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Name in French:Hesse, Allemagne
Name in German:Hessen, Deutschland
Name in Italian:Assia, Germania
Name in Russian:Гессен, Германия
Name in Simplified Chinese:黑森, 德国
Name in Spanish:Hesse, Alemania
Name in Afrikaans:Hesse, Duitsland
Name in Albanian:Hesia, Gjermania
Name in Alemannic:Hessen, Deutschland
Name in Amharic:ሄሠ, ጀርመን
Name in Anglo-Saxon:Hetwaraland, Þēodscland
Name in Arabic:هسن, ألمانيا
Name in Aragonese:Hesse, Alemanya
Name in Armenian:Հեսսեն, Գերմանիա
Name in Asturian:Hessen, Alemaña
Name in Aymara:Hessen suyu, Alimaña
Name in Azeri:Hessen, Almaniya
Name in Basque:Hessen, Alemania
Name in Bavarian:Hessn, Deitschland
Name in Belarusian:Гесэн, Германія
Name in Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa):Гэсэн, Нямеччына
Name in Bengali:হেসেন, জার্মানি
Name in Bosnian:Hessen, Njemačka
Name in Breton:Hessen, Alamagn
Name in Bulgarian:Хесен, Германия
Name in Catalan:Hessen, Alemanya
Name in Cebuano:Hessen, Alemanya
Name in Chechen:Гессен, Германи
Name in Chuvash:Гессен, Германи
Name in Cornish:Hesse, Almayn
Name in Corsican:Assia, Germania
Name in Croatian:Hessen, Njemačka
Name in Czech:Hesensko, Německo
Name in Danish:Hessen, Tyskland
Name in Dutch:Hessen, Duitsland
Name in Dutch Low Saxon:Hessen, Duutslaand
Name in Esperanto:Hesio, Germanio
Name in Estonian:Hessen, Saksamaa
Name in Farsi/Persian:هسن, آلمان
Name in Finnish:Hessen, Saksa
Name in Franco-Provençal:Hesse, Alemagne
Name in Friulian:Assie, Gjermanie
Name in Galician:Hessen, Alemaña
Name in Georgian:ჰესენი, გერმანია
Name in Greek:Έσση, Γερμανία
Name in Guarani:Hesse, Alemáña
Name in Hakka:Hesse, Tet-koet
Name in Hebrew:הסן, גרמניה
Name in Hindi:हेसे, जर्मनी
Name in Hungarian:Hessen, Németország
Name in Icelandic:Hessen, Þýskaland
Name in Ido:Hesia, Germania
Name in Iloko:Hesse, Alemania
Name in Indonesian:Hessen, Jerman
Name in Interlingua:Hessen, Germania
Name in Irish Gaelic:Hessen, An Ghearmáin
Name in Japanese:ヘッセン州, ドイツ
Name in Javanese:Hessen, Jérman
Name in Judaeo-Spanish:Hesse, Almania
Name in Kapampangan:Hesse, Alemanya
Name in Kazakh (Cyrillic Script):Гессен, Германия
Name in Kongo:Hessen, Alemanyi
Name in Korean:헤센주, 독일
Name in Kurdish (Latin Script):Hessen, Almanya
Name in Kyrgyz:Гессен, Германия
Name in Latin:Hassia, Germania
Name in Latvian:Hesene, Vācija
Name in Ligurian:Assia, Germania
Name in Limburgian:Hesse, Duitsland
Name in Lingala:Héssɛnɛ́, Alémani
Name in Lithuanian:Hesenas, Vokietija
Name in Lombard:Assia, Germania
Name in Low Saxon/Low German:Hessen, Düütschland
Name in Lower Sorbian:Hesseńska, Nimska
Name in Luxembourgish:Hessen, Däitschland
Name in Macedonian:Хесен, Германија
Name in Malay:Hesse, Jerman
Name in Manx:Hessen, Yn Ghermaan
Name in Marathi:हेसेन, जर्मनी
Name in Min Dong Chinese:Hessen, Dáik-guók
Name in Mongolian:Хессен, Герман
Name in Neapolitan:Assia, Germania
Name in Nepali:हेसे, जर्मनी
Name in Northern Frisian:Hessen, Tjüschlönj
Name in Northern Sami:Hessen, Duiska
Name in Norwegian:Hessen, Tyskland
Name in Norwegian (Nynorsk):Hessen, Tyskland
Name in Novial:Hesia, Germania
Name in Occitan:Èssa, Alemanha
Name in Ossetian:Гессен, Герман
Name in Papiamento:Hessen, Alemania
Name in Pennsylvania German:Hesse, Deitschland
Name in Pfaelzisch:Hessen, Deutschland
Name in Piedmontese:Assia, Almagna
Name in Polish:Hesja, Niemcy
Name in Portuguese:Hesse, Alemanha
Name in Punjabi:ਹੈੱਸਨ, ਜਰਮਨੀ
Name in Quechua:Hessen, Alimanya
Name in Ripuarian:Hessen, Dütschland
Name in Romanian:Hessa, Germania
Name in Romansh:Hessen, Germania
Name in Saterland Frisian:Hessen, Düütsklound
Name in Scots:Hesse, Germany
Name in Scottish Gaelic:Hessen, A' Ghearmailt
Name in Serbian:Хесен, Њемачка
Name in Serbo-Croatian:Hessen, Njemačka
Name in Sicilian:Hessen, Girmania
Name in Sindhi:ھيسن, جرمني
Name in Slovak:Hesensko, Nemecko
Name in Slovenian:Hessen, Nemčija
Name in South Azerbaijani:هسن, آلمان
Name in Swahili:Hesse, Ujerumani
Name in Swedish:Hessen, Tyskland
Name in Tagalog:Hesse, Alemanya
Name in Tamil:ஹெஸென், ஜெர்மனி
Name in Tatar:Hessen, Алмания
Name in Thai:รัฐเฮ็สเซิน, ประเทศเยอรมนี
Name in Traditional Chinese:希燊, 德國
Name in Turkish:Hessen, Almanya
Name in Turkmen:Hessen, Germaniýa
Name in Ukrainian:Гессен, Німеччина
Name in Upper Sorbian:Hessenska, Němska
Name in Urdu:ہیسے, جرمنی
Name in Uzbek (Latin Script):Hessen, Germaniya
Name in Venetian:Assia, Germania
Name in Vietnamese:Hessen, Đức
Name in Volapük:Hesän, Deutän
Name in Waray:Hessen, Alemanya
Name in Welsh:Hessen, Yr Almaen
Name in West Flemish:Hessen, Duutsland
Name in West Frisian:Hessen, Dútslân
Name in Western Punjabi:ہیسے, جرمنی
Name in Yiddish:העסע, דייטשלאנד
Name in Yoruba:Hesse, Jẹ́mánì
Name in Zazaki:Hessen, Almanya
Name in Zeelandic:Hessen, Duutsland
Area:21,115 km2
Neighbouring regions:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Frankfurt am Main650,000 (2018)
Wiesbaden272,432 (2018)
Kassel194,501 (2016)
Darmstadt140,385 (2015)
Offenbach119,192 (2018)
Hanau am Main88,648 (2017)
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Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1992
Adamite var: Cuprian Adamite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1992
'Agardite'
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Allanpringite (TL)
Formula: Fe3+3(PO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: U. Kolitsch, H.-J. Bernhardt, C. L. Lengauer, G. Blaß and E. Tillmanns (2006): Allanpringite, Fe3(PO4)2(OH)3·5H2O, a new ferric iron phosphate from Germany, and its close relation to wavellite. European Journal of Mineralogy, 18, 793-801.
Alloclasite
Formula: Co1-xFexAsS
Reference: Wagner, T., Lorenz, J. (2002) Mineralogy of complex Co-Ni-Bi vein mineralisation, Bieber deposit, Spessart, Germany. Mineralogical Magazine, 66, 385-407.
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Alum-(K)
Formula: KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1992
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: [MinRec 27:464]
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Amphibole Supergroup var: Byssolite'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Anapaite
Formula: Ca2Fe2+(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Andalusite var: Viridine
Formula: (Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Andradite var: Demantoid
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Andradite var: Topazolite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Anorthite var: Bytownite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Anthonyite
Formula: Cu(OH,Cl)2 · 3H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Antigorite var: Webskyite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Faust and Hahey (1962) The Serpentine Group Minerals
Antimony
Formula: Sb
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
'Apatite'
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
'Apatite Group'
Reference: in the collection of Christof Schäfer
'Aphrosiderite'
Formula: (Fe,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Reference: No reference listed
Aphthitalite
Formula: (K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
'Apophyllite'
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 40 localities in this region.
Aragonite var: Flos Ferri
Formula: CaCO3
Argentopyrite
Formula: AgFe2S3
Arsenbrackebuschite
Formula: Pb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
Arsenic
Formula: As
Arseniosiderite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Arsenolamprite
Formula: As
Arsenolite
Formula: As2O3
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'Asbestos'
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Asbolane
Formula: (Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Atelestite
Formula: Bi2(AsO4)O(OH)
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Augite var: Fassaite
Formula: (Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Augite var: Titanian Augite
Formula: (Ca,Na)(Mg,Ti, Fe,Al,)(Si,Al)2O6
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
'Axinite Group'
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 48 localities in this region.
Babingtonite
Formula: Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Bariopharmacosiderite
Formula: Ba0.5Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 94 localities in this region.
Baryte var: Baryte Rose
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Personal collection
'Bastnäsite'
Reference: http://www.mineralienatlas.de/forum/index.php?topic=18912.msg161396
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Reference: Belendorff, K. (2004): Neu: Bastnäsit und Monazit von Mackenheim im Odenwald. Mineralien-Welt 15 (4), 34-35. (in German)
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Bayldonite
Formula: PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Beraunite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: in the collections of Marko Burkhardt and Joachim Esche
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Steinbauer, H. (2006): Lapis 31(3), 37
β-Roselite
Formula: Ca2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Betekhtinite
Formula: (Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Bianchite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Bieberite (TL)
Formula: CoSO4 · 7H2O
Type Locality:
Description: Occurred in old mine workings as efflorescences.
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 507; Periodico di Mineralogia, 54, 1 (1985); Nickel & Nichols, 1991 - "Mineral Reference Manual", p22.
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
'Biotite'
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Bischofite
Formula: MgCl2 · 6H2O
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Bismuth Ochre'
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Bitumen'
Blödite
Formula: Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Boleite
Formula: KPb26Ag9Cu24(OH)48Cl62
Reference: Schnorrer-Köhler, G. (1991): Mineralogische Notizen V. Aufschluss 42, 155-171.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Botallackite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Brassite
Formula: Mg(HAsO4) · 4H2O
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Bulachite
Formula: Al2(AsO4)(OH)3 · 3H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1992
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 116 localities in this region.
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Calumetite
Formula: Cu(OH,Cl)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Carminite
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Carnallite
Formula: KMgCl3 · 6H2O
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Cattierite
Formula: CoS2
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1992
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 37 localities in this region.
'Chabazite'
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
'Chabazite var: Phacolite'
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chabazite-K
Formula: (K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Chalcoalumite
Formula: CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Chalconatronite
Formula: Na2Cu(CO3)2 · 3H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1992
Chalcophyllite
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 96 localities in this region.
Chalcosiderite
Formula: CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Blaß, G. (2002): Eine neue Phosphatmineralien-Paragenese von der Grube Mark bei Essershausen, mittleres Lahngebiet, Taunus. Mineralien-Welt, 13 (6), 18-43. (in German)
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Chenevixite
Formula: Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Churchite-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4) · 2H2O
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
Clinobisvanite
Formula: Bi(VO4)
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Pennine
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinoclase
Formula: Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Reference: Lapis, 12 (10), 23-32+58.
'Clinoptilolite'
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Clinosafflorite
Formula: CoAs2
'Clinotyrolite'
Formula: Ca2Cu9(AsO4,SO4)4(OH,O)10 · 10H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1992
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Cobaltkoritnigite
Formula: (Co,Zn)(HAsO4) · H2O
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Cohenite
Formula: Fe3C
Reference: P, Ramdohr, Ore Minerals and their Intergrowths, 2nd ed., vol 1, pg 355.
Collinsite
Formula: Ca2Mg(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: U. Kolitsch and M. Fleck (2005): Second update on compounds with kröhnkite-type chains. Z. Kristallgr. 220, 31-41. [single-crystal structure refinement + EDS on sample labeled as "messelite"]
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 27 localities in this region.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Corkite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Cornubite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Corrensite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Reference: Dreizler, I. (1962): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 8, 323-338.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Blessing,C. & Pock,R. (1991). Mineralbildungen in Schlacken auf dem Gelände der ehemaligen Kupferwerke in Frankfurt/M-Heddernheim. Aufschluss, Jg.42, Nr.6, S.339-57
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: Nickel, E., and Fettel, M. (1985): Odenwald. Sammlung geologischer Führer Vol. 65, 2nd ed., Bornträger (Berlin, Stuttgart), 231 pp.
Cotunnite
Formula: PbCl2
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Reported from at least 30 localities in this region.
Cuprite var: Chalcotrichite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Cuproroméite
Formula: Cu2Sb2(O,OH)7
Cyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Cyrilovite
Formula: NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reference: Lapis 33 (7-8) 77 (2008) [in German abs. of original description of pattersonite]
'Dachiardite'
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Delafossite
Formula: CuFeO2
Delvauxite
Formula: CaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed ·
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Belendorff, K & Petitjean, K. (1987): Reichenbach im Odenwald. Die Mineralien von Fundpunkt 16.1. bei Reichenbach. LAPIS 12 (10), 23-32 + 58
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Diaboleite
Formula: Pb2CuCl2(OH)4
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: No reference listed
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 47 localities in this region.
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Lapis 34 (7-8) (2009) p. 9
Dufrénite
Formula: Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Duftite
Formula: PbCu(AsO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Dussertite
Formula: BaFe3+3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Eleonorite (TL)
Formula: Fe3+6(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
Reference: Chukanov, N.V., Aksenov, S.M., Rastsvetaeva, R.K., Schäfer, C., Pekov, I.V., Belakovskiy, D.I., Scholz, R., de Oliveira, L.C.A. and Britvin, S.N. (2015) Eleonorite, IMA 2015-003. CNMNC Newsletter No. 25, June 2015, page 532; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 529-535.
Elyite
Formula: Pb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Emplectite
Formula: CuBiS2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Hentschel, H. (1960): The Breitscheid meteorite. III. Petrographic investigation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 17, 323-338.
Enstatite var: Bronzite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Reference: Hentschel, H. (1960): The Breitscheid meteorite. III. Petrographic investigation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 17, 323-338.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
'Erionite'
Erionite-K
Formula: (K2,Ca,Na2)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Reference: Dogan,Umran and Dugan,Meral (2008) Re-evaluation and re-classification of erionite series minerals,Environ Geochem Health 30:355-366
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Erythrosiderite
Formula: K2[Fe3+Cl5(H2O)]
Ettringite
Formula: Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'Faujasite'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Faujasite-Ca (TL)
Formula: (Ca,Na2,Mg)3.5[Al7Si17O48] · 32H2O
Reference: The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 35, pp. 1571-1606 (1997); W. S. Wise (1982) New occurrence of faujasite in southern California. American Mineralogist 67:794-798
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
'Feldspar Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Ferrarisite
Formula: Ca5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 9H2O
'Ferrierite'
Fettelite (TL)
Formula: [Ag6As2S7][Ag10HgAs2S8]
Type Locality:
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch Min. Monatschefte 1996, 313-320
Florencite-(Ce)
Formula: CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Reference: A. Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", Schweizerbart (Stuttgart), 2001
Fluocerite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La)F3
Reference: http://taunusmineralien.de/Stbr.Birkenkopf.html
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Fornacite
Formula: Pb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: Blessing,C. & Pock,R. (1991). Mineralbildungen in Schlacken auf dem Gelände der ehemaligen Kupferwerke in Frankfurt/M-Heddernheim. Aufschluss, Jg.42, Nr.6, S.339-57
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 64 localities in this region.
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Gartrellite
Formula: Pb(Cu,Fe3+,Zn)2(AsO4,SO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Gaspéite
Formula: Ni(CO3)
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1992
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Gismondine'
Gladite
Formula: PbCuBi5S9
Reference: Nickel, E., and Fettel, M. (1985): Odenwald. Sammlung geologischer Führer Vol. 65, 2nd ed., Bornträger (Berlin, Stuttgart), 231 pp.
'Glass'
Reference: Hentschel, H. (1960): The Breitscheid meteorite. III. Petrographic investigation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 17, 323-338.
Glauberite
Formula: Na2Ca(SO4)2
Glaucodot
Formula: (Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
'Gmelinite'
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 48 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Gonnardite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Gorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Graphite
Formula: C
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Grossular var: Hessonite
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Guérinite
Formula: Ca5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 9H2O
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 35 localities in this region.
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Gyrolite
Formula: NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Haidingerite
Formula: CaHAsO4 · H2O
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Halloysite-10Å
Formula: Al2Si2O5(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reference: Blaß, G. & Möhn, G. (2010): Neue Mineralien von der Grube Mark bei Essershausen im Taunus. Mineralien-Welt 21 (2), 26-29.
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Hastingsite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Haüyne
Formula: (Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Reference: S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Hedyphane
Formula: Ca2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Gerstenberg, A., Reinhardt, M. (2017): Nicht nur Azurit - die Mineralien von Altenmittlau im Spessart. Mineralien-Welt 28 (5), 43-59.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 80 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Nickel, E., and Fettel, M. (1985): Odenwald. Sammlung geologischer Führer Vol. 65, 2nd ed., Bornträger (Berlin, Stuttgart), 231 pp.
Hematophanite
Formula: Pb4Fe3O8(OH,Cl)
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Hemimorphite ?
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Van King
Hentschelite (TL)
Formula: CuFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Sieber et al.: Amer. Min. 72, 404-408 (1987)
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Hercynite var: Picotite
Formula: (Fe,Mg)(Al,Cr)2O4
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Heterogenite
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1992
'Heulandite subgroup'
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Heyite
Formula: Pb5Fe2+2(VO4)2O4
Hinsdalite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Hollandite ?
Formula: Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Reference: Magma 1984(2), 31-41
'Hornblende'
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Hörnesite
Formula: Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1992
Humboldtine
Formula: Fe2+(C2O4) · 2H2O
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1103; S. Weiss: Mineralfundstellen Deutschland West, Weise (Munich), 1990
Hydrocalumite
Formula: Ca4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Hydrocerussite
Formula: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
Reference: Betz, V., Leinweber, A., Klein, E. und Wahl, H. (2011): Prächtige Zeolithe: Die Mineralien des Steinbruchs "Alter Stein" bei Allendorf im Ulmtal, Westerwald, Hessen. Lapis, 36 (2), 15-38; 54.
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Hydroxylapatite var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Idaite
Formula: Cu5FeS6
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Ilvaite
Formula: CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Inesite (TL)
Formula: Ca2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Jahrb.Preuss.Geol.Landesanst.(1887) p. 472
Iodargyrite
Formula: AgI
Irhtemite
Formula: Ca4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 4H2O
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Iron var: Martensite
Formula: Fe
Reference: Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
Isocubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages
Jalpaite
Formula: Ag3CuS2
Reference: Nickel, E., and Fettel, M. (1985): Odenwald. Sammlung geologischer Führer Vol. 65, 2nd ed., Bornträger (Berlin, Stuttgart), 231 pp.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Kaatialaite
Formula: Fe(H2AsO4)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Schmetzer, K. & Medenbach, O. (1986): Kaatialaite from Nieder-Beerbach, Odenwald - a second occurrence. Neues Jahrbuch fuer Mineralogie, Monatshefte 1986, 337-342.
Kainite
Formula: KMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
Kaňkite
Formula: FeAsO4 · 3.5H2O
Reference: Schnorrer-Köhler, G. (1991): Mineralogische Notizen V. Aufschluss 42, 155-171.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'K Feldspar'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Kidwellite
Formula: NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Kieserite
Formula: MgSO4 · H2O
Kingsmountite
Formula: Ca4(Fe2+,Mn2+)Al4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Reference: A. Wittern: Mineralfundorte in Deutschland, Schweizerbart (Stuttgart), 2001
Kintoreite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Kolbeckite
Formula: ScPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: http://www.mineralienatlas.de/lexikon/index.php/Deutschland/Hessen/Wiesbaden/Medenbach/Schulwaldtunnel
Koritnigite
Formula: Zn(HAsO4) · H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1992
Köttigite
Formula: Zn3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1992
Krupkaite
Formula: PbCuBi3S6
Reference: In the collection of Brent Thorne. Collected by Klaus Pettijean.
Krutovite
Formula: NiAs2
Reference: PETITJEAN collection
Ktenasite
Formula: Zn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Kutinaite
Formula: Ag6Cu14As7
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
'Labradorite'
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Reference: S. Weiss: Mineralfundstellen Deutschland West, Weise (Munich), 1990
Langbeinite
Formula: K2Mg2(SO4)3
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Laubmannite (of Moore)'
Formula: (Fe3+,Fe2+,M)8+x(OH,H2O)9(H2O)2(PO4)5, M = Fe3+, Cu2+ or other metal cation, x = approx · 0.1.
Reference: Dietrich, R. (1978a): Neues zur Phosphatparagenese der Grube Rotläufchen in Waldgirmes bei Wetzlar, Teil I. Aufschluss, 29, 107-124. (in German) Dietrich, R. (1978b): Neues zur Phosphatparagenese der Grube Rotläufchen in Waldgirmes bei Wetzlar, Teil II. Aufschluss, 29, 139-153. (in German) Dietrich, R. (1982): Die Mineralien der Phosphatparagenese der Grube Rotläufchen. Emser Hefte, 4 (3), 22-47. (in German); Dietrich, R. (1978b): Neues zur Phosphatparagenese der Grube Rotläufchen in Waldgirmes bei Wetzlar, Teil II. Aufschluss, 29, 139-153. (in German); Dietrich, R. (1982): Die Mineralien der Phosphatparagenese der Grube Rotläufchen. Emser Hefte, 4 (3), 22-47. (in German)
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Laurionite
Formula: PbCl(OH)
Reference: S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Lautite
Formula: CuAsS
Reference: Nickel, E., and Fettel, M. (1985): Odenwald. Sammlung geologischer Führer Vol. 65, 2nd ed., Bornträger (Berlin, Stuttgart), 231 pp.
Leadhillite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Leonite
Formula: K2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Leucite
Formula: K(AlSi2O6)
'Lévyne'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 68 localities in this region.
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Linnaeite
Formula: Co2+Co3+2S4
Reference: S. Weiss: Mineralfundstellen Deutschland West, Weise (Munich), 1990
Lithiophorite
Formula: (Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Löweite
Formula: Na12Mg7(SO4)13 · 15H2O
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 91 localities in this region.
'Manganese Oxides'
'Manganese Oxides var: Manganese Dendrites'
Reference: Nickel, E., and Fettel, M. (1985): Odenwald. Sammlung geologischer Führer Vol. 65, 2nd ed., Bornträger (Berlin, Stuttgart), 231 pp.
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Matulaite
Formula: (Fe3+,Al)Al7(PO4)4(PO3OH)2(OH)8(H2O)8 · 8H2O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Maucherite
Formula: Ni11As8
Mazzite-Mg ?
Formula: (Mg,K,Ca)5(Si26Al10)O72 · 28H2O
Medenbachite (TL)
Formula: Bi2Fe3+Cu2+(AsO4)2O(OH)3
Reference: W. Krause at al.: Am. Mineral. 81:505-512 (1996)
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
'Melilite Group'
Formula: Ca2M(XSiO7)
Merlinoite
Formula: (K,Na)5(Ca,Ba)2Al9Si23O64 · 23H2O
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Messelite (TL)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of Ja