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Prinzbach veins, Biberach, Zell am Harmersbach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germanyi
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Name(s) in local language(s):Prinzbacher Gangzug, Biberach, Zell am Harmersbach, Schwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 19' 26'' North , 8° 0' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.32390,8.01020
GeoHash:G#: u0tdym0g5
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Steinach3,924 (2011)4.0km
Seelbach5,278 (2017)5.3km
Schuttertal3,343 (2011)7.8km
Hohberg7,809 (2018)8.2km
Hofstetten1,661 (2017)8.4km


Quartz-barite veins carrying lead and zinc ores, hosted by granite and gneiss. The workings were abandoned in 1915. Old mine dumps near Prinzbach are still accessible.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


25 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alum-(K)
Formula: KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Aufschluss 1984(1), 1-5
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: No reference listed
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: No reference listed
Bayldonite
Formula: PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: No reference listed
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: No reference listed
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: No reference listed
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: No reference listed
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: No reference listed
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: No reference listed
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Lapis 21(12), 40 (1996)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: No reference listed
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: No reference listed
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: No reference listed
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: No reference listed
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: No reference listed
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: No reference listed
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alum-(K)7.CC.20KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Devilline7.DD.30CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Bayldonite8.BH.45PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,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
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
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)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
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AB(XO4)2·xH2O
Alum-(K)29.5.5.1KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Devilline31.6.1.1CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Bayldonite41.5.14.1PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
A2(XO4)Zq
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
H DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
O CerussitePbCO3
O DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S GalenaPbS
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S PyriteFeS2
S Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl

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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Silurian - Neoproterozoic
419.2 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3131614
Proterozoic III gneiss

Age: Neoproterozoic to Silurian (419.2 - 1000 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]

Early Paleozoic - Proterozoic
443.8 - 2500 Ma



ID: 2600823

Age: to Ordovician (443.8 - 2500 Ma)

Description: metamorphic

Comments: Sammel-Code for gneiss in the Odenwald, Black Forest, Vosges

Lithology: Paragneiss

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

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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- Amann, A. & Metz, R. (1956): Die Bergstadt Prinzbach im Schwarzwald. Alemannisches Jahrbuch 1596, 283-313.
- Aufschluss 1984(1), 1-5
- Walenta, K. (1992): Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 336 pp. (in German).


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