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Samson Mine, St Andreasberg, St Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany

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St. Andreasberg underground silver mining scene, ca. 1950.

Samson Mine, St Andreasberg, St Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
St. Andreasberg underground silver mining scene, ca. 1950.

Samson Mine, St Andreasberg, St Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
St. Andreasberg underground silver mining scene, ca. 1910.

Samson Mine, St Andreasberg, St Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
St. Andreasberg underground silver mining scene, ca. 1950.

Samson Mine, St Andreasberg, St Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
St. Andreasberg underground silver mining scene, ca. 1950.

Samson Mine, St Andreasberg, St Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
St. Andreasberg underground silver mining scene, ca. 1910.

Samson Mine, St Andreasberg, St Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
St. Andreasberg underground silver mining scene, ca. 1950.

Samson Mine, St Andreasberg, St Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
St. Andreasberg underground silver mining scene, ca. 1950.

Samson Mine, St Andreasberg, St Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 42' 47'' North , 10° 30' 58'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.7130555556, 10.5161111111
Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Samson, St Andreasberg, Revier St Andreasberg, Harz, Niedersachsen, Deutschland


Famous silver mine, closed in 1910.
Located 500 m NW of St Andreasberg.

Mineral List


51 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Geochronology

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Paleozoic
  Permian
   Cisuralian
Brocken Granite pluton intrusion (ends)288 MaSt Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
Mineralogical Record (2017) 48:327
Folding, uplift and faulting of sediments in Variscan orogeny. (ends)~290 MaSt Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
Mineralogical Record (2017) 48:327
Brocken Granite pluton intrusion (starts)293 MaSt Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
Mineralogical Record (2017) 48:327
  Carboniferous
   Mississippian
Folding, uplift and faulting of sediments in Variscan orogeny. (starts)~330 MaSt Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
Mineralogical Record (2017) 48:327
  Devonian
Sediments accumulated in a large geosynclineDevonian
(358.9 - 419.2 Ma)
St Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
Mineralogical Record (2017) 48:327


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References

- Lieber, W. and Leyerzapf, H. (1986): German Silver. An Historical Perspective on Silver Mining in Germany, Mineralogical Record, 17: 3-18.

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