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Hochsauerlandkreis, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germanyi
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HochsauerlandkreisDistrict
ArnsbergAdministrative District
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Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Arnsberg76,612 (2015)
Meschede32,224 (2015)
Sundern29,609 (2015)
Brilon27,030 (2015)
Schmallenberg26,132 (2015)
Marsberg21,914 (2015)
Other Languages:
French:
Arrondissement du Haut-Sauerland, Arnsberg, Rhénanie-du-Nord-Westphalie, Allemagne
German:
Hochsauerlandkreis, Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
Italian:
Hochsauerlandkreis, Distretto governativo di Arnsberg, Renania Settentrionale-Vestfalia, Germania
Russian:
Хохзауэрланд, Арнсберг, Северный Рейн-Вестфалия, Германия
Simplified Chinese:
霍赫绍尔县, 阿恩斯贝格行政区, 北莱茵-威斯特法伦, 德国
Spanish:
Hochsauerlandkreis, Arnsberg, Renania del Norte-Westfalia, Alemania
Cebuano:
Hochsauerlandkreis, Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Alemanya
Czech:
Okres Hochsauerland, Severní Porýní-Vestfálsko, Německo
Danish:
Hochsauerlandkreis, Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Tyskland
Dutch:
Hochsauerlandkreis, Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg, Noordrijn-Westfalen, Duitsland
Esperanto:
Distrikto Hochsauerland, Distriktaro Arnsbergo, Nordrejn-Vestfalio, Germanio
Farsi/Persian:
هخ‌زاورلاند, آرنسبرگ, نوردراین-وستفالن, آلمان
Georgian:
ჰოხზაუერლანდის რაიონი, ჩრდილოეთი რაინ-ვესტფალია, გერმანია
Hebrew:
חבל הוכזאוארלאנדקרייס, נורדריין-וסטפאליה, גרמניה
Indonesian:
Hochsauerlandkreis, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Jerman
Japanese:
ホッホザウアーラント郡, アルンスベルク行政管区, ノルトライン=ヴェストファーレン州, ドイツ
Limburgian:
Hochsauerlandkreis, Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg, Noordrien-Wesfale, Duitsland
Luxembourgish:
Hochsauerlandkrees, Regierungsbezierk Arnsberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Däitschland
Malay:
Hochsauerlandkreis, North Rhine-Westphalia, Jerman
Norwegian:
Hochsauerlandkreis, Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Tyskland
Polish:
Powiat Hochsauerland, Rejencja Arnsberg, Nadrenia Północna-Westfalia, Niemcy
Portuguese:
Hochsauerlandkreis, Arnsberg, Renânia do Norte-Vestfália, Alemanha
Romanian:
Hochsauerlandkreis, Arnsberg, Renania de Nord-Westfalia, Germania
Saterland Frisian:
Hochsauerlandkreis, Noudrhien-Wäästfoalen, Düütsklound
Scots:
Hochsauerlandkreis, North Rhine-Westphalie, Germany
Swedish:
Hochsauerlandkreis, Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Tyskland
Turkish:
Hochsauerlandkreis, Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg, Kuzey Ren-Vestfalya, Almanya
Ukrainian:
Гохзауерланд, Арнсберг, Північний Рейн-Вестфалія, Німеччина
Uzbek (Latin Script):
Hochsauerlandkreis, Shimoliy Reyn-Vestfaliya, Germaniya
Vietnamese:
Hochsauerland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Đức
Waray:
Hochsauerlandkreis, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Alemanya
West Frisian:
Hochsauerlandkreis, Noardryn-Westfalen, Dútslân
Western Punjabi:
ہاؤخزاورلینڈکریس, اتلا رائین لیندا فالیہ, جرمنی


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244 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 4 erroneous literature entries.

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Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Lapis, 14 (2), 22-27+33+42.
Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Ajoite
Formula: (K,Na)Cu7AlSi9O24(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Schnorrer-Köhler, G., (1990): Ramsbeck - Neue Minerale aus dem ehemaligen Blei-Zink-Erzrevier des Sauerlandes, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 41 (4), 211-218
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Albite var. Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Reference: Lapis, 16 (12), 13-21+58.
Alumohydrocalcite
Formula: CaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
Reference: Schnorrer-Köhler, G., (1990): Ramsbeck - Neue Minerale aus dem ehemaligen Blei-Zink-Erzrevier des Sauerlandes, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 41 (4), 211-218
Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Reference: Schnorrer, G. (2000): Mineralogische Notizen VII. Der Aufschluss, 51, 281-293.; Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Ammoniojarosite
Formula: (NH4)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'Amphibole Supergroup var. Byssolite'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Reference: No reference listed
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralienfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Schnorrer-Köhler, G. (1991): Mineralogische Notizen V. Aufschluss 42, 155-171.
Anthophyllite
Formula: ◻{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Reference: Lapis, 16 (12), 13-21+58.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Description: Report based on wrong reference (Penkert 2011) that does not list Rühlborn.
Reference: Penkert, G. & P., M. Pinter & H.-P. Schppert (2011). Eine Titanmineralisation auf Zerrklüften aus dem O Sauerland. Mineralien-Welt, Jg.22, H.4, S.28-35.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Aragonite var. Flos Ferri
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
'Arsenobismite'
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralienfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Arsenolite
Formula: As2O3
Reference: Schnorrer-Köhler, G. (1991): Mineralogische Notizen V. Aufschluss 42, 155-171.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: No reference listed
Asbolane
Formula: (Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Lapis, 16 (12), 13-21+58.
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: No reference listed
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Description: Best axinite crystals in Germany so far, crystals up to 3cm.
Reference: Jahn, S., Hadasch, H. (2002) Der Steinbruch am Kuhlenberg bei Silbach. Mineralienwelt, 13(3): 16-29.
'Axinite Group'
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Reference: No reference listed
Beraunite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Berthierite
Formula: FeSb2S4
Reference: Bindi, L. & Menchetti, S. (2005): GarMineralogy and Petrology, 85, 131-140.
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Reference: Lapis, 14 (6), 11-32+50.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Bonattite
Formula: CuSO4 · 3H2O
Reference: Schnorrer, G. (2000): Mineralogische Notizen VII. Der Aufschluss, 51, 281-293.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Lapis, 14 (2), 22-27+33+42.
Bottinoite
Formula: Ni2+Sb5+2(OH)12 · 6H2O
Reference: [Mineralogical Record 29:144]
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Dana 7:I:421.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
Breithauptite
Formula: NiSb
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Brianyoungite
Formula: Zn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine:57:665-670.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: No reference listed
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Uffmann, K., Wirausky, H. (2011) Anatas und Brookit aus den Diabasen des Sauerlandes. Mineralienwelt, 22(4), 36-39.
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 38 localities in this region.
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralienfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Calcite var. Sand-Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Ingo Löffler
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Reference: Lapis, 14 (2), 22-27+33+42.
Caracolite ?
Formula: Na3Pb2(SO4)3Cl
Description: Dietrich (2003) reports difficulties in identification because the mineral appears in a mixture with (suspected) polysphaerite (Ca-bearing pyromorphite).
Reference: Dietrich, A. (2003) Interessante Neufunde, Peri- und Pseudomorphosen vom Steinbruch Thülen bei Brilon, Sauerland. Mineralien Welt: 14(4): 26-31.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Reference: No reference listed
Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
Reference: Lapis, 14 (6), 11-32+50.
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Schnorrer, G. (2000): Mineralogische Notizen VII. Der Aufschluss, 51, 281-293.; Lapis, 16 (12), 13-21+58.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Lapis, 14 (2), 22-27+33+42.
Chalconatronite
Formula: Na2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralienfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Chalcophanite
Formula: ZnMn4+3O7 · 3H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Chalcophyllite
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
Reference: No reference listed
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
Reference: Lapis, 14 (6), 11-32+50.
Chenite
Formula: Pb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralienfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralienfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Claudetite
Formula: As2O3
Reference: Lapis, 14 (6), 11-32+50.
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
Reference: Lapis, 16 (12), 13-21+58.
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Reference: Lapis, 16 (12), 13-21+58.
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Lapis, 16 (12), 13-21+58.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: No reference listed
Corkite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Lapis, 16 (12), 13-21+58.
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Reference: Lapis, 14 (2), 22-27+33+42.
Cuproroméite
Formula: Cu2Sb2(O,OH)7
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Lapis, 14 (2), 22-27+33+42.
Cyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Reference: Lapis, 16 (12), 13-21+58.
Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Lapis, 16 (12), 13-21+58.
Diadochite
Formula: Fe3+2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Reference: No reference listed
Dundasite
Formula: PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Elyite
Formula: Pb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
Reference: Lapis, 14 (2), 22-27+33+42.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Lapis, 16 (12), 13-21+58.
Ettringite
Formula: Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Reference: Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Famatinite
Formula: Cu3SbS4
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Faustite
Formula: ZnAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Reference: D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich), 1991
Ferrarisite
Formula: Ca5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 9H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Ferricopiapite
Formula: Fe3+0.67Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Habit: pustules up to 0.1mm
Colour: lemon yellow
Description: Associated with ferrinatrite
Reference: Schnorrer-Köhler, G. (1988) Mineralogische Notizen IV. Der Aufschluss, 39, 153-168.
Ferrihydrite
Formula: Fe3+10O14(OH)2
Reference: D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich), 1991
Ferrinatrite
Formula: Na3Fe(SO4)3 · 3H2O
Reference: Lapis, 16 (12), 13-21+58.
Ferristrunzite
Formula: Fe3+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/ferristrunzite.pdf (locality spelled "Ventorp")
Ferrostrunzite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: http://www.mineral-expert.de/downloads/tauschliste2011_12_04.pdf (entries T2486-T2489, T2395, T2491, T2496, T2544, T2545, T2546, T2547, T2548-T2550, T2552, T4678-T4680, T4748-T4752)
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Schnorrer, G. (2004): Mineralogische Notizen VIII. Der Aufschluss, 55 (6), 381-384.
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Reference: Weiss. "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990