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Tirpersdorf, Oelsnitz, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 26' 14'' North , 12° 15' 9'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.43722,12.25250
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Tirpersdorf, Oelsnitz, Vogtland, Sachsen, Deutschland


Dumps of an ancient tungsten mine and of uranium prospects worked by the SDAG Wismut company for some time after 1945.
The small dump of prospect no. 5 ("Schurf 5", see Gröbner and Kolitsch, 2007) is extinct (2015) since the rehabilitation of the shaft 386 area.

Located 300 m NW of Tirpersdorf and along the road leading from Tirpersdorf to Lottengrün, respectively.



Mineral List

Acanthite

Andradite

Annabergite

Arsenic

Arsenopyrite

Asbolane

Asselbornite

Bariopharmacosiderite

Baryte

Bassetite

Bavenite

Becquerelite

Bergenite

'Biotite'

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

Bornite

Breithauptite

Calcite

Carnotite

Cerussite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Churchite-(Y)

Coffinite

Copper

Covellite

Curite

Dewindtite

Dolomite

Dumontite

Dussertite

Epidote

Erythrite

Ferberite

Fluorite

Fourmarierite

Francevillite

Galena

Goethite

Grossular

'Gummite'

Hematite

Hügelite

Ilsemannite

Iriginite

Kasolite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Lithiophorite

Löllingite

Magnetite

Malachite

Marcasite

Meta-ankoleite

Metaheinrichite

Mimetite

Mixite

Molybdenite

Muscovite

Neustädtelite

Nickeline

Nickelskutterudite

Olivenite

Opal

var: Opal-AN

Orthoclase

Parsonsite

Preisingerite

Proustite

Pucherite

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

Pyrolusite

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

Rammelsbergite

Russellite

Safflorite

Scheelite

Schorl

Schumacherite

Siderite

Sklodowskite

Skutterudite

Soddyite

Sphalerite

Tennantite

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Uraninite

Uranocircite

Uranophane

Vandendriesscheite

Vesuvianite

Walpurgite

'Wolframite'

Wollastonite

Wölsendorfite

Wroewolfeite

Yingjiangite

Zeunerite


97 valid minerals.

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Arenigian - Tremadocian
465.5 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 2618255
Frauenbach-Schichten, Phycoden-Schichten

Age: Ordovician (465.5 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

Comments: Near Prague: Early and Middle Ordovician

Lithology: Argillaceous schist, quartzite, quartzite scree

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

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



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References

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- Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1077.
- A. Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", Schweizerbart (Stuttgart), 2001, 138
- Gröbner, J. and Kolitsch, U. (2007): The minerals of the uranium prospect at Tirpersdorf, Vogtland. Lapis 32, 37-42; 58. (in German).

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