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Neue Hoffnung Gottes Mine, Bräunsdorf, Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 56' 12'' North , 13° 12' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.93667,13.20861
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Neue Hoffnung Gottes, Bräunsdorf, Revier Freiberg, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland

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Mineral List

43 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of 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.

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Late Paleozoic
252.17 - 358.9 Ma

ID: 3186755
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 358.9 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]

485.4 - 541 Ma

ID: 2600232

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 Ma)

Description: metamorphic

Lithology: Mica-schist

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

485.4 - 541 Ma

ID: 3140529
Cambrian mica

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Mica schist

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]

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- Klaproth, M.H. (1802): Chemische Untersuchung des faserigen Roth-Spießglanzerzes, Beiträge zur chemischen Kenntniss der Mineralkörper, Dritter Band, Rottmann Berlin, 178-182
- Dana 7:I:415
- Gruner, H. (1970): Über berühmte Mineralfundpunkte im Freiberger Bergrevier. I. Neue Hoffnung Gottes Fundgrube zu Bräunsdorf.- Der Aufschluss, 21 (3), 116-119.
- Gröbner, J. & Zienau, H. (2004): Neue Mineralienfunde von der Silbergrube Neue Hoffnung Gottes bei Bräunsdorf im Freiberger Revier, Sachsen, Mineralien-Welt, Vol. 15 (3), 52-57.

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