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Eisernes Schaf Mine, Schreckenberg, Frohnau, Annaberg-Buchholz, Annaberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 35' 15'' North , 12° 59' 10'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.58750,12.98611
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Eisernes Schaf, Schreckenberg, Frohnau, Annaberg-Buchholz, Revier Annaberg-Buchholz, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland


An old silver and cobalt mine, located just southwest of the Galiläische Wirtschaft Mine.

The mine worked on the following veins:
- Eisernes Schaf Spat (Eisernschäfer Spat)
- Gründonnerstager Spat (workings on this vein were acquired from the Galiläische Wirtschaft Mine in 1787)


Mineral List


8 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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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2603528

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Description: metamorphic

Lithology: Paragneiss

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

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References

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- Nickerl, F., and Röthig, H. (2000): Verzeichnis der Berggebäude von Frohnau 1500-1900. Streifzüge durch die Geschichte des oberen Erzgebirges, Bergbaunachrichten. Arbeitskreis Annaberg-Buchholzer Heimatforscher, 192 pp. (in German).

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