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Silberwiese Mine, Oberlahr, Altenkirchen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germanyi
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Silberwiese MineMine
Oberlahr- not defined -
AltenkirchenDistrict
Rhineland-PalatinateState
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Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Silberwiese, Oberlahr, Altenkirchen, Wieder Eisenspat-Bezirk, Westerwald, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 37' 33'' North , 7° 30' 6'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.62583,7.50167
GeoHash:G#: u1j248nsc
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Burglahr538 (2011)1.0km
Oberlahr749 (2011)1.1km
Eichen616 (2011)2.4km
Bürdenbach577 (2011)2.6km
Peterslahr331 (2016)2.7km


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Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Rhenish Massif, EuropeMassif

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Heteromorphite ?
Formula: Pb7Sb8S19
Description: Reported in the old literature. Reinhardt (2012) writes that modern studies could never confirm the mineral.
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990; Reinhardt, M. (2012): Mineralien von der Grube Silberwiese bei Oberlahr, Westerwald. Mineralien-Welt, 23 (2), 49-59.
Jamesonite ?
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Description: Reported in the old literature. Reinhardt (2012) writes that modern studies could never confirm the mineral.
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990; Reinhardt, M. (2012): Mineralien von der Grube Silberwiese bei Oberlahr, Westerwald. Mineralien-Welt, 23 (2), 49-59.
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.
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.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
Valentinite
Formula: Sb2O3
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Heteromorphite ?2.HC.10cPb7Sb8S19
Jamesonite ?2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Semseyite2.HC.10dPb9Sb8S21
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Valentinite4.CB.55Sb2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
2 < ø < 2.49
Heteromorphite ?3.6.20.3Pb7Sb8S19
Jamesonite ?3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Semseyite3.6.20.4Pb9Sb8S21
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Valentinite4.3.11.1Sb2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
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

CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O ValentiniteSb2O3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S GalenaPbS
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S StibniteSb2S3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S HeteromorphitePb7Sb8S19
FeIron
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
CuCopper
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SbAntimony
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb ValentiniteSb2O3
Sb SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb HeteromorphitePb7Sb8S19
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb SemseyitePb9Sb8S21
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb HeteromorphitePb7Sb8S19

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: 2608911

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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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Hüttenhain, H. (1939): Die Antimonerzführung im westlichen Teil des Westerwaldes und deren bergwirtschaftliche Bedeutung. Z. Angew. Mineral. 1, 353-396.
Lohf, W. (1955): Die Mineralien des Gangbezirks von Horhausen/ Westerwald. Aufschluss, 6 (4), 72-78.
Bode, R. & Lück, E. (1979): Beschreibung der Mineralien (Silberwiese). Emser Hefte, Nr. 2, 19.
Reinhardt, M. (1999): Mineralien von bekannten Siegerländer Fundorten - in 3-D fotografiert (Teil 1). Mineralien-Welt, 10(4), 20-25.
Reinhardt, M. (2012): Mineralien von der Grube Silberwiese bei Oberlahr, Westerwald. Mineralien-Welt, 23 (2), 49-59.

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