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Slate quarries, Lehesten, Wurzbach, Thuringia, Germanyi
Regional Level Types
Slate quarriesGroup of Quarries
Lehesten- not defined -
Wurzbach- not defined -
ThuringiaState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 28' 0'' North , 11° 25' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Quarries
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ludwigsstadt3,790 (2013)3.9km
Wurzbach3,864 (2015)7.4km
Tschirn621 (2011)7.5km
Probstzella3,122 (2011)8.2km
Teuschnitz2,247 (2013)8.4km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Schieferbrüche, Lehesten, Wurzbach, Thüringen, Deutschland


Abandoned slate quarries.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Bohemian MassifMassif

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


22 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aluminocopiapite
Formula: Al2/3Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: https://www.mikon-online.com/shop/media/mikonAZ.pdf
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Fibroferrite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Hohmannite
Formula: Fe3+2(SO4)2O · 8H2O
Reference: https://www.mikon-online.com/shop/media/mikonAZ.pdf
Lausenite
Formula: Fe2(SO4)3·5H2O
Reference: https://www.mikon-online.com/shop/media/mikonAZ.pdf
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Pickeringite
Formula: MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Slavíkite
Formula: (H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: - Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Aluminocopiapite7.DB.35Al2/3Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Fibroferrite7.DC.15Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halotrichite7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Hexahydrite7.CB.25MgSO4 · 6H2O
Hohmannite7.DB.30Fe3+2(SO4)2O · 8H2O
Lausenite7.CB.70Fe2(SO4)3·5H2O
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Pickeringite7.CB.85MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Slavíkite7.DF.30(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite29.6.8.1MgSO4 · 6H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Pickeringite29.7.3.1MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Lausenite29.8.1.1Fe2(SO4)3·5H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Fibroferrite31.9.12.1Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Hohmannite31.9.4.1Fe3+2(SO4)2O · 8H2O
Slavíkite31.9.13.1(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
Miscellaneous
Aluminocopiapite31.10.5.7Al2/3Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H Slavíkite(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
H FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H HohmanniteFe23+(SO4)2O · 8H2O
H AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H LauseniteFe2(SO4)3·5H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O Slavíkite(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
O FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
O HohmanniteFe23+(SO4)2O · 8H2O
O AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O LauseniteFe2(SO4)3·5H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Mg Slavíkite(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
AlAluminium
Al PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S Slavíkite(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
S FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S HohmanniteFe23+(SO4)2O · 8H2O
S AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S LauseniteFe2(SO4)3·5H2O
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Slavíkite(H3O+)3Mg6Fe15(SO4)21(OH)18 · 98H2O
Fe FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe HohmanniteFe23+(SO4)2O · 8H2O
Fe AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe LauseniteFe2(SO4)3·5H2O
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
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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Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3186755
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 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]

Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 2616444

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: marine, partially volcanic

Lithology: Argillaceous shale, slate, and/or schist, quartzite, radiolarite, sandstone, limestone, basic tuff

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

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3137171
Ordovician shale/slate

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{shale/slate}, Minor{limestone,marlstone,phyllite}

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

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