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St Georg Mine, Schneeberg, Erzgebirge District, Saxony, Germanyi
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SchneebergTown
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Name(s) in local language(s):St Georg Fundgrube, Revier Schneeberg, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 35' 35'' North , 12° 38' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.59306,12.64333
GeoHash:G#: u2bzzdntg
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Schneeberg16,784 (2015)0.2km
Bad Schlema5,540 (2016)2.3km
Zschorlau5,944 (2014)3.0km
Aue18,554 (2015)4.5km
Bockau2,599 (2017)6.4km


One of the oldest and richest silver mines in the district.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Bohemian MassifMassif
Erzgebirge / Krusné Hory Mts (Ore Mts), Germany & Czech RepublicMining District
Schneeberg Mining District, Erzgebirge District, Saxony, GermanyMining District

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):28 (2005)
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Dussertite
Formula: BaFe3+3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):28 (2005)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Silver
Formula: Ag

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Dussertite8.BL.10BaFe3+3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Dussertite41.5.10.1BaFe3+3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H DussertiteBaFe33+(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O DussertiteBaFe33+(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
O CupriteCu2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
S AcanthiteAg2S
S BaryteBaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
FeIron
Fe DussertiteBaFe33+(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
AsArsenic
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As DussertiteBaFe33+(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag SilverAg
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba DussertiteBaFe33+(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6

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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Carboniferous - Precambrian
298.9 - 4000 Ma



ID: 2620328
Spili-Group

Age: Eoarchean to Carboniferous (298.9 - 4000 Ma)

Description: volcanic

Comments: Spili-Group: Cambrian to Dinantian

Lithology: Spilite, basalt, diabase

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

Early Paleozoic
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 3191030
Paleozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3154112
Ordovician shale/slate

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{shale/slate}, Minor{limestone,marlstone,phyllite}

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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