|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 26' 14'' North , 12° 15' 9'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.43722,12.25250|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Tirpersdorf, Oelsnitz, Vogtland, Sachsen, Deutschland|
Dumps of an ancient tungsten mine and of uranium prospects worked by the SDAG Wismut company for some time after 1945.
The small dump of prospect no. 5 ("Schurf 5", see Gröbner and Kolitsch, 2007) is extinct (2015) since the rehabilitation of the shaft 386 area.
Located 300 m NW of Tirpersdorf and along the road leading from Tirpersdorf to Lottengrün, respectively.
97 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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|Arenigian - Tremadocian|
465.5 - 485.4 Ma
Age: Ordovician (465.5 - 485.4 Ma)
Description: marine deposits
Comments: Near Prague: Early and Middle Ordovician
Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe.