Prins Carl Mine (Prins Carl af Hessen Mine), Overberget Mining Field, Kongsberg silver mining district, Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||59° North , 9° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~1km|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Scandinavia|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Prins Carls gruve|
The mine got it's name, Prinds Carl af Hessen Mine in 1773. Before that it was refered to as a prospect close to Gamle Lovisä Mine. (cf Hiort 1784)
2 valid minerals.
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- Hiort, J. (1784): Kort beretning om Horn-Ertz og en Deel figureret Sølv, funden i een af Gruberne ved Kongsberg. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter. 1784. 1, 263-268
- Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 3