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Büschhof Quarry (Schretzmair Quarry), Wirtenbach, Waldbröl, Bergisches Land, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch Büschhof (Steinbruch Schretzmair), Wirtenbach, Waldbröl, Bergisches Land, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 53' 40'' North , 7° 34' 21'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.89444,7.57250
GeoHash:G#: u1j3s341s
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Active greywacke quarry; collecting is prohibited (situation in 2006).
Located near Wirtenbach, about 4 km NW of Waldbröl.

Regions containing this locality

Rhenish Massif, Europe

Massif - 1,164 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Lapis 2005(30), 9
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Lapis 2005(30), 9
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Lapis 2005(30), 9
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Lapis 2005(30), 9
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Lapis 2005(30), 9
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Lapis 2005(30), 9
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Lapis 2005(30), 9
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Lapis 2005(30), 9 + Linder, R. (2006): Bizarre "Nadelpyrite" und Zinkblende aus dem Oberbergischen Land. LAPIS 31 (3), 5
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lapis 2005(30), 9
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lapis 2005(30), 9
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Lapis 2005(30), 9
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: Lapis 2005(30), 9

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Wurtzite2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Wurtzite2.8.7.1(Zn,Fe)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3186341
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 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]

Middle Devonian
382.7 - 393.3 Ma



ID: 2610452

Age: Middle Devonian (382.7 - 393.3 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

Lithology: Argillaceous slate and/or schist, sandstone, quartzite

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

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3159802
Early Devonian quartzite

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{sandstone,shale/slate}

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

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Lapis 2005(3), 9
- Linder, R. (2006): Bizarre "Nadelpyrite" und Zinkblende aus dem Oberbergischen Land. LAPIS 31 (3), 5
- Henrich, M., Göring, H., Reinhardt, M.(2013): Schöne Sphalerite und Pyrite vom Steinbruch Schretzmait im Bergischen Land. Mineralienwelt 24, 5

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