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Thomas Münzer shaft, Copper slate deposits, Sangerhausen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Thomas Münzer shaftGroup of Shafts (Abandoned)
Copper slate depositsGroup of Deposits
Sangerhausen- not defined -
Saxony-AnhaltState
GermanyCountry

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Underground view of the Sangerhausen copper-silver mining area, in December 1952.

Thomas Münzer shaft, Copper slate deposits, Sangerhausen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Underground view of the Sangerhausen copper-silver mining area, in December 1952.

Thomas Münzer shaft, Copper slate deposits, Sangerhausen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Underground view of the Sangerhausen copper-silver mining area, in December 1952.

Thomas Münzer shaft, Copper slate deposits, Sangerhausen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Underground view of the Sangerhausen copper-silver mining area, in December 1952.

Thomas Münzer shaft, Copper slate deposits, Sangerhausen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
51° 29' 40'' North , 11° 17' 11'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Shafts (Abandoned) - last checked 2019
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Wettelrode620 (2018)2.4km
Sangerhausen23,347 (2015)2.5km
Gonna737 (2018)3.1km
Obersdorf544 (2018)4.0km
Morungen193 (2018)4.5km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Thomas Münzer-Schacht, Kupferschiefervorkommen, Sangerhausen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland


Worked until 1990.

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Commodity List

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Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Der Kupferschieferbergbau bei Mansfeld, Eisleben und Sangerhausen; S.Jahn, H.Hörold, B.Friedich.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Der Kupferschieferbergbau bei Mansfeld, Eisleben und Sangerhausen; S.Jahn, H.Hörold, B.Friedich.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Der Kupferschieferbergbau bei Mansfeld, Eisleben und Sangerhausen; S.Jahn, H.Hörold, B.Friedich. MineralienWelt (Jg11) Heft 3 may/june 2000 and Heft 4 July/August 2000
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Reference: Der Kupferschieferbergbau bei Mansfeld, Eisleben und Sangerhausen; S.Jahn, H.Hörold, B.Friedich.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Der Kupferschieferbergbau bei Mansfeld, Eisleben und Sangerhausen; S.Jahn, H.Hörold, B.Friedich.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Michael Shaw Collection
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Der Kupferschieferbergbau bei Mansfeld, Eisleben und Sangerhausen; S.Jahn, H.Hörold, B.Friedich.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Der Kupferschieferbergbau bei Mansfeld, Eisleben und Sangerhausen; S.Jahn, H.Hörold, B.Friedich.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: own collection
Sphalerite var: Schalenblende
Reference: own collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Djurleite2.BA.05Cu31S16
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Schalenblende2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Djurleite2.4.7.2Cu31S16
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Sphalerite
var: Schalenblende
-ZnS

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S DjurleiteCu31S16
S MilleriteNiS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
NiNickel
Ni MilleriteNiS
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu DjurleiteCu31S16
Cu CopperCu
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

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