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Brandholz - Goldkronach District, Fichtelgebirge, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 0' 57'' North , 11° 42' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.01574,11.70821
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Revier Brandholz - Goldkronach, Fichtelgebirge, Franken, Bayern, Deutschland


Medieval gold mining area.
The last mining activities stopped in the 1920s.

A tourist mine is located in Brandholz.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

76 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

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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Early Ordovician
470 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 2620781

Age: Early Ordovician (470 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: marine deposits, metamorphic

Lithology: Phyllite

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

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Localities in this Region

Germany

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References

- Lapis 1985(10), 31-42

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