Katharina I Mine, Imsbach, Winnweiler, Palatinate, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Grube Katharina I, Imsbach, Winnweiler, Pfalz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland
Photo: R. Lang 2006
Ancient copper mine, worked from the 15th century until the early 1920s. Mainly copper sulphide mineralization in highly fractured and silicified rhyolite of the Permian Donnersberg dome. The mineralized structures (2 fracture zones, the northern mined by Katharina II) strike NW-SE.
Located on Donnersberg mountain, 1 km NW of Imsbach and about 12.5 km SW of Kirchheimbolanden.
66 entries listed. 64 valid minerals.
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