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Phonolite Quarry (Richter Quarry), Hammerunterwiesenthal, Oberwiesenthal, Niederschlag-Bärenstein District, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Phonolite Quarry (Richter Quarry)Quarry
Hammerunterwiesenthal- not defined -
Oberwiesenthal- not defined -
Niederschlag-Bärenstein DistrictDistrict
ErzgebirgskreisDistrict
SaxonyState
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 26' 45'' North , 13° 0' 26'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kovářská1,320 (2018)3.4km
Kurort Oberwiesenthal2,592 (2016)4.1km
Vejprty3,273 (2018)5.4km
Bärenstein2,804 (2015)6.3km
Boží Dar244 (2018)7.1km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Phonolithbruch (Steinbruch Richter), Hammerunterwiesenthal, Oberwiesenthal, Revier Niederschlag-Bärenstein, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland


Abandoned tephrite (phonolite) quarry flooded from 2013.
Known for large vesicles filled with (mainly) natrolite, calcite, thomsonite.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Bohemian MassifMassif
Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech RepublicRegion (Historical)
Ore Mountains, Germany & Czech RepublicMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
'Apophyllite'
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
'Chabazite'
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Reference: Vrtiška L., Malíková R., Soumar J., Macek I., Čejka J. (2015) New found of gibbsite at the Hammerunterwiesenthal tephrite quarry, Krušné hory Mts. (Germany) -Bull. mineral.-petrolog. Odd. Nár. Muz. (Praha) 23, 2, 247-254. ISSN 1211-0329 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/305166408_New_found_of_gibbsite_at_the_Hammerunterwiesenthal_tephrite_quarry_Krusne_hory_Mts_Germany
Gonnardite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
'Phillipsite'
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: LAPIS 31 (3), 37
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001 , Keck, E. (2003) Strontiumreicher Thomsonit von Hammerunterwiesenthal im Oberen Erzgebirge. Aufschluss 54, 235-244
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Gonnardite9.GA.05(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Phillipsite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)3
Gibbsite6.3.1.1Al(OH)3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
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
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Gonnardite77.1.5.7(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Phillipsite'-
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
H GibbsiteAl(OH)3
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O RutileTiO2
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O GibbsiteAl(OH)3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Al GibbsiteAl(OH)3
SiSilicon
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
KPotassium
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
SrStrontium
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3

References

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Keck, E. (2004) Gonnardit aus dem Sächsischen Erzgebirge und aus Ostbayern. Lapis 29 (11), 41-43.
Vrtiška L., Malíková R., Soumar J., Macek I., Čejka J. (2015) New found of gibbsite at the Hammerunterwiesenthal tephrite quarry, Krušné hory Mts. (Germany) -Bull. mineral.-petrolog. Odd. Nár. Muz. (Praha) 23, 2, 247-254. ISSN 1211-0329


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