Johanngeorgestadt, Germany


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Elements: Uranium
Location: Johanngeorgenstadt
Scientist: Klaproth


Continuing eastward

driving eastward

Getting closer to the border

The border of Germany

Climbing the Erzgebirge

Approaching Johanngeorgenstadt

museum area


Inside the museum

early 1800s

Martin Heinrich Klaproth

photographs of the original minerals

authentic sample of pitchblende

where the mines were located

The mines

Close-up of the mining region

friendly denizen

Georg Wagsfort Mine

top of the hill

The woods

the site

A New Element

across the Czech border

"Shopping Center"

Looking back toward to the border

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