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Saarsegen Mine, Altenahr, Ahrweiler, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germanyi
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Saarsegen MineMine
AltenahrCollective Municipality
AhrweilerDistrict
Rhineland-PalatinateState
GermanyCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Saarsegen, Altenahr, Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° North , 6° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~11km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Quartz-stibnite-sulphosalt vein deposit.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian Plate (Eurasia Plate)Plate
EuropeContinent
Rhenish Massif, EuropeMassif
Eifel Mountains, Germany/BelgiumMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Galena
Formula: PbS
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Meneghinite
Formula: Pb13CuSb7S24
Plagionite
Formula: Pb5Sb8S17
Polydymite
Formula: Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrite var: Arsenian Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Semseyite
Formula: Pb9Sb8S21
Senarmontite
Formula: Sb2O3
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Ullmannite
Formula: NiSbS
Zinkenite
Formula: Pb9Sb22S42

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Meneghinite2.HB.05bPb13CuSb7S24
Plagionite2.HC.10bPb5Sb8S17
Polydymite2.DA.05Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
var: Arsenian Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Semseyite2.HC.10dPb9Sb8S21
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Ullmannite2.EB.25NiSbS
Zinkenite2.JB.35aPb9Sb22S42
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Senarmontite4.CB.50Sb2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Polydymite2.10.1.7Ni2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Ullmannite2.12.3.3NiSbS
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Meneghinite3.3.5.1Pb13CuSb7S24
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
2 < ø < 2.49
Plagionite3.6.20.2Pb5Sb8S17
Semseyite3.6.20.4Pb9Sb8S21
1 < ø < 2
Zinkenite3.8.1.1Pb9Sb22S42
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Senarmontite4.3.9.2Sb2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Pyrite
var: Arsenian Pyrite
-FeS2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O SenarmontiteSb2O3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S StibniteSb2S3
S Pyrite (var: Arsenian Pyrite)FeS2
S ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
S PlagionitePb5Sb8S17
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PolydymiteNi2+Ni23+S4
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S UllmanniteNiSbS
FeIron
Fe Pyrite (var: Arsenian Pyrite)FeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
NiNickel
Ni PolydymiteNi2+Ni23+S4
Ni UllmanniteNiSbS
CuCopper
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
SbAntimony
Sb SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
Sb PlagionitePb5Sb8S17
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
Sb UllmanniteNiSbS
Sb SenarmontiteSb2O3
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
Pb PlagionitePb5Sb8S17
Pb MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24

References

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Wemmer, M. (1909) Die Erzlagerstätten der Eifel mit Ausschluß der näheren Umgebung von Aachen. Dissertation Univ. Münster/Westf., 27 pp.; Iserlohn (in German).
Geile, M. and Gielen, W. (1929) Neuere Untersuchungen an Blei-, Zink-, Kupfer- und Antimonvorkommen in der vorderen Eifel. Lagerstättenkundliche Meldearbeit TH Aachen: 51 pp.; Aachen (in German).
Reppke, V. (1993) Varistische und postvaristische Buntmetallmineralisationen in der östlichen Eifel (Linksrheinisches Schiefergebirge). Ein mineralogischer und bergbauhistorischer Überblick. PhD Thesis, Univ. Göttingen, 347 pp. (in German).
Wagner, T. and Cook, N.J. (2000) Late-Variscan antimony mineralisation in the Rheinisches Schiefergebirge, NW Germany: evidence for stibnite precipitation by drastic cooling of high-temperature fluid systems. Mineralium Deposita, 35, 206-222.


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