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Oberhütte slag locality, Volkstedt, Eisleben, Mansfeld Basin, Saxony-Anhalt, Germanyi
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Oberhütte slag localitySlag Locality
Volkstedt- not defined -
Eisleben- not defined -
Mansfeld BasinBasin
Saxony-Anhalt- not defined -
GermanyCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Oberhütte (Schlackenfundstelle), Volkstedt, Eisleben, Mansfelder Becken, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 32' 59'' North , 11° 32' 41'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.54972,11.54472
GeoHash:G#: u30jq8qdg
Locality type:Slag Locality
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Volkstedt1,307 (2015)1.7km
Eisleben Lutherstadt24,346 (2016)2.5km
Helbra4,723 (2011)3.1km
Wimmelburg1,410 (2017)4.2km
Benndorf2,491 (2014)4.3km


A 15th century copper smelter, operated until 1883.

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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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Pleistocene
0.0117 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 2615842

Age: Pleistocene (0.0117 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: loess (aeolian) loess loam

Comments: Loess, loess loam and other loess derivatives, often above older loesses

Lithology: Silt; fine-sandy, clayey, in parts increasingly calcareous downwards

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

Early Triassic
247.2 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3134564
Early Triassic sandstone

Age: Early Triassic (247.2 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{siltstone,mudstone}

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]

Carboniferous - Silurian
298.9 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3191443
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (298.9 - 443.8 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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- Knoll, H. (2008): Interessante Mineralien aus den Schlacken der Kupferschiefer-Verhüttung. Mineralien-Welt 19 (1), 36-47.

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