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Pfaffenberg Mine, Neudorf, Harzgerode mining district, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

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Pfaffenberg Mine, Neudorf, Harzgerode mining district, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
View of the abandoned Pfaffenberg Mine, Neudorf, Harz, ca. 1910.

Pfaffenberg Mine, Neudorf, Harzgerode mining district, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 35' 39'' North , 11° 8' 34'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.59433,11.14300
GeoHash:G#: u1pvt86nf
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Pfaffenberg, Neudorf, Harzgeröder Bergbaurevier, Harz, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland


Ancient lead-silver mine.
Located 2 km SE of Neudorf and about 4 km south of Harzgerode.

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


40 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Anilite
Formula: Cu7S4
Reference: Lapis 15(7/8), 21 (1990)
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Schnorrer, G. (2004): Mineralogische Notizen VIII. Der Aufschluss, 55 (6), 381-384.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Lapis 15(7/8), 21 (1990)
Djurleite ?
Formula: Cu31S16
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Schnorrer, G. (2004): Mineralogische Notizen VIII. Der Aufschluss, 55 (6), 381-384.
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Posnjakite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Reference: Schnorrer, G. (2004): Mineralogische Notizen VIII. Der Aufschluss, 55 (6), 381-384.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Serpierite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Schnorrer, G. (2004): Mineralogische Notizen VIII. Der Aufschluss, 55 (6), 381-384.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Lapis 15(7/8), 21 (1990)
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Anilite'2.BA.10Cu7S4
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Boulangerite'2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
'Bournonite'2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cobaltite'2.EB.25CoAsS
'Digenite'2.BA.10Cu9S5
'Djurleite' ?2.BA.05Cu31S16
'Freibergite'2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Jamesonite'2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
'Löllingite'2.EB.15aFeAs2
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Millerite'2.CC.20NiS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Stibnite'2.DB.05Sb2S3
'Tennantite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Ferberite'4.DB.30FeWO4
'Hübnerite'4.DB.30MnWO4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anglesite'7.AD.35PbSO4
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Posnjakite'7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
'Serpierite'7.DD.30Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
'Wulfenite'7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Pyromorphite'8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
'Wavellite'8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Anilite2.4.7.5Cu7S4
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Djurleite ?2.4.7.2Cu31S16
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
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
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Posnjakite31.4.1.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Serpierite31.6.2.1Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Hübnerite48.1.1.1MnWO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
H SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O FerberiteFeWO4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HübneriteMnWO4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S AnglesitePbSO4
S AniliteCu7S4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S DjurleiteCu31S16
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MilleriteNiS
S PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
MnManganese
Mn HübneriteMnWO4
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
NiNickel
Ni MilleriteNiS
CuCopper
Cu AniliteCu7S4
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu DjurleiteCu31S16
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Cu SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As LöllingiteFeAs2
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
SbAntimony
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
WTungsten
W FerberiteFeWO4
W HübneriteMnWO4
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

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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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]

Carboniferous
298.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3156649
Carboniferous sandstone

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone

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]

Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2600585

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: olistostrome

Comments: Olistoliths with older age (mainly Devonian, Silurian, and Early Carboniferous)

Lithology: Graywacke, argillaceous shale and/or slate

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

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

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Luedecke, O. (1896): Die Minerale des Harzes. Gebrüder Bornträger, Berlin, 643 pp.
- Junker, R., Krause, H., Schumann, K. & Siemroth, J. (1991): Sekundärminerale des Neudorf-Straßberger-Gangzuges im Unterharz. Aufschluss 42, 95-100.
- Schnorrer, G. (2004): Mineralogische Notizen VIII. Der Aufschluss, 55 (6), 381-384.
- Neumeier, G. (2012) Famous mineral localities: Neudorf, Harz Mountains, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Mineralogical Record 43(1):17-53 (January-February 2012)


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