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Most prolific localities

This page lists the top 50 localities ordered by the number of minerals listed for that locality. Regional localities (or other localities with sublocalities) are excluded unless the checkbox for 'Include regions' is ticked.

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RankLocality (click to view page)Total Minerals
1.Poudrette quarry (Demix quarry; Uni-Mix quarry; Carrière Mont Saint-Hilaire; MSH), Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada413
2.Clara Mine, Rankach valley, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany404
3.Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia290
4.Hagendorf South Pegmatite (Cornelia Mine; Hagendorf South Open Cut), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany181
5.Iron Monarch open cut, Iron Knob, Middleback Range, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia164
6.Genna zinc smelter slag locality, Letmathe, Iserlohn, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany156
6.Zlatá Baňa, Prešov Co., Prešov Region, Slovakia156
8.Palermo No. 1 Mine (Palermo No. 1 pegmatite; Hartford Mine; GE Mine), Groton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA150
9.Foote Lithium Co. Mine (Foote Mine), Kings Mountain District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA148
10.Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld), Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland147
11.Harstigen Mine, Pajsberg, Persberg district, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden140
11.Johann Mine, Burgfelsen, Wittichen, Schenkenzell, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany140
13.Vater Abraham Mine ("Shaft 139"; Shaft 152), Lauta, Marienberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany139
13.Valgraveglia Mine (Gambatesa Mine), Reppia, Graveglia Valley, Ne, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy139
13.Darai-Pioz Glacier (Dara-i-Pioz; Dara-Pioz), Alai Range (Alayskiy), Tien Shan Mtn, Region of Republican Subordination, Tajikistan139
13.Zálesí (Zalesie), Javorník (Jauernig), Olomouc Region, Moravia (Mähren; Maehren), Czech Republic139
17.Friedrichssegen Mine, Frücht, Bad Ems District, Lahn valley, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany137
18.Chuquicamata Mine, Chuquicamata District, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile134
19.Hilarion Mine (Hilarion adit; Hilarion Mine No. 50), Hilarion area, Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines), Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza), Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece133
20.Anton Mine (St. Anton Mine), Heubach Valley, Wittichen, Schenkenzell, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany131
21.North Bohemian Uranium District, Liberec Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic127
21.Demix-Varennes quarry, Saint-Amable sill, Varennes & St-Amable, Lajemmerais RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada127
23.Kawazu mine (Rendaiji mine; Rendaizi mine), Rendaiji, Shimoda City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Chubu Region, Honshu Island, Japan125
24.In den Dellen quarries, Niedermendig, Mendig, Laach lake volcanic complex, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany124
25.Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)123
26.Wessels Mine (Wessel's Mine), Hotazel, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa122
27.Les Montmins Mine (Ste Barbe vein), Échassières, Ébreuil, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France121
28.San Antonio Mine (San Antonio el Grande Mine), East Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Mun. de Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico118
28.Wildermann Mine, Müsen, Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany118
30.Mount Bischoff mine (Mt Bischoff mine), Waratah, Waratah district, Waratah-Wynyard municipality, Tasmania, Australia117
31.Dolomite quarry, Rędziny, Czarnów, Rudawy Janowickie Mts, Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie), Poland116
32.Sauberg Mine, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany115
33.Thelenberg, Niedermendig, Mendig, Laach lake volcanic complex, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany111
33.Gabbro Quarry (Bärenstein Quarry), Radau valley, Bad Harzburg, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany111
35.Pumice quarries, Wingertsberg, Niedermendig, Mendig, Laach lake volcanic complex, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany110
35.Campbell Mine (Campbell shaft), Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA110
37.Jeffrey Mine ("Johns-Manville Mine"), Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada109
37.Lichtenberg Absetzer dump, Ronneburg U deposit, Gera, Thuringia, Germany109
39.Viitaniemi pegmatite, Eräjärvi area, Orivesi, Western and Inner Finland Region, Finland108
40.Krufter Ofen, Kruft, Laach lake volcanic complex, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany107
41.Koashva Open Pit (Vostochnyi Mine), Koashva Mt, Khibiny Massif, Murmanskaya Oblast', Northern Region, Russia106
41.Glücksrad Mine, Oberschulenberg, Bockswies veins, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany106
41.Palhal Mine, Branca, Albergaria-a-Velha, Aveiro District, Portugal106
44.Siglo Veinte Mine (Siglo XX Mine; Llallagua Mine; Catavi), Llallagua, Rafael Bustillo Province (Bustillos Province), Potosí Department, Bolivia104
44.Ore dumps, Richelsdorf Smelter, Süß, Nentershausen, Richelsdorf District, Hesse, Germany104
44.Basalt quarry, Klöch, Bad Radkersburg, Styria, Austria104
47.Pöhla-Tellerhäuser Mine, Pöhla, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany103
48.Adami No. 2 Mine & Others, Plaka Mines, Plaka, Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece102
48.Krunkelbach Valley Uranium deposit, Menzenschwand, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany102
50.Brosso Mine, Cálea, Léssolo, Canavese District, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy100
50.Huber stock (Huber shaft; Hub stock), Krásno (Schönfeld), Horní Slavkov (Schlaggenwald), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic100
50.Steinerleinbach Quarry, Röhrnbach, Lower Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany100
50.Dunton Gem Quarry, Newry, Oxford Co., Maine, USA100
50.Sounion Mine No. 19 ("Chloridstollen"), Sounion Mines, Sounion area, Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece100
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