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Emmertsberg quarry, Waschenbach, Mühltal, Odenwald, Hesse, Germany

Sphalerite
Emmertsberg quarry, Waschenbach, Mühltal, Odenwald, Hesse, Germany

Photo: Peter Haas
Latitude: 49°47'44"N
Longitude: 8°42'16"E
Steinbruch am Emmertsberg, Waschenbach, Mühltal, Odenwald, Hessen, Deutschland

Gabbro with inclusions of amphibolites and calcic silicate rocks.
Located on Emmertsberg hill, 1 km south of Waschenbach and about 3.5 km south of Nieder-Ramstadt.

Mineral List

Acanthite
Allanite-(Ce)
Amphibole Supergroup
var: Byssolite

Analcime
Baryte
Betekhtinite
Bornite
Calcite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Clinozoisite
Copper
Cuprite
Dolomite
Emplectite
Epidote
Fluorite
Galena
Goethite
Gypsum
Hematite
'Heulandite'
'K Feldspar
var: Adularia'

'Limonite'
Magnetite
Malachite
Molybdenite
Prehnite
Pyrite
Quartz
Quartz
var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony
Silver
Sphalerite
Titanite
Zoisite
var: Thulite


37 entries listed. 30 valid minerals.

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References

- Weiß, S. (1990): Mineralfundstellenatlas, Deutschland West. Weise (Munich), 320 pp.
- Der Aufschluss 1977(6):223-224
- Der Aufschluss 1980(4):134ff.
- Lapis 1980(7/8):30-31
- Nickel, E., and Fettel, M. (1985): Odenwald. Sammlung geologischer Führer Vol. 65, 2nd ed., Bornträger (Berlin, Stuttgart), 231 pp.

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