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Fortschritt shaft I (Wolf shaft), Volkstedt, Eisleben, Mansfeld Basin, Saxony-Anhalt, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Fortschritt shaft I (Wolf shaft)- not defined -
Volkstedt- not defined -
Eisleben- not defined -
Mansfeld BasinBasin
Saxony-Anhalt- not defined -

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Name(s) in local language(s):Fortschritt-Schacht I (Wolf-Schacht), Volkstedt, Eisleben, Mansfelder Becken, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 33' 5'' North , 11° 34' 9'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.55139,11.56917
GeoHash:G#: u30jr28kt
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
Volkstedt1,307 (2015)1.5km
Eisleben Lutherstadt24,346 (2016)3.0km
Polleben1,088 (2018)3.8km
Unterrißdorf454 (2018)4.1km
Helbra4,723 (2011)4.8km

The Wolf shaft changed its name in 1952 and was thereafter called Fortschritt shaft I (Fortschritt-Schacht I).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

4 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Betekhtinite (TL)2.BE.05(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Betekhtinite (TL),Fe)21Pb2S15

List of minerals for each chemical element

C CalciteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
S Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
S BorniteCu5FeS4
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Fe Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Ag SilverAg
Pb Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15

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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Anisian - Late Permian
242 - 272.95 Ma

ID: 2619897

Age: Phanerozoic (242 - 272.95 Ma)

Description: limnic - fluvial to brackish deposits

Lithology: Fine-grained sandstone, claystone, conglomerate

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

Early Triassic
247.2 - 251.902 Ma

ID: 3134564
Early Triassic sandstone

Age: Early Triassic (247.2 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{siltstone,mudstone}

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]

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]

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- Günther Jankowski (1987): Wichtige Kupferschiefer-Schächte in der Mansfelder Mulde - Hettstedt u. Eisleben, 2nd ed., xx pp. (in German).

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