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Lower Saxony, Germanyi
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Name in French:Basse-Saxe, Allemagne
Name in German:Niedersachsen, Deutschland
Name in Italian:Bassa Sassonia, Germania
Name in Low Saxon/Low German:Neddersassen, Düütschland
Name in Russian:Нижняя Саксония, Германия
Name in Simplified Chinese:下萨克森, 德国
Name in Spanish:Baja Sajonia, Alemania
Name in Afrikaans:Nedersakse, Duitsland
Name in Albanian:Saksonia e Ulët, Gjermania
Name in Alemannic:Niedersachsen, Deutschland
Name in Amharic:ኒደርዛክስን, ጀርመን
Name in Anglo-Saxon:Niðerseaxland, Þēodscland
Name in Arabic:سكسونيا السفلى, ألمانيا
Name in Aragonese:Baixa Saxonia, Alemanya
Name in Asturian:Baxa Saxonia, Alemaña
Name in Aymara:Niedersachsen suyu, Alimaña
Name in Azeri:Aşağı Saksoniya, Almaniya
Name in Bashkir:Түбәнге Саксония, Германия
Name in Basque:Saxonia Beherea, Alemania
Name in Bavarian:Niedasaxn, Deitschland
Name in Belarusian:Ніжняя Саксонія, Германія
Name in Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa):Ніжняя Саксонія, Нямеччына
Name in Bengali:নিডারজাখসেন, জার্মানি
Name in Bosnian:Donja Saksonija, Njemačka
Name in Breton:Saks-Izel, Alamagn
Name in Bulgarian:Долна Саксония, Германия
Name in Catalan:Baixa Saxònia, Alemanya
Name in Cebuano:Lower Saxony, Alemanya
Name in Chechen:Лаха Саксони, Германи
Name in Cornish:Niedersachsen, Almayn
Name in Croatian:Donja Saska, Njemačka
Name in Czech:Dolní Sasko, Německo
Name in Danish:Niedersachsen, Tyskland
Name in Dutch:Nedersaksen, Duitsland
Name in Dutch Low Saxon:Nedersaksen, Duutslaand
Name in Esperanto:Malsupra Saksio, Germanio
Name in Estonian:Alam-Saksi, Saksamaa
Name in Farsi/Persian:نیدرزاکسن, آلمان
Name in Finnish:Ala-Saksi, Saksa
Name in Galician:Baixa Saxonia, Alemaña
Name in Georgian:ქვემო საქსონია, გერმანია
Name in Greek:Κάτω Σαξονία, Γερμανία
Name in Guarani:Guy Sahoña, Alemáña
Name in Hakka:Hâ Saxony, Tet-koet
Name in Hebrew:סקסוניה התחתונה, גרמניה
Name in Hindi:निचला सैक्सोनी, जर्मनी
Name in Hungarian:Alsó-Szászország, Németország
Name in Icelandic:Neðra-Saxland, Þýskaland
Name in Ido:Infra-Saxonia, Germania
Name in Indonesian:Niedersachsen, Jerman
Name in Interlingua:Basse Saxonia, Germania
Name in Irish Gaelic:An tSacsain Íochtarach, An Ghearmáin
Name in Japanese:ニーダーザクセン州, ドイツ
Name in Javanese:Niedersachsen, Jérman
Name in Judaeo-Spanish:Basha Sajonia, Almania
Name in Kapampangan:Lower Saxony, Alemanya
Name in Kazakh (Cyrillic Script):Төменгі Саксония, Германия
Name in Kongo:Niedersachsen, Alemanyi
Name in Korean:니더작센주, 독일
Name in Kurdish (Latin Script):Saksonya Jêrîn, Almanya
Name in Latin:Saxonia Inferior, Germania
Name in Latvian:Lejassaksija, Vācija
Name in Ligurian:Bassa Sasònia, Germania
Name in Limburgian:Nedersakse, Duitsland
Name in Lingala:Saxí-ya-Nsé, Alémani
Name in Lithuanian:Žemutinė Saksonija, Vokietija
Name in Lombard:Bàsa Sasònia, Germania
Name in Lower Sorbian:Dolnosakska, Nimska
Name in Luxembourgish:Niddersachsen, Däitschland
Name in Macedonian:Долна Саксонија, Германија
Name in Malay:Sachsen Hilir, Jerman
Name in Manx:Niedersachsen, Yn Ghermaan
Name in Marathi:नीडरजाक्सन, जर्मनी
Name in Mongolian:Доор Саксон, Герман
Name in Northern Frisian:Niidersaksen, Tjüschlönj
Name in Northern Sami:Niedersachsen, Duiska
Name in Norwegian:Niedersachsen, Tyskland
Name in Norwegian (Nynorsk):Niedersachsen, Tyskland
Name in Occitan:Bassa Saxònia, Alemanha
Name in Ossetian:Дæллаг Саксони, Герман
Name in Papiamento:Niedersachsen, Alemania
Name in Pfaelzisch:Niedersachsen, Deutschland
Name in Piedmontese:Bassa Sassònia, Almagna
Name in Polish:Dolna Saksonia, Niemcy
Name in Portuguese:Baixa Saxônia, Alemanha
Name in Quechua:Niedersachsen, Alimanya
Name in Ripuarian:Needersachse (Bundesland), Dütschland
Name in Romanian:Saxonia Inferioară, Germania
Name in Romansh:Saxonia Inferiura, Germania
Name in Saterland Frisian:Läichsaksen, Düütsklound
Name in Scots:Lawer Saxony, Germany
Name in Scottish Gaelic:Sagsainn Ìosail, A' Ghearmailt
Name in Serbian:Доња Саксонија, Њемачка
Name in Serbo-Croatian:Donja Saska, Njemačka
Name in Sindhi:لوئر سئڪسني, جرمني
Name in Slovak:Dolné Sasko, Nemecko
Name in Slovenian:Spodnja Saška, Nemčija
Name in Somali:Niedersachsen, Jarmalka
Name in South Azerbaijani:نیدرزاکسن, آلمان
Name in Swahili:Saksonia Chini, Ujerumani
Name in Swedish:Niedersachsen, Tyskland
Name in Tatar:Түбән Саксония, Алмания
Name in Thai:รัฐนีเดอร์ซัคเซิน, ประเทศเยอรมนี
Name in Traditional Chinese:下薩克遜, 德國
Name in Turkish:Aşağı Saksonya, Almanya
Name in Ukrainian:Нижня Саксонія, Німеччина
Name in Upper Sorbian:Delnja Sakska, Němska
Name in Urdu:نیدرزاکسن, جرمنی
Name in Uzbek (Latin Script):Quyi Saksoniya, Germaniya
Name in Venetian:Sassonia Bassa, Germania
Name in Vietnamese:Niedersachsen, Đức
Name in Volapük:Dona-Saxän, Deutän
Name in Waray:Niedersachsen, Alemanya
Name in Welsh:Niedersachsen, Yr Almaen
Name in West Flemish:Nedersaksen, Duutsland
Name in West Frisian:Nedersaksen, Dútslân
Name in Western Punjabi:تھلواں سیکسنی, جرمنی
Name in Yakut:Аллараа Саксонийа, Германия
Name in Yiddish:אונטער-זאקסן, דייטשלאנד
Name in Yoruba:Lower Saxony, Jẹ́mánì
Area:47,635 km2
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Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Adamite var: Cuprian Adamite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Adelite
Formula: CaMg(AsO4)(OH)
'Adinole'
'Agardite'
Agardite-(Ce)
Formula: CeCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Agardite-(La)
Formula: LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Agardite-(Y)
Formula: YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Akaganeite
Formula: (Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Åkermanite
Formula: Ca2Mg(Si2O7)
Akrochordite
Formula: (Mn2+,Mg)5(AsO4)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
Albite (TL)
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: August Breithaupt (1843) Poggendorff Ann. v 69, p. 441
Albite var: Zygadite (FRL)
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: August Breithaupt (1843) Poggendorff Ann. v 69, p. 441
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Allophane var: Cupro-Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Alum-(Na)
Formula: NaAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Ammoniojarosite
Formula: (NH4)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Amphibolite'
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Anhydrokainite (TL)
Formula: KMg(SO4)Cl
Type Locality:
Reference: [Nickel & Nichols, 1991 - "Mineral Reference Manual", p8]
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Anorthite var: Bytownite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Antimony
Formula: Sb
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
'Apatite'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Aphthitalite
Formula: (K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
'Apophyllite'
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 32 localities in this region.
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Argentopyrite
Formula: AgFe2S3
Arsenic
Formula: As
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Arseniosiderite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Arsenolite (TL)
Formula: As2O3
Reference: No reference listed
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Arsentsumebite
Formula: Pb2Cu(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)
Asbolane
Formula: (Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Ashoverite
Formula: Zn(OH)2
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Athabascaite
Formula: Cu5Se4
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
'Axinite Group'
Axinite-(Mn)
Formula: Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
Bariopharmacosiderite
Formula: Ba0.5Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
Barysilite
Formula: Pb8Mn2+[Si2O7]3
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 55 localities in this region.
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Bastnäsite-(Y)
Formula: Y(CO3)F
Bayldonite
Formula: PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Beaverite-(Cu)
Formula: Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
'Bentonite'
Berthierite
Formula: FeSb2S4
Berzelianite
Formula: Cu2Se
β-Roselite
Formula: Ca2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Beyerite
Formula: Ca(BiO)2(CO3)2
Bianchite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
'Biotite'
'Biotite var: Titanian Biotite'
Bischofite
Formula: MgCl2 · 6H2O
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
'Bitumen'
Bohdanowiczite
Formula: AgBiSe2
Boleite
Formula: KPb26Ag9Cu24(OH)48Cl62
Boracite (TL)
Formula: Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Reference: Bergmännisches Journal (1789) p. 378.; Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 380.; Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).; Clark (1993) Hey's Mineral Index p. 84.
Bornhardtite (TL)
Formula: Co2+Co3+2Se4
Reference: Am. Mineral. (1956) 41, 164-165; Neues Jahrb. Mineral., Monatsh. (1955) 133–142; Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Botallackite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Botryogen
Formula: MgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Boyleite
Formula: (Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Breithauptite (TL)
Formula: NiSb
Reference: Haidinger W (1845) Zweite Klasse: Geogenide. XIII. Ordnung. Kiese. I. Nickelkies. Breithauptit., in Handbuch der Bestimmenden Mineralogie Bei Braumüller and Seidel Wien 559-562
'Brewsterite'
Brianyoungite
Formula: Zn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Brushite
Formula: Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Bukovite
Formula: Tl2(Cu,Fe)4Se4
Butlerite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 96 localities in this region.
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Calumetite
Formula: Cu(OH,Cl)2 · 2H2O
Carminite
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Carnallite
Formula: KMgCl3 · 6H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Cerianite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce4+,Th)O2
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 41 localities in this region.
Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
'Chabazite'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Chalcoalumite
Formula: CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Chalcomenite
Formula: CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Chalconatronite
Formula: Na2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Chalcophyllite
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 73 localities in this region.
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Chenite
Formula: Pb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
Chervetite
Formula: Pb2(V2O7)
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group var: Brunsvigite'
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
'Chlor-manasseite'
Formula: MgxAl(OH)2x+2Cl · (x-0.8)H2O x about 1.75
Chlorocalcite
Formula: KCaCl3
'Chloropal (of Schneiderhöhn)'
Chondrodite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Claraite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)15(CO3)4(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)14·7H2O
Claringbullite
Formula: Cu4ClF(OH)6
Claudetite
Formula: As2O3
Clausthalite (TL)
Formula: PbSe
'Clay'
'commodity:Clay'
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Clinochlore var: Leuchtenbergite
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Pennine
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Ripidolite
Formula: (Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Sheridanite
Formula: (Mg,Al,Fe)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
'Clinotyrolite'
Formula: Ca2Cu9(AsO4,SO4)4(OH,O)10 · 10H2O
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Cobaltkoritnigite
Formula: (Co,Zn)(HAsO4) · H2O
Comblainite
Formula: Ni4Co2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Coquimbite
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Corkite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
'Corkite-Kintoreite Series'
Cornubite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Crookesite
Formula: Cu7(Tl, Ag)Se4
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Cumengeite
Formula: Pb21Cu20Cl42(OH)40 · 6H2O
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Cuprite var: Chalcotrichite
Formula: Cu2O
Cuproroméite
Formula: Cu2Sb2(O,OH)7
'Cu-Zn alloy'
Formula: CuxZny
Cyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Delafossite
Formula: CuFeO2
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Diaboleite
Formula: Pb2CuCl2(OH)4
'Diaclasite'
Formula: near (Mg,Fe)SiO3 · 1/4H2O
Diaoyudaoite
Formula: NaAl11O17
Diaphorite
Formula: Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6