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Hüttenberg, Glees, Niederzissen, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Latitude: 50°25'45"N
Longitude: 7°13'41"E
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Dachsbusch, Glees, Niederzissen, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland
 
Abandoned tuff quarry (small sand pit), in the pyroclastic formation of the so-called Hüttenberg pumice tuffs ("Hüttenberg-Bimstuffe", alkali-trachyte).
Xenolites of different origin: micaschists, crystalline schists, metasomatites, sanidinites, subvolcanites, carbonatites, selbergites, and alkali basalts.
Located between Dachsbusch Mt. and Hüttenberg Mt, near Glees and about 2.5 km SSE of Niederzissen.

Mineral List

Actinolite
Albite
var: Andesine
'Allanite'
Almandine
Analcime
Andalusite
Andradite
Anorthite
'Anorthoclase'
Aragonite
Augite
'Biotite'
Calcite
Cancrinite
'Chlorite Group'
Chloritoid
Cordierite
Corundum
var: Sapphire
Diopside
Epidote
Fluorapatite
Fluorite
Forsterite
Goethite
Graphite
Gypsum
Haüyne
Hematite
Hercynite
'Hornblende'
'Hypersthene'
Jarosite
Kyanite
Låvenite
Lepidocrocite
Magnetite
Meionite
Monazite-(Ce)
Muscovite
Natrojarosite
Nosean
Para-alumohydrocalcite
Pargasite
Perovskite
'Phillipsite'
Phillipsite-K
Pyrochlore Group
Pyrope
Quartz
Rutile
var: Ilmenorutile
Sanidine
Siderite
Sillimanite
Spessartine
Staurolite
Titanite
'Tourmaline'
Wöhlerite
Zircon
Zoisite


63 entries listed. 52 valid minerals.

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References

- Kratzsch, E., (1989): Die Mineralien vom Dachsbusch, Lapis 14 (1), 11-21

- Weiß, S.,(1990): "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich)

- Kratzsch, E., (2006): Der Wehr-Vulkan und seine Mineralien, Mineralienwelt 17(5), 12-34.

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