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Georg Mine, Willroth, Altenkirchen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germanyi
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Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Georg, Willroth, Altenkirchen, Wieder Eisenspat-Bezirk, Westerwald, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 34' 1'' North , 7° 31' 19'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.56722,7.52222
GeoHash:G#: u0vrejmx2
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Willroth821 (2017)0.4km
Oberhonnefeld-Gierend999 (2017)1.3km
Oberraden645 (2011)2.1km
Horhausen1,908 (2018)2.3km
Krunkel671 (2011)2.4km


Ancient iron mine, abandoned in 1965.
Large vein of manganese-bearing siderite, including a suite of Pb-Cu-Zn minerals and hosted by devonian schists.

Located on the slope above the A3 highway near Willroth, about 4 km north of Straßenhaus.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Rhenish Massif, EuropeMassif

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


35 valid minerals.

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
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
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
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
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
Kobellite
Formula: Pb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Reference: Poser, C., and Lutz, H. (2004): Mineralien aus Rheinland-Pfalz.Landessammlung für Naturkunde Rheinland-Pfalz (Mainz)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Linnaeite
Formula: Co2+Co3+2S4
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'Psilomelane'
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
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: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Semseyite
Formula: Pb9Sb8S21
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
'Stibiconite'
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
Ullmannite
Formula: NiSbS
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Valentinite
Formula: Sb2O3
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'Wad'
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Kobellite2.HB.10aPb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Linnaeite2.DA.05Co2+Co3+2S4
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Semseyite2.HC.10dPb9Sb8S21
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Ullmannite2.EB.25NiSbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
'Stibiconite'4.DH.20Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Valentinite4.CB.55Sb2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
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
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Psilomelane'-
'Wad'-

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
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 = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Ullmannite2.12.3.3NiSbS
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
2 < ø < 2.49
Kobellite3.6.19.1Pb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Semseyite3.6.20.4Pb9Sb8S21
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Valentinite4.3.11.1Sb2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
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 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
'Stibiconite'44.1.1.1Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Psilomelane'-
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
O ValentiniteSb2O3
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S AnglesitePbSO4
S StibniteSb2S3
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S CosalitePb2Bi2S5
S CovelliteCuS
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MilleriteNiS
S PyriteFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S UllmanniteNiSbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S CinnabarHgS
S SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CoCobalt
Co LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni UllmanniteNiSbS
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Cu CopperCu
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Sb StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb UllmanniteNiSbS
Sb ValentiniteSb2O3
Sb SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Pb KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
BiBismuth
Bi CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Bi KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Bi BismuthBi

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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- Emser Hefte 1979(2), 7-14, 19-41
- S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
- W. Meyer, J. Stets: "Das Rheintal zwischen Bingen und Bonn", Sammlung Geologischer Führer, Vol. 89, Borntraeger (Berlin, Stuttgart), 1996

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