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Segen Gottes Mine, Gersdorf, Roßwein, Mittelsachsen, Saxony, Germanyi
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Segen Gottes MineMine
Gersdorf- not defined -
Roßwein- not defined -
MittelsachsenDistrict
SaxonyState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
51° 3' 37'' North , 13° 13' 2'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Roßwein7,568 (2015)2.5km
Haßlau300 (2017)4.4km
Niederstriegis1,317 (2015)5.3km
Nossen7,588 (2015)5.5km
Ebersbach1,161 (2018)8.4km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Grube Segen Gottes, Gersdorf, Roßwein, Revier Freiberg, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland


Mining since the 13th century.
Abandoned in 1896. Now a tourist mine.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Bohemian MassifMassif

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


28 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Anonymous (1841) Jahrbuch für den Berg- und Hüttenmann, 129-146
Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Reference: A. Frenzel (1874) Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Königreich Sachsen.- Leipzig
Arsenic
Formula: As
Reference: A. Frenzel (1874) Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Königreich Sachsen.- Leipzig
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: A. Frenzel (1874) Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Königreich Sachsen.- Leipzig
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: J.F.W. Charpentier (1778): Mineralogische Geographie der Chursächsischen Lande.- Leipzig, Verl. Siegfried Lebrecht Crusius
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: A. Frenzel (1874) Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Königreich Sachsen.- Leipzig
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: J.F.W. Charpentier (1778): Mineralogische Geographie der Chursächsischen Lande.- Leipzig, Verl. Siegfried Lebrecht Crusius
Calcite var: Manganoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Reference: Lapis 11(7/8), 13-60 (1986)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Anonymous (1843) Jahrbuch für den Berg- und Hüttenmann, 91-114
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: von Hingenau (1855): Silber-Fund am Seegen-Gottes-Erbstollen zu Gersdorf.- N. Jb. Min. Geogn. Geol. Petref., 74-75
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: A. Frenzel (1874) Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Königreich Sachsen.- Leipzig
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: A. Frenzel (1874) Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Königreich Sachsen.- Leipzig
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: J.F.W. Charpentier (1778): Mineralogische Geographie der Chursächsischen Lande.- Leipzig, Verl. Siegfried Lebrecht Crusius
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: J.F.W. Charpentier (1778): Mineralogische Geographie der Chursächsischen Lande.- Leipzig, Verl. Siegfried Lebrecht Crusius
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: A. Frenzel (1874) Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Königreich Sachsen.- Leipzig
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: A. Frenzel (1874) Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Königreich Sachsen.- Leipzig
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: J.C. Freiesleben (1847): Vom Vorkommen der Silbererze in Sachsen.- Magazin für die Oryktographie von Sachsen, 14. Heft, Verl. J.G. Engelhardt, Freiberg
Posnjakite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Reference: XRD analysis (T. Witzke)
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: J.C. Freiesleben (1847): Vom Vorkommen der Silbererze in Sachsen.- Magazin für die Oryktographie von Sachsen, 14. Heft, Verl. J.G. Engelhardt, Freiberg
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Anonymous (1841) Jahrbuch für den Berg- und Hüttenmann, 129-146
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Lapis 11(7/8), 13-60 (1986)
Pyrostilpnite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: J.C. Freiesleben (1847): Vom Vorkommen der Silbererze in Sachsen.- Magazin für die Oryktographie von Sachsen, 14. Heft, Verl. J.G. Engelhardt, Freiberg
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: J.F.W. Charpentier (1778): Mineralogische Geographie der Chursächsischen Lande.- Leipzig, Verl. Siegfried Lebrecht Crusius
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: von Hingenau (1855): Silber-Fund am Seegen-Gottes-Erbstollen zu Gersdorf.- N. Jb. Min. Geogn. Geol. Petref., 74-75
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: J.C. Freiesleben (1847): Vom Vorkommen der Silbererze in Sachsen.- Magazin für die Oryktographie von Sachsen, 14. Heft, Verl. J.G. Engelhardt, Freiberg
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Reference: A. Frenzel (1874) Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Königreich Sachsen.- Leipzig
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Lapis 11(7/8), 13-60 (1986)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Arsenic1.CA.05As
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Alabandite2.CD.10MnS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrostilpnite2.GA.10Ag3SbS3
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Manganoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mn)CO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Posnjakite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Arsenic1.3.1.1As
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Alabandite2.8.1.4MnS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ø = 4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Pyrostilpnite3.4.2.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
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 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Posnjakite31.4.1.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
-(Ca,Mn)CO3
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
O CupriteCu2O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
AlAluminium
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S AlabanditeMnS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyrostilpniteAg3SbS3
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S GalenaPbS
S BaryteBaSO4
S AcanthiteAg2S
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
MnManganese
Mn Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
Mn AlabanditeMnS
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
NiNickel
Ni NickelineNiAs
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
AsArsenic
As ArsenicAs
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
As NickelineNiAs
AgSilver
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag SilverAg
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag PyrostilpniteAg3SbS3
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb PyrostilpniteAg3SbS3
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi

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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Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3186755
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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: 3150699
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]

Arenigian - Tremadocian
465.5 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 2599411
Frauenbach-Schichten, Phycoden-Schichten

Age: Ordovician (465.5 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

Comments: Near Prague: Early and Middle Ordovician

Lithology: Argillaceous schist, quartzite, quartzite scree

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

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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