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Hoffnung Mine (Spes Mine), Martinsknipp, Ahrbrück, Altenahr, Ahrweiler, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Hoffnung Mine (Spes Mine)Mine
Martinsknipp- not defined -
AhrbrückMunicipality
AltenahrCollective Municipality
AhrweilerDistrict
Rhineland-PalatinateState
GermanyCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Hoffnung (Grube Spes), Martinsknipp, Ahrbrück, Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 29' 4'' North , 6° 57' 56'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.48472,6.96583
GeoHash:G#: u0uznw2qg
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ahrbrück1,228 (2017)1.6km
Kesseling637 (2011)3.6km
Altenahr1,707 (2011)4.0km
Sierscheid104 (2011)4.6km
Mayschoß971 (2017)5.4km


Sb mineralizations in sandstones and Devonian schists. A few dumps are still remaining in the area between Lind and Brück. Located on Martinsknipp hill near Ahrbrück, about 11 km SE of Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, in the western Eifel mountains.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Rhenish Massif, EuropeMassif
Eifel Mountains, Germany/BelgiumMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


26 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Beyer, H. (1978): Über Haldenfunde aus den Antimonitgängen von Ahrbrück (Eifel)..., Der Aufschluß, 29, 401-408
Annabergite var: Magnesian Annabergite
Formula: (Ni,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Beyer, H. (1978): Über Haldenfunde aus den Antimonitgängen von Ahrbrück (Eifel)..., Der Aufschluß, 29, 401-408
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Aragonite var: Flos Ferri
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Christof Schäfer
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Berthierite
Formula: FeSb2S4
Reference: Beyer, H. (1978): Über Haldenfunde aus den Antimonitgängen von Ahrbrück (Eifel)..., Der Aufschluß, 29, 401-408
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Reference: Beyer, H. (1978): Über Haldenfunde aus den Antimonitgängen von Ahrbrück (Eifel)..., Der Aufschluß, 29, 401-408
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Beyer, H. (1978): Über Haldenfunde aus den Antimonitgängen von Ahrbrück (Eifel)..., Der Aufschluß, 29, 401-408
Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
Reference: Beyer, H. (1978): Über Haldenfunde aus den Antimonitgängen von Ahrbrück (Eifel)..., Der Aufschluß, 29, 401-408
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Heterogenite
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Reference: Beyer, H. (1978): Über Haldenfunde aus den Antimonitgängen von Ahrbrück (Eifel)..., Der Aufschluß, 29, 401-408
Ilvaite ?
Formula: CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Reference: Beyer, H. (1978): Über Haldenfunde aus den Antimonitgängen von Ahrbrück (Eifel)..., Der Aufschluß, 29, 401-408
Kermesite
Formula: Sb2S2O
Reference: Beyer, H. (1978): Über Haldenfunde aus den Antimonitgängen von Ahrbrück (Eifel)..., Der Aufschluß, 29, 401-408
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Metastibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Beyer, H. (1978): Über Haldenfunde aus den Antimonitgängen von Ahrbrück (Eifel)..., Der Aufschluß, 29, 401-408
Plagionite
Formula: Pb5Sb8S17
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Erbreich, (1827): Geognostische Beschreibung der Spießglanzlagerstätte in dem Conzessionsfelde Hoffnung bei dem Dorfe Brück..., Archiv für Bergbau und Hüttenwesen, Vol.16, 44-53, Berlin
Pyrite var: Arsenian Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
'Roméite Group'
Reference: Beyer, H. (1978): Über Haldenfunde aus den Antimonitgängen von Ahrbrück (Eifel)..., Der Aufschluß, 29, 401-408
Semseyite
Formula: Pb9Sb8S21
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
'Stibiconite'
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Reference: Beyer, H. (1978): Über Haldenfunde aus den Antimonitgängen von Ahrbrück (Eifel)..., Der Aufschluß, 29, 401-408
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Erbreich, (1827): Geognostische Beschreibung der Spießglanzlagerstätte in dem Conzessionsfelde Hoffnung bei dem Dorfe Brück..., Archiv für Bergbau und Hüttenwesen, Vol.16, 44-53, Berlin
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Valentinite
Formula: Sb2O3
Reference: Beyer, H. (1978): Über Haldenfunde aus den Antimonitgängen von Ahrbrück (Eifel)..., Der Aufschluß, 29, 401-408
Veenite ?
Formula: Pb2(Sb,As)2S5
Reference: Beyer, H. (1978): Über Haldenfunde aus den Antimonitgängen von Ahrbrück (Eifel)..., Der Aufschluß, 29, 401-408
Zinkenite
Formula: Pb9Sb22S42
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Berthierite2.HA.20FeSb2S4
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Kermesite2.FD.05Sb2S2O
Metastibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Plagionite2.HC.10bPb5Sb8S17
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
var: Arsenian Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Semseyite2.HC.10dPb9Sb8S21
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Veenite ?2.HC.05dPb2(Sb,As)2S5
Zinkenite2.JB.35aPb9Sb22S42
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Bindheimite'4.DH.20Pb2Sb2O6O
Cervantite4.DE.30Sb3+Sb5+O4
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Heterogenite4.FE.20Co3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
'Roméite Group'4.DH.
'Stibiconite'4.DH.20Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Valentinite4.CB.55Sb2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
var: Flos Ferri5.AB.15CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
var: Magnesian Annabergite8.CE.40(Ni,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Ilvaite ?9.BE.07CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
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 = 2:3
Metastibnite2.11.3.1Sb2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Oxysulfides
Kermesite2.13.1.1Sb2S2O
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
Veenite ?3.5.9.2Pb2(Sb,As)2S5
2 < ø < 2.49
Plagionite3.6.20.2Pb5Sb8S17
Semseyite3.6.20.4Pb9Sb8S21
ø = 2
Berthierite3.7.9.3FeSb2S4
1 < ø < 2
Zinkenite3.8.1.1Pb9Sb22S42
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Valentinite4.3.11.1Sb2O3
AX2
Cervantite4.4.16.1Sb3+Sb5+O4
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Heterogenite6.1.4.2Co3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
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 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
'Bindheimite'44.1.1.2Pb2Sb2O6O
'Roméite Group'44.1.1.3
'Stibiconite'44.1.1.1Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
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
Ilvaite ?56.2.3.3CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Annabergite
var: Magnesian Annabergite
-(Ni,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Aragonite-CaCO3
var: Flos Ferri-CaCO3
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Pyrite
var: Arsenian Pyrite
-FeS2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Annabergite (var: Magnesian Annabergite)(Ni,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
O CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
O CupriteCu2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
O KermesiteSb2S2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
O StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O ValentiniteSb2O3
O Annabergite (var: Magnesian Annabergite)(Ni,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Annabergite (var: Magnesian Annabergite)(Ni,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
SSulfur
S StibniteSb2S3
S BaryteBaSO4
S BerthieriteFeSb2S4
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S KermesiteSb2S2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MetastibniteSb2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S Pyrite (var: Arsenian Pyrite)FeS2
S ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
S PlagionitePb5Sb8S17
S SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
S VeenitePb2(Sb,As)2S5
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
Ca IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe BerthieriteFeSb2S4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Pyrite (var: Arsenian Pyrite)FeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Co HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
NiNickel
Ni Annabergite (var: Magnesian Annabergite)(Ni,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As Annabergite (var: Magnesian Annabergite)(Ni,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As VeenitePb2(Sb,As)2S5
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb BerthieriteFeSb2S4
Sb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
Sb KermesiteSb2S2O
Sb MetastibniteSb2S3
Sb StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
Sb ValentiniteSb2O3
Sb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
Sb PlagionitePb5Sb8S17
Sb SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
Sb VeenitePb2(Sb,As)2S5
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
Pb PlagionitePb5Sb8S17
Pb SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
Pb VeenitePb2(Sb,As)2S5

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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Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3186341
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 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]

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 2615130

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

Lithology: Argillaceous shale and/or slate, graywacke, sandstone

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

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3159802
Early Devonian quartzite

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{sandstone,shale/slate}

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]

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

References

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Erbreich (1827) Geognostische Beschreibung der Spießglanzlagerstätte in dem Conzessionsfelde Hoffnung bei dem Dorfe Brück, in der Bürgermeisterei und im Kreise Daun, Regierungsbezirk Koblenz. Archiv für Bergbau und Hüttenwesen, 16, 44-53, Berlin.
Wemmer, M. (1909) Die Erzlagerstätten der Eifel mit Ausschluß der näheren Umgebung von Aachen.- Dissertation Univ. Münster/Westf., 27 pp.; Iserlohn (in German).
Zimmer, K. (1921) Über die Mineralführung und die Mineralfolge einiger Erzgänge des linksrheinischen Schiefergebirges. Dissertation TH Aachen: 109 pp.; Aachen (in German).
Geile, M. and Gielen, W. (1929) Neuere Untersuchungen an Blei-, Zink-, Kupfer- und Antimonvorkommen in der vorderen Eifel. Lagerstättenkundliche Meldearbeit TH Aachen, 51 pp.; Aachen (in German).
Beyer, H. (1978) Über Haldenfunde aus den Antimonitgängen von Ahrbrück (Eifel) insbesondre über einen Cabreritfund. Der Aufschluss, 11, 401-408.
Weiß, S. (1990) Atlas der Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West. Weise (Munich).
Reppke, V. (1993) Varistische und postvaristische Buntmetallmineralisationen in der östlichen Eifel (Linksrheinisches Schiefergebirge). Ein mineralogischer und bergbauhistorischer Überblick. Dissertation Univ. Göttingen: 347 pp. (in German).
Wagner, T. and Cook, N.J. (2000) Late-Variscan antimony mineralisation in the Rheinisches Schiefergebirge, NW Germany: evidence for stibnite precipitation by drastic cooling of high-temperature fluid systems. Mineralium Deposita, 35, 206-222.


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