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Lead smelter (Kupferkammer smelter) slag locality, Hettstedt, Mansfeld Basin, Saxony-Anhalt, Germanyi
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Lead smelter (Kupferkammer smelter) slag localitySlag Locality
Hettstedt- not defined -
Mansfeld BasinBasin
Saxony-AnhaltState
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
51° 37' 55'' North , 11° 30' 27'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hettstedt15,949 (2015)2.1km
Großörner2,092 (2015)2.2km
Wiederstedt1,159 (2015)3.9km
Siersleben1,575 (2015)4.0km
Welfesholz228 (2014)4.1km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Bleihütte (Kupferkammerhütte; Schlackenfundstelle), Hettstedt, Mansfelder Becken, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland


A lead smelter, installed in 1723 on the site of the former Kupferkammer smelter. It was operated until 1990.
This locality is not accessible to collectors.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Steve Sorrell Collection
Chloroxiphite
Formula: Pb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
Reference: Knoll,H. (2003). Chlorixiphit, Calumetit, Boleit und Kassiterit aus dem Mansfelder Kupferschiefer. (Bem. Eigenfund) Lapis, Jg.28, Nr.11, S.42-43.
Gordaite
Formula: NaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
Reference: Roberto Bosi specimen
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Steve Sorrell Collection
Ktenasite
Formula: Zn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Reference: Luigi Chiappino specimen
Serpierite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Steve Sorrell Collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Chloroxiphite3.DB.30Pb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gordaite7.DF.50NaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ktenasite7.DD.20Zn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Serpierite7.DD.30Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
AmBn(O,OH)pXq
Chloroxiphite10.6.4.1Pb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Ktenasite31.6.3.1Zn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Serpierite31.6.2.1Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Gordaite-NaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ChloroxiphitePb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
H KtenasiteZn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
H GordaiteNaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
H SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O ChloroxiphitePb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
O KtenasiteZn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
O GordaiteNaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
O SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
NaSodium
Na GordaiteNaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
SSulfur
S KtenasiteZn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
S GordaiteNaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
S SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ChloroxiphitePb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
Cl GordaiteNaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
CaCalcium
Ca SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChloroxiphitePb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
Cu KtenasiteZn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Cu SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn KtenasiteZn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Zn GordaiteNaZn4(SO4)(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
Zn SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
PbLead
Pb ChloroxiphitePb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2

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 Permian
251.902 - 272.95 Ma



ID: 3158936
Late Permian dolomite/dolostone

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 272.95 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{dolomite/dolostone}, Minor{limestone,siltstone,claystone}

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]

Lopingian
251.902 - 259.1 Ma



ID: 2599637

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 259.1 Ma)

Description: marine deposits; salina facies

Comments: Rock salt preserved only in deeper subsurface

Lithology: Dolostone, claystone with anhydrite and halite

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

Carboniferous - Silurian
298.9 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3191443
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (298.9 - 443.8 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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- Knoll, H. (2008): Interessante Mineralien aus den Schlacken der Kupferschiefer-Verhüttung. Mineralien-Welt 19 (1), 36-47.

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