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Quarry 2, Rockeskyll volcanic complex, Rockeskyll, Gerolstein, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 15' 6'' North , 6° 40' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.2516666667, 6.67694444444
Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch 2, Rockeskyller Vulkankomplex, Rockeskyll, Gerolstein, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland


Abandoned quarry in the scoria cone of an ancient volcano. Pyroclastics , lava dykes and a lava lake, consisting of olivine-bearing Nephelinite-Leucitite.
The quarry is located on the western slope of Rockeskyller Kopf mountain.

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12 valid minerals.

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References

- Hentschel, G., (1983): Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München

- Edgar, A.D. (1992): Barium-rich phlogopite and biotite from some quaternary alkali mafic lavas, West Eifel, Germany, Eur. Journ. Mineral. Vol. 4, pp. 321-330

- Meyer, W. (1994): Geologie der Eifel. Schweizerbart (Stuttgart)

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