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Molybdenite from
Sadisdorf, Schmiedeberg, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany

Classification
Species:Molybdenite
Formula:MoS2
Age information
Maximum recorded age:326.4 Ma
Minimum recorded age:315 Ma
Sample ages:
Recorded ageGeologic TimeSampleDating method
1326.4 to 315 MaCarboniferous - Re-Os, U-Pb
Sample references:
SampleReference
1 - Romer, R.L., Thomas, R., Stein, H.J., Rhede, D. (2007) Dating multiply overprinted Sn-mineralized granites—examples from the Erzgebirge, Germany. Mineralium Deposita, Vol. 42, pp. 337-359.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Molybdenite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sadisdorf, Schmiedeberg, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany
Nearest other occurrences of Molybdenite
10.8km (6.7 miles) Tin mine, Altenberg, Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge District, Saxony, Germany
12.1km (7.5 miles) Moldava deposit, Teplice District, Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic
19.9km (12.4 miles) Komárí Vízka Hill (Mückenberg), Horní Krupka (Obergraupen), Krupka (Graupen), Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic
19.9km (12.4 miles) Vrchoslav fluorite deposit, Krupka (Graupen), Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic
20.2km (12.6 miles) Starý Martin adit (Stara Martinka mine; Martin adit; Martini adit; Alter Martinstollen), Steinknochen area (Lux vein), Krupka (Graupen), Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic
21.5km (13.3 miles) Prokop adit, Knöttel area (Knötel; Knödel; Knödlberg), Krupka (Graupen), Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic
21.6km (13.4 miles) Barbora adit, Knöttel area (Knötel; Knödel; Knödlberg), Krupka (Graupen), Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic
21.6km (13.4 miles) Václav adit, Knöttel area (Knötel; Knödel; Knödlberg), Krupka (Graupen), Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic
21.7km (13.5 miles) Večerní Hvězda adit (Neuer Abendstern adit), Knöttel area (Knötel; Knödel; Knödlberg), Krupka (Graupen), Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic
39.2km (24.3 miles) Vater Abraham Mine ("Shaft 139"; Shaft 152), Lauta, Marienberg District, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany
 
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