Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography

Main-Taunus-Kreis, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Main-Taunus-KreisDistrict
DarmstadtRegion
HesseCity-State
GermanyCountry

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Hofheim am Taunus37,750 (2015)
Kelkheim (Taunus)26,814 (2015)
Hattersheim25,035 (2015)
Bad Soden am Taunus21,357 (2015)
Eschborn20,383 (2015)
Flörsheim20,023 (2015)
Other Languages:
French:
Arrondissement de Main-Taunus, Hesse, Allemagne
German:
Main-Taunus-Kreis, Regierungsbezirk Darmstadt, Hessen, Deutschland
Italian:
Circondario di Main-Taunus, Assia, Germania
Russian:
Майн-Таунус, Гессен, Германия
Simplified Chinese:
美因-陶努斯县, 黑森, 德国
Spanish:
Main-Taunus-Kreis, Hesse, Alemania
Afrikaans:
Main-Taunus-Kreis, Hesse, Duitsland
Arabic:
ماين-تاونوس, هسن, ألمانيا
Armenian:
Մայն Տաունուս, Հեսսեն, Գերմանիա
Belarusian:
Майн-Таўнус, Гесэн, Германія
Cebuano:
Main-Taunus-Kreis, Hessen, Alemanya
Croatian:
Main-Taunus-Kreis, Hessen, Njemačka
Danish:
Main-Taunus-Kreis, Hessen, Tyskland
Dutch:
Main-Taunus-Kreis, Hessen, Duitsland
Esperanto:
Distrikto Main-Taunus, Hesio, Germanio
Farsi/Persian:
ماین-تاونوس, هسن, آلمان
Georgian:
მაინ-ტაუნუსის რაიონი, ჰესენი, გერმანია
Indonesian:
Main-Taunus, Hessen, Jerman
Japanese:
マイン=タウヌス郡, ヘッセン州, ドイツ
Kazakh (Cyrillic Script):
Майн-Таунус, Гессен, Германия
Malay:
Main-Taunus-Kreis, Hesse, Jerman
Polish:
Powiat Main-Taunus, Hesja, Niemcy
Portuguese:
Main-Taunus, Hesse, Alemanha
Romanian:
Districtul Main-Taunus-Kreis, Hessa, Germania
Saterland Frisian:
Main-Taunus-Kreis, Hessen, Düütsklound
Swedish:
Main-Taunus-Kreis, Hessen, Tyskland
Turkish:
Main-Taunus-Kreis, Hessen, Almanya
Ukrainian:
Майн-Таунус, Гессен, Німеччина
Uzbek (Latin Script):
Main-Taunus-Kreis, Hessen, Germaniya
Vietnamese:
Main-Taunus-Kreis, Hessen, Đức
Waray:
Main-Taunus-Kreis, Hessen, Alemanya
West Frisian:
Main-Taunus-Kreis, Hessen, Dútslân


No description has been added for this locality. Can you add one?

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Emser Hefte 1982(2), 42-48
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Reference: Emser Hefte 1982(2), 42-48
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Emser Hefte 1982(2), 42-48
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Emser Hefte 1982(2), 42-48
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Emser Hefte 1982(2), 42-48
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: S. Weiss: Mineralfundstellen Deutschland West, Weise (Munich), 1990
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: S. Weiss: Mineralfundstellen Deutschland West, Weise (Munich), 1990
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Emser Hefte 1982(2), 42-48
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Emser Hefte 1982(2), 42-48
Pitticite
Formula: (Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
Reference: Emser Hefte 1982(2), 42-48
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Emser Hefte 1982(2), 42-48
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Emser Hefte 1982(2), 42-48
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Emser Hefte 1982(2), 42-48
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Emser Hefte 1982(2), 42-48
'Tennantite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
Reference: Emser Hefte 1982(2), 42-48
Tyrolite
Formula: Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Reference: Emser Hefte 1982(2), 42-48

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
'Tennantite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Bindheimite'4.DH.20Pb2Sb2O6O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pitticite8.DB.05(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Tyrolite8.DM.10Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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
'Tennantite'3.3.6.2Cu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
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.
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Pitticite43.5.3.1(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
'Bindheimite'44.1.1.2Pb2Sb2O6O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Pitticite(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
H TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
O CerussitePbCO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Pitticite(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S StibniteSb2S3
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S TennantiteCu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Pitticite(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TennantiteCu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
Cu TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
AsArsenic
As Pitticite(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
As TennantiteCu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
As TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
PbLead
Pb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl

Fossils

There are 3 fossil localities from the PaleoBioDB database within this region.

BETA TEST - These data are provided on an experimental basis and are taken from external databases. Mindat.org has no control currently over the accuracy of these data.

Occurrences28
Youngest Fossil Listed23.0 Ma (Oligocene)
Oldest Fossil Listed33.9 Ma (Oligocene)
Fossils from RegionClick here to show the list.
Accepted NameHierarchy Age
Nerita
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Cycloneritida : Neritidae : Nerita28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Vitta
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Cycloneritida : Neritidae : Vitta28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Granulolabium
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Batillariidae : Granulolabium28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Mesohalina
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Potamididae : Mesohalina28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Potamides
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Potamididae : Potamides28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Terebralia
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Potamididae : Terebralia28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Ecphora
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricidae : Ecphora28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Omalogyra
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Omalogyridae : Omalogyra28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Perna
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Mytilida : Mytilidae : Perna28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Isognomon
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Pteriidae : Isognomon28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Lasaea
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Galeommatida : Lasaeidae : Lasaea28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Polymesoda
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Venerida : Cyrenidae : Polymesoda28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Lentidium
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Myida : Corbulidae : Lentidium28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Sphenia
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Myida : Myidae : Sphenia28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Balanus
genus
Animalia : Arthropoda : Maxillopoda : Sessilia : Balanidae : Balanus28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Bryozoa
phylum
Animalia : Bryozoa28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Diomedeoides
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Aves : Procellariiformes : Diomedeoididae : Diomedeoides28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Serpulidae
family
Animalia : Annelida : Polychaeta : Sabellida : Serpulidae28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Hydrobia
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Hydrobiidae : Hydrobia28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Congeria
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Myida : Dreissenidae : Congeria28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Mancosinodia
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Venerida : Mancosinodia28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Paramusculus
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Paramusculus28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Melarhaphe
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Littorinidae : Melarhaphe28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Cladophorites
genus
Bacteria : Cyanobacteria : Cladophorites28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Eucricetodon collatum
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Cricetidae : Eucricetodon : Eucricetodon collatum28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Belgirallus oligocaenus
species
Animalia : Chordata : Aves : Gruiformes : Rallidae : Belgirallus : Belgirallus oligocaenus33.9 - 28.1 Ma
Oligocene
Ceratozamia floersheimensis
species
Plantae : Cycadophyta : Cycadopsida : Cycadales : Zamiaceae : Ceratozamia : Ceratozamia floersheimensis33.9 - 28.1 Ma
Oligocene
Pseudopus moguntinus
species
Animalia : Chordata : Reptilia : Squamata : Anguidae : Pseudopus : Pseudopus moguntinus28.4 - 23.03 Ma
Cenozoic
Fossil LocalitiesClick to show 3 fossil localities

Other Databases

Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main-Taunus-Kreis
Wikidata ID:Q7909

Localities in this Region

Other Regions, Features and Areas that Intersect

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
Europe

This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2020, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: February 24, 2020 00:08:57 Page generated: February 8, 2020 21:16:13
Go to top of page