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In den Dellen quarries, Niedermendig, Mendig, Laach lake volcanic complex, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 23' 41'' North , 7° 17' 13'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.3947222222, 7.28694444444
Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbrüche in den Dellen, Niedermendig, Mendig, Laacher See Komplex, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland


Pumice quarries.
Located about 1.5 km NE of Mendig.

NOTE: Since November 2014, collecting is strictly forbidden! (http://www.mineralienatlas.de/forum/index.php/topic,28335.msg218960/topicseen.html#new).

Mineral List

Actinolite

Aegirine-augite

'Aeschynite'

Aeschynite-(Ce)

Albite

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Allanite-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

Allanite-(La)

Almandine

Alumohydrocalcite

Alunite

'Amphibole Supergroup'

Andalusite

Andradite

var: Melanite

Anilite

Anorthite

'Anorthoclase'

Aragonite

Augite

Azurite

Baddeleyite

Baryte

'Biotite'

'Britholite Group'

Bustamite

'Calciobetafite (of Mazzi & Munno)'

'Calciopyrochlore'

Calcite

Cancrinite

Chalcopyrite

Chevkinite-(Ce)

'Chlorite Group'

Chrysocolla

Columbite-(Mn)

Cordierite

Corundum

Davyne

Devilline

Digenite

Diopside

Djurleite

Dolomite

Enstatite

Epidote

'Fergusonite'

Fergusonite-(Ce)

Fergusonite-(Y)

Ferriallanite-(La) (TL)

Ferrosilite

Fersmite

Fluorapatite

Fluorbritholite-(Ce)

Fluorcalciobritholite

Fluorite

Forsterite

Goethite

Götzenite

Grossular

Gypsum

Halloysite-7Å

Haüyne

Hedenbergite

Hematite

Hercynite

Hiortdahlite

'Hornblende'

Huttonite

Hydroxycalciopyrochlore

Hydroxymanganopyrochlore (TL)

Hydrozincite

'Hypersthene'

Ilmenite

Jacobsite

Jarosite

Kaersutite

Laachite (TL)

Låvenite

Lepidocrocite

Leucite

Maghemite

Magnesite

Magnetite

Malachite

Marcasite

Meionite

Melanterite

Mendigite (TL)

'Monazite'

Monazite-(Ce)

Montmorillonite

Mullite

Muscovite

Natrojarosite

Nepheline

Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)

Nosean

Opal

Oxycalciopyrochlore

Perrierite-(Ce)

Perrierite-(La) (TL)

Phillipsite-Ca

Phillipsite-K

Phlogopite

Polycrase-(Y)

Pseudobrookite

Pyrite

Pyrochlore Group

'Pyrochlore Supergroup'

Pyrophanite

Pyroxmangite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

Rhabdophane-(Ce)

Rhodochrosite

Rhodonite

Rozenite

Rutile

var: Ilmenorutile

Samarskite-(Y)

Sanidine

Siderite

Sillimanite

Spessartine

Staurolite

Steacyite

Sylvite

Szomolnokite

Tephroite

Thaumasite

Thorianite

Thorite

Titanite

'Tourmaline'

'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'

Wöhlerite

Wollastonite

Xenotime-(Y)

Zircon

Zirconolite

'Zirconolite-3O'

'Zirconolite-3T'


122 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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References

Blaß, G. & Kruijen, F. (2012): Die neuen Mineralfunde aus der Vulkaneifel. Mineralien-Welt 23 (5), 38-48 (in German).

Chukanov, N.V., Blass, G., Zubkova, N.V., Pekov, I.V., Pushcharovsky, D.Y. and Prinz, H. (2012): Hydroxymanganopyrochlore, IMA 2012-005. CNMNC Newsletter No. 13, June 2012, page 813, Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 807-817

Schäfer, Ch., Chukanov, N. (2014): Über den Laachit, ein neues, mit Zirkonolith verwandtes Mineral vom Laacher Vulkan, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 65 (4), 228-239

Chukanov, N.V., Aksenov, S.M., Rastsvetaeva, R.K., Van, K.V., Belakovskiy, D.I., Pekov, I.V., Gurzhiy, V.V., Schüller, W., Ternes, B. (2015): Mendigite, Mn2Mn2MnCa(Si3O9)2, a new mineral species from the Eifel volcanic region, Germany. Zapiski RMO, 144(2), 48-60

Zubkova. N.V., Chikanov, N.V., Pekov, I.V., Schäfer, Ch.J., Yapaskurt, V.O., Pushcharovsky, D.Yu. (2015): Lanthanum-rich Fluorbritholithe-(Ce) from young alkaline volcanic rock of Eifel (Germany) and ist crystal structure. Cation ordering in Briotholites. Doklady Earth Sciences, Vol. 464, No. 2, pp. 199-202

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