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The Altenberg Mining Region, the easternmost mining district of the Erzgebirge, is represented by the Altenberg-Zinnwald Mining Landscape, the Lauenstein Administrative Centre (including the castle and town church), and the archaeological sites relating to the high-medieval silver mines in Dippoldiswalde. While the areas around Dippoldiswalde were primarily engaged in silver mining, the industry around Altenberg and Zinnwald was dominated by tin mining. The distinctive headframe and surface buildings of the Arno Lippman Shaft survive as technical monuments from the mine’s final phase of operation.