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Haus Sachsen Mine, Haus Sachsen, Overberget Mining Field, Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norwayi
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Haus Sachsen MineMine
Haus Sachsen- not defined -
Overberget Mining FieldMining Field
KongsbergMunicipality
BuskerudCounty
NorwayCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
59° 40' 17'' North , 9° 34' 41'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kongsberg17,667 (2017)4.1km
Hillestad302 (2010)11.0km
Svene296 (2013)13.5km
Notodden8,306 (2018)21.9km
Hjuksevelta350 (2014)23.2km
Other Languages:
Norwegian:
Haus Sachsen gruve, Overberget gruvefelt, Kongsberg kommune, Buskerud, Norge


One of the larger mines. Originally based on a shaft. Found by Samuel Loss in 1629.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Aksel Österlöf specimen and photo
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Schumacher, C.F (1801): Versuch eines Verzeichnisses der in den Dänisch-Nordischen Staaten sich findenden einfachen Mineralien. Kopenhagen, p 107
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Aksel Österlöf specimen and photo
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Description: Marcasite was found symplectitic intergrown with silver.
Reference: Neumann, H. (1944): Silver deposits at Kongsberg. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 162, p 71-73
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Aksel Österlöf specimen and photo
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Neumann, H. (1944): Silver deposits at Kongsberg. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 162 pp. 71-73
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: Neumann, H. (1944): Silver deposits at Kongsberg. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 162. 133p

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
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
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S MarcasiteFeS2
S AcanthiteAg2S
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
SbAntimony
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. Malmdatabasen. Forekomstområde 604 - 065. Haus Sachsen gruve. [29.apr.2015]

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