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Salt Mine, Berchtesgadener Salzberg, Berchtesgaden, Bad Reichenhall, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Salt MineMine
Berchtesgadener Salzberg- not defined -
Berchtesgaden- not defined -
Bad Reichenhall- not defined -
Upper Bavaria- not defined -
BavariaState
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 38' 17'' North , 13° 1' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Berchtesgaden7,655 (2013)1.3km
Bischofswiesen7,535 (2017)2.7km
Schönau am Königssee5,319 (2013)4.8km
Bad Dürrnberg822 (2018)6.2km
Marktschellenberg1,855 (2013)6.8km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Salzbergwerk, Berchtesgadener Salzberg, Berchtesgaden, Bad Reichenhall, Oberbayern, Bayern, Deutschland


Salt deposit in Triassic clays and sandstones. Today a visitor's mine. Located near Berchtesgaden, about 20 km SE of Bad Reichenhall.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
The Alps, EuropeMountain Range

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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


18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 427.
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Glauberite
Formula: Na2Ca(SO4)2
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Polyhalite
Formula: K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Salammoniac
Formula: NH4Cl
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Sulphur
Formula: S8

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Atacamite3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Salammoniac3.AA.25NH4Cl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Glauberite7.AD.25Na2Ca(SO4)2
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Polyhalite7.CC.65K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Salammoniac9.1.3.1NH4Cl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Miscellaneous
Glauberite28.4.2.1Na2Ca(SO4)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Polyhalite29.4.5.1K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
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

HHydrogen
H SalammoniacNH4Cl
H PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C MagnesiteMgCO3
NNitrogen
N SalammoniacNH4Cl
OOxygen
O SideriteFeCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O AnhydriteCaSO4
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
Na GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
MgMagnesium
Mg PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S SulphurS8
S PyriteFeS2
S PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
S GalenaPbS
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S AnhydriteCaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl SalammoniacNH4Cl
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
KPotassium
K PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3185222
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Late Triassic - Middle Triassic
201.3 - 247.2 Ma



ID: 3138789
Nördliche Kalkalpen

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 247.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{carbonates, consolidated}, Minor{sandstone,marlstone}

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]

Rhaetian - Carnian
201.3 - 237 Ma



ID: 2617505

Age: Late Triassic (201.3 - 237 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

Comments: Upper Austroalpine (locally Lower Austroalpine in the Stubai Alps)

Lithology: Limestone, dolostone, marlstone

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

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

References

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Weiß, S. (1990) Atlas der Mineralfundstellen in Deutschland-West. Weise (Munich).


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