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Auguste-Victoria Mine, Marl-Hüls, Marl, Ruhr Coal Mining area, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 40' 4'' North , 7° 8' 11'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.66778,7.13639
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Zeche Auguste-Victoria, Marl-Hüls, Marl, Ruhr-Kohlerevier, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland

Ancient coal mine (including a Pb-Zn ore vein).
Located at Marl-Hüls, around 7 km NW of Recklinghausen.

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Late Cretaceous
66 - 100.5 Ma

ID: 3160810
Late Cretaceous marlstone

Age: Late Cretaceous (66 - 100.5 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{marlstone}, Minor{limestone,chalk,sand}

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]

Santonian - Coniacian
83.6 - 89.8 Ma

ID: 2619495

Age: Late Cretaceous (83.6 - 89.8 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

Comments: Münster Basin; also Emser facies

Lithology: Clay marlstone, sandy marlstone, sand, sandstone

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

145 - 201.3 Ma

ID: 3185222
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 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]

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Hesemann, J., Polger, A., and Buschendorf, F. (Ed.) (1951) Monographien der Deutschen Blei-Zink-Lagerstätten. 1. Monographie: Die Blei-Zink-Erzvorkommen des Ruhrgebietes und seiner Umrandung (in zwei Lieferungen). Lieferung 1: Übersicht über die Blei-Zink-Erzvorkommen des Ruhrgebietes und seiner Umrandung; Der Blei-Zink-Erzgang der Zeche Auguste Victoria in Marl-Hüls. Beihefte zum Geologischen Jahrbuch, 3, 184 pp.
Stolze, F. (1960) Die Mineralien im Blei-Zink-Erzgang der Zeche Auguste Victoria in Marl (Westfalen). Beihefte zum Geologischen Jahrbuch, 40, 83-162.
Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).
Der Aufschluss 1978 (special edition), 73-87.

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