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Maibolte Quarry, Dörentrup, Lemgo, Eastern Westphalia, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 52° 2' 35'' North , 8° 59' 26'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 52.04306,8.99056
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Steinbruch Maibolte, Dörentrup, Lemgo, Ostwestfalen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland

Abandoned quarry in triassic marls.
Located 1.5 km west of Dörentrup and about 7 km ENE of Lemgo.

Mineral List

6 valid minerals.

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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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]

Late Triassic - Ladinian
201.3 - 242 Ma

ID: 2608390

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 242 Ma)

Description: limnic - fluvial to brackish deposits

Lithology: Dolomitic, gravelly or clayey marlstone, claystone and sandstone with gypsum and anhydrite

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

Late Triassic
201.3 - 237 Ma

ID: 3147203
Late Triassic marlstone

Age: Late Triassic (201.3 - 237 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{marlstone}, Minor{mudstone,sandstone,gypsum}

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]

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