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Saidenbach reservoir, Forchheim, Pockau, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 44' 0'' North , 13° 14' 17'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.73339, 13.2383
Name(s) in local language(s):Saidenbach-Stausee, Forchheim, Pockau, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland


Species found as regular constituents of minute polyphase inclusions in garnet of ultrahigh-pressure metamorphic gneiss lenses within migmatites of the gneiss-eclogite unit.


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9 valid minerals.

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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Early Paleozoic - Neoproterozoic
443.8 - 1000 Ma

Age: Neoproterozoic to Ordovician (443.8 - 1000 Ma)

Description: metamorphic intrusive rocks

Comments: Transitions to migmatites; Metamorphic age: pre- to early(?)-Variscan

Lithology: Orthogneiss: granitic, granodioritic

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

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References

- Stöckhert, Bernard, Johannes Duyster, Claudia Trepmann, Hans-Joachim Massonne (2001): Microdiamond daughter crystals precipitated from supercritical COH & plus; silicate fluids included in garnet, Erzgebirge, Germany. Geology: 29(5): 391-394.

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