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Dreis Maar (Dreis pond), Brück-Dreis, Daun, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 15' 59'' North , 6° 46' 41'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.2663888889, 6.77805555556
Name(s) in local language(s): Dreiser Maar (Dreiser Weiher), Brück-Dreis, Daun, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland
A pond, now artificially drained, representing the flooded pipe of an ancient volcano (a so-called 'Maar').
Outcrops of basaltic lapilli tuffs with different types of xenoliths - ultrabasic ones (dunite, lherzolithe, pyroxenite, hornblendite), micaschist, metasomatite and carbonatite - in a small abandoned sand pit north of the road leading from Dreis to Hillesheim.
Located 500 m west of Dreis-Brück and about 8 km north of Daun.

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18 entries listed. 14 valid minerals.

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- Rammelsberg, C., (1870): Über den Olivinfels vom Dreiser Weiher, Annalen der Chemie und Physik, Vol. 217, 512-519
- Frechen, J., (1963): Kristallisation, Mineralbestand, Mineralchemismus und Förderfolge der Mafitite vom Dreiser Weiher in der Eifel, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 205-225
- Hörmann, P.K. (1966): Die Verteilung des Berylliums in den Mafititknollen des Dreiser Weihers (Eifel). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 13, 374-388 (in German).
- Kenichiro Aoki and Ikuo Kushiro (1968): Some Clinopyroxenes from Ultramafic Inclusions in Dreiser Weiher, Eifel. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 18, 326-337.
- Frechen, F., (1976): Siebengebirge am Rhein ... Maargebiet der Westeifel, Borntraeger (Berlin, Stuttgart)
- Meyer, W., (1986): Geologie der Eifel, Schweizerbart (Stuttgart)
- Blass, G., Emmerich, F., Graf, HW., Schäfer, Ch., Tschörtner, J.,(2006): Minerale der Eifelvulkane, CD, published by authors

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