Joachimsthal


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Joachimsthal

A 16th-century name for Jachymov, a town in what is now the Czech Republic that was known for its silver deposits. Coins minted from silver found in Joachimsthal became common throughout the Holy Roman Empire and elsewhere. This coin was called the Joachimsthaler, which was shortened to thaler. This in turn became the origin for the word "dollar."
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Joachimsthal, in Brown's view, represented a healthy Lutheran symbiosis of high art and folk art, Latin school and German vernacular, upper and lower classes, literate and illiterate, clergy and laity, men and women, and worship in public at church and in private at home.
Chapter 1 establishes a context for the Brown's focus on Joachimsthal.
The Schlicks, long the chief landowners in north-west Bohemia, and exploiters of the famous mines of Joachimsthal, confirmed their position after the battle of the White Mountain in 1620, in which the daughter of James I of England and her husband lost their brief sovereignty as King and Queen of Bohemia.
Joachimsthal in Bohemia, only 50 miles from Freiberg in Saxony, was then in the midst of the most prolific metal-mining district in Central Europe.
Participants of the buying group are Barnim, community Ahrensfelde, Office Biesenthal-Barnim, Joachimsthal office, community Panketal, municipality Schorfheide,Wandlitz community, city Werneuchen.
The concentration of arsenic in Pribram ore was low; the average content of arsenic in samples of load ore was 25 mg/kg, about 200 times less than in Joachimsthal, another West Bohemian mining region.
Ronneburg in Thuringia and the Zobes area (except Ehrenfriedersdorf) were also undermined by the Wismut AG workings, which eventually extended, like an interconnected spider web, across the border to Joachimsthal (CSSR).
On a visit to Carlsbad, Joachimsthal, Annaberg and Freiberg in June and July he purchased from various dealers the large pisolite from Carlsbad which was much admired by Baron Racknitz, at 5 ducats (30 Ecus), stalactites and fossil wood, feldspar crystals which he found in the fields near Carlsbad, quartz, silvers etc.
Contract notice: Transport, storage and agricultural utilization of dewatered sewage sludge wastewater treatment plants eberswalde and joachimsthal by the association of water supply and sanitation eberswalde.
approximately 252,000 train kilometers per annum; R63 Eberswalde - Joachimsthal Zugkm 210,000 pa The scope is approximately 5.
Arsenopyrite with galena, octahedral sphalerite, siderite and quartz from [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED] the Drebachs Hoffnung mine at Marienberg in Saxony; Cobaltite from [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2 OMITTED] Joachimsthal, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia; and Cobaltite from [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3 OMITTED] Tunaberg, Sweden.
Joachimsthal, but in his dedication in De natura fossilium he also mentions Meissen, Sangerhausen, Freiberg, Geyer, Schneeberg, Annaberg, Marienberg, Albertham, Harz, Lauterberg, and the Jura Mountains in France.