Wilfried Ließmann

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Wilfried Ließmann (* 1958 in Herzberg am Harz ) is a German mineralogist and mining historian.

Wilfried Ließmann grew up in Sieber . He completed a degree in mineralogy at the Technical University of Clausthal and graduated in 1983 with a diploma thesis. He then worked as a research assistant in the field of deposit research at the Institute for Mineralogy and Mineral Raw Materials, also at the Clausthal University of Technology. There he received his doctorate in 1988 on massive sulphide deposits in the Scandinavian mountains .

Wilfried Ließmann's main research area is the Harz Mountains and especially the area around Sankt Andreasberg . He is a co-founder of the volunteer-run teaching mine Roter Bär in the Andreasberger Silberrevier. The association has set itself the goal of making the entire mine building in the area of ​​the formerly free mining town accessible and drivable again. In addition, Ließmann presented several specialist publications. His main work, Historical Mining in the Harz Mountains , was published in its 3rd edition in 2010. Among other things, he is a member of the Harz Association for History and Archeology . Wilfried Ließmann taught from 1989 to 1995 at the Mineralogical-Petrographic Institute of the University of Hamburg as a university assistant and from 2015 to 2018 worked as a research assistant at the Technical University of Clausthal at the Institute for Repository Research in the field of deposits and raw materials. Since October 2018 Ließmann has been in charge of the administration of the professorship in the field of mineralogy, geochemistry, salt deposits at the Institute for Repository Research.


  • Resin . Mining history - mineral treasures - localities. Bode Verlag GmbH, Lauenstein 2016, ISBN 978-3-942588-16-4 . (Co-authors: Klaus Stedingk and Rainer Bode)
  • Historical mining in the Harz , Springer, Berlin 2010, ISBN 978-3-540-31327-4
  • Mining on the Beerberg near Sankt Andreasberg . A (hiking) guide through the “by heart” and the facilities of the teaching mine “Grube Roter Bär”. Mecke, Duderstadt 2002, ISBN 3-932752-90-2 .
  • Copper ore mining and water management, on the mining history of Bad Lauterberg / Südwestharz , Mecke printing and publishing, Duderstadt 2001, ISBN 3-932752-82-1
  • Mining and the minerals of Modum-Skuterud, Norway , Bode Verlag Haltern, Emser Hefte Volume 15, 4/94

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Website of the Institute for Final Storage Research at Clausthal University of Technology (employee of the Deposits and Raw Materials Department) , accessed on March 29, 2017
  2. Website of the Institute for Final Storage Research at Clausthal University of Technology (member of the Department of Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Salt Deposits) , accessed on November 21, 2018