|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||49° 38' 26'' North , 12° 28' 41'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||49.64056,12.47833|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Silbergrube, Waidhaus, Oberpfalz, Bayern, Deutschland|
An aplite quarry which works the remains of a now largely eroded granitic pegmatite. The locality is known for a large variety of rare phosphates.
Located about 1 km west of Waidhaus.
65 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.
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|Early Permian - Late Devonian|
272.3 - 382.7 Ma
|Paleozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (272.3 - 382.7 Ma)
Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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. 
541 - 1000 Ma
541 - 1000 Ma
|Proterozoic III gneiss|
Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)
Description: undifferentiated metamorphic
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.