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Shaft 362, Mechelgrün, Zobes U deposit, Zobes-Bergen District, Vogtland, Saxony, Germanyi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° North , 12° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~33km
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Schacht 362, Mechelgrün, Uranlagerstätte Zobes, Revier Zobes-Bergen, Vogtland, Sachsen, Deutschland


Abandoned uranium mine, worked from 1949 until 1964, of which two cone-shaped dumps (height 45 m) remain.
See also Shaft 59, Mechelgrün, Neuensalz, Zobes-Bergen District, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany (separate locality).

Note on the mineral list: it is unclear how some of the minerals briefly described by Matthies (2009) were identified.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Reference: Matthies, A. (2009): Mechelgrün im Sächsischen Vogtland: Uranmineralien als Haldenfunde. Lapis 34 (3), 41-43.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: M Adelt collection
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Tröger, S. (2006): Uran- und Wismutmineralien von Mechelgrün im Vogtland. Lapis 31 (9), 22-24; 58. (in German)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Matthies, A. (2009): Mechelgrün im Sächsischen Vogtland: Uranmineralien als Haldenfunde. Lapis 34 (3), 41-43.
Bergenite
Formula: Ca2Ba4(UO2)9(PO4)6O6 · 16H2O
Reference: Tröger, S. (2006): Uran- und Wismutmineralien von Mechelgrün im Vogtland. Lapis 31 (9), 22-24; 58. (in German)
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: Tröger, S. (2006): Uran- und Wismutmineralien von Mechelgrün im Vogtland. Lapis 31 (9), 22-24; 58. (in German)
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Matthies, A. (2009): Mechelgrün im Sächsischen Vogtland: Uranmineralien als Haldenfunde. Lapis 34 (3), 41-43.
'Chlorite Group' ?
Reference: Matthies, A. (2009): Mechelgrün im Sächsischen Vogtland: Uranmineralien als Haldenfunde. Lapis 34 (3), 41-43.
Eulytine
Formula: Bi4(SiO4)3
Reference: Tröger, S. (2006): Uran- und Wismutmineralien von Mechelgrün im Vogtland. Lapis 31 (9), 22-24; 58. (in German)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Matthies, A. (2009): Mechelgrün im Sächsischen Vogtland: Uranmineralien als Haldenfunde. Lapis 34 (3), 41-43.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Matthies, A. (2009): Mechelgrün im Sächsischen Vogtland: Uranmineralien als Haldenfunde. Lapis 34 (3), 41-43.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Matthies, A. (2009): Mechelgrün im Sächsischen Vogtland: Uranmineralien als Haldenfunde. Lapis 34 (3), 41-43.
Mixite
Formula: BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Matthies, A. (2009): Mechelgrün im Sächsischen Vogtland: Uranmineralien als Haldenfunde. Lapis 34 (3), 41-43.
Phosphuranylite
Formula: (H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Reference: Tröger, S. (2006): Uran- und Wismutmineralien von Mechelgrün im Vogtland. Lapis 31 (9), 22-24; 58. (in German)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Tröger, S. (2006): Uran- und Wismutmineralien von Mechelgrün im Vogtland. Lapis 31 (9), 22-24; 58. (in German)
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: J. Müller, Werdau, Saxony
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Tröger, S. (2006): Uran- und Wismutmineralien von Mechelgrün im Vogtland. Lapis 31 (9), 22-24; 58. (in German)
Uranocircite
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: Tröger, S. (2006): Uran- und Wismutmineralien von Mechelgrün im Vogtland. Lapis 31 (9), 22-24; 58. (in German)
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Tröger, S. (2006): Uran- und Wismutmineralien von Mechelgrün im Vogtland. Lapis 31 (9), 22-24; 58. (in German)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Bergenite8.EC.40Ca2Ba4(UO2)9(PO4)6O6 · 16H2O
Mixite8.DL.15BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Phosphuranylite8.EC.10(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Uranocircite8.EB.05Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Allophane9.ED.20(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Eulytine9.AD.40Bi4(SiO4)3
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group' ?-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Uranocircite40.2a.3.1Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Bergenite42.4.5.3Ca2Ba4(UO2)9(PO4)6O6 · 16H2O
Phosphuranylite42.4.8.1(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Mixite42.5.1.1BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Eulytine51.5.4.1Bi4(SiO4)3
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Allophane71.1.5.1(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group' ?-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
H Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H BergeniteCa2Ba4(UO2)9(PO4)6O6 · 16H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
O Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O EulytineBi4(SiO4)3
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O QuartzSiO2
O BergeniteCa2Ba4(UO2)9(PO4)6O6 · 16H2O
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O BaryteBaSO4
O Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
SiSilicon
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si EulytineBi4(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
PPhosphorus
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
P Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
P BergeniteCa2Ba4(UO2)9(PO4)6O6 · 16H2O
SSulfur
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S BaryteBaSO4
KPotassium
K Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca BergeniteCa2Ba4(UO2)9(PO4)6O6 · 16H2O
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
AsArsenic
As MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
BaBarium
Ba UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Ba BergeniteCa2Ba4(UO2)9(PO4)6O6 · 16H2O
Ba BaryteBaSO4
BiBismuth
Bi EulytineBi4(SiO4)3
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
Bi MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
UUranium
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
U Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
U BergeniteCa2Ba4(UO2)9(PO4)6O6 · 16H2O
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

References

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- Tröger, S. (2006): Uran- und Wismutmineralien von Mechelgrün im Vogtland. Lapis 31 (9), 22-24; 58. (in German)
- Matthies, A. (2009): Mechelgrün im Sächsischen Vogtland: Uranmineralien als Haldenfunde. Lapis 34 (3), 41-43.

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