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Greif Mine, Schneeberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 35' 37'' North , 12° 38' 54'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.59382,12.64850
GeoHash:G#: u2bzzf667
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


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Regions containing this locality

Erzgebirge / Krusné Hory Mts (Ore Mts), Germany & Czech Republic

Mining District - 891 mineral species & varietal names listed

Schneeberg Mining District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Mining District - 186 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Wulfenite'7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Pyromorphite'8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
'Chrysocolla'9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
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 ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
CuCopper
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
PbLead
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

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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Carboniferous - Precambrian
298.9 - 4000 Ma



ID: 2620328
Spili-Group

Age: Eoarchean to Carboniferous (298.9 - 4000 Ma)

Description: volcanic

Comments: Spili-Group: Cambrian to Dinantian

Lithology: Spilite, basalt, diabase

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

Early Paleozoic
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 3191030
Paleozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 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]

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3154112
Ordovician shale/slate

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{shale/slate}, Minor{limestone,marlstone,phyllite}

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]

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