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Einheit Mine, Elbingerode, Oberharz am Brocken, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° North , 10° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~2km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


An iron mine, started in 1889 and closed in 1990, working a hydrothermal deposit of the Lahn-Dill type (VHMS-type). Main ores were hematite, siderite and pyrite.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


27 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20; Large, D., and Walcher, E. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 522-538.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Chamosite ?
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Groutite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Kutnohorite
Formula: CaMn2+(CO3)2
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20; Large, D., and Walcher, E. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 522-538.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Romanèchite
Formula: (Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Voltaite
Formula: K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: Lapis 2003(2), 13-20

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Millerite'2.CC.20NiS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Wurtzite2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cryptomelane'4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Groutite'4.FD.10Mn3+O(OH)
'Hausmannite'4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Pyrolusite'4.DB.05Mn4+O2
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Romanèchite4.DK.10(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Kutnohorite'5.AB.10CaMn2+(CO3)2
'Rhodochrosite'5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Melanterite'7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Voltaite7.CC.25K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Chamosite' ?9.EC.55(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Wurtzite2.8.7.1(Zn,Fe)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Groutite6.1.1.3Mn3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
AB8X16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Romanèchite7.9.2.1(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Kutnohorite14.2.1.3CaMn2+(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Miscellaneous
Voltaite29.9.1.1K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Chamosite ?71.4.1.7(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
O CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Al VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
SiSilicon
Si Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S MilleriteNiS
S PyriteFeS2
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S SulphurS8
S VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
S Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
KPotassium
K CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
K VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
Mn GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
Mn KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
NiNickel
Ni MilleriteNiS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10

References

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- Schaarschmidt, H. (2003): Schöne Calcitkristalle und interessante Begleitmineralien aus Elbingerode im Harz. Lapis 2003 (2), 13-20

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