Büchenberg Pit

Miners at the Büchenberg Pit in 1954

The Büchenberg Pit (German: Erzgrube Büchenberg) is an old iron ore mine in the Harz Mountains of Germany that is operated today as a show mine. It is located in the village of Büchenberg in the municipality of Oberharz am Brocken in the state of Saxony-Anhalt.


The pit is no. 37 in the Harzer Wandernadel network of hiking checkpoints.

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51°47′28″N 10°49′05″E / 51.791218°N 10.817961°E / 51.791218; 10.817961