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Erzgebirge District, Saxony, Germanyi
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Name in French:Arrondissement des Monts-Métallifères, Saxe (Land), Allemagne
Name in German:Erzgebirgskreis, Sachsen, Deutschland
Name in Italian:Circondario dei Monti Metalliferi, Sassonia, Germania
Name in Russian:Рудные Горы (район Германии), Саксония (земля), Германия
Name in Simplified Chinese:礦山縣 (德國), 萨克森自由州, 德国
Name in Spanish:Distrito de Erzgebirgskreis, Sajonia, Alemania
Name in Bulgarian:Ерцгебирге (окръг), Саксония, Германия
Name in Catalan:Districte d'Erzgebirge, Saxònia, Alemanya
Name in Cebuano:Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Alemanya
Name in Croatian:Erzgebirgskreis, Saska (pokrajina), Njemačka
Name in Danish:Erzgebirgskreis, Sachsen, Tyskland
Name in Dutch:Erzgebirgskreis, Saksen (deelstaat), Duitsland
Name in Esperanto:Distrikto Ercmontaro, Saksio, Germanio
Name in Estonian:Maagimäestiku kreis, Saksimaa, Saksamaa
Name in Farsi/Persian:ارتسگبیرگسکرایس, زاکسن, آلمان
Name in Finnish:Erzgebirgskreis, Saksi (osavaltio), Saksa
Name in Georgian:ერცგებირგსის რაიონი, საქსონია, გერმანია
Name in Indonesian:Erzgebirgskreis, Sachsen, Jerman
Name in Kazakh (Cyrillic Script):Кенді Таулар (аудан), Саксония еркін мемлекеті, Германия
Name in Latvian:Rūdu kalnu apriņķis, Saksija, Vācija
Name in Macedonian:Рудни Планини (округ), Саксонија, Германија
Name in Malay:Erzgebirgskreis, Sachsen, Jerman
Name in Norwegian:Erzgebirgskreis
Name in Polish:Erzgebirgskreis, Saksonia, Niemcy
Name in Portuguese:Erzgebirgskreis, Saxônia, Alemanha
Name in Saterland Frisian:Erzgebirgskreis, Saksen (Buundeslound), Düütsklound
Name in Scots:Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany
Name in Swedish:Erzgebirgskreis, Sachsen, Tyskland
Name in Ukrainian:Рудні Гори (район), Саксонія, Німеччина
Name in Upper Sorbian:Rudnohórski wokrjes, Sakska, Němska
Name in Uzbek (Latin Script):Erzgebirgskreis (tuman), Saksoniya, Germaniya
Name in Vietnamese:Erzgebirgskreis, Sachsen, Đức
Name in Waray:Erzgebirgskreis, Sachsen, Alemanya
Name in West Frisian:Erzgebirgskreis, Saksen (dielsteat), Dútslân
Name in Western Punjabi:ارزگیبرگکریس, سیکسنی, جرمنی
Neighbouring regions:
Locality type:District
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Annaberg-Buchholz23,092 (2015)
Aue18,554 (2015)
Schwarzenberg18,523 (2015)
Schneeberg16,784 (2015)
Marienberg14,383 (2015)
Stollberg12,948 (2015)
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The Erzgebirge, literally translated, are the "Ore Mountains," in allusion to the concentration of mineral wealth discovered here in early times.

NOTE: This district covers the modern political district of Erzgebirgskreis (Erzgebirgs District) not the mining district of the same name.

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553 valid minerals. 73 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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Abernathyite
Formula: K(UO2)(AsO4) · 3H2O
Reference: Hajek, W. (2010): Kristallwelten Marienberg. Weise Verlag, München.
Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 67 localities in this region.
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Adamite var: Cobaltoan Adamite
Formula: (Zn,Co)AsO4OH
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Aerugite (TL)
Formula: Ni8.5(AsO4)2As5+O8
Reference: [C. Bergemann (1858): Ueber einige Nickelerze.- Journal für praktische Chemie [1] 75, 239-244.; Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index, 3rd Edition"]
'Agardite'
Agardite-(Ce)
Formula: CeCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Lapis, 19 (4), 13-22+50.
Agardite-(Y)
Formula: YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Akaganeite
Formula: (Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Description: X-ray confirmed, but no reference
Reference: Tony Nickischer
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Allanite-(Y)
Formula: {CaY}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: C. Kersten (1845): Ueber das Vorkommen von Yttererde- und Ceroxydul-Silikaten im sächsischen Erzgebirge.- Poggendorffs Annalen der Physik und Chemie 63, 135-141 (confirmed by SEM-EDX analysis 1999, T. Witzke)
Allargentum
Formula: (Ag1-xSbx)
Reference: P Haas collection
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Allophane var: Cupro-Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Reference: [MinRec 31:203]
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Amblygonite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)F
Ammoniojarosite ?
Formula: (NH4)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Anapaite
Formula: Ca2Fe2+(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Thomas, R., and Webster, J.D. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 570-582.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Annabergite (TL)
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
'Apatite'
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
'Apatite Group'
'Apophyllite'
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Argentopyrite
Formula: AgFe2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Arrojadite-(KFe)
Formula: {KNa}{Fe2+◻}{Ca}{Na2◻}{Fe2+13}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
Reference: Thomas, R., and Webster, J.D. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 570-582.
Arsenbrackebuschite
Formula: Pb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
Reference: Schlegel, F. (2001): Erstfund aus Sachsen: Arsenbrackebuschit ! (Bemerkenswerter Eigenfund). Lapis, 26 (5), 34-35.
Arsenic
Formula: As
Localities: Reported from at least 26 localities in this region.
Arseniosiderite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Arsenocrandallite
Formula: CaAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Hajek, W. (2010): Kristallwelten Marienberg. Weise Verlag, München.
Arsenogorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: J. Gröbner und U. Kolitsch (2005): Neufunde aus dem Bergrevier Schneeberg im Erzgebirge. Lapis 30 (7-8), 71-73; 81-82.
Arsenolamprite (TL)
Formula: As
Reference: A. Breithaupt (1823): Vollständige Charakteristik des Mineral-Systems.- Dresden, 2nd ed., p. 129 and 250-251
Arsenolite
Formula: As2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 50 localities in this region.
Asbolane
Formula: (Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Asselbornite (TL)
Formula: Pb(BiO)3(UO2)4(AsO4)2(OH)7·4H2O
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: 967; Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV
Atelestite (TL)
Formula: Bi2(AsO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
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: 793; Lapis (2005): 30(7/8): 70.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Austinite
Formula: CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: J. Gröbner und U. Kolitsch (2005): Neufunde aus dem Bergrevier Schneeberg im Erzgebirge. Lapis 30 (7-8), 71-73; 81-82.
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Axinite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Bariopharmacoalumite
Formula: Ba0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Bariopharmacosiderite
Formula: Ba0.5Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 92 localities in this region.
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Reference: Mineralien-Welt, (2), 17-39.
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Reference: Thomas Witzke (XRD analysis, to be published)
Bayldonite
Formula: PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Becquerelite
Formula: Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Beraunite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Reference: Dana, E.S. (1892) System of Mineralogy, 6th. Edition, New York: 960.
Bergenite
Formula: Ca2Ba4(UO2)9(PO4)6O6 · 16H2O
Berlinite
Formula: AlPO4
Reference: Thomas, R., and Webster, J.D. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 570-582.
Berthierite
Formula: FeSb2S4
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Berzelianite
Formula: Cu2Se
β-Roselite (TL)
Formula: Ca2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: C. Frondel (1955): Neomesselite and Beta-roselite: two new members of the fairfieldite group.- Amer. Mineral. 40, 828-833
Betpakdalite-CaCa
Formula: [Ca2(H2O)17Ca(H2O)6][Mo6+8As5+2Fe3+3O36(OH)]
Reference: Thomas Witzke
Betpakdalite-CaMg
Formula: [Ca2(H2O)17Mg(H2O)6][Mo8As2Fe3+3O36(OH)]
Reference: Gunnar Färber
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Beyerite (TL)
Formula: Ca(BiO)2(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Bieberite
Formula: CoSO4 · 7H2O
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Reference: Witzke, T. (2012): Neubestimmungen von Fundstellen in Sachsen: Pyracmonit, Philipsbornit, Mottramit, Mansfieldit, Hydrocerussit und weitere. Aufschluss, 63, 295-300.
'Biotite'
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Birnessite ?
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Bismuth (TL)
Formula: Bi
Localities: Reported from at least 55 localities in this region.
Reference: G. Agricola: De natura fossilium, Libri X, book 1, page 186 (1546)
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Bismutite (TL)
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Localities: Reported from at least 30 localities in this region.
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: 281; Lapis (2005): 30(7/8): 78-80.
Bismutoferrite (TL)
Formula: Fe3+2Bi(SiO4)2(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Reference: Frenzel, 1871
Bohdanowiczite
Formula: AgBiSe2
Böhmite
Formula: AlO(OH)
Reference: T. Witzke (1994): Neufunde aus Sachsen (II): Nordstrandit vom Bärenstein bei Annaberg in Sachsen.- Lapis 19, 10, 36-39
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: J. Gröbner und U. Kolitsch (2006): Neufunde aus dem Erzgebirge (II). Mineralien-Welt 17 (3), 22-27.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Brandtite ?
Formula: Ca2(Mn2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: No reference listed
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Brendelite (TL)
Formula: (Bi3+,Pb)2(Fe3+,Fe2+)(PO4)O2(OH)
Reference: Krause, W., Bernhardt, H.-J., McCammon, C., and Effenberger, H. (1998) Brendelite, (Bi,Pb)2Fe3+,2+O2(OH)(PO4), a new mineral from Schneeberg, Germany: description and crystal structure. Mineralogy and Petrology: 63: 263-277.; Jambor, J.L., Pertsev, N.N., and Roberts, A.C. (1999) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 84: 1195-1198.
Brianyoungite
Formula: Zn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Brockite
Formula: (Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
Reference: Witzke, T. (2011): Neues von Sadisdorf, Erzgebirge: Gananit, Cheralith, Grayit und Brockit. Mineralien-Welt 22 (4), 47-50.
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Brushite
Formula: Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Bukovite
Formula: Tl2(Cu,Fe)4Se4
Description: Niederschlema-Alberoda U/Se-deposit.
Reference: The Canadian Mineralogist, V 42, 2004, pp. 1719-1732.
Bunsenite (TL)
Formula: NiO
Reference: C. Bergemann (1858) Journal für praktische Chemie 75, 239-244
'Cacholong'
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Lapis 33 (10), 38-40.
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Calciopetersite
Formula: CaCu6(PO4)2(PO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Description: Subsequent quantitative EPMA data on the acicular xls showed that they are highly inhomogeneous (strongly variable REE and Ca contents), some parts even with As>P (slight dominance of As); some point analyses corresponded to REE-bearing and As-bearing calciopetersite (U. Kolitsch, unpubl. data).
Reference: Kolitsch, U. (1997): Das Ca-Analogon von Petersit und einige weitere Neufunde aus dem sächsisch-böhmischen Erzgebirge und dem Vogtland. Mineralien-Welt 8 (4), 17-20.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 81 localities in this region.
Calcite var: Cobaltoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Co)CO3
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Reference: Witzke, T. (2012): Neubestimmungen von Fundstellen in Sachsen: Pyracmonit, Philipsbornit, Mottramit, Mansfieldit, Hydrocerussit und weitere. Aufschluss, 63, 295-300.; checked (SEM-EDS/XRD) by St. Michalski
Carminite
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Localities: Reported from at least 181 localities in this region.
Cattierite
Formula: CoS2
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
'Chabazite'
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Chalcoalumite
Formula: CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Chalconatronite
Formula: Na2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
Reference: Lapis 17(12), 24-33
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Reference: http://www.dergraul.de
Chalcophyllite
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 117 localities in this region.
Chalcosiderite
Formula: CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Reference: Kolitsch, U. (1997): Das Ca-Analogon von Petersit und einige weitere Neufunde aus dem sächsisch-böhmischen Erzgebirge und dem Vogtland. Mineralien-Welt 8 (4), 17-20.
Chenevixite
Formula: Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cheralite
Formula: CaTh(PO4)2
Reference: Witzke, T. (2011): Neues von Sadisdorf, Erzgebirge: Gananit, Cheralith, Grayit und Brockit. Mineralien-Welt 22 (4), 47-50.
Chernikovite
Formula: (H3O)2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: T. Witzke (1995): Neufunde aus Sachsen (IV): Neue Nachweise der seltenen Minerale Chernikovit, Ktenasit, Letovicit, Ramsbeckit, Ravatit und Znucalit. - Lapis 20, 9, 35-36
Childrenite
Formula: Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 783, 938.; Wittern, A. (2001) Mineralfundorte in Deutschland. Schweizerbart (Stuttgart).; Handbook of Mineralogy (http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/lacroixite.pdf).
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Thomas, R., and Webster, J.D. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 570-582.
Chlorargyrite (TL)
Formula: AgCl
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Reference: C. Gesner (1565): De omni rerum fossilium genere.- Tiguri, p. 63 (original description of chlorargyrite, in Latin)
Chlorargyrite var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
Formula: Ag(Cl,Br)
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Chlorargyrite var: Iodian Bromian Chlorargyrite
Formula: Ag(Cl,Br,I)
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Chloritoid
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
'Chlorotile (of Frenzel)'
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Chondrodite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Reference: Frenzel, A. (1874 ): Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Königreich Sachsen. Leipzig, Wilh. Engelmann
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973) The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.; Reid, A. M., Williams, R. J. & Takeda, H. (1973) Coexisting bronzite and clinobronzite in the Steinbach meteorite. Meteoritics 8: page 66.; Ruzicka, A. & Hutson, M. (2006) Differentiation and evolution of the IVA meteorite parent body: Clues from pyroxene geochemistry in the Steinbach stony-iron meteorite. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 41(12): 1959-1987. (Dec 2006)
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Churchite-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4) · 2H2O
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Claudetite
Formula: As2O3
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'Clays'
Reference: Nickerl, F., and Röthig, H. (2000): Verzeichnis der Berggebäude von Oberscheibe 1500-1900. Streifzüge durch die Geschichte des oberen Erzgebirges, Bergbaunachrichten. Arbeitskreis Annaberg-Buchholzer Heimatforscher, 20 pp.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinoclase
Formula: Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Clinosafflorite
Formula: CoAs2
Reference: Van King
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Cobaltaustinite
Formula: CaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Cobaltkoritnigite (TL)
Formula: (Co,Zn)(HAsO4) · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: [Schmetzer et al: N. Jb. Miner. Mh. 1981, 257-266]
Cobaltlotharmeyerite (TL)
Formula: Ca(Co,Fe3+,Ni)2(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)
Reference: W. Krause et al.: N. Jb. Mineral. Mh. 1999:505-517
Cobaltneustädtelite (TL)
Formula: Bi2Fe3+(Co,Fe3+)(AsO4)2(O,OH)4
Reference: W. Krause, H.-J. Bernhardt, C. McCammon & H. Effenberger (2002): Neustädtelite and cobaltneustädtelite, the Fe3+- and Co2+- analogues of medenbachite.- American Mineralogist 87, 726 - 738
Cobalttsumcorite (TL)
Formula: Pb(Co,Fe3+,Ni)2(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)
Reference: MinRec 33:351; Lapis 30(7/8):68 (2005)
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Reference: M. Trinkler, U. Kempe & M. Martin, M. (1997) Ber. deutsch. Min. Ges., Beihefte 1 zum Eur. Journ. Min. 9, 361
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Mineralien-Welt, (2), 17-39.
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Copper
Formula: Cu
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Corkite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):77 (2005)
Cornubite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Daniel Lunau Collection, identified by Walter Hajek
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: No reference listed
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Cuprite var: Tile ore ?
Formula: Cu2O
Description: Questionable; originally described by Freiesleben (1848)
Reference: http://www.dergraul.de
Cuprosklodowskite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Cuprotungstite
Formula: Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Reference: J. Gröbner und U. Kolitsch (2006): Neufunde aus dem Erzgebirge (II). Mineralien-Welt 17 (3), 22-27.
Curite
Formula: Pb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Reference: J. Gröbner und U. Kolitsch (2006): Neufunde aus dem Erzgebirge (II). Mineralien-Welt 17 (3), 22-27. [Cyanotrichit confirmed in 2009 after comparison of PXRD pattern with improved PXRD data of Hager et al. (2009)]
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973) The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Dewindtite
Formula: H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Reference: Schlegel, L., Kleeberg, R. & Meisser, N. (1996): Lapis 21(9), 37-41.
Diadochite
Formula: Fe3+2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Diamond
Formula: C
Description: Micro-diamonds.
Reference: Stöckhert, Bernard, Johannes Duyster, Claudia Trepmann, Hans-Joachim Massonne (2001), Microdiamond daughter crystals precipitated from supercritical COH & plus; silicate fluids included in garnet, Erzgebirge, Germany: Geology: 29(5): 391-394.
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Dioptase
Formula: CuSiO3 · H2O
Reference: Mineralien-Welt, (2), 17-39.
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 84 localities in this region.
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Dreyerite
Formula: Bi(VO4)
Reference: Belendorff, K. (2009): Dreyerit und Rhabdophan-(Nd) aus Schneeberg, Erzgebirge. Mineralien-Welt 20 (3), 27-29
Duftite
Formula: PbCu(AsO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Dussertite
Formula: BaFe3+3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Dyscrasite
Formula: Ag3Sb
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Emplectite (TL)
Formula: CuBiS2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Reference: Selb (1817) Die oryktognostische Mineralien-Sammlung des Herrn Oberbergrathes Selb.- Taschenbuch für die gesammte Mineralogie 11, p. 441 and 451-453
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Enstatite var: Bronzite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Reference: Tuček K.: Meteority a jejich výskyt v Československu. 1981, Academia, Praha.
Eosphorite
Formula: Mn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Epistilbite
Formula: CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: http://www.dergraul.de
Erythrite (TL)
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 30 localities in this region.
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001; Beudant, 1832
Eskebornite
Formula: CuFeSe2
Reference: The Canadian Mineralogist, V 42, 2004, pp. 1719-1732.
Ettringite
Formula: Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Reference: Hajek, W. (2010): Kristallwelten Marienberg. Weise Verlag, München.
Eucairite
Formula: AgCuSe
Reference: FÖRSTER et al. (2003) Canadian Mineralogist 41, 1433-1444
Eulytine (TL)
Formula: Bi4(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Famatinite
Formula: Cu3SbS4
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
'Feldspar Group'
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Ferrihydrite
Formula: Fe3+10O14(OH)2
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Ferrilotharmeyerite
Formula: Ca(Fe3+,Zn)2(AsO4)2 · 2(OH,H2O)
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Ferripyrophyllite (TL)
Formula: Fe3+Si2O5(OH)
Type Locality:
Reference: F. W. Tschuchrow et al. (1979): Über Ferripyrophyllit.- Chemie der Erde 38, 324-330
Ferrisymplesite
Formula: Fe3+3(AsO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
'Ferri-tschermakite'
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg3Fe3+2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Marco E. Ciriotti new data
Ferro-actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Ferro-chloro-pargasite'
Formula: NaCa2(Fe2+4Al)(Al2Si6O22)Cl2
Reference: Gunnar Färber
Ferroselite
Formula: FeSe2
Reference: The Canadian Mineralogist, V 42, 2004, pp. 1719-1732.
Fluellite
Formula: Al2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
Reference: Thalheim, K. & Kaden, M. (2006): Die Sammlung Sachsen - Interessante Neubestimmungen. Pp. 154-155 in: Lange, J. M. & Kühne, E., Eds. (2006): Das Museum für Mineralogie und Geologie in den Staatlichen Naturhistorischen Sammlungen Dresden. Von der kurfürstlichen Kunstkammer zum staatlichen Forschungsmuseum. Museum für Mineralogie und Geologie, Staatliche Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden, Dresden, Germany, 200 pp.
Fluoborite
Formula: Mg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Reference: EDX-Analysis performed by Andreas Massanek/TU Freiberg.
Fluocerite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La)F3
Reference: Mineralien-Welt, (2), 17-39.
Fluorapatite (TL)
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Description: Type locality of Fluorapatite, found here to be F-dominant in 1823. See: Weiss, S. (2012): Der Ehrenfriedersdorfer Sauberg – Typlokalität für Apatit. – Lapis, Jg. 37, H. 7-8, S. 42-43, München 2012. (In German); and: Meier, S. (2013) Type Locality-Ehrenfriedersdorf. In Rakovan, J., Staebler, G. and Dallaire, D. Editors Apatite - The Great Pretender. Mineral monographs V. 17. Lithographie, LLC. Denver. p.18-20. (In English)
Reference: Thomas, R., and Webster, J.D. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 570-582.
Fluorapatite var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite
Formula: (Ca,Mn2+)5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) or Ca5([P,Mn5+]O4)3(F,Cl,OH)
Reference: Thomas, R., and Webster, J.D. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 570-582.
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Fluorite (TL)
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 118 localities in this region.
Reference: G. Agricola (1530): Bermannus sive de re metallica.- Basel, p. 125-127
Fluorite var: Stink-Fluss
Formula: CaF2
Fluor-schorl (TL)
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Reference: Ertl, A., Kolitsch, U., Darby Dyar, M., Meyer, H.-P., Henry, D.J., Rossman, G.R., Prem, M., Ludwig, T., Nasdala, L., Lengauer, C.L., and Tillmanns, E. (2011): CNMNC Newsletter 8, 291; Ertl, A., Kolitsch, U., Dyar, M.D., Meyer, H.-P., Rossman, G.R., Henry, D.J., Prem, M., Ludwig, T., Nasdala, L., Lengauer, C.L., Tillmanns, E. and Niedermayr, G. (2016): Fluor-schorl, a new member of the tourmaline supergroup, and new data on schorl from the cotype localities. Eur. J. Mineral. 28, 163-177.
Foitite
Formula: (□,Na)(Fe2+2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3OH
Reference: Lefebvre, M. G., Romer, R. L., Glodny, J., & Roscher, M. (2017) Two stages of skarn formation in the Hämmerlein tin-skarn deposit, western Erzgebirge, Germany. Mineral Resources to Discover - 14th SGA Biennial Meeting 2017, Volume 4 pp 1305-1308
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Fourmarierite
Formula: Pb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Freieslebenite
Formula: AgPbSbS3
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Fritzscheite (TL)
Formula: Mn(UO2)2(PO4,VO4)2 · 10H2O (?)
Reference: A. Breithaupt (1865): Mineralogische Studien. 2. Fritzscheït und Uranite überhaupt.- Berg- und hüttenmännische Zeitung 24, 302-303
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 88 localities in this region.
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: U. Ludwig, Chemnitz
Gananite
Formula: BiF3
Reference: Witzke, T. (2011): Neues von Sadisdorf, Erzgebirge: Gananit, Cheralith, Grayit und Brockit. Mineralien-Welt 22 (4), 47-50.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Geminite
Formula: Cu(HAsO4) · H2O
Reference: Lapis 1994(10), 36-39
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Giraudite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4Se13
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Gonnardite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Gorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Goslarite
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Goyazite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Graphite
Formula: C
Grayite
Formula: (Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
Reference: Witzke, T. (2011): Neues von Sadisdorf, Erzgebirge: Gananit, Cheralith, Grayit und Brockit. Mineralien-Welt 22 (4), 47-50.
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Greifensteinite (TL)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
Type Locality:
Description: In miarolithic cavities in Li-rich granite pegmatite.
Reference: ZVMO 131/4 (2002), 47; Am Min 88 (2003), 1176; Doklady Chemistry, 383, 78–81
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Grossular var: Hessonite
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Grunerite
Formula: ☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Lefebvre, M. G., Romer, R. L., Glodny, J., & Roscher, M. (2017) Two stages of skarn formation in the Hämmerlein tin-skarn deposit, western Erzgebirge, Germany. Mineral Resources to Discover - 14th SGA Biennial Meeting 2017, Volume 4 pp 1305-1308
Guérinite (TL)
Formula: Ca5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 9H2O
Reference: Bulletin de Minéralogie 87 (1964), 169; Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
'Gummite'
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Haidingerite
Formula: CaHAsO4 · H2O
Hakite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4Hg2]Sb4Se13
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: http://www.dergraul.de
Hammarite
Formula: Pb2Cu2Bi4S9
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Reference: Hajek, W. (2010): Kristallwelten Marienberg. Weise Verlag, München.
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: No reference listed
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Heinrichite
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Helvine (TL)
Formula: Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: J.C. Freiesleben (1817): Helvin.- Geognostische Arbeiten, Band 6. Freyberg, Craz & Gerlach, p. 126-129
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 64 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Martite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Baumann, L., Kuschka, E., and Seifert, T. (2000): Lagerstätten des Erzgebirges. Enke (Stuttgart), 300 pp.
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Herderite (TL)
Formula: CaBePO4(F,OH)
Type Locality:
Description: Specimens on the compositional boundary between herderite and hydroxylherderite
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G. (1958) Two beryllium minerals new to Britain: euclase and herderite. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 240, 815-817. (referring to herderite from the type locality); Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 822.; Wittern (2001) Mineralfundorte in Deutschland.
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: The Canadian Mineralogist, V 42, 2004, pp. 1719-1732.
Heterogenite (TL)
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Reference: A. Frenzel (1872): Mineralogisches. 5. Heterogenit.- Journal für praktische Chemie [2] 5, 404-407
Heteromorphite
Formula: Pb7Sb8S19
Reference: Lapis 17(12), 24-33
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Reference: T. Witzke (1992): Neues zu den Mineralien von Schlema-Hartenstein und der Grube König David, Schneeberg, Erzgebirge.- Mineralien-Welt 3(6), 16-18
Hidalgoite
Formula: PbAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Hinsdalite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Hisingerite
Formula: Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Hollandite
Formula: Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
'Hornblende'
Hörnesite
Formula: Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Hydrocerussite
Formula: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Witzke, T. (2012): Neubestimmungen von Fundstellen in Sachsen: Pyracmonit, Philipsbornit, Mottramit, Mansfieldit, Hydrocerussit und weitere. Aufschluss, 63, 295-300.
Hydrotalcite ?
Formula: Mg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Description: Uncertain method of analysis (visual?).
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001; http://www.mineralienatlas.de/forum/index.php?topic=25633.msg201613;topicseen#new (Thomas Witzke comment)
Hydrowoodwardite (TL)
Formula: (Cu1-xAlx)(OH)2[SO4]x/2 · nH2O
Reference: T. Witzke (1999) Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 75-86
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Hydroxylapatite var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Ianbruceite
Formula: [Zn2(OH)(H2O)(AsO4)](H2O)2
Reference: Witzke, T. (2017): Ianbruceit, ein seltenes Zinkarsenat vom Schneeberg, Sachsen, Erzgebirge. Mineralien-Welt 28 (2), 58-60.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Ilsemannite
Formula: Mo3O8 · nH2O
Ilvaite
Formula: CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
'Indicolite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Thomas, R., and Webster, J.D. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 570-582.
Iodargyrite
Formula: AgI
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Isokite
Formula: CaMg(PO4)F
Reference: Thomas, R., and Webster, J.D. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 570-582.
Jadeite
Formula: Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Reference: Massonne, H.-J. & Nasdala, L. (2003): American Mineralogist (2003), 88, 883-889
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Johannite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Jolliffeite
Formula: NiAsSe
Reference: The Canadian Mineralogist, V 42, 2004, pp. 1719-1732.
Jordisite
Formula: MoS2
Kaatialaite
Formula: Fe(H2AsO4)3 · 5H2O
Kahlerite
Formula: Fe(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Kaňkite
Formula: FeAsO4 · 3.5H2O
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Kësterite
Formula: Cu2ZnSnS4
Reference: Lapis 37(2) 2012, p. 10
Kettnerite
Formula: CaBiCO3OF
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'K Feldspar'
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Kintoreite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: J. Gröbner und U. Kolitsch (2006): Neufunde aus dem Erzgebirge (II). Mineralien-Welt 17 (3), 22-27.
Klockmannite
Formula: CuSe
Reference: The Canadian Mineralogist, V 42, 2004, pp. 1719-1732.
Koechlinite (TL)
Formula: Bi2MoO6
Reference: Journal of the Washington Academy of Science (1914): 4, 354-356; 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: 1093; Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Kolbeckite (TL)
Formula: ScPO4 · 2H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: F. Edelmann (1926): Kolbeckit, ein neues sächsisches Mineral.- Jahrbuch für das Berg- u. Hüttenwesen in Sachsen 100, A73-A74; 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: 1016; Frank Zschäbitz, Walter Hajek, Roland Stenzel (2011): Neufunde von Kolbeckit, Hübnerit und Roscherit aus Sadisdorf, Sachsen. Lapis, 36 (7-8), 37-39.
Köttigite (TL)
Formula: Zn3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Köttig, O. (1849): Zinkarseniat (wasserhaltiges) von der Kobaltgrube Daniel bei Schneeberg.- Journal für praktische Chemie 48, 183-186; Canadian Mineralogist:14:437(1976); American Mineralogist (1979): 64: 376; Dana 1850; 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: 752.
Ktenasite
Formula: Zn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Lacroixite (TL)
Formula: NaAl(PO4)F
Type Locality:
Description: Occurs in druses in granite.
Reference: Slavik, F. (1914) Neue Phosphate vom Greifenstein bei Ehrenfriedersdorf. Bulletin international de l’Académie des Sciences de Bohème: 19: 1-16.; Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 783.; Wittern, A. (2001) Mineralfundorte in Deutschland. Schweizerbart (Stuttgart).; Handbook of Mineralogy (http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/lacroixite.pdf)
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Lautite (TL)
Formula: CuAsS
Reference: A. Frenzel (1881): Mineralogisches - 6. Lautit, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 3, 515-516
Lavendulan
Formula: NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Leadhillite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
'Lepidolite'
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Liebigite
Formula: Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 30 localities in this region.
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Linnaeite
Formula: Co2+Co3+2S4
Liroconite
Formula: Cu2Al(AsO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Lithiophorite (TL)
Formula: (Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Reference: A. Frenzel: "Lithiophorit, ein lithionhaltiges Manganerz", J. prakt. Chem. 2:203-206 (1870)
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Ludlamite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Thomas, R., and Webster, J.D. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 570-582.
Ludwigite
Formula: Mg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Lukrahnite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)(Fe3+,Zn)(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)
Reference: Jambor, J.L. and Roberts, A.C. (2002) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 87: 765-768.; Lapis (2005) 30(7/8): 68.
Magnesiochromite (TL)
Formula: MgCr2O4
Type Locality:
Reference: Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 29 (1976), 7
Magnesio-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 34 localities in this region.
Malayaite
Formula: CaSn(SiO4)O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
'Manganese Oxides'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Mansfieldite
Formula: AlAsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Witzke, T. (2012): Neubestimmungen von Fundstellen in Sachsen: Pyracmonit, Philipsbornit, Mottramit, Mansfieldit, Hydrocerussit und weitere. Aufschluss, 63, 295-300.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 38 localities in this region.
Marcasite var: Lonchidite
Formula: Fe(S,As)2
Margarite
Formula: CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Marićite
Formula: NaFe2+(PO4)
Reference: Thomas, R., and Webster, J.D. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 570-582.
Massicot
Formula: PbO
Matildite
Formula: AgBiS2
Maucherite
Formula: Ni11As8
Mawbyite
Formula: Pb(Fe3+,Zn)2(AsO4)2 · 2(OH,H2O)
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Melilite Group'
Formula: Ca2M(XSiO7)
Meneghinite
Formula: Pb13CuSb7S24
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metanováčekite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: J. Gröbner, U. Kolitsch: Lapis 30(7/8):71-73 (2005); Plášil, J., Sejkora, J., Čejka, J., Novák, M., Viñals, J., Ondruš, P., Veselovský, F., Škácha, P., Jehlička, J., Goliáš, V., Hluošek, J. (2010): Metarauchite, Ni(UO2)2(AsO4)2•8H2O, from Jáchymov and Schneeburg: a new member of the autunite group. Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 335-350.
Metarauchite
Formula: Ni(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Plášil, J., Sejkora, J., Čejka, J., Novák, M., Viñals, J., Ondruš, P., Veselovský, F., Škácha, P., Jehlička, J., Goliáš, V., Hluošek, J. (2010): Metarauchite, Ni(UO2)2(AsO4)2•8H2O, from Jáchymov and Schneeburg: a new member of the autunite group. Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 335-350.
Metasaléeite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Metaschoepite
Formula: (UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 10H2O
Reference: Witzke, T.: Lapis 1996(6), 40-41
Metatorbernite (TL)
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: A.F. Hallimond: Mineralogical Magazine 17:333 (1916)
Metatyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Reference: J. Gröbner und U. Kolitsch (2006): Neufunde aus dem Erzgebirge (II). Mineralien-Welt 17 (3), 22-27.
Metauranocircite-I
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Metauranospinite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Metavanmeersscheite
Formula: U6+(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: Maggie Wilson
Metazeunerite (TL)
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Reference: Geochemist's and Mineralogist's Compendium,(1937) p. 173; Vollstädt et al.: "Micromounts", Leipzig (1988)
Mgriite (TL)
Formula: Cu3AsSe3
Type Locality:
Reference: American Mineralogist (1983): 68: 280-281; Dymkov, Yu. M.; Ryzhov, B. I.; Begizov, V. I.; Dubakina, L. S.; Zav'yalov, E. N.; Ryabeva, V. G.; Tsvetkova, M. V. (1991): Mgriite, bismuth petrovicite and associated selenides from carbonate veins of the Erzgebirge. Novye Dannye o Mineralakh 37, 81-101 (in Russian).
Miargyrite
Formula: AgSbS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Mimetite (TL)
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Mimetite var: Campylite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
'Mimetite-M' (FRL)
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Type Locality:
Reference: [Mineralogical Record 1993 307-310; Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001]
'Mimetite-Pyromorphite Series'
Reference: Frank Ihle Collection
Minium
Formula: Pb3O4
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Mixite
Formula: BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Molybdite
Formula: MoO3
Reference: Mineralien-Welt, (2), 17-39.
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Moorhouseite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Mn)SO4 · 6H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Morinite
Formula: NaCa2Al2(PO4)2(OH)F4 · 2H2O
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 783.; Handbook of Mineralogy (http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/lacroixite.pdf).
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
'Muromontite'
Formula: near Be2FeY2Si3O12
Reference: [Th Kerndt (1848) J. prakt. Chem 43.228]
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Gilbertite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Rieder, M., Huka, M., Kučerová, D., Minařík, L., Obermajer, J., and Povondra, P. (1970): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 27, 131-158.
Nacrite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Namibite
Formula: Cu(BiO)2(VO4)(OH)
Reference: [Mineralogical Record 29:164]
Namuwite
Formula: Zn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
Natrodufrénite
Formula: NaFe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Natrojarosite
Formula: NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Natrophilite
Formula: NaMn2+PO4
Reference: Thomas, R., and Webster, J.D. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 570-582.
Natrouranospinite ?
Formula: (Na2,Ca)(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Natrozippeite
Formula: Na5(UO2)8(SO4)4O5(OH)3 · 12H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Naumannite
Formula: Ag2Se
Neustädtelite (TL)
Formula: Bi2Fe3+(Fe3+,Co)(AsO4)2(O,OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Reference: W. Krause, H.-J. Bernhardt, C. McCammon & H. Effenberger (2002): Neustädtelite and cobaltneustädtelite, the Fe3+- and Co2+- analogues of medenbachite.- American Mineralogist 87, 726 - 738
Nevskite
Formula: Bi(Se,S)
Reference: Förster, H.-J.; Tischendorf, G. & Rhede, D. (2005): Mineralogy of the Niederschlema-Alberoda U-Se-polymetallic ore deposit, Erzgebirge, Germany. V. Watkinsonite, nevskite, bohdanowiczite, and other bismuth minerals. Canadian Mineralogist, 43, 899-908.
Nickelbischofite
Formula: NiCl2 · 6H2O
Reference: Steve Sorrell Collection
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
Nickellotharmeyerite (TL)
Formula: Ca(Ni,Fe3+,Co)2(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)
Reference: Jambor, J.L. and Roberts, A.C. (2002) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 87: 765-768.; Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte: 558-576.;
Nickelschneebergite (TL)
Formula: (Bi3+,Ca)(Ni,Co,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2 · 2(OH,H2O)
Type Locality:
Reference: W. Krause et al. (2002) Eur. J. Mineral. 14, 115-126
Nickelskutterudite (TL)
Formula: (Ni,Co,Fe)As3
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Nordenskiöldine
Formula: CaSn4+[BO3]2
Nordstrandite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Reference: T. Witzke (1994): Neufunde aus Sachsen (II): Nordstrandit vom Bärenstein bei Annaberg in Sachsen.- Lapis 19, 10, 36-39
Nováčekite-I (TL)
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Amer.Min.(1951) 36, 680-686
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Omphacite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Opal var: Alumocalcite
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Frenzel, A. (1874): Mineralogisches Lexicon fpr das Königreich Sachsen, Leipzig.
Opal var: Milk Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Tröger, S. (2009): Der Steinbruch Fahsel im Eibenstocker Granit, Westerzgebirge. Lapis 34 (6), 49-52.
Orickite
Formula: 2CuFeS2 · H2O
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Reid, A. M., Williams, R. J. & Takeda, H. (1973) Coexisting bronzite and clinobronzite in the Steinbach meteorite. Meteoritics 8: page 66.; Ruzicka, A. & Hutson, M. (2006) Differentiation and evolution of the IVA meteorite parent body: Clues from pyroxene geochemistry in the Steinbach stony-iron meteorite. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 41(12): 1959-1987. (Dec 2006)
Orthoserpierite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
Oxy-schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Reference: Ertl, A., Marschall, H.R., Giester, G., Henry, D.J., Schertl, H.-P., Ntaflos, T., Luvizotto, G.L., Nasdala, L. & Tillmanns, E. (2010): Metamorphic ultra high-pressure tourmalines: Structure, chemistry, and correlations to PT conditions. Am. Mineral., 95, 1-10.
Paganoite (TL)
Formula: NiBi(AsO4)O
Type Locality:
Reference: [Eur.J.Mineral 13:167-175]
Paragonite
Formula: NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pararammelsbergite
Formula: NiAs2
Pararealgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Vollstädt,H. & Weiß,St. (1991): Mineralfundstellen Sächsisches Erzgebirge, München, S.26ff.
Parasymplesite
Formula: Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Parnauite
Formula: Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Parsonsite
Formula: Pb2(UO2)(PO4)2
Paulkellerite (TL)
Formula: (BiO)2Fe3+(PO4)(OH)2
Type Locality:
Reference: Amer. Min. (1988) 73, 870-872 and 873-875
Pearceite
Formula: [Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Pentahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: T. Witzke (1992): Neues zu den Mineralien von Schlema-Hartenstein und der Grube König David, Schneeberg, Erzgebirge.- Mineralien-Welt 3(6), 16-18
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Schmädicke, E., and Evans, B.W. (1997): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 127, 57-74.
Petersite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ce,Nd)Cu6(PO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001