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Luna mine, Wulmeringhausen, Olsberg, Hochsauerlandkreis, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Luna mineMine (Abandoned)
WulmeringhausenSection
OlsbergTown
HochsauerlandkreisDistrict
ArnsbergAdministrative District
North Rhine-WestphaliaState
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
51° 17' 58'' North , 8° 29' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Mine (Abandoned) - last checked 2020
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Olsberg15,814 (2015)6.3km
Silbach885 (2015)7.8km
Willingen6,564 (2016)8.8km
Bestwig11,764 (2017)8.9km
Altenbüren1,321 (2017)9.8km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Grube Luna, Wulmeringhausen, Olsberg, Sauerland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland


An ancient iron mine which, according to some sources, was also mined for zinc ores.

The mine was located along the road between Wulmeringhausen and Brunskappel (approximately halfway), on the western slopes of the Neger valley and the southeastern slopes of the Overlackersberg.

The mine was active until 1920 and all the mining facilities were demolished in 1922.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Fritz Behrend und Werner Paeckelmann - (1937) Der geologische bau und die lagerstätten des Ramsbecker Erzbezirkes: page 150, die Grube Luna
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Fritz Behrend und Werner Paeckelmann - (1937) Der geologische bau und die lagerstätten des Ramsbecker Erzbezirkes: page 150, die Grube Luna

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

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Behrend, Fritz, Paeckelmann, Werner (Berlin 1937) Der Geologische Bau und Lagerstätten des Ramsbecker Erzbezirkes, page 150, die Grube Luna.

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