Wolfsgrund, Clausnitz, Clausnitz - Sayda District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 46' 13'' North , 13° 24' 38'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.77034,13.41082|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Wolfsgrund, Clausnitz, Revier Clausnitz - Sayda, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland|
Ancient iron mines, working skarn-hosted magnetite-hematite mineralizations of pre-variscian origin. The most prominent mines were Ritter Georg Mine ("Ritter Georg Fundgrube", started in 1593), Getreue Bruderschaft Mine ("Grube Getreue Bruderschaft", 1606), Wilhelm adit ("Wilhelm Erbstollen", 1738) and Eisenschatz Mine ("Eisenschatz Fundgrube", 1873). All mining activities ceased in 1875.
Located in the area between Dorfchemnitz and Zethau, just north of Clausnitz.
3 valid minerals.
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541 - 1000 Ma