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Ostwig Mine, Nuttlar, Bestwig, Hochsauerlandkreis, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Ostwig MineMine
NuttlarSection
BestwigMunicipality
HochsauerlandkreisDistrict
ArnsbergAdministrative District
North Rhine-WestphaliaState
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
51° 21' 58'' North , 8° 25' 45'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bestwig11,764 (2017)2.1km
Olsberg15,814 (2015)4.3km
Altenbüren1,321 (2017)5.8km
Meschede32,224 (2015)10.3km
Brilon27,030 (2015)10.4km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Grube Ostwig, Nuttlar, Bestwig, Meschede, Sauerland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland


Abandoned slate mine, working upper Devonian rocks. A number of large dumps still remain and are accessible for collecting.

Located southeast of Nuttlar, 4 km ENE of Bestwig and about 17 km ENE of Meschede.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Breithauptite
Formula: NiSb
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich), 1991
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Nickelskutterudite
Formula: (Ni,Co,Fe)As3
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Skutterudite
Formula: CoAs3
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Breithauptite2.CC.05NiSb
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Nickelskutterudite2.EC.05(Ni,Co,Fe)As3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Skutterudite2.EC.05CoAs3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Breithauptite2.8.11.2NiSb
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Nickelskutterudite2.12.17.2(Ni,Co,Fe)As3
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Skutterudite2.12.17.1CoAs3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Nickelskutterudite(Ni,Co,Fe)As3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
CoCobalt
Co Nickelskutterudite(Ni,Co,Fe)As3
Co SkutteruditeCoAs3
NiNickel
Ni BreithauptiteNiSb
Ni Nickelskutterudite(Ni,Co,Fe)As3
Ni NickelineNiAs
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As Nickelskutterudite(Ni,Co,Fe)As3
As SkutteruditeCoAs3
As NickelineNiAs
SbAntimony
Sb BreithauptiteNiSb

References

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Pawlowski, D. (1991) Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland. Weise (Munich).

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