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BSR Gravel works quarry, Gressenich, Stolberg, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
BSR Gravel works quarryQuarry
Gressenich- not defined -
Stolberg- not defined -
Aachen- not defined -
North Rhine-WestphaliaDistrict
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Name(s) in local language(s):BSR Schotterwerk, Gressenich, Stolberg, Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 46' 29'' North , 6° 17' 22'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.77500,6.28972
GeoHash:G#: u1h2z5k1c
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Stolberg58,874 (2018)4.5km
Eschweiler55,778 (2015)5.0km
Breinigerberg971 (2015)5.5km
Langerwehe14,027 (2011)6.3km
Hürtgenwald8,876 (2015)8.4km


Active limestone quarry.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian Plate (Eurasia Plate)Plate
EuropeContinent
Rhenish Massif, EuropeMassif
Eifel Mountains, Germany/BelgiumMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Manganese Oxides'-
'var: Manganese Dendrites'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Manganese Oxides'-
'var: Manganese Dendrites'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2

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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Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3151783
Late Carboniferous shale/slate

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{shale/slate}, Minor{sandstone,conglomerate,coal}

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]

Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3186341
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 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]

Late Devonian - Middle Devonian
358.9 - 393.3 Ma



ID: 2621029

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 393.3 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

Lithology: Limestone, reef limestone

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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