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Georgine Mine, Berenbach, Kelberg, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Georgine MineMine
BerenbachMunicipality
KelbergCollective Municipality
VulkaneifelDistrict
Rhineland-PalatinateState
GermanyCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Grube Georgine, Berenbach, Kelberg, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 13' 58'' North , 6° 57' 49'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.23306,6.96361
GeoHash:G#: u0uvy2wsz
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Berenbach180 (2011)1.0km
Kötterichen113 (2011)1.7km
Schönbach280 (2011)2.1km
Horperath134 (2011)2.1km
Gunderath111 (2011)2.7km


Ancient mine working a baryte vein hosted by lower Devonian greywackes, and road cut (dating back to 1984).
Located SE of Berenbach and 7 km SSE of Kelberg.

Regions containing this locality

Eifel Volcanic Fields, GermanyGroup of Volcanic Fields
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Rhenish Massif, EuropeMassif
Eifel Mountains, Germany/BelgiumMountain Range
West Eifel Volcanic Field, GermanyVolcanic Field

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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]

Emsian
393.3 - 407.6 Ma



ID: 2608852

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 407.6 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

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)
Weisser, D. (1963) Tektonik und Barytgänge in der SE-Eifel. Zeitschrift der deutschen geologischen Gesellschaft, 115, 33-68.
Rosenberger, W. (1979) Beschreibung rheinland-pfälzischer Bergamtsbezirke, Band 4. Bergamt Koblenz, 440 pp. Bad Kreuznach.
Meyer, W. (1986) Geologie der Eifel. Schweitzerbart Stuttgart.
Reppke, V. (1993) Varistische und postvaristische Buntmetallmineralisationen in der östlichen Eifel (Linksrheinisches Schiefergebirge). Ein mineralogischer und bergbauhistorischer Überblick.- Dissertation Univ. Göttingen: 347 pp. (in German).


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