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Marienschacht Mine (Kuppel Mine), Wölsendorf, Schwarzach bei Nabburg, Wölsendorf East District, Wölsendorf Fluorite Mining District, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 24' 25'' North , 12° 10' 52'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.4069, 12.1812277778
Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Marienschacht (Grube Kuppel), Wölsendorf, Schwarzach bei Nabburg, Revier Wölsendorf Ost, Fluoritbergbaugebiet Wölsendorf, Oberpfalz, Bayern, Deutschland


Earlier known as Kuppel Mine, it was renamed Marienschacht Mine in 1925. The mine was closed in 1979 and until 1980, the shafts were backfilled and all surface structures removed.

This mine produced rare octahedrons of the "Stink-fluss" variety of fluorite.

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This data will improve over time as more accurate maps and data sets are added.

Permian - Carboniferous252.17 - 358.9 MaCarboniferous-Permian plutonic rocks

Plutonic rocks

Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.


References for regional geology:

Data provided by Macrostrat.org

Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.



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