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Kippenhain Mine (Kippenhayn Mine), Schreckenberg, Frohnau, Annaberg-Buchholz, Annaberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 35' 15'' North , 12° 59' 44'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Kippenhain Fundgrube (Kippenhayn Fundgrube), Schreckenberg, Frohnau, Annaberg-Buchholz, Revier Annaberg-Buchholz, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland

An old silver and cobalt mine, worked from around 1650 until 1852 and reworked between 1856 and 1859. In 1779, the Zehntausend Ritter Mine (Zehntausend Ritter Fundgrube) and all of its workings were included with the sett, and in 1826, it also absorbed the Teichgräber deep adit (Tiefer Teichgräber Stolln).

The mine worked on the following veins:
- Frischglücker Flacher
- Goldene Rose Flacher
- Hilfe Gottes Morgengang
- Hülfe Gottes Spat
- Kippenhainer Spat
- Neu Frisch Glück Gang
- Segen Gottes Spat
- Teichgräber Flacher
- Weißhirscher Morgengang (Weißer Silberhirsch Morgengang)
- Zehntausend Ritter Hülfer Flacher

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16 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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- Nickerl, F., and Röthig, H. (2000): Verzeichnis der Berggebäude von Frohnau 1500-1900. Streifzüge durch die Geschichte des oberen Erzgebirges, Bergbaunachrichten. Arbeitskreis Annaberg-Buchholzer Heimatforscher, 192 pp. (in German).

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