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Bergkrone Mine, Ürsfeld, Kelberg, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germanyi
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KelbergCollective Municipality
VulkaneifelDistrict
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Bergkrone Mine, Ürsfeld, Eifel Volcanic Fields, Germany

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Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Bergkrone, Ürsfeld, Kelberg, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 15' 5'' North , 6° 59' 40'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.25139,6.99472
GeoHash:G#: u0uvz5vrs
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Höchstberg410 (2016)0.4km
Gunderath111 (2011)1.2km
Kötterichen113 (2011)1.5km
Uersfeld717 (2016)1.6km
Retterath365 (2011)2.3km


A cluster of baryte veins hosted lower Devonian greywackes. Haulage was started in 1840 and was abandoned in 1967.
Located 1 km WSW of Ürsfeld and 6.8 km SE of Kelberg.

Regions containing this locality

Eifel Volcanic Fields, GermanyGroup of Volcanic Fields
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Rhenish Massif, EuropeMassif
Eifel Mountains, Germany/BelgiumMountain Range
West Eifel Volcanic Field, GermanyVolcanic Field

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Copper
Formula: Cu
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
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

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CinnabarHgS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS

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]

Emsian
393.3 - 407.6 Ma



ID: 2608852

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 407.6 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

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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Bärtling, R. (1911) Die Schwerspatlagerstätten Deutschlands in geologischer, lagerstättenkundlicher und bergwirtschaftlicher Beziehung, 116 + 164.
Weisser, D. (1963) Tektonik und Barytgänge in der SE-Eifel. Zeitschrift der deutschen geologischen Gesellschaft, 115, 33-68.
Rosenberger, W. (1979) Beschreibung rheinland-pfälzischer Bergamtsbezirke, Band 4. Bergamt Koblenz, 440 pp., Bad Kreuznach.
Meyer, W. (1986) Geologie der Eifel. Schweizerbart Stuttgart.
Mayer, A. and Mertes, E. (1990) Schwerspatförderung und Bergbauversuche im Raum Kelberg, Eifel. Jahrbuch Eifelverein Düren.
Steffens, R. (1990) "De Kaul" - Ehemaliger Schwerspat-Bergbau bei Uersfeld. Heimatjahrbuch Kreis Daun, 185-188.
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).


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