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Sermonette mine, Altenberg, Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch), Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, Francei
Regional Level Types
Sermonette 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' 32'' North , 7° 11' 22'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Mine (Abandoned) - last checked 2019
Deposit first discovered:
Before 1500
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines6,189 (2018)0.6km
Sainte-Croix-aux-Mines2,122 (2018)3.6km
Aubure424 (2016)5.5km
Wisembach410 (2016)6.2km
Rombach-le-Franc852 (2018)7.0km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Mine de la Sermonette.


Very old mine in the Altenberg.
The workings are rather small and produced only a handfull of specimens.

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:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
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

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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