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Marien adit, Weiden, Herrstein, Hunsrück, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Name(s) in local language(s): Marienstollen (Marien-Stollen), Weiden, Herrstein, Hunsrück, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland
Ancient base metal ore mine, sulphide bearing quartz veins in Devonian (meta-)sediments.
The mine started in 1700, was closed in 1788, and then later incorporated into the Aurora concession.
The old dumps are situated east of the small brook called Ebes-Bach south of the village of Weiden.

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- Hehner, Walter (1967): Die Blei- und Silbererzgrube Aurora bei Idar-Oberstein. Der Aufschluß, 18, pp 3-4.
- Keller, August (1956); Das Blei- und Silbererzbergwerk "Aurora" bei Weiden. Manuscript, Archive Landesamt für Geologie und Bergbau Rheinland-Pfalz.
- Klein, Karl (1984): Die Geschichte der Weidener Blei- und Silbererzgrube "Aurora". Heimatkalender des Landkreises Birkenfeld, pp 110-114.

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