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St Nicolas Mine (Großsilberthal vein), Silberthal, Steinbach, Cernay, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, Francei
Regional Level Types
St Nicolas Mine (Großsilberthal vein)Mine
Silberthal- not defined -
Steinbach- not defined -
Cernay- not defined -
Haut-RhinDepartment
Grand EstRegion
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 49' 32'' North , 7° 8' 18'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Steinbach1,296 (2016)1.2km
Vieux-Thann3,114 (2018)2.7km
Uffholtz1,452 (2016)3.0km
Wattwiller1,663 (2016)3.2km
Cernay11,127 (2018)3.4km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Alsace
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mine de St Nicolas (Filon du Großsilberthal), Silberthal, Steinbach, Cernay, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France


This mine worked on the Großsilberthal vein. It was first documented in 1477.
Now a visitor's mine.


Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


37 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: A. Schaefer collection
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Analysis in progress
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, Tomes 1 et 2
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994; Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: http://minesaintnicolas.kioskdu.com/collec.html Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Thierry Brunsperger & Alain Schaefer collections
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, Tomes 1 et 2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: http://minesaintnicolas.kioskdu.com/collec.html Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Description: Nicolas Meisser 2008 Analysis, Lausanne Geologic Museum,
Reference: Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, Tomes 1 et 2
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: http://minesaintnicolas.kioskdu.com/collec.html Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Reference: Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, Tomes 1 et 2
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: http://minesaintnicolas.kioskdu.com/collec.html
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: http://minesaintnicolas.kioskdu.com/collec.html Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, Tomes 1 et 2
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Alain Schaefer collection
Cuprite var: Chalcotrichite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Alain Schaefer collection
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Description: in association with Linarite.
Reference: V. Bourgoin (2013) analysys
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: http://minesaintnicolas.kioskdu.com/collec.html Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: http://minesaintnicolas.kioskdu.com/collec.html Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994 Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, Tomes 1 et 2
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Description: Micromount size crystals well crystallized
Reference: Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, Tomes 1 et 2
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: R.De ASCENÇAO GUEDES (2004) - La linarite, Le Règne Minéral, n° 57, pp 37-41. Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Habit: acicular crystals
Reference: http://minesaintnicolas.kioskdu.com/collec.html Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://minesaintnicolas.kioskdu.com/collec.html Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Habit: cubic
Reference: http://minesaintnicolas.kioskdu.com/collec.html Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: http://minesaintnicolas.kioskdu.com/collec.html Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: little prismatic crystals and massive
Reference: http://minesaintnicolas.kioskdu.com/collec.html Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
Ranciéite
Formula: (Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Reference: Alain Schaefer collection
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Description: Nicolas Meisser 2008 Analysis, Lausanne Geologic Museum
Reference: Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, Tomes 1 et 2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Alain Schaefer collection
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994 Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: André Lauscher collection
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Colour: milk white and brown
Reference: Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, Tomes 1 et 2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Habit: massive into quartz
Reference: http://minesaintnicolas.kioskdu.com/collec.html Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Thierry Brunsperger & Alain Schaefer collections
Wroewolfeite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Habit: tabular crystals
Colour: blue
Description: Nicolas MEISSER 2008 analysis, Lausanne Geologic museum
Reference: Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, Tomes 1 et 2
Zincrosasite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Description: Nicolas MEISSER 2008 analysis, Lausanne Geologic museum
Reference: Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, Tomes 1 et 2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
var: Chalcotrichite4.AA.10Cu2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Ranciéite4.FL.40(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rosasite5.BA.10(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Zincrosasite5.BA.10(Zn,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Devilline7.DD.30CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Wroewolfeite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

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
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB4X9
Ranciéite7.10.1.1(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rosasite16a.3.1.2(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Zincrosasite16a.3.1.4(Zn,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Wroewolfeite31.4.2.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Devilline31.6.1.1CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite
-Cu2O
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H Ranciéite(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
H Zincrosasite(Zn,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
C Zincrosasite(Zn,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
OOxygen
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
O CerussitePbCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O AnataseTiO2
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O TenoriteCuO
O CupriteCu2O
O Cuprite (var: Chalcotrichite)Cu2O
O RutileTiO2
O Ranciéite(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
O Zincrosasite(Zn,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O AnglesitePbSO4
O DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
S BaryteBaSO4
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S AcanthiteAg2S
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S AnglesitePbSO4
S CovelliteCuS
S DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Ranciéite(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn Ranciéite(Ca,Mn2+)0.2(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2 · 0.6H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu Cuprite (var: Chalcotrichite)Cu2O
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu Zincrosasite(Zn,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
ZnZinc
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Zn Zincrosasite(Zn,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag SilverAg
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb AnglesitePbSO4

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994
- Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1
- Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 2, 2008

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