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Wilhelm mine, Sankt Wilhelm vein, Neuenberg, Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch), Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, Francei
Regional Level Types
Wilhelm mineMine (Abandoned)
Sankt Wilhelm veinVein
Neuenberg- not defined -
Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch)- not defined -
Haut-RhinDepartment
Grand EstRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
48° 12' 55'' North , 7° 9' 33'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Mine (Abandoned) - last checked 2019
Deposit first discovered:
1500 (approx.)
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines6,189 (2018)3.9km
Aubure424 (2016)5.0km
Fréland1,371 (2016)5.4km
Le Bonhomme806 (2018)5.8km
Wisembach410 (2016)6.0km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Alsace


This Cu-Ag mine is the first level over the drainage level.
Worked since middle XVIth century most parts are not accessible.

As this locality lies in the Sainte Marie-aux-Mines district, the place is protected by a archaeological mining district status and all collecting is prohibited.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


21 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Aragonite var: Flos Ferri
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Arsenic
Formula: As
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Cotunnite
Formula: PbCl2
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Monohydrocalcite
Formula: CaCO3 · H2O
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Parasymplesite
Formula: Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Pearceite
Formula: [Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Symplesite
Formula: Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Xanthoconite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Arsenic1.CA.05As
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Pearceite2.GB.15[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Xanthoconite2.GA.10Ag3AsS3
Group 3 - Halides
Cotunnite3.DC.85PbCl2
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
var: Flos Ferri5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Monohydrocalcite5.CB.20CaCO3 · H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Parasymplesite8.CE.40Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Symplesite8.CE.45Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Arsenic1.3.1.1As
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Pearceite3.1.8.1[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Xanthoconite3.4.2.1Ag3AsS3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Cotunnite9.2.7.1PbCl2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)·xH2O
Monohydrocalcite15.1.3.1CaCO3 · H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Parasymplesite40.3.6.6Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Symplesite40.3.8.1Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
var: Flos Ferri-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MonohydrocalciteCaCO3 · H2O
H SymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H ParasymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MonohydrocalciteCaCO3 · H2O
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O MonohydrocalciteCaCO3 · H2O
O SymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O ParasymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SSulfur
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S XanthoconiteAg3AsS3
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
ClChlorine
Cl CotunnitePbCl2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca MonohydrocalciteCaCO3 · H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe SymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ParasymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
CuCopper
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Cu Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As LöllingiteFeAs2
As ArsenicAs
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
As Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
As SymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ParasymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As XanthoconiteAg3AsS3
AgSilver
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag XanthoconiteAg3AsS3
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
SbAntimony
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sb Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
PbLead
Pb CotunnitePbCl2

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