Katharina I Mine, Imsbach, Winnweiler, Palatinate, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||49° 35' 34'' North , 7° 52' 20'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||49.59278,7.87222|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Grube Katharina I, Imsbach, Winnweiler, Pfalz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland|
Ancient copper mine, worked from the 15th century until the early 1920s. Mainly copper sulphide mineralization in highly fractured and silicified rhyolite of the Permian Donnersberg dome. The mineralized structures (2 fracture zones, the northern mined by Katharina II) strike NW-SE.
Located on Donnersberg mountain, 1 km NW of Imsbach and about 12.5 km SW of Kirchheimbolanden.
64 valid minerals.
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259.9 - 272.3 Ma