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Mildigkeit Mine (Mildigkeit Gottes Mine), Overberget Mining Field, Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norwayi
Regional Level Types
Mildigkeit Mine (Mildigkeit Gottes Mine)Mine
Overberget Mining FieldMining Field
KongsbergMunicipality
BuskerudCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° 39' 38'' North , 9° 34' 50'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kongsberg17,667 (2017)4.0km
Hillestad302 (2010)9.9km
Svene296 (2013)14.7km
Notodden8,306 (2018)21.3km
Hjuksevelta350 (2014)22.3km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Mildigkeit Gottes gruve, Overberget gruvefelt, Kongsberg kommune, Buskerud, Norge


All Kongsberg silver mines have now been protected as historical sites!
There was a significant rich find in this locality in 1938, wich produced many good specimens.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


21 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Description: crystals < 1,5 cm has been found here
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1995): Mineralfunn på Kongsberg etter nedleggelsen av Sølvverket. Bergverksmuseets skrift nr 9 ,42-47
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1995): Mineralfunn på Kongsberg etter nedleggelsen av Sølvverket. Bergverksmuseets skrift nr 9 ,42-47
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1995): Mineralfunn på Kongsberg etter nedleggelsen av Sølvverket. Bergverksmuseets skrift nr 9 ,42-47
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1995): Mineralfunn på Kongsberg etter nedleggelsen av Sølvverket. Bergverksmuseets skrift nr 9 ,42-47
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Reference: Bancroft, P., Nordrum, F.S. & Lyckberg, P.(2001): Kongsberg revisited. Mineralogical Record 32: 181-205
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Nordrum, F. S. ; Larsen, A. O. & Erambert, M. (2003): Ba,Sr-mineraler i Kongsberg sølvforekomster- en foreløpig rapport. Norsk Bergverksmuseum skrift 25: 43-50
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: hexagonal xls
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1995): Mineralfunn på Kongsberg etter nedleggelsen av Sølvverket. Bergverksmuseets skrift nr 9 ,42-47
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1995): Mineralfunn på Kongsberg etter nedleggelsen av Sølvverket. Bergverksmuseets skrift nr 9 ,42-47
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Raade,G. (1989): "Etter Neumann". NAGS-nytt 16 (2), 49
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Habit: sphere-like aggregates up to 0,4 cm
Colour: white
Reference: Nordrum, F.S. (1999): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 1998-1999. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15: 87-90
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1995): Mineralfunn på Kongsberg etter nedleggelsen av Sølvverket. Bergverksmuseets skrift nr 9 ,42-47
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1995): Mineralfunn på Kongsberg etter nedleggelsen av Sølvverket. Bergverksmuseets skrift nr 9 ,42-47
Microcline var: Hyalophane
Formula: (K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Nordrum, F. S. (2003): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2002-2003. STEIN 30 (2), 4-10
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1995): Mineralfunn på Kongsberg etter nedleggelsen av Sølvverket. Bergverksmuseets skrift nr 9 ,42-47
'Proustite-Pyrargyrite Series'
Reference: Neumann, H. (1944): Silver deposits at Kongsberg. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 162, pp. 68-70
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Nordrum, F.S.(1995): Mineralfunn på Kongsberg etter nedleggelsen av Sølvverket. Bergverksmuseets skrift nr 9 ,42-47
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Nordrum, F.S. (2002): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2001-2002. STEIN 29 (2): 4-10
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Nordrum, F.S. (2002): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2001-2002. STEIN 29 (2): 4-10
Rapidcreekite
Formula: Ca2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
Reference: Raade,G. (1989): "Etter Neumann". NAGS-nytt 16(2), 49
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Nordrum, F. S. (1981): Om de rike sølvfunnene i Mildigkeit Gottes gruve på Kongsberg i 1938. NAGS-Nytt 8 (2), 28-29
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Neumann, H. (1944): Silver deposits at Kongsberg. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 162. 133p (P 58)
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: Neumann, H. (1944): Silver deposits at Kongsberg. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 162. 133p
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Reference: Nordrum, F.S. (1999): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 1998-1999. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15: 87-90
'Tetrahedrite Group'
Formula: M2(A6)M1(D4C2)X3(E4)S1(Y12)S2(Z)
Reference: Kullerud, K., Kotková, J. & Škoda (2016): Ag-Sb bearing miinerals from the Kongsberg Silver Deposit, Buskerud, Norway. Norsk mineralsymposium 2016: 53-59

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Rapidcreekite7.DG.20Ca2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Axinite-(Fe)9.BD.20Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Harmotome9.GC.10(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Microcline
var: Hyalophane
9.FA.30(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Proustite-Pyrargyrite Series'-
'Tetrahedrite Group'-M2(A6)M1(D4C2)X3(E4)S1(Y12)S2(Z)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
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
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Hydrated Compound Sulfates
Rapidcreekite32.2.1.1Ca2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Annabergite40.3.6.4Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Axinite-(Fe)56.2.2.1Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
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
Microcline
var: Hyalophane
76.1.1.3(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Harmotome77.1.3.5(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Proustite-Pyrargyrite Series'-
'Tetrahedrite Group'-M2(A6)M1(D4C2)X3(E4)S1(Y12)S2(Z)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
H RapidcreekiteCa2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
BBoron
B Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C RapidcreekiteCa2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
C AragoniteCaCO3
C Tetrahedrite GroupM2(A6)M1(D4C2)X3(E4)S1(Y12)S2(Z)
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O RapidcreekiteCa2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
O AnataseTiO2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O Microcline (var: Hyalophane)(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O BaryteBaSO4
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
AlAluminium
Al Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Al Microcline (var: Hyalophane)(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
SiSilicon
Si Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Si Microcline (var: Hyalophane)(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S RapidcreekiteCa2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
S AcanthiteAg2S
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
S SphaleriteZnS
S BaryteBaSO4
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
S Tetrahedrite GroupM2(A6)M1(D4C2)X3(E4)S1(Y12)S2(Z)
KPotassium
K Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
K Microcline (var: Hyalophane)(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca RapidcreekiteCa2(SO4)(CO3) · 4H2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
NiNickel
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Cu TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
YYttrium
Y Tetrahedrite GroupM2(A6)M1(D4C2)X3(E4)S1(Y12)S2(Z)
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
SbAntimony
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sb TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
BaBarium
Ba Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Ba Microcline (var: Hyalophane)(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ba BaryteBaSO4

References

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Nordrum, F. S. (1981): Om de rike sølvfunnene i Mildigkeit Gottes gruve på Kongsberg i 1938. NAGS-Nytt 8 (2), 28-29
Raade, G. (1989): Etter Neumann. NAGS-nytt 16 (2), 49 [short notice on the find of rapidcreekite]
Nordrum, F. S.(1995): Mineralfunn på Kongsberg etter nedleggelsen av Sølvverket. Bergverksmuseets skrift nr 9 , 42-47
Nordrum, F. S. (1999): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 1998-1999. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15: 87-90 [on a find of tetrahedrite and fluorite]
Nordrum, F.S. (2002): Mineralogische Neuigkeiten aus Norwegen. Mineralien-Welt. 13 (5), 56-59 [on a find of calcite and fluorite]
Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. Malmdatabasen. Forekomstområde 604 - 071. Mildigkeit Gottes gruve.

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