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Wolkenburg, Königswinter, Siebengebirge, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germanyi
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North Rhine-WestphaliaDistrict
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Name(s) in local language(s):Wolkenburg, Königswinter, Siebengebirge, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 40' 5'' North , 7° 12' 52'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.66833,7.21472
GeoHash:G#: u1j0hpvs7
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Königswinter41,164 (2015)2.6km
Bad Honnef25,348 (2016)2.9km
Boseroth600 (2014)5.7km
Rheinbreitbach4,598 (2011)5.9km
Weiler400 (2014)5.9km


Abandoned quarry.
Located 2 km SE Königswinter.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Rhenish Massif, EuropeMassif

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
'Heulandite subgroup'
'Hornblende'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O CalciteCaCO3
O CorundumAl2O3
O TridymiteSiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
AlAluminium
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al CorundumAl2O3
SiSilicon
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si TridymiteSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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]

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 2608911

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

Lithology: Argillaceous shale and/or slate, graywacke, sandstone

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)
Laspeyres, H. (1900) Das Siebengebirge am Rhein, Verhandlungen des naturhistorischen Vereins der preussischen Rheinlande…, 57, 119-596.
Brauns, R. (1922) Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete. Schweitzerbart, Stuttgart.
Hofmann, H. (1951) Das Siebengebirge. Der Aufschluss, 2, 50-58.
Frechen, J. (1976) Siebengebirge am Rhein, Laacher Vulkangebiet, Maargebiet der Westeifel. Bornträger, Berlin Stuttgart.


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