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Adolf-Helene Mine (Barbarasegen Mine), Altlay, Zell, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Adolf-Helene (Grube Barbarasegen), Altlay, Zell, Hunsrück, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 59' 41'' North , 7° 17' 8'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.99472,7.28556
GeoHash:G#: u0vhmv30m
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Ancient copper, lead and silver mine, closed in 1960.
Located 1 km NE of Altlay and about 7 km SE of Zell.

Ref.:
- S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990

Regions containing this locality

Rhenish Massif, Europe

Massif - 1,175 mineral species & varietal names listed

Hunsrück mountains, Germany

Mountain Range - 256 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
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
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Silver'1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Fluorapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

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 = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
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
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3186341
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 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]

Emsian - Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 2608835
Hunsrück Slate

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Hunsrück Slate

Description: marine deposits

Lithology: Claystone, siltstone

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

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3159802
Early Devonian quartzite

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{sandstone,shale/slate}

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]

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


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