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Lauch Lake, Markstein, Lauch Valley, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, Francei
Regional Level Types
Lauch LakeLake
Markstein- not defined -
Lauch ValleyValley
Haut-RhinDepartment
Grand EstRegion
FranceCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Lac de la Lauch, Markstein, Vallée de la Lauch, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 56' 7'' North , 7° 2' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.93528,7.04333
GeoHash:G#: u0t08q2g1
Locality type:Lake
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Oderen1,378 (2018)5.8km
Kruth1,055 (2018)5.9km
Geishouse498 (2018)5.9km
Ranspach944 (2018)6.0km
Fellering1,617 (2016)6.1km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Alsace


Agglomerations of lead minerals in greywackes of the Markstein series.
Located on the east bank of the Lauch lake, NE of Markstein.

Ref.:
- J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O BaryteBaSO4
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O CerussitePbCO3
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb CerussitePbCO3

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 Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3191396
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 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]

Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2612093

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: marine

Comments: Kulm facies

Lithology: Graywacke, shale and/or slate, plattenkalk, kieselkalk, radiolarite, alum shale

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

Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3139205
Kulm

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: flysch (sediments)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{siltstone,conglomerate}

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]

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