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St Nicolas Mine (Großsilberthal vein), Silberthal, Steinbach, Cernay, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, France

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 49' 32'' North , 7° 8' 18'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.82557,7.13843
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Mine de St Nicolas (Filon du Großsilberthal), Silberthal, Steinbach, Cernay, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Alsace


This mine worked on the Großsilberthal vein. It was first documented in 1477.
Now a visitor's mine.




Mineral List


37 valid minerals.

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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Anisian - Late Permian
242 - 272.3 Ma



ID: 2603841

Age: Phanerozoic (242 - 272.3 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone, siltstone, claystone

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

Late Paleozoic
252.17 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3191396
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 358.9 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]

Permian
252.17 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 2367121
Magmatische Gesteine, Vulkanite

Age: Permian (252.17 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Andesite, Basalt

Reference: Geological Institute. Geological Map of Switzerland 1:500,000. isbn: 3906723399. University of Bern. [49]

Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3138862
Kulm

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: flysch (sediments)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{siltstone,conglomerate}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License



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References

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- J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994
- Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1
- Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 2, 2008

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