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Vrchoslav fluorite deposit, Krupka (Graupen), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Ústí Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 41' 33'' North , 13° 50' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.6927722222, 13.8333638889
Other regions containing this locality:Erzgebirge; Krusné Hory Mts (Ore Mts), Germany & Czech Republic

Worked from 1952 until 1969, with a total output of 320,000 tons of fluorite. Located about 2 km WNW of Krupka. In 1972 new work started - research on tin and W ore. The adits reached a length of 2 km.
After about 1 km was discovered a new big quartz vein, which was rich in molybdenite.
Today, the adits are inaccessible, and the dumps overgrown by grass and trees.

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Sejkora, J., Radoň, M.: Brochantit z fluoritového ložiska Vrchoslav (Krušné hory). Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1997, roč. 4-5, 190-192.

Fengl, M. (1998): Mineralogie těžených fluoritových ložisek (1.). Minerál, roč. 6, č. 2, s. 83-88.

Lapis 23(4), 18-34 (1998)

Sejkora, J., Kotrlý, M., Novotná, M., Skála, R. (1998): Ferrimolybdit z opuštěné štoly 5. květen u Vrchoslavi, Krušné hory. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1998, roč. 6, s. 225-228.

Sejkora, J., Breiter, K. (1999): Historický rudní revír Krupka, Krušné hory. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1999, roč. 7, s. 29-45.

Škovíra, J., Sejkora, J., Kotrlý, M. (1999): Výskyt ryzí mědi a kupritu ve Vrchoslavi u Teplic. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1999, roč. 7, s. 241.

Števko M., Bačík P., Ozdín D., Zeman M., Jonáš J. (2010): Výskyt schrockingeritu na fluoritovom ložisku Vrchoslav v Krušných horách (Česká republika). Bull. mineral.-petrolog. Odd. Nár. Muz.(Praha), 18, 2, 99-105.

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