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Southwest Coast, Heligoland, Pinneberg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Southwest Coast- not defined -
HeligolandMunicipality
PinnebergDistrict
Schleswig-HolsteinState
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
54° 10' 52'' North , 7° 52' 51'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Helgoland1,333 (2011)0.4km
Wangerooge1,081 (2015)43.5km
Spiekeroog815 (2012)47.3km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Südwestküste, Helgoland, Schleswig-Holstein, Deutschland


An area on the southwest coast, with copper mineralizations in sandstones and mineralized vugs in limestones that form the basement of the island. Collecting in this area requires a permit that can be obtained from the local authorities.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Colour: colorless, light blue
Description: All celestine from Helgoland is baryte ! I've analysed several specimens and i never found celestine, only baryte.
Reference: Markus Gerstmann - Collection;
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Colour: colorless
Reference: Markus Gerstmann - Collection
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Colour: light blue, blue
Fluorescence: non
Reference: Markus Gerstmann - Collection
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Markus Gerstmann - Collection
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Markus Gerstmann - Collection
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Colour: green
Reference: Markus Gerstmann - Collection
Shattuckite
Formula: Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Description: Shattuckite can't be found in several crystals, it is only a component of the chrysocolla.
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Tangeite
Formula: CaCu(VO4)(OH)
Colour: green, yellow green
Fluorescence: non
Reference: Markus Gerstmann - Collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Tangeite8.BH.35CaCu(VO4)(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Shattuckite9.DB.40Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Tangeite41.5.1.6CaCu(VO4)(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Shattuckite65.1.7.1Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O CupriteCu2O
O ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
VVanadium
V TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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