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Fuchsbau Quarry, Leupoldsdorf, Tröstau, Fichtelgebirge, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 1' 50'' North , 11° 54' 14'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.03056,11.90389
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Fuchsbau, Leupoldsdorf, Tröstau, Fichtelgebirge, Franken, Bayern, Deutschland


An anbandoned quarry ('Kastl-Bruch').
Located in a nature reserve, where collecting is strictly prohibited (since 1984).

Known for a unique find of huge tabular goyazite crystals in 1980.



Mineral List


24 valid minerals. 2 erroneous literature entries.

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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Guadalupian - Late Carboniferous
259.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 2612401

Age: Paleozoic (259.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Description: plutonic

Comments: Early Variscan granitoids, postasturisch

Lithology: Granite, granodiorite

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

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- Der Aufschluss 1975(2), 88-92
- Der Aufschluss 1980(9b), 442
- Lapis 1985(7/8), 15-26
- Lapis 1987(7/8), 70
- Meier, S. (2002). Seltene Phosphat-Mineralien aus dem Fichtelgebirge und der Oberpfalz. Lapis, 27 (2), 32-34.

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