/ (German ˈeːrtsɡəbɪrɡə) /
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a mountain range on the border between Germany and the Czech Republic: formerly rich in mineral resources. Highest peak: Mount Klínovec (Keilberg), 1244 m (4081 ft)Czech name: Krušné Hory Also called: Ore Mountains
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How to use Erzgebirge in a sentence
The mines of Joachimsthal, and Bleystadt, on the southern slope of the Erzgebirge, produce argentiferous galena.
Chemnitz is a favourite tourist centre for excursions into the Erzgebirge, the chain of mountains separating Saxony from Bohemia.
Geologically, the Erzgebirge range consists mainly of gneiss, mica and phyllite.
Freiberg is the walled capital of the Saxon ore mountains, the Erzgebirge; the centre of the Saxon mining administration.A Tramp's Wallet|William Duthie
The production of this metal is but a limited object of the smelting-works of the Saxon Erzgebirge at Schneeberg.