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Scoria quarry, Wingertsberg, Mendig, Mendig, Mayen-Koblenz District, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germanyi
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MendigTown
MendigCollective Municipality
Mayen-Koblenz DistrictDistrict
Rhineland-PalatinateState
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Scoria quarry, Wingertsberg, Eifel Volcanic Fields, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 23' 20'' North , 7° 16' 35'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mendig8,813 (2015)2.5km
Bell1,534 (2011)3.1km
Thür1,450 (2017)3.6km
Kruft3,854 (2011)4.1km
Nickenich3,582 (2011)4.6km
Other Languages:
German:
Schlackenbruch, Wingertsberg, Mendig, Verbandsgemeinde Mendig, Landkreis Mayen-Koblenz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland


Quarry in a scoria cone of nepheline-leucite-tephrite lavas.
Located 1 km north of Mendig.

NOTE: Unlike the basalt quarry, the pumice quarries on this mountain belong to the Laach lake volcanic complex. They are listed separately (see http://www.mindat.org/loc-108973.html).

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: 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
Description: Blaß & Kruijen (2015): "in ejecta from the pumice layer (Laach Lake volcano) covering the lava quarry at the Wingertsberg."
Reference: Blaß, G. and Kruijen, F. (2015) Neuigkeiten aus der Vulkaneifel (II/2015). Mineralien-Welt, 26(5), 80-90.
Cerianite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce4+,Th)O2
Reference: Blass, G., Emmerich, F., Graf, HW., Tschörtner, J., Minerale der Eifelvulkane, CD, published by authors, 2006
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: collection C.&H. Schäfer
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Blass, G., Emmerich, F., Graf, HW., Tschörtner, J., Minerale der Eifelvulkane, CD, published by authors, 2006
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: collection C.&H. Schäfer
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Blass, G.; Schäfer, Ch., Huttonit- und Xenotim-(Y) – Neufunde aus der Vulkaneifel, Mineralien-Welt 3/2002
Pseudobrookite
Formula: Fe2TiO5
Reference: collection C.&H. Schäfer
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: collection C.&H. Schäfer
'Thénardite'
Formula: Na2SO4
Reference: Blass, G., Graf, H.W., Kolitsch, U., and Sebold, D. (2005) Neufunde und Neubestimmungen aus der Vulkaneifel 2004. Mineralien-Welt, 16(6), 18-27.; Blaß, G. and Kruijen, F. (2015) Neuigkeiten aus der Vulkaneifel (II/2015). Mineralien-Welt, 26(5), 80-90.
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: collection C.&H. Schäfer
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: collection C.&H. Schäfer

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cerianite-(Ce)4.DL.05(Ce4+,Th)O2
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Cristobalite4.DA.15SiO2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Pseudobrookite4.CB.15Fe2TiO5
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Thénardite'7.AC.25Na2SO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Allophane9.ED.20(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cerianite-(Ce)4.4.12.1(Ce4+,Th)O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X5
Pseudobrookite7.7.1.1Fe2TiO5
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4
'Thénardite'28.2.3.1Na2SO4
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
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
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
OOxygen
O CristobaliteSiO2
O ThénarditeNa2SO4
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O TridymiteSiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O CorundumAl2O3
O RutileTiO2
O Cerianite-(Ce)(Ce4+,Th)O2
O Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na ThénarditeNa2SO4
AlAluminium
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
SiSilicon
Si CristobaliteSiO2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si TridymiteSiO2
Si Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
SSulfur
S ThénarditeNa2SO4
TiTitanium
Ti PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
Ce Cerianite-(Ce)(Ce4+,Th)O2
ThThorium
Th Cerianite-(Ce)(Ce4+,Th)O2

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Meyer, W. (1986) Geologie der Eifel. Schweizerbart (Stuttgart).
Blaẞ, G., Graf, H.W., Kolitsch, U., and Sebold, D. (2005) Neufunde und Neubestimmungen aus der Vulkaneifel 2004. Mineralien-Welt, 16(6), 18-27.
Blaß, G. and Kruijen, F. (2015) Neuigkeiten aus der Vulkaneifel (II/2015). Mineralien-Welt, 26(5), 80-90.

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