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Wilhelmine Mine, Sommerkahl, Schöllkrippen, Spessart, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 4' 8'' North , 9° 16' 18'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.0688888889, 9.27166666667
Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Wilhelmine, Sommerkahl, Schöllkrippen, Spessart, Franken, Bayern, Deutschland

Ancient copper mine, closed in 1922. Copper- and manganese-bearing barite veins hosted by gneisses.
Located near Sommerkahl, about 3 km SSE of Schöllkrippen.
Recently turned into a tourist mine.

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35 valid minerals.

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- (in part): Dana 6: 140, 838
- (in part): Dana 7:II:930
- Der Aufschluss 1970(5), 163-168
- Lorenz, J. A. & Schmitt, R. T. (2005): Das Kupfererzbergwerk Grube Wilhelmine in Sommerkahl, Spessart. Spessart - Monatszeitschrift für die Kulturlandschaft Spessart 99, 3-32 (in German).
- OKRUSCH, M., LORENZ, J. & WEYER, S. (2007): The Genesis of Sulfide Assemblages in the former Wilhelmine mine, Spessart, Bavaria, Germany. Canadian Mineralogist 45, 723-750.

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