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Curfs quarry, Houthem, Limburg, Netherlandsi
Regional Level Types
Curfs quarryQuarry
Houthem- not defined -
Limburg- not defined -
NetherlandsCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Groeve Curfs
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 52' 7'' North , 5° 46' 1'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.86861,5.76694
GeoHash:G#: u1h17hr75
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Vroenhof405 (2017)1.2km
Berg3,200 (2017)1.4km
Sint Gerlach875 (2018)1.8km
Houthem1,470 (2009)1.9km
Raar130 (2017)2.1km


Limestone/marl quarry near St. Gerlach.

Abandoned since the end of 2008. Since March 2012 the site has been turned into a natural park.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Reference: Buurman et al (1975) in 'Geologie en Mijnbouw'
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Found by Frank de Wit
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Found by Frank de Wit
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Reference: Buurman et al (1975) in 'Geologie en Mijnbouw' T.G. Nijland, J.C. Zwaan, D. Visser, J. Leloux - De mineralen van Nederland - 2007
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Buurman et al (1975) in 'Geologie en Mijnbouw' T.G. Nijland, J.C. Zwaan, D. Visser, J. Leloux - De mineralen van Nederland - 2007
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Buurman et al (1975) in 'Geologie en Mijnbouw'
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Buurman et al (1975) in 'Geologie en Mijnbouw'

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Allophane9.ED.20(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)3
Gibbsite6.3.1.1Al(OH)3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Allophane71.1.5.1(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
H GibbsiteAl(OH)3
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O GibbsiteAl(OH)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
AlAluminium
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Al GibbsiteAl(OH)3
SiSilicon
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3

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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Late Cretaceous
66 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 3132860
Late Cretaceous undifferentiated

Age: Late Cretaceous (66 - 100.5 Ma)

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]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3193028
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 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]

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

References

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- T.G. Nijland, J.C. Zwaan, D. Visser, J. Leloux - De mineralen van Nederland - (2007)

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