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Ahornberg, Bärnau, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 51' 0'' North , 12° 27' 6'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.85, 12.4516666667
Name(s) in local language(s): Ahornberg, Bärnau, Oberpfalz, Bayern, Deutschland
Phosphate-bearing pegmatite veins, hosted in garnet hornfels and tourmaline hornfels in the area around Ahornberg mountain. This area straddles the border between Bärnau, Mähring and Tirschenreuth municipalities.

In the early 20th century, a pegmatite vein was mined for some time to extract gravel for road construction works, but this quarry is now obliterated.

The grid reference is centered on Ahornberg mountain.

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30 entries listed. 25 valid minerals.

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Laubmann, H., and Steinmetz, H. (1920): Phosphatführende Pegmatite des Oberpfälzer und Bayerischen Waldes. Zeitschrift für Krystallographie und Mineralogie 55, 523-586 (in German).

Weiß, S. (1990): Mineralfundstellenatlas, Deutschland West. Weise (Munich), 320 pp.

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