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Polkowice Mine, Gmina Polkowice, Polkowice Co., Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Polandi
Regional Level Types
Polkowice MineMine
Gmina PolkowiceGmina
Polkowice Co.County
Lower Silesian VoivodeshipVoivodeship
PolandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
51° 29' 14'' North , 16° 3' 43'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Polkowice21,565 (2018)2.0km
Sieroszowice420 (2010)8.3km
Jerzmanowa600 (2018)12.2km
Radwanice2,100 (2010)12.2km
Chocianów8,187 (2010)13.5km
Owned/operated by:


Copper mine in Zechstein Cu shales (1962-1968).
Polkowice and neighbouring Sieroszowice, which shared a concentrator, were merged in 1996.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Silesia, Czech Republic/Germany/PolandRegion (Historical)

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Mineral List


21 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Betekhtinite
Formula: (Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Reference: Banaś M., Kucha H., Salamon W. 1976: Występowanie niektórych metali towarzyszących w złożach rud miedzi na monoklinie przedsudeckiej. Prz. Geol. nr 5
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Oszczepalski, S. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 599-613.
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Oszczepalski, S. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 599-613.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Oszczepalski, S. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 599-613.
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Salamon W., Banaś M. 2002: Coffinite from the permian copper-bearing ores, SW Poland. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 33, no 1, 3-16
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Reference: Salamon W., Banaś M. 2002: Coffinite from the permian copper-bearing ores, SW Poland. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 33, no 1, 3-16; Banaś, M., Kwiecińska, B., & Starnawska, E. (2005). The association of uranium, vanadium and organic matter in the copper deposits in Weissliegend sandstones (Fore-Sudetic monocline, Poland). Mineralogia Polonica.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Oszczepalski, S. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 599-613.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: J Skupiewski photograph
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Montroseite
Formula: (V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Reference: Banaś, M., Kwiecińska, B., & Starnawska, E. (2005). The association of uranium, vanadium and organic matter in the copper deposits in Weissliegend sandstones (Fore-Sudetic monocline, Poland). Mineralogia Polonica.
Morozeviczite (TL)
Formula: (Pb,Fe)3Ge1-xS4
Type Locality:
Reference: Rudi Metale Niezelazne (1975) 20/6, 288-293
Polkovicite (TL)
Formula: (Fe,Pb)3(Ge,Fe)1-xS4
Type Locality:
Reference: Rudi i Metale Niezelazne (1975) 20/6, 288-293; American Mineralogist, volume 66, pp. 437-438 (1981); Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Oszczepalski, S. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 599-613.
'Pyrobitumen'
Reference: Banaś, M., Kwiecińska, B., & Starnawska, E. (2005). The association of uranium, vanadium and organic matter in the copper deposits in Weissliegend sandstones (Fore-Sudetic monocline, Poland). Mineralogia Polonica.
'Pyrobitumen var: Thucholite'
Reference: Banaś, M., Kwiecińska, B., & Starnawska, E. (2005). The association of uranium, vanadium and organic matter in the copper deposits in Weissliegend sandstones (Fore-Sudetic monocline, Poland). Mineralogia Polonica.
Rammelsbergite
Formula: NiAs2
Reference: Salamon W., Banaś M. 2002: Coffinite from the permian copper-bearing ores, SW Poland. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 33, no 1, 3-16
Roscoelite
Formula: K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Banaś, M., Kwiecińska, B., & Starnawska, E. (2005). The association of uranium, vanadium and organic matter in the copper deposits in Weissliegend sandstones (Fore-Sudetic monocline, Poland). Mineralogia Polonica.
Skutterudite
Formula: CoAs3
Reference: Salamon W., Banaś M. 2002: Coffinite from the permian copper-bearing ores, SW Poland. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 33, no 1, 3-16
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Salamon W., Banaś M. 2002: Coffinite from the permian copper-bearing ores, SW Poland. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 33, no 1, 3-16

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Betekhtinite2.BE.05(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Morozeviczite (TL)2.CB.35a(Pb,Fe)3Ge1-xS4
Polkovicite (TL)2.CB.35a(Fe,Pb)3(Ge,Fe)1-xS4
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Rammelsbergite2.EB.15aNiAs2
Skutterudite2.EC.05CoAs3
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Montroseite4.FD.10(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Coffinite9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
Roscoelite9.EC.15K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Pyrobitumen'-
'var: Thucholite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Morozeviczite (TL)2.9.5.1(Pb,Fe)3Ge1-xS4
Polkovicite (TL)2.9.5.2(Fe,Pb)3(Ge,Fe)1-xS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Rammelsbergite2.12.2.12NiAs2
Skutterudite2.12.17.1CoAs3
Miscellaneous
Betekhtinite2.16.8.1(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Montroseite6.1.1.4(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Roscoelite71.2.2a.4K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Pyrobitumen'-
'var: Thucholite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
H Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
H RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O UraniniteUO2
O Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
O RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
Si RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S Morozeviczite(Pb,Fe)3Ge1-xS4
S Polkovicite(Fe,Pb)3(Ge,Fe)1-xS4
S MarcasiteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
VVanadium
V Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
V RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe Morozeviczite(Pb,Fe)3Ge1-xS4
Fe Polkovicite(Fe,Pb)3(Ge,Fe)1-xS4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co SkutteruditeCoAs3
NiNickel
Ni RammelsbergiteNiAs2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
ZnZinc
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Zn SphaleriteZnS
GeGermanium
Ge Morozeviczite(Pb,Fe)3Ge1-xS4
Ge Polkovicite(Fe,Pb)3(Ge,Fe)1-xS4
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As RammelsbergiteNiAs2
As SkutteruditeCoAs3
PbLead
Pb Morozeviczite(Pb,Fe)3Ge1-xS4
Pb Polkovicite(Fe,Pb)3(Ge,Fe)1-xS4
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
UUranium
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
U UraniniteUO2

References

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Harańczyk C. (1967): Charakterystyka geochemiczna dolnocechsztyńskich osadów euksenicznych monokliny przedsudeckiej. Prz. Geol. nr 7.
Banaś M., Kucha H., Salamon W. (1976): Występowanie niektórych metali towarzyszących w złożach rud miedzi na monoklinie przedsudeckiej. Prz. Geol. nr 5.
Banaś, M., Kwiecińska, B., & Starnawska, E. (2005). The association of uranium, vanadium and organic matter in the copper deposits in Weissliegend sandstones (Fore-Sudetic monocline, Poland). Mineralogia Polonica.


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