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St Lorenz Mine, Burgstatt veins, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 47' 28'' North , 10° 24' 37'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.79102,10.41018
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Grube St Lorenz, Burgstätter Gangzug, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz, Niedersachsen, Deutschland


Ancient lead and zinc mine, working veins of the Burgstadt vein system ('Burgstädter Gangzug'). All that remains of this mine are some overgrown dumps.
Located about 4 km ESE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld.


Mineral List


17 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of 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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Carboniferous - Silurian
298.9 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3191443
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (298.9 - 443.8 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Carboniferous - Precambrian
298.9 - 4000 Ma



ID: 2609613
Spili-Group

Age: Eoarchean to Carboniferous (298.9 - 4000 Ma)

Description: volcanic

Comments: Spili-Group: Cambrian to Dinantian

Lithology: Spilite, basalt, diabase

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

Early Carboniferous - Late Devonian
323.2 - 382.7 Ma



ID: 3147175
Late Devonian meta-basalt

Age: Paleozoic (323.2 - 382.7 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Meta-basalt group

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

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- Nikoleizig, J. & Gröbner, J. (2010): Mineralien-Welt 21 (3), 16-19.

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