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Silberbrünnle Mine, Haigerach valley, Gengenbach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 25' 54'' North , 8° 4' 29'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.43189,8.07499
GeoHash:G#: u0texbb00
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Silberbrünnle, Haigerachtal, Gengenbach, Schwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland


An old Cu(-Ag-Pb) mine, famous for well-formed pseudomalachite crystals, of which small samples can still be found on the dumps.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Adamite

Agardite-(La)

Agardite-(Nd)

Allophane

Andradite

Anglesite

Annabergite

Aragonite

Arseniosiderite

Arsenoflorencite-(Ce)

Austinite

Azurite

Bariopharmacosiderite

Baryte

Bastnäsite-(Ce)

Bayldonite

Berryite

Beudantite

Beyerite

'Bindheimite'

Bismutite

Bismutoferrite

Bornite

Brochantite

Calcite

Caledonite

Carminite

Cerussite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chenevixite

Chernovite-(Y)

Chrysocolla

'Churchite-(Nd)' ?

Clinoclase

Conichalcite

Connellite

Copper

Cornubite

Cornwallite

Coronadite

Covellite

Crandallite

Cryptomelane

Cuprite

Delafossite

Devilline

Diadochite

Digenite

Djurleite

Dolomite

Duftite

Dussertite

Elyite

Emplectite

Enargite

Eulytine

Galena

Gartrellite

Gengenbachite (TL)

Goethite

Gorceixite

Gustavite

Gypsum

Haigerachite (TL)

Hausmannite

Hematite

Hydrocerussite

Jarosite

Kaolinite

Langite

Libethenite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Luzonite

Malachite

Marcasite

Mawbyite

Metazeunerite

Mimetite

Minium

Mixite

Monazite-(Ce)

Mottramite

Muscovite

var: Sericite

Nontronite

Olivenite

Parnauite

Petersite-(Y)

Philipsbornite

Pitticite

Plumbogummite

Pseudomalachite

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Quartz

var: Chalcedony

Ramsdellite

Reichenbachite

Rhabdophane-(Ce)

Rhabdophane-(La)

Rhabdophane-(Nd)

Romanèchite

Schapbachite (TL)

Scorodite

Segnitite

'Siderogel'

Silver

Sphalerite

Sulphur

Susannite

Synchysite-(Ce)

Tennantite

Tenorite

Tetrahedrite

Tripuhyite

Tsumcorite

Waylandite

Wroewolfeite

Wulfenite

Zálesíite


119 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Regional Geology

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Early Paleozoic - Proterozoic
443.8 - 2500 Ma



ID: 2616214

Age: to Ordovician (443.8 - 2500 Ma)

Description: metamorphic intrusive rocks

Lithology: Orthogneiss

Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe. [94]

Ordovician - Proterozoic
443.8 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3154529
Orthogneis

Age: to Ordovician (443.8 - 2500 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

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]

Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3190480
Proterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

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Germany
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Gengenbach

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References

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Hahn, F. (1993) Die Bergbaugeschichte der Grube Silberbrünnle bei Gengenbach. Der Erzgräber, 7 (1), 10–23 (in German).
Hahn, F. (2009) Mineralien von der Grube Silberbrünnle (Teil 1). Der Erzgräber 23, 31-36 (in German).
Hahn, F. (2009) Mineralien von der Grube Silberbrünnle (Teil 2). Der Erzgräber 23, 48-50 (in German).
Staude, Sebastian, Dorn, Alevtina, Pfaff, Katharina, and Markl, Gregor (2010) Assemblages of Ag-Bi sulfosalts and conditions of their formation; the type locality of schapbachite (Ag0.4Pb0.2Bi0.4S) and neighboring mines in the Schwarzwald ore district, southern Germany. The Canadian Mineralogist (June 2010), 48(3): 441-466.

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