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Donnerkuhle Quarry, Hagen, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germanyi
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Donnerkuhle QuarryQuarry
HagenUrban District
ArnsbergAdministrative District
North Rhine-WestphaliaState
GermanyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
51° 21' 44'' North , 7° 31' 32'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hagen198,972 (2015)3.7km
Herdecke25,618 (2015)7.5km
Nachrodt-Wiblingwerde6,860 (2011)8.1km
Schwerte50,399 (2015)9.5km
Wetter (Ruhr)29,146 (2015)9.6km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Steinbruch Donnerkuhle, Hagen, Sauerland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland


Active quarry.
Because of a fatal accident in 2008, in one of the other quarries of the Lhoist company, collecting is prohibited in the Donnerkuhle quarry.
Update 2011/2012: Sadly, the quarry management has decided not to allow any further collecting on the site.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: NEUTKENS, H. BAKKER, R. (2008) Interessante Nickelmineralien aus der Donnerkuhle im Sauerland. - Lapis 2/2008, 13-17
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: NEUTKENS, H. BAKKER, R. (2008) Interessante Nickelmineralien aus der Donnerkuhle im Sauerland. - Lapis 2/2008, 13-17
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Reference: NEUTKENS, H. BAKKER, R. (2008) Interessante Nickelmineralien aus der Donnerkuhle im Sauerland. - Lapis 2/2008, 13-17
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: mw-2004-02-34
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: mw-2004-02-34
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: NEUTKENS, H. BAKKER, R. (2008) Interessante Nickelmineralien aus der Donnerkuhle im Sauerland. - Lapis 2/2008, 13-17
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: NEUTKENS, H. BAKKER, R. (2008) Interessante Nickelmineralien aus der Donnerkuhle im Sauerland. - Lapis 2/2008, 13-17
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: NEUTKENS, H. BAKKER, R. (2008) Interessante Nickelmineralien aus der Donnerkuhle im Sauerland. - Lapis 2/2008, 13-17
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: NEUTKENS, H. BAKKER, R. (2008) Interessante Nickelmineralien aus der Donnerkuhle im Sauerland. - Lapis 2/2008, 13-17
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: NEUTKENS, H. BAKKER, R. (2008) Interessante Nickelmineralien aus der Donnerkuhle im Sauerland. - Lapis 2/2008, 13-17
'Linnaeite-Polydymite Series'
Description: Average: Ni26 Co21 Fe9 S44 (Wt.%). Assignment to specific species impossible without structure refinement.
Reference: NEUTKENS, H. BAKKER, R. (2008) Interessante Nickelmineralien aus der Donnerkuhle im Sauerland. - Lapis 2/2008, 13-17
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: mw-2004-02-34
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: NEUTKENS, H. BAKKER, R. (2008) Interessante Nickelmineralien aus der Donnerkuhle im Sauerland. - Lapis 2/2008, 13-17
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Habit: Acicular crystals, twisted "corkscrew" crystals common.
Colour: Pale brass-yellow
Description: Rich specimens with acicular crystals, large lath-like crystals up to 10cm in length. Found in discordant Calcite veins.
Reference: Mineralien-Welt 2004-02-34
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: mw-2004-02-34
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: mw-2004-02-34
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: NEUTKENS, H. BAKKER, R. (2008) Interessante Nickelmineralien aus der Donnerkuhle im Sauerland. - Lapis 2/2008, 13-17
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: NEUTKENS, H. BAKKER, R. (2008) Interessante Nickelmineralien aus der Donnerkuhle im Sauerland. - Lapis 2/2008, 13-17
Todorokite
Formula: (Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Reference: NEUTKENS, H. BAKKER, R. (2008) Interessante Nickelmineralien aus der Donnerkuhle im Sauerland. - Lapis 2/2008, 13-17

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Todorokite4.DK.10(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Linnaeite-Polydymite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
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 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB3X7
Todorokite7.8.1.1(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Linnaeite-Polydymite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O HematiteFe2O3
O Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
NaSodium
Na Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
AlAluminium
Al Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S MilleriteNiS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
KPotassium
K Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
NiNickel
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Neutkens, H. Bakker, R. (2008) Interessante Nickelmineralien aus der Donnerkuhle im Sauerland. - Lapis 2/2008, 13-17.
Jahn, S. (2002): Mineralien aus dem Steinbruch Hohenlimburg-Oege bei Hagen im Sauerland. - Mineralien-Welt 1/2002, 24-51.
HÖhle, F. (2004): Mineralien aus der Donnerkuhle! Über Millerit-Neufunde aus dem Sauerland. - Mineralien-Welt 2/2004, 34-35.

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