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Ochsenhütte (slag locality), Grane Reservoir, Goslar, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Name(s) in local language(s): Ochsenhütte (Granetal) (Schlackenvorkommen), Granestausee, Goslar, Harz, Niedersachsen, Deutschland
 
An ancient smelter (operated from 1300-1573).
The slag dumps were famous for well-developed slag minerals.

Located at the southern end of the Grane Dam ('Granestausee').

Mineral List

Anglesite
Aragonite
Aurichalcite
Baryte
Beudantite
Brianyoungite
Brochantite
Calcite
Caledonite
Cerussite
Connellite
Cuprite
Devilline
Elyite
Ferrihydrite
Goethite
Gypsum
Hemimorphite
Hydrocerussite
Hydrozincite
Köttigite
Ktenasite
Langite
Linarite
Malachite
Monohydrocalcite
Nahcolite
Namuwite
Orthoserpierite
Plumbojarosite
Posnjakite
Pyroaurite-2H
Ramsbeckite
Reinerite
Schulenbergite
Serpierite
Smithsonite
Tooeleite
'Unnamed (Ba Thiosulphate Monohydrate)'
Wroewolfeite
Zincite


41 entries listed. 40 valid minerals.

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References

- Denker, H. (1918): Der Waldbesitz des Klosters Neuwerk im Oberharz nach den alten Urkunden. Zeitschrift des Harzvereins für Geschichte und Altertumskunde, vol. 51.
- Rosenhainer, F. (1968): Die Geschichte des Unterharzer Hüttenwesens - Von seinen Anfängen bis zur Gründung der Komminionverwaltung im Jahre 1635. Beiträge zur Geschichte der Stadt Goslar, vol. 24.
- van den Berg, W. & van Loon, C. (1990): Slag Minerals from the Rammelsberg, Harz Mountains, Germany. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals, 8, 18-23.
- Schnorrer, G. (1993): Mineralogische Notizen VI. Aufschluss, 44(1), 44-58.
- Schröpfer, T. (2000): Fundgrube - Wissenswertes über den Westharzer Bergbau und das Hüttenwesen. Hrsg. Oberharzer Geschichts- und Museumsverein, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, p. 423 ff.

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