St Andreasberg, St Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||51° 42' 45'' North , 10° 31' 30'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||51.71250,10.52500|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||St Andreasberg, Revier St Andreasberg, Harz, Niedersachsen, Deutschland|
Historical silver mining area, located around 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld. Quartz-calcite veins, carrying a suite of lead-copper-silver-arsenic ores, hosted by diabase included devonian schists. Today, all the mines are closed.
The mines listed here all belong to the "Inner mining distric" ("Inwendiges Revier"), unlike the mines belonging to Beerberg. They were located practically below the city of St Andreasberg.
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174 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.
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358.9 - 419.2 Ma
Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)
Description: marine, partially volcanic
Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe.