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Caroline Mine, Thale, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° North , 11° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~23km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Caroline, Thale, Harz, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland


The Caroline Mine is located between the river Bode and the street triangle Thale - Treseburg - Wienrode. Half the way from the road to the Bode river are some adits and dumps. The mine was working on a quartz vein containing pyrite, pyrrhotite, chalcopyrite and fluorite. A skarn with galena and sphalerite is located in direct neighbourhood of the vein. The vein itself is influenced by tectonic and metamorphic processes. Strange deformed quartz crystals are characteristic for this location. Dark chlorite minerals and pale yellowish feldspar in the veins material are more than usual for this area.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Thomas Luehr collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Thomas Luehr
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Thomas Luehr
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Thomas Lühr collection
'Clinozoisite-Epidote Series'
Reference: Thomas Lühr collection
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Thomas Luehr collection
Epidote Supergroup
Formula: A2M3(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Thomas Luehr
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Thomas Luehr
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Thomas Luehr
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Thomas Luehr
'Garnet Supergroup'
Formula: X3Z2(TO4)3
Reference: Thomas Luehr
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Thomas Luehr collection
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Thomas Lühr collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Thomas Luehr
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Thomas Luehr
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Thomas Luehr
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Thomas Luehr

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anglesite'7.AD.35PbSO4
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Linarite'7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Clinozoisite'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinozoisite-Epidote Series'-
'Epidote Supergroup'-A2M3(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Supergroup'-X3Z2(TO4)3

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
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 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinozoisite-Epidote Series'-
Epidote Supergroup-A2M3(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Supergroup'-X3Z2(TO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Epidote SupergroupA2M3(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Epidote SupergroupA2M3(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Garnet SupergroupX3Z2(TO4)3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
AlAluminium
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Epidote SupergroupA2M3(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2

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