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Dörnberg Mine, Ramsbeck, Meschede, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 18' 57'' North , 8° 26' 39'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.3158333333, 8.44416666667
Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Dörnberg, Ramsbeck, Meschede, Sauerland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland

Ancient lead and zinc mine. Located on the east slope of Dörnberg hill, about 2.5 km ENE of Ramsbeck.

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33 valid minerals.

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Weiß, S. (1990) "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich)

Pawlowski,D. (1991) "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich)

Walenta, K. and Hess, H. (1985) Imiterite; a new silver- and mercury-rich sulfide mineral from Ramsbeck, Sauerland. Der Aufschluss 36: 209-215.

Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000) Late-Variscan antimony mineralisation in the Rheinisches Schiefergebirge, NW Germany: evidence for stibnite precipitation by drastic cooling of high-temperature fluid systems. Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.

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