Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat Articles
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Froensburg farm, Katzenthal forest, Lembach, Bas-Rhin, Grand Est, Francei
Regional Level Types
Froensburg farmFarm
Katzenthal forestForest
Lembach- not defined -
Bas-RhinDepartment
Grand EstRegion
FranceCountry

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Lock Map
Name(s) in local language(s):Ferme de Froensburg, Forêt de Katzenthal, Lembach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 2' 4'' North , 7° 45' 31'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.03444,7.75861
GeoHash:G#: u0twbw3wk
Locality type:Farm
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hirschthal114 (2011)0.6km
Schönau461 (2018)3.0km
Niedersteinbach136 (2018)3.4km
Lembach1,799 (2016)4.1km
Nothweiler180 (2011)4.7km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Alsace


Ancient iron and lead mine in the forest behind the farmhouse. The workings consist of two levels that are not connected underground. The portals are largely covered by debris.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: P Haas collection
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: P Haas collection
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: P Haas collection
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: P Haas collection
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: P Haas collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
OOxygen
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O HematiteFe2O3
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
PbLead
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb GalenaPbS

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3185222
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 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]

Anisian - Late Permian
242 - 272.95 Ma



ID: 2609881

Age: Phanerozoic (242 - 272.95 Ma)

Description: limnic - fluvial to brackish deposits

Lithology: Sandstone, conglomerate

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

Early Triassic
247.2 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3162695
Early Triassic sandstone

Age: Early Triassic (247.2 - 251.902 Ma)

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

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

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Coulombeau, C. (1981): Etude et reconnaissance en profondeur par sondages carottés des minéralisations (Pb, Zn, Ag, Cd) liées aux chapeaux de fer de la région de Lembach., BRGM Ed., Orléans, France.


This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: June 19, 2019 06:18:28 Page generated: February 16, 2019 17:27:22
Go to top of page