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Theuerdank Mine (Theuerdanck Mine), Beerberg, St Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° North , 10° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Theuerdank (Grube Theuerdanck), Beerberg, Revier St Andreasberg, Harz, Niedersachsen, Deutschland


Operated from 1550-1610 and 1657-1756.
Now a tourist and educational mine.



Mineral List


39 valid minerals.

Geochronology

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Paleozoic
  Permian
   Cisuralian
ⓘ Brocken Granite pluton intrusion (latest age)288 MaSt Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
ⓘ Folding, uplift and faulting of sediments in Variscan orogeny. (latest age)~290 MaSt Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
ⓘ Brocken Granite pluton intrusion (earliest age)293 MaSt Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
    
   
  Carboniferous
   Mississippian
ⓘ Folding, uplift and faulting of sediments in Variscan orogeny. (earliest age)~330 MaSt Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
  Devonian
ⓘ Sediments accumulated in a large geosynclineDevonian
(358.9 - 419.2 Ma)
St Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany


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References

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- Schnorrer, G., Kronz, A., Ließmann, W., Kehr. A., (2009): Zur Mineralogie der ehemaligen Grube Alter Theuerdank. Der Aufschluss, 60, 29-62 (in German).

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