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Ueberroth Mine, Friedensville, Saucon Valley, Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 33' North , 75° 24' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.55, -75.4
A zinc mine started 1853 and closed 1876. Ultimate closure was 1893. Workings featured a 500 foot diameter pit. Later mined underground as the Friedensville Mine by the New Jersey Zinc Co.

Mineral List

18 entries listed. 17 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Rocks & Minerals: 6: 26.

Rocks & Minerals: 10: 33-36, 58.

Grant, R.W. (Jan, 1971), Pennsylvania Minerals (PM)(97), Keystone Newsletter.

Montgomery, A. (Aug, 1972) Pennsylvania Minerals (PM) (116), Keystone Newsletter.

Grant (Feb & Mar 1973) Pennsylvania Minerals (PM) (122 & 123), Keystone Newsletter.

Grant (Sep 1974) Pennsylvania Minerals (PM) (141), Keystone Newsletter.

Reed, Juliet C. (1976), Annotated Bibliography of Minerals New to the Pennsylvania List 1965-1974, The Mineralogical Society of PA, Inc.: 20.

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