Marienschacht Mine (Kuppel Mine), Wölsendorf, Schwarzach bei Nabburg, Wölsendorf East District, Wölsendorf Fluorite Mining District, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||49° 24' 24'' North , 12° 10' 52'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||49.40690,12.18123|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Grube Marienschacht (Grube Kuppel), Wölsendorf, Schwarzach bei Nabburg, Revier Wölsendorf Ost, Fluoritbergbaugebiet Wölsendorf, Oberpfalz, Bayern, Deutschland|
Earlier known as Kuppel Mine, it was renamed Marienschacht Mine in 1925. The mine was closed in 1979 and until 1980, the shafts were backfilled and all surface structures removed.
This mine produced rare octahedrons of the "Stink-fluss" variety of fluorite.
16 valid minerals.
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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0 - 0.0117 Ma
Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)
Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe.