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Sphalerite from
Büschhof Quarry (Schretzmair Quarry), Wirtenbach, Waldbröl, Bergisches Land, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Formula:ZnS
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Lapis 2005(30), 9
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Chalcopyrite26 photos of Sphalerite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Dolomite16 photos of Sphalerite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Calcite3 photos of Sphalerite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Pyrite2 photos of Sphalerite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Büschhof Quarry (Schretzmair Quarry), Wirtenbach, Waldbröl, Bergisches Land, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
18.0km (11.2 miles) A Wingertshardt Mine, Voßwinkel, Wissen, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
18.7km (11.6 miles) B Eupel Mine (incl. Glücksstern Mine; Rasselskaute Mine), Niederhövels, Wissen, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
19.6km (12.2 miles) C Vereinigung Mine, Katzwinkel, Betzdorf, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
20.2km (12.6 miles) D Friedrich Mine, Schönstein (Steckenstein), Wissen, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
21.7km (13.5 miles) E Petersbach Mine, Eichelhardt, Wissen, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
22.6km (14.1 miles) F Neue Eintracht Mine, Freusburg, Kirchen, Betzdorf, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
23.2km (14.4 miles) G Concordia Mine, Niederfischbach, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
23.6km (14.7 miles) H Fischbacher Werk Mine, Niederfischbach, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
25.4km (15.8 miles) I Lüderich Mine, Altenbrück, Bensberg, Overath, Bergisches Land, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
26.3km (16.4 miles) J Leibnitz-Dante Mine, Hoffnungsthal, Rösrath, Bergisches Land, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
27.6km (17.1 miles) K Grüneau Mine (Grüne Au Mine; Grünau Mine), Schutzbach, Betzdorf, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
30.3km (18.8 miles) L Silberwiese Mine, Oberlahr, Altenkirchen, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
30.3km (18.8 miles) M Wolf Mine, Herdorf, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
30.3km (18.8 miles) N Eisenzecher Zug Mine, Eiserfeld, Siegen, Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
30.6km (19.0 miles) O Füsseberg Mine, Biersdorf, Herdorf, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
31.8km (19.7 miles) P Brüderbund Mine, Kohlenbach Valley, Eiserfeld, Siegen, Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
32.6km (20.3 miles) Q Louise Mine, Bürdenbach, Altenkirchen, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
32.7km (20.3 miles) R Wildermann Mine, Müsen, Hilchenbach, Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
34.3km (21.3 miles) S Silberg Mines, Herscheid, Lüdenscheid, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
36.2km (22.5 miles) T Anxbach Mine, Lorscheid, Neuwied, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
36.3km (22.6 miles) U Apollo Mine, Raubach, Neuwied, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
36.6km (22.7 miles) V Georg Mine, Willroth, Altenkirchen, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
38.2km (23.8 miles) W Virneberg Mine (St Josephsberg Mine), Rheinbreitbach, Linz am Rhein, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
38.8km (24.1 miles) X Marienberg Mine, Bruchhausen, Linz am Rhein, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
43.2km (26.9 miles) Y Meggen Mine, Lennestadt, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
47.4km (29.5 miles) Z Hermann Mine, Hüttebrüchen, Allendorf, Sundern, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
52.0km (32.3 miles) 0 Genna zinc smelter slag locality, Letmathe, Iserlohn, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
52.1km (32.4 miles) 1 Donnerkuhle Quarry, Hagen, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
53.2km (33.0 miles) 2 Churfürst Ernst Mine, Bönkhausen, Sundern, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
56.9km (35.4 miles) 3 Weber quarry, Griesenbrauck, Iserlohn, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
57.1km (35.5 miles) 4 Diabase quarries, Bornberg, Herbornseelbach, Dillenburg District, Hesse, Germany
58.1km (36.1 miles) 5 Hilfe Gottes Mine, Oberscheld, Dillenburg, Dillenburg District, Hesse, Germany
58.2km (36.2 miles) 6 Prangenhaus Quarry, Rohdenhaus, Wülfrath, Niederberg area, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
58.6km (36.4 miles) 7 Becke-Oese quarry, Menden, Iserlohn, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
60.1km (37.4 miles) 8 Mühlenbach Mine, Koblenz-Arenberg, Bad Ems District, Lahn valley, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
60.2km (37.4 miles) 9 Rohdenhaus Quarry (incl. Krieger Quarry), Rohdenhaus, Wülfrath, Niederberg area, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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