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Bärengrund, Aue, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 35' 35'' North , 12° 43' 29'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.59306,12.72472
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Bärengrund, Aue, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland


Vein-type tungsten deposit, consisting of a swarm of NNW-SSE-trending quartz veins carrying ferberite as the main ore mineral. It is not known when the deposit was discovered, but it was still unknown in 1880. In 1958 and 1959, some exploration work was carried out, both underground and on the surface.


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7 valid minerals.

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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Guadalupian - Late Carboniferous
259.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 2617201

Age: Paleozoic (259.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Description: plutonic

Comments: Early Variscan granitoids, postasturisch

Lithology: Granite, granodiorite

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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- Baumann, L., Kuschka, E., and Seifert, T. (2000): Lagerstätten des Erzgebirges. Enke (Stuttgart), pp. 237-239.

 
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