Schaumburg, Lower Saxony, Germanyi
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Name(s) in local language(s):
Schaumburg, Niedersachsen, Deutschland
Schaumburg was a medieval county, established in the early 12th century and named for Schaumburg castle, which is located near Rinteln. Around 1640, it was divided into Hessian Schaumburg and the county of Schaumburg-Lippe.
Hessian Schaumburg became part of the principality of Hesse-Kassel and after the latter had been annexed by Prussia in 1866, a part of the Prussian province of Hesse-Nassau. Following an administrative reorganisation in 1932, it was incorporated as a district in the province of Hanover. In 1946, it became a district within the state of Lower Saxony, with Rinteln as its administrative centre.
The county of Schaumburg-Lippe eventually joined the Confederation of the Rhine and raised itself to a principality in 1807. In 1815, it joined the German Confederation, and in 1871 the German Empire. In 1918, it became a free state, which continued to exist until the end of World War II. In 1946, it was divided into the districts of Bückeburg and Stadthagen, which both became parts of the state of Lower Saxony. In 1948, they were merged to form the district of Schaumburg-Lippe, with Stadthagen as its administrative centre.
Following an administrative reorganisation in 1977, the districts of Schaumburg (Rinteln) and Schaumburg-Lippe (Stadthagen) were merged again to form the district of Schaumburg, whose territory is essentially the same as that of the medieval county.
On old specimen labels, "Schaumburg" always refers to the former Hessian Schaumburg, which constitutes the southern part of the modern district of Schaumburg. The term "Schaumburger Diamanten" (Schaumburg diamonds) refers to clear quartz crystals that occur near the town of Rinteln. This locality has been known for more than a century.
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17 valid minerals.
Detailed Mineral List:
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 1 - Elements|
|Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts|
|Group 3 - Halides|
|Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides|
|ⓘ||var: "Herkimer-style" Quartz||4.DA.05||SiO2|
|ⓘ||var: Rock Crystal||4.DA.05||SiO2|
|ⓘ||var: Sceptre Quartz||4.DA.05||SiO2|
|ⓘ||var: Smoky Quartz||4.DA.05||SiO2|
|Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates|
|Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates|
|ⓘ||Gypsum||7.CD.40||CaSO4 · 2H2O|
|Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS|
|Semi-metals and non-metals|
|Group 2 - SULFIDES|
|AmXp, with m:p = 1:1|
|AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1|
|AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2|
|Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL|
|Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES|
|Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES|
|Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN|
|Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES|
|Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES|
|ⓘ||Gypsum||220.127.116.11||CaSO4 · 2H2O|
|Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks|
|Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with  coordinated Si|
|Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.|
var: "Herkimer-style" Quartz
|ⓘ||var: Rock Crystal||-||SiO2|
|ⓘ||var: Sceptre Quartz||-||SiO2|
|ⓘ||var: Smoky Quartz||-||SiO2|
List of minerals for each chemical element
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