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Haus Sachsen, Overberget Mining Field, Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norwayi
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Haus SachsenMining Field
Overberget Mining FieldMining Field
KongsbergMunicipality
BuskerudCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° North , 9° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
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Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Haus Sachsen gruveområde, Overberget gruvefelt, Kongsberg kommune, Buskerud, Norge


The silver ore was discovered here in 1629. Originally based on 2 different shafts: Haus Sachsen and Ertzengel Michael.

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11 valid minerals.

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Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Aksel Österlöf specimen and photo
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Schumacher, C.F (1801): Versuch eines Verzeichnisses der in den Dänisch-Nordischen Staaten sich findenden einfachen Mineralien. Kopenhagen, p 107
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Aksel Österlöf specimen and photo
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Savage, M. (2004): Sc-holdig titanite fra Haus Sachsen gruveområde, Kongsberg. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 28: 30-31
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Description: Marcasite was found symplectitic intergrown with silver.
Reference: Neumann, H. (1944): Silver deposits at Kongsberg. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 162, p 71-73
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Savage, M. (2004): Sc-holdig titanite fra Haus Sachsen gruveområde, Kongsberg. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 28: 30-31
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Aksel Österlöf specimen and photo
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Neumann, H. (1944): Silver deposits at Kongsberg. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 162 pp. 71-73
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Savage, M. (2004): Sc-holdig titanite fra Haus Sachsen gruveområde, Kongsberg. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 28: 30-31
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: Neumann, H. (1944): Silver deposits at Kongsberg. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 162. 133p
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Colour: blue
Description: A specimen found on the surface near the pickinghg house at Haus Sachsen contained small scattered 0,2 mm micro crystals of a Sc-bearing titanite (1 wt % Sc2O3). (Savage 2004)
Reference: Savage, M. (2004): Sc-holdig titanite fra Haus Sachsen gruveområde, Kongsberg. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 28: 30-31

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
SiSilicon
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S MarcasiteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S AcanthiteAg2S
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
SbAntimony
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Savage, M. (2004): Sc-holdig titanite fra Haus Sachsen gruveområde, Kongsberg. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 28: 30-31

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