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Dead Man mine, Altenberg, Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch), Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, Francei
Regional Level Types
Dead Man mineMine (Abandoned)
Altenberg- not defined -
Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch)- not defined -
Haut-RhinDepartment
Grand EstRegion
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
48° 14' 51'' North , 7° 11' 58'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Mine (Abandoned) - last checked 2019
Deposit first discovered:
1500 (approx.)
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines6,189 (2018)1.2km
Sainte-Croix-aux-Mines2,122 (2018)2.6km
Aubure424 (2016)5.8km
Rombach-le-Franc852 (2018)6.1km
Lièpvre1,708 (2018)6.7km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Mine de l'Homme Mort


The mine, located in Fertrupt, a locality of Ste Marie, is well known for corralloide aragonite. Many forms and colour used to be found.
The coordinates mark the town center.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Commodity List

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Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Les Minéraux de Sainte Marie-aux-Mines, Alain Martaud.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Les Minéraux de Sainte Marie-aux-Mines, Alain Martaud.
Aragonite var: Flos Ferri
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Les Minéraux de Sainte Marie-aux-Mines, Alain Martaud.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Habit: Traditional crystals.
Reference: Les minéraux de Sainte Marie-aux-Mines, Alain Martaud.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Les Minéraux de Sainte Marie-aux-Mines, Alain Martaud.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
var: Flos Ferri5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Annabergite40.3.6.4Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
var: Flos Ferri-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
NiNickel
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
AsArsenic
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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