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Marienschacht Mine (Kuppel Mine), Wölsendorf, Schwarzach bei Nabburg, Wölsendorf East District, Wölsendorf Fluorite Mining District, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

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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.


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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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 2611069

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: fluvial

Comments: In part, under alluvial clay [in den Alps with Pleistocene terraces and talus]

Lithology: Sand, gravel, crushed stone

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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Seeliger, E. & Strunz, H. (1965): Erzpetrographie der Uranmineralien von Wölsendorf. II. Brannerit, Lermontovit(?), Selen und Selenide, Ni- and Bi-Begleitmineralien etc. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen 103, 163-178.

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