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Bad Ems District, Lahn valley, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° North , 7° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~6km
Name(s) in local language(s):Revier Bad Ems, Lahntal, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland


Important old mining district (siderite-quartz veins mineralised with Pb-Zn-Cu-Ag ores).

Mineral List

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

Acanthite

Adamite

var: Cuprian Adamite

Anglesite

Ankerite

Annabergite

'Antimonian Gersdorffite'

Aragonite

var: Flos Ferri

Arsendescloizite

Arsenogorceixite

Arsenolite

Arsenopyrite

Arsentsumebite

Aurichalcite

Austinite

Azurite

Bayldonite

Beaverite-(Cu)

Beraunite ?

Beudantite

'Bitumen'

Bournonite

'Brauner Glaskopf'

'Bravoite'

Breithauptite

Brianyoungite

Brochantite

Bromargyrite

Brucite

Calcite

Caledonite

Calumetite

Carminite

Cerussite

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalconatronite

Chalcophanite

Chalcopyrite

Chlorargyrite

var: Bromian Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chrysocolla

Cinnabar

Cobaltite

Connellite

Copiapite

Copper

Corkite

Coronadite

Covellite

Cristobalite

Cryptomelane

Cuprite

Delafossite

Devilline

Dolomite

Duftite

var: Duftite-alpha

Dundasite

Dypingite

Elyite

Erythrite

Ettringite

Fairchildite

Gaitite

Galena

Gersdorffite

Gibbsite

Glaucocerinite

Goethite

Gold

Gypsum

Hematite

Hemimorphite

Hetaerolite

Hidalgoite

Hinsdalite

Holdawayite

Honessite

Hopeite

Hörnesite

Hydrocerussite

Hydrohetaerolite

Hydromagnesite

Hydrozincite

Iodargyrite

Jarosite ?

Kaolinite

Koritnigite

Köttigite

Ktenasite

Lahnsteinite (TL)

Langite

Laurionite

Lavendulan

Lead

Leadhillite

Lepidocrocite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Linnaeite

Litharge

Lithiophorite

Malachite

Manganite

'Manganogel'

Manjiroite

Marcasite

Marshite

var: Cupro-iodargyrite

'Melilite Group'

Mercury

Metacinnabar

Millerite

Mimetite

Minium

Morenosite

Moschellandsbergite

Muscovite

var: Illite

Nacrite

Namuwite

'Native Amalgam'

Natrojarosite

Nesquehonite

Nickelaustinite

Nickelhexahydrite

Nickeline

Nyerereite

Olivenite

Orthoserpierite

Parasymplesite

Parnauite

Perroudite

Philipsbornite

Philipsburgite

Pitticite

Piypite

Plumbogummite

Plumbojarosite

Plumbonacrite

Posnjakite

Pseudomalachite

'Psilomelane'

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

Quenstedtite

Ramsbeckite

Redgillite

Reevesite

Retgersite

Rhodochrosite ?

Richelsdorfite

Romanèchite

Rosasite

Rozenite

'Schalenblende'

Schulenbergite

Schultenite

Scorodite

Serpierite

Siderite

'Siderogel'

Siderotil

Siegenite

Silver

var: Kongsbergite

Smithsonite

Spertiniite

Sphalerite

Stibnite

Stranskiite

Strashimirite

Sulphur

Susannite

Talc

'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'

Tenorite

Tetrahedrite

Trona

Tsumcorite

'Turgite'

Tyrolite ?

Ullmannite

'Unnamed (Ag-Hg Halogen Sulphide)'

'Unnamed (Zn Arsenate)'

Uricite

'Uvite Series'

Valentinite

Valleriite

Vivianite

'Wad'

Wavellite

Wickenburgite

Wroewolfeite ?

Zincite

Zincowoodwardite


178 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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References

Russell, A. (1910) On the occurrence of the rare mineral carminite in Cornwall. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 15, n° 71, 285-287. (referring to an "Ems in Nassau" specimen of carminite on gersdorffite in the BM(NH)).

Dietrich, R. and Bode, R. (1984) Famous Mineral Localities: the mines and minerals of Bad Ems. The Mineralogical Record 15(6), 322-344.

Seeliger, A., Buchert, D.E., and Noll, T. (2009) Der Emser Gangzug. Aufschluss 60, 66-160.

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