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Rammelsberg Mine, Rammelsberg, Goslar, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germanyi
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View of the Rammelsberg underground polymetallic mining, ca. 1930.

Rammelsberg Mine, Rammelsberg, Goslar, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
View of the Rammelsberg polymetallic mining area, in 1903.

Rammelsberg Mine, Rammelsberg, Goslar, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
View of the Rammelsberg underground polymetallic mining, ca. 1930.

Rammelsberg Mine, Rammelsberg, Goslar, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
View of the Rammelsberg polymetallic mining area, in 1903.

Rammelsberg Mine, Rammelsberg, Goslar, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
View of the Rammelsberg underground polymetallic mining, ca. 1930.

Rammelsberg Mine, Rammelsberg, Goslar, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
View of the Rammelsberg polymetallic mining area, in 1903.

Rammelsberg Mine, Rammelsberg, Goslar, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
51° 53' 26'' North , 10° 25' 10'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Goslar43,560 (2015)1.6km
Ober Schulenberg356 (2018)6.8km
Langelsheim13,169 (2015)8.0km
Bad Harzburg22,954 (2015)9.8km
Altenau2,045 (2015)10.1km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Grube Rammelsberg, Rammelsberg, Goslar, Harz, Niedersachsen, Deutschland


Sediment-hosted massive sulphide Cu-Zn-Pb-Ba deposit.
Started as a lead-zinc-silver mine almost 1,000 years ago. Closed in 1988. Owned by Preussag Metall AG.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


95 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of 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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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: No reference listed
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: No reference listed
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Reference: No reference listed
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: No reference listed
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).; Large, D. and Walcher, E. (1999) The Rammelsberg massive sulphide Cu-Zn-Pb-Ba-Deposit, Germany: an example of sediment-hosted, massive sulphide mineralisation. Mineralium Deposita: 34: 522-538.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).; Large, D. and Walcher, E. (1999) The Rammelsberg massive sulphide Cu-Zn-Pb-Ba-Deposit, Germany: an example of sediment-hosted, massive sulphide mineralisation. Mineralium Deposita: 34: 522-538.
Bianchite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Reference: Jambor J L, Boyle R W (1962) Gunningite, a new zinc sulphate from the Keno Hill – Galena Hill area, Yukon, The Canadian Mineralogist 7, 209-218
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: No reference listed
Botryogen
Formula: MgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Reference: 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: 618.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).
Boyleite
Formula: (Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
Reference: Jambor J L, Boyle R W (1962) Gunningite, a new zinc sulphate from the Keno Hill – Galena Hill area, Yukon, The Canadian Mineralogist 7, 209-218
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: No reference listed
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Large, D., and Walcher, E. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 522-538.
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Reference: No reference listed
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: No reference listed
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: No reference listed
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: 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: 490.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: No reference listed
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Economic Geology: 83: 443-449.; Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).; Large, D. and Walcher, E. (1999) The Rammelsberg massive sulphide Cu-Zn-Pb-Ba-Deposit, Germany: an example of sediment-hosted, massive sulphide mineralisation. Mineralium Deposita: 34: 522-538.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Large, D., and Walcher, E. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 522-538.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: No reference listed
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: 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: 625.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: No reference listed
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: No reference listed
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: No reference listed
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Large, D., and Walcher, E. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 522-538.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Schot, E. H. & Ottemann, J. (1969): Elektrum und Kobellit im Meliert-Erz vom Rammelsberg. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen 112, 101-115 (in German).; Large, D., and Walcher, E. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 522-538.
Emplectite
Formula: CuBiS2
Reference: No reference listed
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: No reference listed
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Reference: No reference listed
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Economic Geology: 83: 443-449.; Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).; Large, D. and Walcher, E. (1999) The Rammelsberg massive sulphide Cu-Zn-Pb-Ba-Deposit, Germany: an example of sediment-hosted, massive sulphide mineralisation. Mineralium Deposita: 34: 522-538.
Galenobismutite
Formula: PbBi2S4
Reference: No reference listed
Glauberite
Formula: Na2Ca(SO4)2
Reference: No reference listed
'Glockerite'
Formula: Fe3+4(SO4)(OH)10·1-3H2O ?
Reference: 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: 588.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: No reference listed
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).; Large, D. and Walcher, E. (1999) The Rammelsberg massive sulphide Cu-Zn-Pb-Ba-Deposit, Germany: an example of sediment-hosted, massive sulphide mineralisation. Mineralium Deposita: 34: 522-538.
Goslarite (TL)
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: [Klaproth, M.H. (1810): Chemische Untersuchung des krystallisirten Zinkvitriols aus dem Rammelsberge, Beiträge zur chemischen Kenntniss der Mineralkörper, Fünfter Band, ] [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: 515]
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: No reference listed
Gudmundite
Formula: FeSbS
Reference: No reference listed
Gunningite
Formula: ZnSO4 · H2O
Reference: RRUFF sample R070571
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: No reference listed
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Reference: No reference listed
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: No reference listed
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: No reference listed
Khademite
Formula: Al(SO4)F · 5H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Kobellite
Formula: Pb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Reference: Schot, E. H. & Ottemann, J. (1969): Elektrum und Kobellit im Meliert-Erz vom Rammelsberg. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen 112, 101-115 (in German).
Ktenasite
Formula: Zn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: No reference listed
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: No reference listed
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Linnaeite
Formula: Co2+Co3+2S4
Reference: No reference listed
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: No reference listed
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Reference: No reference listed
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).; Large, D. and Walcher, E. (1999) The Rammelsberg massive sulphide Cu-Zn-Pb-Ba-Deposit, Germany: an example of sediment-hosted, massive sulphide mineralisation. Mineralium Deposita: 34: 522-538.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: No reference listed
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: 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: 502.
Meneghinite
Formula: Pb13CuSb7S24
Reference: No reference listed
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: No reference listed
Morenosite
Formula: NiSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Large, D., and Walcher, E. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 522-538.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Large, D., and Walcher, E. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 522-538.
'Phillipsite'
Reference: No reference listed
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: No reference listed
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: No reference listed
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Economic Geology: 83: 443-449.; Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).; Large, D. and Walcher, E. (1999) The Rammelsberg massive sulphide Cu-Zn-Pb-Ba-Deposit, Germany: an example of sediment-hosted, massive sulphide mineralisation. Mineralium Deposita: 34: 522-538.
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Reference: No reference listed
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: No reference listed
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: No reference listed
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Large, D., and Walcher, E. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 522-538.; Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Large, D., and Walcher, E. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 522-538.
Retgersite
Formula: NiSO4 · 6H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Römerite (TL)
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: 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: 520; A. Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Rozenite
Formula: FeSO4 · 4H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Scholzite
Formula: CaZn2(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Serpierite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Silver
Formula: Ag
Description: up to 140 g/t in both galena and tetrahedrite.
Reference: Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: No reference listed
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Economic Geology: 83: 443-449.; Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).; Large, D. and Walcher, E. (1999) The Rammelsberg massive sulphide Cu-Zn-Pb-Ba-Deposit, Germany: an example of sediment-hosted, massive sulphide mineralisation. Mineralium Deposita: 34: 522-538.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: No reference listed
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: No reference listed
Szomolnokite
Formula: FeSO4 · H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: No reference listed
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).; Large, D. and Walcher, E. (1999) The Rammelsberg massive sulphide Cu-Zn-Pb-Ba-Deposit, Germany: an example of sediment-hosted, massive sulphide mineralisation. Mineralium Deposita: 34: 522-538.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Large, D., and Walcher, E. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 522-538.
Valleriite
Formula: (Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Reference: No reference listed
Voltaite
Formula: K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Reference: 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: 465.
Zincocopiapite
Formula: ZnFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 18H2O
Reference: Collection Elmar Lackner ; Label says 'analyzed'; from 83m Level; Scharizer, Zs. Kr. 52:372 (1913)
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Copper1.AA.05Cu
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Emplectite2.HA.05CuBiS2
Freibergite2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Galenobismutite2.JC.25ePbBi2S4
Gudmundite2.EB.20FeSbS
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Kobellite2.HB.10aPb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Linnaeite2.DA.05Co2+Co3+2S4
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Mackinawite2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Meneghinite2.HB.05bPb13CuSb7S24
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Valleriite2.FD.30(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Ferberite4.DB.30FeWO4
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hübnerite4.DB.30MnWO4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Pyrochlore Group'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Antlerite7.BB.15Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Bianchite7.CB.25(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Botryogen7.DC.25MgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Boyleite7.CB.15(Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Devilline7.DD.30CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Glauberite7.AD.25Na2Ca(SO4)2
Goslarite (TL)7.CB.40ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Gunningite7.CB.05ZnSO4 · H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halotrichite7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Khademite7.DB.10Al(SO4)F · 5H2O
Ktenasite7.DD.20Zn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Langite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Morenosite7.CB.40NiSO4 · 7H2O
Retgersite7.CB.30NiSO4 · 6H2O
Rozenite7.CB.15FeSO4 · 4H2O
Römerite (TL)7.CB.75Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Serpierite7.DD.30Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Szomolnokite7.CB.05FeSO4 · H2O
Voltaite7.CC.25K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Zincocopiapite7.DB.35ZnFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 18H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Scholzite8.CA.45CaZn2(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Allophane9.ED.20(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Glockerite'-Fe3+4(SO4)(OH)10·1-3H2O ?
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Phillipsite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Linnaeite2.10.1.1Co2+Co3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Gudmundite2.12.4.2FeSbS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Hydroxysulfides and Hydrated Sulfides
Valleriite2.14.1.1(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Meneghinite3.3.5.1Pb13CuSb7S24
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Kobellite3.6.19.1Pb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
ø = 2
Emplectite3.7.5.2CuBiS2
Galenobismutite3.7.9.1PbBi2S4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Group'8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Miscellaneous
Glauberite28.4.2.1Na2Ca(SO4)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Bianchite29.6.8.2(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Boyleite29.6.6.5(Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Goslarite (TL)29.6.11.2ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Gunningite29.6.2.5ZnSO4 · H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Morenosite29.6.11.3NiSO4 · 7H2O
Retgersite29.6.9.1NiSO4 · 6H2O
Rozenite29.6.6.1FeSO4 · 4H2O
Szomolnokite29.6.2.2FeSO4 · H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Römerite (TL)29.7.2.1Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Miscellaneous
Voltaite29.9.1.1K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Antlerite30.1.12.1Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Langite31.4.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Devilline31.6.1.1CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ktenasite31.6.3.1Zn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Serpierite31.6.2.1Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Botryogen31.9.6.1MgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Khademite31.9.11.1Al(SO4)F · 5H2O
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Zincocopiapite31.10.5.6ZnFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 18H2O
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O
Scholzite40.2.6.1CaZn2(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Hübnerite48.1.1.1MnWO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Allophane71.1.5.1(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Glockerite'-Fe3+4(SO4)(OH)10·1-3H2O ?
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Phillipsite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
H RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
H Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Bianchite(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
H BotryogenMgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H KhademiteAl(SO4)F · 5H2O
H KtenasiteZn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
H LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
H RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
H RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
H ScholziteCaZn2(PO4)2 · 2H2O
H SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
H Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
H VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
H GlockeriteFe43+(SO4)(OH)10·1-3H2O ?
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H ZincocopiapiteZnFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 18H2O
H Boyleite(Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
O RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O AnataseTiO2
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
O AragoniteCaCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O Bianchite(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
O BotryogenMgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CalciteCaCO3
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O CassiteriteSnO2
O CerussitePbCO3
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O CupriteCu2O
O DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O FerberiteFeWO4
O GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O HübneriteMnWO4
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O KhademiteAl(SO4)F · 5H2O
O KtenasiteZn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
O LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
O Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
O RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
O RutileTiO2
O ScholziteCaZn2(PO4)2 · 2H2O
O SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
O TenoriteCuO
O Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
O VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O GlockeriteFe43+(SO4)(OH)10·1-3H2O ?
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O ZincocopiapiteZnFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 18H2O
O Boyleite(Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F KhademiteAl(SO4)F · 5H2O
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
MgMagnesium
Mg BotryogenMgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Mg Boyleite(Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al KhademiteAl(SO4)F · 5H2O
Al Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Al VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P ScholziteCaZn2(PO4)2 · 2H2O
SSulfur
S GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
S RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
S AnglesitePbSO4
S AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S Bianchite(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S BotryogenMgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S CovelliteCuS
S DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S EmplectiteCuBiS2
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S GalenaPbS
S GalenobismutitePbBi2S4
S GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
S GudmunditeFeSbS
S GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S KhademiteAl(SO4)F · 5H2O
S KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
S KtenasiteZn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
S LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
S Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
S RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
S SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S SulphurS8
S SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
S VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
S GlockeriteFe43+(SO4)(OH)10·1-3H2O ?
S ZincocopiapiteZnFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 18H2O
S Boyleite(Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca ScholziteCaZn2(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn HübneriteMnWO4
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe BotryogenMgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe GudmunditeFeSbS
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
Fe SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Fe VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Fe GlockeriteFe43+(SO4)(OH)10·1-3H2O ?
Fe ZincocopiapiteZnFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 18H2O
CoCobalt
Co LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
NiNickel
Ni Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Ni MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
Ni RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
CuCopper
Cu AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu EmplectiteCuBiS2
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Cu KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Cu KtenasiteZn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Cu LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Cu SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
ZnZinc
Zn GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
Zn Bianchite(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Zn GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn KtenasiteZn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Zn ScholziteCaZn2(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Zn SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn ZincocopiapiteZnFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 18H2O
Zn Boyleite(Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As LöllingiteFeAs2
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
SrStrontium
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag SilverAg
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
SbAntimony
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Sb GudmunditeFeSbS
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Sb MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W FerberiteFeWO4
W HübneriteMnWO4
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb GalenobismutitePbBi2S4
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi EmplectiteCuBiS2
Bi GalenobismutitePbBi2S4
Bi KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69

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.

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Carboniferous - Silurian
298.9 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3191443
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (298.9 - 443.8 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3140743
Devonian shale/slate

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{shale/slate}, Minor{quartzite,mudstone,sandstone}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 2620627

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: marine, partially volcanic

Lithology: Argillaceous shale, slate, and/or schist, quartzite, radiolarite, sandstone, limestone, basic tuff

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

References

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Klaproth, M.H. (1810) Chemische Untersuchung des krystallisirten Zinkvitriols aus dem Rammelsberge. Beiträge zur chemischen Kenntniss der Mineralkörper, Fünfter Band, Rottmann Berlin, pp. 193.
Bornhardt, W. (1931) Geschichte des Rammelsberger Bergbaues von seiner Aufnahme bis zur Neuzeit. Archiv für Lagerstättenforschung: 52: 366 pp. (in German).
Ramdohr, P. (1953) Geologisches Jahrbuch: 67: 367-494.
Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).
Schot, E. H. & Ottemann, J. (1969): Elektrum und Kobellit im Meliert-Erz vom Rammelsberg. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen 112, 101-115 (in German).
Wrede, V. (1974) Erzmineralien aus den älteren Schichten des Rammelsberges bei Goslar am Harz.
Ramdohr, P. (1977) Mineral content, structures, and genesis of the Rammelsberg deposit. Canada Centre for Mineral and Energy Technology, 295 pp. [Reprinted from Geologisches Jahrbuch: 67: 367-494 (1953)].
Mining Annual Review (1985) 498.
Steinkamm, U. and Schnorrer-Köhler, G. (1988) Lapis 13(6): 16-37; 50.
Minerals Yearbook (1988) Zinc: 6.
Large, D. and Walcher, E. (1999) The Rammelsberg massive sulphide Cu-Zn-Pb-Ba-Deposit, Germany: an example of sediment-hosted, massive sulphide mineralisation. Mineralium Deposita: 34: 522-538.
Sáez, R., Moreno, C., González, F., and Almodóvar, G.R. (2011) Black shales and massive sulfide deposits: causal or casual relationships? Insights from Rammelsberg, Tharsis, and Draa Sfar. Mineralium Deposita: 46: 585-614.
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