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Andesite quarry, Kreimbach-Kaulbach, Wolfstein, Palatinate, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 33' 17'' North , 7° 37' 45'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.55500,7.62944
GeoHash:G#: u0v3vt5wf
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Andesitbruch, Kreimbach-Kaulbach, Wolfstein, Pfalz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland


Andesite quarry being famous for excellent greenockite crystals. Also well known for very good prehnite, pectolite, natrolite, calcite and fluorapophyllite-(K).

The quarry is closed since January 2014.

Alternative Label Names

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Kreimbach, Germany
Kreimbach, Pfalz, Tyskland

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Mineral List


44 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: http://www.mgas.de/fundstellen/pfalz-kreimbach.htm
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'Andesite'
Reference: Automatically generated from locality name
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundstellen in Deutschland", 2001
'Apophyllite'
Reference: - Bungert, R. & Frey, W.-G. (2016): Kreimbach - Eigenfunde aus 3 Jahrzehnten. Lapis, 41 (11), 38-40.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Augite var: Fassaite
Formula: (Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Babingtonite
Formula: Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundstellen in Deutschland", 2001; Bungert, R., Konrad, J., Hofmeister, W. (1992): Babingtonit ein Neufund aus den hydrothermalen Alterationszonen der Saar-Nahe-Vulkanite, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 297-299
Baddeleyite
Formula: ZrO2
Description: Detected by PXRD in HF-treated aplitic material (Müller, 1989). See, however, http://www.mineralienatlas.de/forum/index.php/topic,19943.0.html
Reference: Müller, G. (1989): Baddeleyit von Kreimbach - MGAS-INFO Nr.7; Saarbrücken, April 1989.; Bungert, R. & Frey, W.-G. (2010): Der Steinbruch Kreimbach in der Pfalz. Lapis 35 (3), 13-23; 54. ["tiny bronze needles"]
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Bungert, R. & Frey, W.-G. (2010): Der Steinbruch Kreimbach in der Pfalz. Lapis 35 (3), 13-23; 54.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Bungert, R. & Frey, W.-G. (2010): Der Steinbruch Kreimbach in der Pfalz. Lapis 35 (3), 13-23; 54.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'Chabazite'
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundstellen in Deutschland", 2001
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Bungert, R. & Frey, W.-G. (2010): Der Steinbruch Kreimbach in der Pfalz. Lapis 35 (3), 13-23; 54.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundstellen in Deutschland", 2001
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Habit: perfect six-sided bipyramids, to 5 mm
Colour: orange-yellow
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Bungert, R. & Frey, W.-G. (2010): Der Steinbruch Kreimbach in der Pfalz. Lapis 35 (3), 13-23; 54.
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Julgoldite-(Fe2+)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Fe3+2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Bungert, R. & Frey, W.-G. (2010): Der Steinbruch Kreimbach in der Pfalz. Lapis 35 (3), 13-23; 54.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Bungert, R. & Frey, W.-G. (2010): Der Steinbruch Kreimbach in der Pfalz. Lapis 35 (3), 13-23; 54.
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundstellen in Deutschland", 2001
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://www.mgas.de/fundstellen/pfalz-kreimbach.htm
Mercury
Formula: Hg
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Bungert, R. & Frey, W.-G. (2010): Der Steinbruch Kreimbach in der Pfalz. Lapis 35 (3), 13-23; 54.
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990; - Bungert, R. & Frey, W.-G. (2016): Kreimbach - Eigenfunde aus 3 Jahrzehnten. Lapis, 41 (11), 38-40.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
'Pumpellyite'
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Wittern: "Mineralfundstellen in Deutschland", 2001
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Bungert, R. & Frey, W.-G. (2010): Der Steinbruch Kreimbach in der Pfalz. Lapis 35 (3), 13-23; 54.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Uwe Kolitsch (SXRD) and Günter Blaß (EDS)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Mercury1.AD.05Hg
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Baddeleyite4.DE.35ZrO2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Langite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
var: Fassaite9.DA.15(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Babingtonite9.DK.05Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Datolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fluorapophyllite-(K)9.EA.15KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Harmotome9.GC.10(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Julgoldite-(Fe2+)9.BG.20Ca2Fe2+Fe3+2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Pectolite9.DG.05NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Andesite-
Apophyllite-
Chabazite-
Chlorite Group-
K Feldspar-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Pumpellyite-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Mercury1.1.7.1Hg
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Baddeleyite4.4.14.1ZrO2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite6.1.2.2γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Langite31.4.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Datolite54.2.1a.1CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Julgoldite-(Fe2+)58.2.2.1Ca2Fe2+Fe3+2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Pectolite65.2.1.4aNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Babingtonite65.4.1.2Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Fluorapophyllite-(K)72.3.1.1KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Harmotome77.1.3.5(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Albite
var: Cleavelandite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Andesite'-
'Apophyllite'-
Augite
var: Fassaite
-(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Pumpellyite'-
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
H Julgoldite-(Fe2+)Ca2Fe2+Fe23+(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
H LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
BBoron
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
O BaddeleyiteZrO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
O Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Julgoldite-(Fe2+)Ca2Fe2+Fe23+(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
O LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
O Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O QuartzSiO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Na Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Si Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Si Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Si Julgoldite-(Fe2+)Ca2Fe2+Fe23+(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CinnabarHgS
S GalenaPbS
S GreenockiteCdS
S LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
K Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Ca Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Ca Julgoldite-(Fe2+)Ca2Fe2+Fe23+(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Ca PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Augite (var: Fassaite)(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Julgoldite-(Fe2+)Ca2Fe2+Fe23+(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Fe Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
ZrZirconium
Zr BaddeleyiteZrO2
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg MercuryHg
PbLead
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.

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Permian - Early Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3161907
Early shale/slate

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 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]

Guadalupian - Late Carboniferous
259.1 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 2609742

Age: Paleozoic (259.1 - 323.2 Ma)

Description: volcanic

Comments: Mainly andesite lavas, subordinate basalt; also tuffs, veins and subvolcanic intrusions with cuselite and tholeiite

Lithology: Andesite, latite, dacite (porphyry) and basalt (melaphyre)

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

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Schorr, K. (1979): Prehnit-Fundort Kreimbach in der Erbfolge von Niederkirchen? Aufschluss, 30 (2), 57-61.
- Der Aufschluss 1982(7/8), 271
- Heidtke, U. (1986): Minerale eines Kluftsystems im Steinbruch von Kreimbach (Pfalz). Der Aufschluss, 37, 395-405.
- Hofmeister, W. and von Platen, H. (1990) Hydrothermale Mineralisationen in subvulkanischen basischen Lagergängen des Saar-Nahe-Gebietes, Mitt. POLLICHIA 77, 147-156
- Bungert, R., Konrad, J., Hofmeister, W. (1992): Babingtonit ein Neufund aus den hydrothermalen Alterationszonen der Saar-Nahe-Vulkanite. Der Aufschluss, 43, 297-299.
- Bungert, R. & Frey, W.-G. (1995): Mineralische Neufunde (Andradit, Chabasit, Fluorit, Langit und Pyrolusit) aus den hydrothermalen Alterationszonen des Steinbruchs in Kreimbach/Kaulbach. Aufschluss, 46 (3), 143-144.
- Bungert, R. & Frey, W.-G. (2010): Der Steinbruch Kreimbach in der Pfalz. Lapis 35 (3), 13-23; 54.
- Bungert, R. & Frey, W.-G. (2015): Neufunde aus Kreimbach, Pfalz. Lapis, 40 (6), 45-47.
- Bungert, R. & Frey, W.-G. (2016): Kreimbach - Eigenfunde aus 3 Jahrzehnten. Lapis, 41 (11), 38-40.


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