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Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° North , 13° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~19km
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Revier Schneeberg, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland


Ancient mining district.
The polymetallic deposit (Ag-Bi-Co-Ni-U-bearing veins) was worked for silver and bismuth since the 15th century, later for cobalt and, in the 20th century, for uranium. Most of the veins are hydrothermally formed.

Mineral List

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

Acanthite

Adamite

var: Cobaltoan Adamite

Agardite-(Y)

Aikinite

Albite

Allophane

Almandine

Ammoniojarosite ?

Anatase

Andalusite

Andradite

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

Annabergite

Anorthite

Antigorite

'Apatite Group'

Aragonite

Argentopyrite

Arsenic

Arseniosiderite

Arsenogorceixite

Arsenolite

Arsenopyrite

Asbolane

Asselbornite (TL)

Atelestite (TL)

Augite

Austinite

Autunite

'Axinite Group'

Azurite

Bariopharmacoalumite

Bariopharmacosiderite

Baryte

Bayldonite

Becquerelite

Beryl

β-Roselite (TL)

Beudantite

Beyerite (TL)

Bieberite

'Biotite'

Birnessite ?

Bismite

Bismuth (TL)

Bismuthinite

Bismutite (TL)

Bismutoferrite (TL)

Bornite

Bournonite ?

Brandtite ?

Braunite

Brendelite (TL)

Brochantite

Brushite ?

Cacoxenite ?

Calcite

var: Cobaltoan Calcite

Carminite

Cassiterite

Cattierite

Cerussite

Chalcanthite

Chalcoalumite

Chalcocite

Chalcophyllite

Chalcopyrite

Chenevixite

Chlorargyrite

'Chlorotile (of Frenzel)'

Chrysocolla

Churchite-(Y)

Clausthalite

Clinochlore

Clinozoisite

Cobaltaustinite

Cobaltite ?

Cobaltkoritnigite

Cobaltlotharmeyerite (TL)

Cobaltneustädtelite (TL)

Cobalttsumcorite (TL)

Coffinite

Conichalcite

Connellite

Copper

Corkite

Cornwallite

Corundum

Covellite

Cryptomelane

Cuprite

Cuprosklodowskite

Curite

Devilline

Dewindtite

Dickite

Diopside

Djurleite

Dolomite

Dravite

Dreyerite

Duftite

Dussertite

Emplectite

Epidote

Erythrite (TL)

Eulytine (TL)

Ferberite

Ferrihydrite

Ferrilotharmeyerite

Ferro-actinolite

Fluorapatite ?

Fluorapophyllite-(K) ?

Fluorite

Fluor-schorl (TL)

Fourmarierite

Freibergite

Fritzscheite

Galena

Goethite

Gold

Graphite

Greenockite

Grossular

var: Hessonite

Guérinite (TL)

'Gummite'

Gypsum

Haidingerite

Hammarite

Hausmannite

Hedenbergite

Heinrichite

Hematite

Hemimorphite

Heterogenite (TL)

Hinsdalite

'Hornblende'

Hörnesite

Hübnerite

Hydroxylapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite

Ianbruceite

Ilvaite

Jarosite

Johannite

Kahlerite

Kaňkite

Kaolinite

Kettnerite

Koechlinite (TL)

Köttigite (TL)

Langite

Lavendulan

Leadhillite

Lepidocrocite

Libethenite

Liebigite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Lithiophorite (TL)

Löllingite

Lukrahnite

Magnesio-hornblende

Magnetite

Malachite

Manganite

Marcasite

var: Lonchidite

Margarite

Matildite

Maucherite

Mawbyite

Melanterite

Meta-autunite

Metanováčekite

Metarauchite

Metasaléeite

Metatorbernite (TL)

Metauranocircite-I

Metazeunerite (TL)

Miargyrite

Microcline

Millerite

Mimetite

Mixite

Molybdenite

Montmorillonite

Moorhouseite

Mottramite

Muscovite

Nacrite

Namibite

Natrouranospinite ?

Neustädtelite (TL)

Nickeline

Nickellotharmeyerite (TL)

Nickelschneebergite (TL)

Nickelskutterudite (TL)

Nontronite

Nováčekite-I (TL)

Olivenite

Opal

Orpiment

Orthoclase

Orthoserpierite

Pararammelsbergite

Parasymplesite

Parsonsite

Paulkellerite (TL)

Petitjeanite

'Petitjeanite-Preisingerite Series'

Pharmacoalumite

Pharmacolite

Pharmacosiderite

Phosphuranylite

Picropharmacolite

Pitticite

Plumbogummite

Plumbojarosite

Polybasite

Posnjakite

Prehnite

Preisingerite

Proustite

Pseudomalachite

Pucherite (TL)

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrophyllite

Pyrostilpnite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

var: Citrine ?

var: Eisenkiesel

var: Jasper

var: Milky Quartz

var: Rock Crystal

var: Rose Quartz ?

var: Smoky Quartz

Rammelsbergite (TL)

Rappoldite (TL)

Rauenthalite

Realgar

Rhabdophane-(Nd)

Rhodochrosite

Richelsdorfite

Romanèchite

Rooseveltite

Rosasite

Roselite (TL)

Rößlerite

var: Wapplerite

Rozenite

Russellite

Rutherfordine

Safflorite (TL)

Sainfeldite

Saléeite

Schapbachite ?

Scheelite

Schlegelite (TL)

Schneebergite (TL)

Schoepite

Schorl

Schumacherite (TL)

Scorodite

Segnitite

Sepiolite

Serpierite

Siderite

Sillénite

Silver

Skutterudite

Smolyaninovite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

Spherocobaltite (TL)

Stephanite

Sternbergite

Stibnite ?

Stilpnomelane

Sylvanite

Symplesite ?

Talc

Talmessite

Tennantite

Tenorite

Tetrahedrite

Titanite

Topaz

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Trögerite (TL)

Tungstite

Turquoise

Tyrolite

Uraninite

Uranocircite

'Uranocker'

Uranophane

Uranopilite

Uranospathite

Uranosphaerite (TL)

Uranospinite (TL)

Vaesite

Vesuvianite

'Wad'

'var: Cobaltian Wad'

Wagnerite ?

Walpurgite (TL)

Waylandite

Weilite (TL)

Wendwilsonite

Willemite

'Wolframite'

Wollastonite

Woodwardite

Wulfenite

Wurtzite

Xanthoconite

Zeunerite (TL)

Zincite

'Zinnwaldite'

Zippeite


304 valid minerals. 42 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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References

- 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: 1015, 1069.
- Bode, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Schneebergs. Emser Hefte 4 (1), 38-71. (in German)
- Flach, S. (1982): Der Bergbau von Schneeberg. Emser Hefte 4 (1), 15-31. (in German)
- Schlegel, F., Schumann, K. & Siemroth, J. (1991): Seltene Phosphatminerale von Schneeberg im Erzgebirge. - Lapis, 16 (6), 40-43. (in German)
- Schlegel, F., Schumann, K. & Siemroth, J. (1992): Haldenfunde sekundärer Wismutminerale von Schneeberg im Erzgebirge. Lapis 17 (11), 29-36; 50. (in German)
- Schlegel, F. (2000): Neufunde aus dem Bergrevier Schneeberg/Sachsen, 1995-99 (I). Lapis 25 (2), 31-38; 50. (in German)
- Schlegel, F. (2002): Neufunde und Neubestimmungen aus dem Bergrevier Schneeberg/Sachsen, 1990–2002 (II). Lapis 27 (7-8), 67-72. (in German)
- Stefan Weiß (2002): Neue Mineralien: aus Schneeberg/Sachsen. Lapis 27 (7-8), 73-76. (in German)
- Herrmann, S. (2005): Geologie, Erzgänge und Mineralisation der Lagerstätte Schneeberg/Sachsen. Lapis 30 (7-8), 30-40. (in German)
- Lahl, B. (2005): Von 1470 bis 1956: Der Schneeberger Bergbau. Lapis 30 (7-8), 13-21. (in German)
- Massanek, A. & Michalski, S. (2005): Die Mineralien des Schneeberger Reviers. Lapis 30 (7-8), 41-66. (in German)
- J. Gröbner und U. Kolitsch (2005): Neufunde aus dem Bergrevier Schneeberg im Erzgebirge. Lapis 30 (7-8), 71-73; 81-82. (in German)
- Kolitsch, U. & Fleck, M. (2006): Third update on compounds with kröhnkite-type chains: the crystal structure of wendwilsonite [Ca2Mg(AsO4)2·2H2O] and the new triclinic structure types of AgSc(CrO4)2·2H2O and M2Cu(Cr2O7)2·2H2O (M = Rb, Cs). European Journal of Mineralogy, 18, 471-482.

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