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Leopoldshall, Stassfurt, Stassfurt Potash deposit, Saxony-Anhalt, Germanyi
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Name(s) in local language(s):Leopoldshall, Stassfurt, Stassfurter Kalisalzlagerstätte, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 50' 26'' North , 11° 36' 24'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.84056,11.60694
GeoHash:G#: u30qbj7cj
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Staßfurt22,960 (2015)2.0km
Rathmannsdorf660 (2015)2.6km
Neundorf2,315 (2015)3.1km
Güsten4,218 (2015)4.9km
Hecklingen3,969 (2015)5.0km


A potash mine.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasia PlatePlate
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Bischofite (TL)
Formula: MgCl2 · 6H2O
Type Locality:
Boracite
Formula: Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Carnallite
Formula: KMgCl3 · 6H2O
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Kainite (TL)
Formula: KMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
Type Locality:
Kaliborite
Formula: KMg2H[B6O8(OH)5]2(H2O)4
Kieserite
Formula: MgSO4 · H2O
Leonite
Formula: K2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Picromerite
Formula: K2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Pinnoite
Formula: Mg[B2O(OH)6]
Polyhalite
Formula: K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Sylvite
Formula: KCl

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Bischofite (TL)3.BB.15MgCl2 · 6H2O
Carnallite3.BA.10KMgCl3 · 6H2O
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Sylvite3.AA.20KCl
Group 6 - Borates
Boracite6.GA.05Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Kaliborite6.FB.10KMg2H[B6O8(OH)5]2(H2O)4
Pinnoite6.BB.05Mg[B2O(OH)6]
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Kainite (TL)7.DF.10KMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
Kieserite7.CB.05MgSO4 · H2O
Leonite7.CC.55K2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Picromerite7.CC.60K2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Polyhalite7.CC.65K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Sylvite9.1.1.2KCl
AX2
Bischofite (TL)9.2.9.1MgCl2 · 6H2O
Group 11 - HALIDE COMPLEXES
AmBX3
Carnallite11.1.2.1KMgCl3 · 6H2O
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Diborates
Pinnoite25.2.3.1Mg[B2O(OH)6]
Hexaborates
Boracite25.6.1.1Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Group 26 - HYDRATED BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Pentaborates
Kaliborite26.5.13.1KMg2H[B6O8(OH)5]2(H2O)4
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2B(XO4)2·xH2O
Leonite29.3.3.3K2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Picromerite29.3.6.1K2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Polyhalite29.4.5.1K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Kieserite29.6.2.1MgSO4 · H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Kainite (TL)31.7.1.1KMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BischofiteMgCl2 · 6H2O
H KainiteKMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
H CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
H PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
H PinnoiteMg[B2O(OH)6]
H KaliboriteKMg2H[B6O8(OH)5]2(H2O)4
H KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
H PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H LeoniteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
BBoron
B BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
B PinnoiteMg[B2O(OH)6]
B KaliboriteKMg2H[B6O8(OH)5]2(H2O)4
OOxygen
O BischofiteMgCl2 · 6H2O
O KainiteKMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
O CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
O PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
O BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
O PinnoiteMg[B2O(OH)6]
O KaliboriteKMg2H[B6O8(OH)5]2(H2O)4
O KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
O PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O LeoniteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg BischofiteMgCl2 · 6H2O
Mg KainiteKMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
Mg CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
Mg PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Mg BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
Mg PinnoiteMg[B2O(OH)6]
Mg KaliboriteKMg2H[B6O8(OH)5]2(H2O)4
Mg KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
Mg PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg LeoniteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S KainiteKMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
S PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
S KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
S PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S LeoniteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
ClChlorine
Cl BischofiteMgCl2 · 6H2O
Cl KainiteKMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
Cl CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
Cl BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl SylviteKCl
KPotassium
K KainiteKMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
K CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
K PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
K KaliboriteKMg2H[B6O8(OH)5]2(H2O)4
K PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
K LeoniteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
K SylviteKCl
CaCalcium
Ca PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 2607018

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: fluvial

Comments: In part, under alluvial clay [in den Alps with Pleistocene terraces and talus]

Lithology: Sand, gravel, crushed stone

Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe. [94]

Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3185222
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Early Triassic
247.2 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3146970
Early Triassic sandstone

Age: Early Triassic (247.2 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{mudstone,conglomerate}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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