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Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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Name(s) in local language(s):Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland


The Erzgebirge, literally translated, are the "Ore Mountains," in allusion to the concentration of mineral wealth discovered here in early times.

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582 valid minerals. 86 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 2 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

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Abernathyite
Formula: K(UO2)(AsO4) · 3H2O
Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 80 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
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
Agardite-(Y)
Formula: YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Akaganeite
Formula: (Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 10 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-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Allanite-(Y)
Formula: {CaY}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Allargentum
Formula: (Ag1-xSbx)
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Allophane var: Cupro-Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Amblygonite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)F
Amphibole Supergroup
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Amphibolite'
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Anapaite
Formula: Ca2Fe2+(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Andorite'
Formula: AgPbSb3S6
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Annabergite (TL)
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
'Anomalous IVA iron meteorite'
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
'Apatite'
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
'Apatite var: Pseudoapatite'
'Apatite Group'
'Apophyllite'
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Argentopyrite
Formula: AgFe2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Argentotennantite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Argyrodite (TL)
Formula: Ag8GeS6
Reference: F. Angel and R. Scharizer in "Grundriss der Mineralparagenese", Springer (Wien), 1932, pp. 221-222
'Argyropyrite'
Formula: near Ag2Fe7S11
Arrojadite-(KFe)
Formula: {KNa}{Fe2+◻}{Ca}{Na2◻}{Fe2+13}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
Arsenbrackebuschite
Formula: Pb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
Arsenic
Formula: As
Localities: Reported from at least 32 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
Arsenogorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
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 15 localities in this region.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 61 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
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
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Atelestite (TL)
Formula: Bi2(AsO4)O(OH)
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
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Austinite
Formula: CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
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 22 localities in this region.
Bariopharmacoalumite
Formula: Ba0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
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 115 localities in this region.
Barytocalcite
Formula: BaCa(CO3)2
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
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
Bergenite
Formula: Ca2Ba4(UO2)9(PO4)6O6 · 16H2O
Berlinite
Formula: AlPO4
Berthierite
Formula: FeSb2S4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
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)]
Betpakdalite-CaMg
Formula: [Ca2(H2O)17Mg(H2O)6][Mo8As2Fe3+3O36(OH)]
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
Bieberite
Formula: CoSO4 · 7H2O
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
'Biotite'
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Bismuth (TL)
Formula: Bi
Reference: G. Agricola: De natura fossilium, Libri X, book 1, page 186 (1546)
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Bismutite (TL)
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
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)
Reference: Frenzel, 1871
Bohdanowiczite
Formula: AgBiSe2
Böhmite
Formula: AlO(OH)
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Breithauptite
Formula: NiSb
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
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Brockite
Formula: (Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Brushite
Formula: Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Bukovite
Formula: Tl2(Cu,Fe)4Se4
Bukovskýite
Formula: Fe3+2(AsO4)(SO4)(OH) · 9H2O
Bunsenite (TL)
Formula: NiO
Reference: C. Bergemann (1858) Journal für praktische Chemie 75, 239-244
'Cacholong'
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Calciopetersite
Formula: CaCu6(PO4)2(PO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 99 localities in this region.
Calcite var: Cobaltoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Co)CO3
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Canfieldite
Formula: Ag8SnS6
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 182 localities in this region.
Cattierite
Formula: CoS2
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Cerite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,Ca)9(Mg,Fe)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
'Chabazite'
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Chalcoalumite
Formula: CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Chalconatronite
Formula: Na2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
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 134 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
Chapmanite
Formula: Fe3+2Sb3+(Si2O5)O3(OH)
Chenevixite
Formula: Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cheralite
Formula: CaTh(PO4)2
Chernikovite
Formula: (H3O)2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
Childrenite
Formula: Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Chlorargyrite (TL)
Formula: AgCl
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)
Chlorargyrite var: Iodian Bromian Chlorargyrite
Formula: Ag(Cl,Br,I)
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Chloritoid
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
'Chlorotile (of Frenzel)'
Chondrodite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
'Chrysoprase'
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 11 localities in this region.
'Clays'
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinoclase
Formula: Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Clinosafflorite
Formula: CoAs2
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Cobaltaustinite
Formula: CaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Cobaltkoritnigite (TL)
Formula: (Co,Zn)(HAsO4) · H2O
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: FeNb2O6
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Corkite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Cornubite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Cuprite var: Chalcotrichite
Formula: Cu2O
Cuprosklodowskite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Cuprotungstite
Formula: Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Curienite
Formula: Pb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Curite
Formula: Pb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Dewindtite
Formula: H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Diadochite
Formula: Fe3+2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Diamond
Formula: C
Diaphorite (TL)
Formula: Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
Reference: V. Ritter von Zepharovich (1871): Über Diaphorit und Freieslebenit.- Sitzungsberichte der Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften (Wien) 63, 130-156
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Dioptase
Formula: CuSiO3 · H2O
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 95 localities in this region.
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Dreyerite
Formula: Bi(VO4)
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
'Eclogite'
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Emplectite (TL)
Formula: CuBiS2
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
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Enstatite var: Bronzite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Eosphorite
Formula: Mn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
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
Erythrite (TL)
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001; Beudant, 1832
Eskebornite
Formula: CuFeSe2
Ettringite
Formula: Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Eucairite
Formula: AgCuSe
Eulytine (TL)
Formula: Bi4(SiO4)3
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Famatinite
Formula: Cu3SbS4
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
'Feldspar Group'
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Ferrihydrite
Formula: Fe3+10O14(OH)2
Ferrilotharmeyerite
Formula: Ca(Fe3+,Zn)2(AsO4)2 · 2(OH,H2O)
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Ferripyrophyllite (TL)
Formula: Fe3+Si2O5(OH)
Reference: F. W. Tschuchrow et al. (1979): Über Ferripyrophyllit.- Chemie der Erde 38, 324-330
Ferrisymplesite
Formula: Fe3+3(AsO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
Ferro-actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Ferro-chloro-pargasite'
Formula: NaCa2(Fe2+4Al)(Al2Si6O22)Cl2
Ferroselite
Formula: FeSe2
Fluellite
Formula: Al2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
Fluoborite
Formula: Mg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Fluocerite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La)F3
Fluorapatite (TL)
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
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)
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Fluorite (TL)
Formula: CaF2
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.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Fourmarierite
Formula: Pb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Freibergite (TL)
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Freieslebenite (TL)
Formula: AgPbSbS3
Reference: R. De l`Isle (1773): Cristallographie, ou Description des formes propres à tous les corps du Regne mineral.- Paris, Vol. 3, p. 54; J.C. Freiesleben (1817) Geognostische Arbeiten 6, 97-101
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
Fülöppite
Formula: Pb3Sb8S15
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 112 localities in this region.
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Galenobismutite
Formula: PbBi2S4
Gananite
Formula: BiF3
'Ganomatite'
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Geminite
Formula: Cu(HAsO4) · H2O
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 29 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Gonnardite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Gorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Goslarite
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Goyazite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
'Granite'
Graphite
Formula: C
Grayite
Formula: (Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Greifensteinite (TL)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
Reference: ZVMO 131/4 (2002), 47; Am Min 88 (2003), 1176; Doklady Chemistry, 383, 78–81
'Greywacke'
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Grossular var: Hessonite
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Guérinite (TL)
Formula: Ca5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 9H2O
Reference: Bulletin de Minéralogie 87 (1964), 169; Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
'Gummite'
Gustavite
Formula: AgPbBi3S6
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Haidingerite
Formula: CaHAsO4 · H2O
Hakite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4Hg2]Sb4Se13
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Hammarite
Formula: Pb2Cu2Bi4S9
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Heinrichite
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
Helvine (TL)
Formula: Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Reference: J.C. Freiesleben (1817): Helvin.- Geognostische Arbeiten, Band 6. Freyberg, Craz & Gerlach, p. 126-129
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 70 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Martite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Herderite (TL)
Formula: CaBePO4(F,OH)
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
Heterogenite (TL)
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Reference: A. Frenzel (1872): Mineralogisches. 5. Heterogenit.- Journal für praktische Chemie [2] 5, 404-407
Heteromorphite
Formula: Pb7Sb8S19
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Hidalgoite
Formula: PbAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
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
Hügelite
Formula: Pb2(UO2)3(AsO4)2O2 · 5H2O
Hydrocerussite
Formula: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Hydroniumjarosite
Formula: (H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
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)
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Ianbruceite
Formula: [Zn2(OH)(H2O)(AsO4)](H2O)2
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Ilsemannite
Formula: Mo3O8 · nH2O
Ilvaite
Formula: CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
'Indicolite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Iodargyrite
Formula: AgI
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Isokite
Formula: CaMg(PO4)F
Jadeite
Formula: Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Johannite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Jolliffeite
Formula: NiAsSe
Jordisite (TL)
Formula: MoS2
Reference: F. Cornu (1909): Natürliches kolloides Molybdänsulfid (Jordisit).- Zeitschrift für Chemie und Industrie der Kolloide 4, 190; Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Julgoldite-(Fe2+)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Fe3+2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Kaatialaite
Formula: Fe(H2AsO4)3 · 5H2O
Kahlerite
Formula: Fe(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Kaňkite
Formula: FeAsO4 · 3.5H2O
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
'Kaolinite-claystone'
Kermesite (TL)
Formula: Sb2S2O
Reference: Klaproth, M.H. (1802): Chemische Untersuchung des faserigen Roth-Spießglanzerzes, Beiträge zur chemischen Kenntniss der Mineralkörper, Dritter Band, Rottmann Berlin, 178-182
Kësterite
Formula: Cu2ZnSnS4
Kettnerite
Formula: CaBiCO3OF
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'K Feldspar'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Kintoreite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Klockmannite
Formula: CuSe
Locality: Ruhmvoll v