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Planitz, Zwickau, Saxony, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° North , 12° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~24km
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Planitz, Zwickau, Sachsen, Deutschland


In Planitz near Zwickau a coal seam burned from 1476 and was finally not extinguished before 1860. Ernst August Geitner started in 1479 a green house with tropical plants above the known Planitz fire zone and was possible the first in using energy from coal fires commercially.


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5 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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