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Finkenberg, Bonn, Siebengebirge, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 44' North , 7° 8' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.7333333333, 7.13333333333
Name(s) in local language(s):Finkenberg, Bonn, Siebengebirge, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland

Ancient basalt quarry, located south of Beuel (Bonn-Beuel).

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Laspeyres, H., (1900): Das Siebengebirge am Rhein, Verhandlungen des naturhistorischen Vereins der preussischen Rheinlande…, Vol 57, 119-596

Zirkel, F., (1903):Über Urausscheidungen in rheinischen Basalten, Abhandlungen der Mathematisch-physischen Klasse der Königl. Sächsischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften, Band XXVIII, No. III, Teubner Leipzig 1903.

Brauns R., (1922): Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete, Schweitzerbart, Stuttgart

Frechen, J., (1942): Der geologische Aufbau des Finkenberges, Decheniana, Festschrift, Band. 101, 215 – 230, Bonn

Frechen, J., (1948): Die Genese der Olivinausscheidungen vom Dreiser Weiher (Eifel) und Finkenberg (Siebengebirge), Neues Jahrbuch f. Mineralogie, Abh. 79, A, S.327-406

Hofmann, H., (1951): Das Siebengebirge, Der Aufschluss, Vol 2, 50-58

Frechen J., (1976): Siebengebirge am Rhein, Laacher Vulkangebiet, Maargebiet der Westeifel, Bornträger, Berlin Stuttgart

Moreva-Perekalina, T.V. (1985): Ultramafic xenoliths from alkaline basalts of Finkenberg (Siebengebirge, West Germany), Scripta geologica, Vol. 78, Rijksmuseum van Geologie en Mineralogie, Leiden

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