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Usingen, Taunus, Hesse, Germany

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Name(s) in local language(s):Usingen, Taunus, Hessen, Deutschland


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27 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
Corkite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Lithiophorite
Formula: (Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Manganese Oxides'
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pitticite
Formula: (Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
'Psilomelane'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Capped Quartz
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
'Quartzite'
Silver
Formula: Ag
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Tyrolite
Formula: Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Bindheimite'4.DH.20Pb2Sb2O6O
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Lithiophorite4.FE.25(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Capped Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anglesite'7.AD.35PbSO4
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Corkite8.BL.05PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pitticite8.DB.05(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Tyrolite8.DM.10Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Manganese Oxides-
Psilomelane-
Quartzite-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Miscellaneous
Lithiophorite6.4.1.1(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Tyrolite42.4.3.1Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Corkite43.4.1.2PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Pitticite43.5.3.1(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
'Bindheimite'44.1.1.2Pb2Sb2O6O
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, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Psilomelane'-
Quartz
var: Capped Quartz
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Quartzite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Pitticite(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
H TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
LiLithium
Li Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O CupriteCu2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O Pitticite(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
PPhosphorus
P CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S Pitticite(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
MnManganese
Mn Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Pitticite(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
ZnZinc
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
As Pitticite(Fe, SO4, AsO4, H2O) ?
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
Sb StibniteSb2S3
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl

Regional Geology

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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
393.3 - 407.6 Ma



ID: 2619742

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 407.6 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

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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