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Bärenstein Quarry, Bärenstein, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germanyi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 30' 35'' North , 13° 1' 7'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bärenstein2,804 (2015)1.5km
Vejprty3,273 (2018)2.2km
Crottendorf4,705 (2014)4.9km
Königswalde2,477 (2015)5.0km
Jöhstadt3,310 (2015)5.4km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Steinbruch am Bärenstein, Bärenstein, Revier Niederschlag-Bärenstein, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland


Abandoned basalt quarry.
Located on the north slope of Bärenstein hill, about 1.5 km northwest of Bärenstein village and 4.5 km north of Niederschlag.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Böhmite
Formula: AlO(OH)
Reference: T. Witzke (1994): Neufunde aus Sachsen (II): Nordstrandit vom Bärenstein bei Annaberg in Sachsen.- Lapis 19, 10, 36-39
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
'Chabazite'
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Reference: T. Witzke (1994): Neufunde aus Sachsen (II): Nordstrandit vom Bärenstein bei Annaberg in Sachsen.- Lapis 19, 10, 36-39
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Hydrotalcite ?
Formula: Mg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O
Description: Uncertain method of analysis (visual?).
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001; http://www.mineralienatlas.de/forum/index.php?topic=25633.msg201613;topicseen#new (Thomas Witzke comment)
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: T. Witzke (1994): Neufunde aus Sachsen (II): Nordstrandit vom Bärenstein bei Annaberg in Sachsen.- Lapis 19, 10, 36-39
Nordstrandite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Reference: T. Witzke (1994): Neufunde aus Sachsen (II): Nordstrandit vom Bärenstein bei Annaberg in Sachsen.- Lapis 19, 10, 36-39
Phillipsite-K
Formula: (K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Reference: T. Witzke (1994): Neufunde aus Sachsen (II): Nordstrandit vom Bärenstein bei Annaberg in Sachsen.- Lapis 19, 10, 36-39 (XRD and SEM-EDX analysis)
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: T. Witzke (1994): Neufunde aus Sachsen (II): Nordstrandit vom Bärenstein bei Annaberg in Sachsen.- Lapis 19, 10, 36-39
'Thénardite'
Formula: Na2SO4
Reference: T. Witzke (1994) Lapis 19(10), 36-39

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Böhmite4.FE.15AlO(OH)
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Nordstrandite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Hydrotalcite ?5.DA.50Mg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Thénardite'7.AC.25Na2SO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Phillipsite-K9.GC.10(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Böhmite6.1.2.1AlO(OH)
X(OH)3
Gibbsite6.3.1.1Al(OH)3
Nordstrandite6.3.3.1Al(OH)3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrotalcite ?16b.6.2.1Mg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4
'Thénardite'28.2.3.1Na2SO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
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
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
Phillipsite-K-(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H NordstranditeAl(OH)3
H GibbsiteAl(OH)3
H BöhmiteAlO(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
H Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
H HydrotalciteMg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C HydrotalciteMg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O
OOxygen
O NordstranditeAl(OH)3
O GibbsiteAl(OH)3
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O BöhmiteAlO(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O ThénarditeNa2SO4
O Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
O HydrotalciteMg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na ThénarditeNa2SO4
Na Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg HydrotalciteMg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O
AlAluminium
Al NordstranditeAl(OH)3
Al GibbsiteAl(OH)3
Al BöhmiteAlO(OH)
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Al Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Al HydrotalciteMg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O
SiSilicon
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S ThénarditeNa2SO4
KPotassium
K Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Ca Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
BaBarium
Ba Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O

References

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T. Witzke (1994): Neufunde aus Sachsen (II): Nordstrandit vom Bärenstein bei Annaberg in Sachsen.- Lapis 19, 10, 36-39
A. Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", Schweizerbart (Stuttgart), 2001, 163

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