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Tiefer Stollen mine (Wilhelm I. mine), Wasseralfingen, Aalen, Ostalbkreis, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germanyi
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Tiefer Stollen mine (Wilhelm I. mine)Mine
AalenMajor District Town

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Name(s) in local language(s):Tiefer Stollen (Eisenerzgrube Wilhelm I.), Braunenberg, Wasseralfingen, Aalen, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 51' 18'' North , 10° 7' 13'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.85514,10.12055
GeoHash:G#: u0xjymc9c
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate

Former iron mine (oolitic iron ore), active from 1608 to 1939.
Now a tourist mine (since 1987).

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Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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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145 - 201.3 Ma

ID: 3185222
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 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]

Middle Jurassic
163.5 - 174.1 Ma

ID: 2616320

Age: Middle Jurassic (163.5 - 174.1 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

Lithology: Clay, clay marlstone, calcareous sandstone, marlstone, oolitic limestone, iron ore seams

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

Middle Jurassic
163.5 - 174.1 Ma

ID: 3158001
Middle Jurassic mudstone

Age: Middle Jurassic (163.5 - 174.1 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{mudstone}, Minor{marlstone,limestone,sandstone}

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]

170.3 - 174.1 Ma

ID: 3436091
Upper Aalenian beds

Age: Middle Jurassic (170.3 - 174.1 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Eisensandstein Formation

Description: Fine sandstone, iron ore seams

Comments: marine

Reference: Vinnemann, C. Geologische Übersichtskarte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1:200.000 (GÜK200) - CC 7126 Nürnberg. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe. [207]

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