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Montanhistorisches Dokumentationszentrum (montan.dok)

am Deutschen Bergbau-Museum Bochum                                                                                               

Leibniz-Forschungsmuseum für Georessourcen

Am Bergbaumuseum 28
44791 Bochum
Tel.: +49 (0) 234 5877-0
Fax: +49 (0) 234 5877-111


The Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum is an independent operating unit under the trusteeship of the DMT-Gesellschaft für Lehre und Bildung mbH,           

represented by the Directors

Prof. Susanne Lengyel (Chairperson)

Prof. Dr. Sunhild Kleingärtner

Ulrich Wessel

Legal transactions are therefore conduct in the name and for the account of DMT-LB.

Court of registration: Amtsgericht [local court of] Bochum

Commercial register: HRB 4052

VAT ID number pursuant to Section 27a German Value Added Tax Act:


Competent supervisory authority: Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of North-Rhine Westphalia


Responsible for content

Dr Michael Farrenkopf
Head of the Montanhistorisches Dokumentationszentrum
Tel.: +49 (0) 234 5877-154


Editorial Department

Wiebke Büsch, Head of Editorial Department

Jens Brokfeld [until 09/2019]

Andreas Ketelaer

Dr Maria Schäpers

Dr Stefan Siemer


Authorship of the respective texts “Object/Find of the Month” is designated by the name of the author.


The contents of this website have been researched and applied with the greatest care. Errors may nevertheless occur. Please send your comments and corrections to


Design & technical realisation

FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure
Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen



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