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Mechernich, Eifel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° North , 6° East (est.)
Neighbouring regions:
Name(s) in local language(s):Mechernich, Eifel, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland


Ancient lead mining area, located southwest of Euskirchen.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Allophane

Anglesite

Ankerite

Antimony

Aragonite

Aurichalcite

Azurite

Baryte

Bayldonite

Beaverite-(Cu)

Beudantite

Bieberite

Bornite

'Bravoite'

Brochantite

Brushite

Calcite

Caledonite

Cassiterite

Cerussite

Cervantite

Chalcocite

Chalcophyllite

Chalcopyrite

Chenite

Claraite

Connellite

Copper

var: Stanniferous Copper

Corkite

Covellite

Crocoite ?

Cuprite

Devilline

Diadochite ?

Dickite

Dolomite

Elyite

Erythrite

Ettringite

Fougèrite

Galena

Goethite

Greenockite ?

Gypsum

Hematite

Hemimorphite

Hetaerolite

Hydrocerussite

Hydrozincite

Iron

Jarosite

Ktenasite

Lanarkite

Langite

Laurionite

Lead

Leadhillite

Libethenite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Litharge

Magnetite

Malachite

'Manganese Oxides'

Marcasite

Massicot

Millerite

Mimetite

Minium

Molybdenite ?

Monohydrocalcite

Namuwite

Nesquehonite

Newberyite

Olivenite

Parasymplesite

Paratacamite

Phosgenite

Plumbojarosite

Plumbonacrite

Posnjakite

Pseudobrookite

Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

'Pyroxene Group'

Quartz

Ranciéite

Rosasite

Rozenite

Sampleite

Schulenbergite

Serpierite

Siderite

Silver

Simonkolleite

Smithsonite

Sphalerite

Stannite

Sulphur

Taranakite

Tenorite

Thaumasite

'Unnamed (Na-Pb Carbonate-Hydroxide)'

Vaesite

Vivianite

'Wad'

Wroewolfeite

Wulfenite

Zincite


104 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Localities in this Region

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References

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- Dechen, H. von, Oeyenhausen, F. von (1825): Der Bleiberg bei Commern, Karstens Archiv , Vol. 9, 60-133
- Diesterweg, C. (1866): Beschreibung der Bleierzlagerstätte, des Bergbaus und der Aufbereitung bei Commern, Zeitschrift für Berg- Hütten- und Salinenwesen im preussischen Staate, Vol. 14, 159-197
- Haber (1866): Genesis der Bleierze im Buntsandstein d. Bleibergs b. Kummern, Der Berggeist XI, S. 281 f. und 289
- Dechen, H. von, (1872): Über eine interessante Bleierz-Lagerstätte..., Verh. d. Naturhist. Ver. d. Preuß. Rheinlande, Westfalens u. d. Reg.-Bez. Osnabrück XXIV, Korrespondenzblatt, pp. 103, Bonn
- Wemmer, M. (1909): Die Erzlagerstätten der Eifel mit Ausschluß der näheren Umgebung von Aachen, Diss. Münster
- Kalb, G., Meyer, E., (1926): Die Ni- und Co-Führung der Knottenerzlagerstättevon Mechernich, Zentralblatt für Mineralogie, Vol 26
- Voigt, A., (1952): Die Bleizinkerzvorkommen im Buntsandstein und Unterdevon der Nordeifel, Geologisches Jahrbuch, Vol. 66, 1ff
- Schröder, E., (1979): ): Geologische Karte von Nordrhein-Westfalen, Erläuterungen zu Blatt 5305 Zülpich, , Geologisches Landesamt NRW, Krefeld
- Slotta. R., (1983): Technische Denkmäler in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 4/1, Bergbau-Museum Bochum
- Ribbert, KH., (1985): Geologische Karte von Nordrhein-Westfalen, Erläuterungen zu Blatt 5405 Mechernich, Geologisches Landesamt NRW, Krefeld
- Meyer, W., (1986): Geologie der Eifel, Schweitzerbart, Stuttgart
- Schalich, J., Schneider, F., Stadler, G. (1986): Die Bleierzlagerstätte Mechernich, Geologisches Landesamt NRW, Krefeld
- Weiß, S., (1990): Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West, Weise (Munich)

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