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Katharina I Mine, Imsbach, Winnweiler, Palatinate, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Latitude: 49°35'34"N
Longitude: 7°52'20"E
Grube Katharina I, Imsbach, Winnweiler, Pfalz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland

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.

Mineral List

Acanthite
'Agardite'
Anglesite
Aragonite
Arsenic
Arseniosiderite
Arsenopyrite
Azurite
Baryte
Bayldonite
β-Uranophane
Beudantite
Brochantite
Calcite
Caledonite
Celestine
Cerussite
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chrysocolla
Coffinite
Conichalcite
Copper
Cornubite
Cornwallite
Covellite
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite
Cuproroméite
Devilline
Digenite
Duftite
Enargite
Erythrite
Galena
Goethite
Gypsum
Jarosite
Kasolite
Langite
Linarite
Malachite
Marcasite
Metauranospinite
Metazeunerite
Mimetite
Natrouranospinite
Nickelskutterudite
Olivenite
Opal
Pharmacosiderite
Posnjakite
Pyrite
Quartz
Safflorite
Siderite
Silver
Skutterudite
Sphalerite
Tennantite
Tenorite
Tyrolite
Uraninite
Wulfenite
Zeunerite


66 entries listed. 64 valid minerals.

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References

- Lapis 1984(5), 36-39

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