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Leonie I Mine (Leonie Mine; Alte Leonie Mine), Auerbach, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 41' 59'' North , 11° 37' 58'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.69996,11.63300
GeoHash:G#: u2b68xwgk
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Leonie I (Grube Leonie, Grube Alte Leonie), Auerbach, Oberpfalz, Bayern, Deutschland


Ancient iron mine, abandoned in 1988.
Located 1 km north of Auerbach.


Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Late Cretaceous
66 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 3160713
Late Cretaceous limestone

Age: Late Cretaceous (66 - 100.5 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{marlstone,mudstone,sandstone}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Late Cretaceous
66 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 2605782

Age: Late Cretaceous (66 - 100.5 Ma)

Comments: Sandstone: especially Elbe-Bohemia

Lithology: Lime- and marlstone, claystone, sandstone

Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe. [94]

Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3185222
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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References

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von Gehlen, K. and Harder, H. (1956) Zur Genese der kretazischen Eisenerze von Auerbach (Oberpfalz). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 5, 118-138. (in German).
Geipel, R. (1982) Neufunde in der Grube Leonie / Auerbach. Mineralien-Magazin, 6 (5), 196.
Geipel, R. (1982) Neues von Auerbach / Oberpfalz. Mineralien-Magazin, 6 (9), 388.
Geipel, R. (1982) Sammeln in der Oberpfalz - Die Phosphatmineralien von Auerbach. Mineralien-Magazin, 6 (12), 549-554.
Pfeufer, J. (1983) Genesis of the Auerbach-Sulzbach-Rosenberg-Amberg iron ore deposits (Upper Palatinate). Geologisches Jahrbuch, Reihe D, 64, 3-69. (in German).
Stanjek, H. (1983) Auerbach/Oberpfalz. Phosphatmineralien aus der Grube Leonie. Lapis 8 (3), 9-18; 42. (in German).
Weiß, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellenatlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag (Munich).
Sattler, C.-D. and Halbach, P. (1998) Precipitation and alteration of late Cretaceous sedimentary apatites and siderites (Leonie trough, Bavaria, Germany). Chemie der Erde 58, 197-218.
Dill, H.G., Weber, B., and Kaufhold, S. (2009) The origin of siderite-goethite-phosphate mineralization in the karst-related faultbound iron ore deposit Auerbach, Germany, a clue to the timing of hypogene and supergene Fe-Al phosphates in NE Bavaria. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie - Abhandlungen 186, 283-307.

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