7.CB.40NiSO4 · 7H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Mercury1.1.7.1Hg
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Linnaeite ?2.10.1.1Co2+Co3+2S4
Siegenite2.10.1.6CoNi2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Morenosite29.6.11.3NiSO4 · 7H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(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 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CerussitePbCO3
O CupriteCu2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O TenoriteCuO
O SideriteFeCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S AnglesitePbSO4
S StibniteSb2S3
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S CovelliteCuS
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S MilleriteNiS
S MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S SulphurS8
S SiegeniteCoNi2S4
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S CinnabarHgS
S LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Co SiegeniteCoNi2S4
Co LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
NiNickel
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
Ni SiegeniteCoNi2S4
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag SilverAg
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg MercuryHg
Hg CinnabarHgS
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl

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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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]

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 2608911

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

Lithology: Argillaceous shale and/or slate, graywacke, sandstone

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

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3159802
Early Devonian quartzite

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{sandstone,shale/slate}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Dana 6:A3:22
Dana 7:I:290
Emser Hefte 1981(5):25-40
Der Aufschluss 1985(11):362-363
Reinhardt, M. & Henrich, J.M. (2015): Neue Mineralienfunde von der Grube Victoria bei Littfeld im Siegerland. Mineralien-Welt, 26 (1), 24-46.

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