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Vater Abraham Mine, Oberscheibe, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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Name(s) in local language(s): Vater Abraham Fundgrube, Oberscheibe, Revier Schwarzenberg, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland
 
An old iron mine, working a mixed magnetite and iron sulphide deposit hosted in micaschists. The mine was started in 1677 and worked with minor interruptions until 1862. During this time, it raised 29,636 tons of iron ore.

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7 entries listed. 5 valid minerals.

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References

- Baumann, L., Kuschka, E. and Seifert, T. (2000): Lagerstätten des Erzgebirges. Enke Verlag, Stuttgart, p. 163.
- Nickerl, F., and Röthig, H. (2000): Verzeichnis der Berggebäude von Oberscheibe 1500-1900. Streifzüge durch die Geschichte des oberen Erzgebirges, Bergbaunachrichten. Arbeitskreis Annaberg-Buchholzer Heimatforscher, 20 pp. (in German).

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