Between the 16th and 19th centuries, the Schneeberg ore fields were the largest and most important location for cobalt ore mining in the world. Of the many dressing plants, the Siebenschlehen stamp mill has been preserved. It belonged to the Siebenschlehen mine, first mentioned at the end of the 15th century. The plant was constructed between 1752 and 1753, and retains its original appearance. Today the stamp mill is used as a museum.